Build a Pole Barn

Pole Frame Posts

If you're a post frame contractor building pole barns and other post frame construction, your needs are most likely different than somone building a single pole barn or post frame building. Which bracket you choose really comes down to how many posts you're putting in the ground annually.
Build a Pole Barn The Home Owner

For the home owner building a single structure with a limited number of posts, the nail on bracket is a good fit for this scenario. Why? The time factor isn't as much of an issue.

The Post Frame Building Contractor

We've all heard the phrase "time is money", this is where the contactor and the (press on) bracket is better suited. Obviously when you're building post frame structures as a livelyhood, you want to streamline the process as much as possible to make it as efficient as can be. With the (press on) bracket the post frame building contractor can press bracket on in bulk at the shop and pull from this inventory as a job requires. Brackets already pressed onto a post and ready to set in the hole is a hugh time saver; especially when you consider once setting the pole, you are ready to pour concrete and move the project along.

In the illustrated scenario there are (14) posts and the (Nail on Bracket) bracket would be a good option.
Now, take this same number of posts and multiply it by the number of posts set by a post frame contractor over the course of multiple years. This is where the (Press On Bracket) is a hugh advantage on a contractor's bottom line.