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Cable rail kits and components designed for your posts

Upgrade your existing railing to cable railing using Cable Bullet tensioner kits. Safely and securely tension your cables out of sight.

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Signature Series Cable Railing

Signature series cable railing features heavy-duty aluminum posts, reinforced handrail, and Cable Bullet patented stainless steel tensioner kits.

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Signature Series Railing

Heavy-Duty Aluminum Posts, Handrail, with Stainless Steel Cables

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Top or surface mount railing designed for use with Cable Bullet tensioner kits

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All-In-One, Integrated Post+Tensioning System

Venture series cable railing is the first ever fully integrated post and cable tensioning system. The patented Cable Bullet mechanism is machined directly into solid stainless steel posts for a sleek, modern look that's as beautiful as it is strong.

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Helpful resources and guides for installing and maintaining your cable railing.

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How to Install Venture Series Top Mount Cable Rail Posts

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This project is: Intermediate - Advanced

Installing Venture series top mount posts on level runs is straight-forward. Take special care to consider your post layout around stairs. Venture series posts are made from solid bar stock, so modifying or cutting posts down on site is not realistic.

Upgrade your space with industry-leading Venture series top mount posts. With a built-in tensioning system and clean design, Venture series posts offer a simpler installation and mount seamlessly to almost any surface.

Stainless steel railing is the preferred choice for cable railing projects in any coastal environment. If properly maintained, stainless steel railing can provide a lifetime of beauty and reliability. Read more on proper stainless steel care and maintenance here.

The sleek, modern aesthetic and durability in harsh outdoor environments make Venture series top mount posts a great choice for any railing project.

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Structural guidelines

The structure supporting your posts must be able to handle the transferred loads of the railing system (+150 lbs of tension per cable). It is the installer’s responsibility to make certain that the structure your posts are fastened to is capable of supporting the applied loads. Always install blocking underneath your post locations! 

Handrail Selection & Support

Your choice of handrail material and thickness will ultimately determine your support post spacing. Handrails are also a structural component of cable railing and must be able to resist both the compression load of the cables, and the required perpendicular guardrail loads.


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Project Guidelines

  1. END POSTS can be spaced up to 20 feet apart (using 5/32" diameter 7x7 cable). To ensure adequate cable tension (150#), install additional end posts back-to-back to cover longer runs.  
  2. FOR 90-DEGREE CORNERS use back-to-back end posts. To turn 45-degrees, consider using 2 structural intermediate posts.  
  3. ADD CABLE SPACER BARS or cable support posts every 42–48 inches to minimize cable deflection under load.
  4. SUPPORT YOUR HANDRAIL as needed with tensioning posts. See Setup Guide for post spacing recommendations (handrail selection will determine structural post spacing).

PLEASE NOTE: All Cable Bullet recommendations and rail components are designed to comply with the International Residential Code (IRC). However, because building codes may vary it is the installer’s responsibility to verify that the installed system complies with all applicable state and local building codes.
For more information on Cable Bullet and building code standards, visit our terms page.