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Gator Base Universal Guardrail Safety Rail Bases, 71091 | TIE DOWN

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Tie Down Safety - GATOR Universal Guardrail Base | Passive Fall Protection for Roofing

Make the switch to the lightest guardrail base in the world, that fits every major brand of safety rail guardrailing for rooftop and jobsite fall protection. The Tie Down Safety Gator Base installs using an impact gun tightening our Gator Clamp. This tightening effect eliminates the lose, wobbling rails you see in a lot of other systems. In addition, the Gator Base Guardrail System can fit both 1.66 inch and 1.90 inch OD tube. Many roofers are making the transition to the Gator Base, not only because it is a Universal fit for all guardrail but becuase it is fast and easy to install, and the safest and lightest OSHA Compliant guard rail base in the world.

  • Universal: The Gator Base fits all brands of safety rail and guardrail.
  • No Pins: Only Universal Guardrail Base for Safety Rails with NO PINS!
  • Install: Use impact gun to tighten the Gator Clamp.
  • No Loose Ends: The tightening feature of the Gator Base Clamp eliminates wobbling, loose rails that are a safety hazard you see in other guardrail systems.
  • Fits both 1.66" and 1.90" OD Tubes
  • Easy to install and breakdown
  • Safe, Seamless Universal Design
  • OSHA Compliant
  • Made In The USA
Financing Available for orders over $1,000

The Gator Base from Tie Down Safety is a universal safety rail base that will fit any guardrail system, and provide Passive Fall Protection for workers on rooftops and other job sites, where OSHA Compliant safety railings are required. The Tie Down Gator Base Guardrail System fits all upright guardrails on the market because the Gator Base does not require the use of pins. If you have a different set of guardrails, or mixed and matched kits of roof rails from other brands of safety railings, and are looking for a way to organize or expand the capability of your existing rails - get the Tie Down Gator Base. 


The Tie Down Safety Gator Base installs using an impact gun, tightening the Gator Clamp. This tightening feature eliminates any loose rails or wobbling that you see in other systems. In addition, the Gator Base Guardrail System can fit both 1.66" and 1.90" Outer Diameter tube. This is the most versatile and simple to install, passive guardrail system available for rooftop fall protection, and other jobsite applications. 

Tie Down Safety Universal Guardrail Base - The Gator Base 

  • No locking pins or other pieces required
  • Fits all competitions upright rails
  • Fits 1.66 to 1.90 outside diameter (OD) rail
  • Includes: Rubber footing for added rooftop protection
  • Includes: Toe-board slots
  • Includes: Carrying hand hold to minimize pinch points
  • Meets Compliance: OSHA 1926.502.
  • Tested to meet CSA Z259 standards
  • Made in the U.S.A
  • Weight: 58 lbs.

Tie Down Safety maintains high standards and quality control through quality raw materials and components made in the USA.

More Information
SKU TD-71091
Manufacturer Part Number 71091
Manufacturer Tie Down Engineering
Weight 58lb
Country of Manufacture United States
Length 29in
Width 14.5in
Height 5.5in

The Tie Down Safety Gator Base Universal Guardrail Base is exactly what the name implies - a universal safety rail base that will fit any railing, and provide Passive Fall Protection on rooftops and other job site work areas where OSHA Compliant safety rail is required.