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Old 04-04-2014, 12:07 PM   #1
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I am planning on building a 17x23 deck and have checked the code in my area I plan on using 6x6 cedar posts and I am required to install them on a cement footing I was wondering if you could recommend a good post anchor I was thinking of using Simpson ABA66Z but not sure what other options I have. Thanks


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Old 04-07-2014, 05:12 PM   #2
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make sure to find out what the actual dimension of your columns will be, i.e., 5-1/2"x5-1/2" or are they 6"x6". Simpson makes rough sawn column bases that are for a true 6x6.

I myself use the ABU66Z many times due to uplift loads on the structure.

Could always check with your local building department and see if they have a requirement for decks.

Good luck!



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