Easily convert existing tennis courts to pickleball courts with these easy-to-install surface mount posts. These 36” high posts boast all the features of the standard Premier™ SQ posts except they offer a heavy-duty bottom welded base plate to secure posts to the playing surface. The Premier™ SQ posts are constructed of heavy-duty 11-gauge steel. Posts are internally wound and feature a self-locking gear mechanism. Gears are constructed of plated steel and the small gear is case hardened. Gear housings and caps are made of cast aluminum alloy. Gear function is 30:1 to ensure a smooth, easy operation. Posts are finished with a black baked-on polyester powder coat finish to resist rust and increase durability. Integrated welded steel lacing rods are included for a professional net installation. Gear plate cover and removable handle are chrome plated.