Bump Out Slim Side Mount Flat Top Square 2″ Cable Railing Posts

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Description

Bump Out Slim Side Mount Flat Top 2″ Square Posts provide the cleanest possible look for a cable railing system. Side Mount posts are fascia mounted to preserve the maximum space on your deck, stairs or balcony, and have no exposed mounting plates for a very simple installation.

Bump Out Slim Side Mount posts take this idea a step further by allowing you to use Slim Side Mount-style posts on decks that have a slight overhang. This is possible thanks to a 2″ thick plate that is fascia mounted and then mounted to the post. To preserve that slim look, crafted the 2″ plate in such a way that it is hidden by the post. In doing so, we are able to offer you an optimal bump-out system that will give you additional deck space with a sleek design.

With a Bump Out Slim Side Mount Flat Top post, you can set your handrail directly on top of the posts. This makes them excellent for deck spaces and other level runs.

The back side of the Bump Out Slim Side Mount and the mounting plate both have 3/8″ holes. The front side of the post has 13/16″ holes that can easily be covered by our “Slim Post Plugs” for a clean look. We also include mounting hardware for two types of applications, one where there are 3, 2×8’s available which is a 3/8″ x 6″ lag bolt. Alternatively, we include an identical plate to the one on the post that can be used with 2, 2×8’s and the included 3/8″ x 4″ bolts, nuts & washers. Whatever the application, we provide the necessary installation hardware.

Our cable railing posts are available in multiple material types (304 Stainless Steel & 316 Stainless Steel), and in multiple finishes (Brushed, Powder Coated Black, White, Silver Spark & Copper Vein). All holes are drilled with 3.125″ spacing, and we recommend putting a post at least every 4 feet to reduce deflection and ensure that you meet code.

All “LH” posts are designed to go on the left side of the stairs (when standing at the bottom looking up), and all “RH” posts are designed to go on the right side of the stairs (when standing at the bottom looking up).

Post Configuration Details:

“A” – The “A” post is designed to be a start or end post on level runs. It has level 1/2″ holes drilled on both sides of the post. Recommended fittings: “Level Tension Kits” (36″ – 10 kits, 39″ – 11 kits, 42″ – 12 kits).

“A-2” – The “A-2″ post is designed to be an intermediate post on level runs. It has level 1/2” holes drilled on both sides of the post. Recommended fittings: “Steel Insert Sleeves” (36″ – 20, 39″ – 22, 42″ – 24).

“A-5” – The “A-5″ post is designed to be an intermediate post on level runs. It has level 5/16” holes drilled on both sides of the post. The cable will simply pass directly through the post. No additional fittings are required.

“B” – The “B” (Up or Down) post is designed to be a start or end post on angled stair runs. It has 1/2″ holes drilled on one side of the post, and 5/16″ holes offset and drilled on the other side of the post. Recommended fittings: “Angle Tension Kits” (36″ – 10 kits, 39″ – 11 kits, 42″ – 12 kits). The “Up” or “Down” options refer to the direction the cable will be traveling when it exits the post.

“B-5” – The “B-5″ post is designed to be an intermediate post on angled stair runs. It has 5/16” offset* holes drilled on both sides of the post. Recommended fittings: “Adhesive Sleeves” (36″ – 20, 39″ – 22, 42″ – 24).

 

“F” – The “F” post is designed to be a start post on level runs. One side of the post has level KeyMount holes drilled into it, while the other three sides of the post are completely clean (pick this post for an extra clean look). Recommended fittings: “KeyMount Kits” (36″ – 10 kits, 39″ – 11 kits, 42″ – 12 kits).

“G” – The “G” post is designed to transition from a stair (angled) section to a level section while maintaining your handrail height. It has 5/16″ holes drilled on opposite sides of the post. Recommended fittings: “Adhesive Sleeve” (20, 22, or 24 sleeves depending on handrail height). Additional Hardware: The Postside Handrail Bracket will make transitioning this handrail much easier.

“H” – The “H” post is designed to transition from 36″ tall stair section to a 39″ or 42″ level balcony section of cable railing. It has 10, 5/16″ offset* holes drilled on opposite sides of the posts. In addition, it has one (39″) or two (42″) KeyMount holes drilled at the top of the high side of the post. Recommended fittings: “Adhesive Sleeve” (20 sleeves) & “KeyMount Kits” (39″ – 1 kit, 42″ – 2 kits). Additional hardware: The Postside Handrail Bracket will make transitioning this handrail much easier.

“J” – The “J” (up or down) post is designed to be a start post on angle stair runs. One side of the post has KeyMount holes drilled into it, the other three sides of the post are completely clean (pick this post for an extra clean look). Recommended fittings: “KeyMount Kits” (36″ – 10 kits, 39″ – 11 kits, 42″ – 12 kits).

“S” – The “S” post is shipped without any holes pre-drilled in the post itself (handrail bracket and foot still come pre-drilled). Select this post if you have an application where cables aren’t necessary but you still want to run handrail, or in a custom application and you want to drill the holes yourself.

* All offset holes are drilled at 40 degrees (the typical angle of a staircase), these 40 degree holes work with angles between 36 – 42 degrees. If your staircase falls outside those angles custom hole drilling can be requested at no additional charge.

Posts are manufactured and designed 1″ shorter than their defined height. This will allow you to be at the exact height with our 1″ tall metal handrail, or slightly over with our 1 5/8″ tall 6000 series handrail.

The standard brackets that come with our posts are designed to work with flat bottom handrail, if you order our Round Metal Handrail 2″, we’ll automatically select rounded brackets to work with the handrail. If you have round wood handrail, or are ordering an additional post for your project please specify in the notes if you need a rounded bracket.

Additional information

Weight18 lbs
Dimensions4.5 × 4.5 in
Post Material

2205 Stainless Steel – Extreme Coastal, 304 Stainless Steel – Interior or Exterior

Handrail Height

36" tall (10 holes), 39" tall (11 holes), 42" tall (12 holes)

Post Configuration

"A-2" – Level holes (1/2") for Steel Insert Sleeve, "A-5" – Level holes (5/16") intermediate post, "A" – Level holes (1/2") for Level Tension Kit, "F" LH – KeyMount inside post holes for KeyMount Kit, "F" RH – KeyMount inside post holes for KeyMount Kit, "G" LH- Straight transition maintaining handrail height, "G" RH – Straight transition maintaining handrail height, "H" LH – Straight transition from 36" angle to 39" or 42" Level section, "H" RH – Straight transition from 36" angle to 39" or 42" Level section, "S" – Blank post no pre-drilled holes

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