Getting Started with the HAAS Cable Railing System: A Brief Guide

Many of our customers are DIYers and/or completely new to installing cable railing systems. We have an extensive set of videos and guides to help you through the process. Listed below is some information about the parts you will need to setup a HAAS cable railing system. It ain't hard, you got this!

Which Wire Rope Cable Style Do You Prefer?

Cable Size: 1/8” (Thin) or 3/16” (Thick)?

1/8” Cable
  • Sleek, thin appearance
  • Disappears to expose your view

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    3/16” Cable
  • Thicker, industrial look
  • Best for heavily trafficked applications

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    Which Thing-A-Ma-Bobbers Do I Need to Do This Thang

    Nerdy Engineer Language: Use These Components

    Reference the chart to the right to see the names of the do-dads ya need.

    Swage Stud Assemblies Application

    Lag Swage Turnbuckle Application

    Straight Post Protector Application

    Transition Post Protector Application

    Angled Post Protector Application

    Standard Swage Stop Application

    Standard Swage Stop Application

    Lag Receiver Swage Stop Application

    TOP NOTCH MATERIALS: MADE IN THE USA

    • Material: Marine Grade Type 316 Stainless Steel to resist the harshest salt-air, outdoor environments
    • Origin: Made in the USA by a team who goes bonkers for cable railing
    • Size: Fittings sized for 1/8" and 3/16" 1x19 stainless steel cable to suit a wide variety of tasks and applications
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    PICS OR IT DIDN'T HAPPEN

    PROJECT PHOTOS WELCOME

    IF GRANDMA CAN DO IT SO CAN YOU

    Easy To Install
    DIYers and Contractors Love the No-Brainer HAAS Setup (No Rocket Surgery Required)

    The innovative no-show fittings of the HAAS cable railing system take minimalism to the max, but still is so easy to install with detailed video instructions even your grandma could follow (you go grandma). HAAS is supported by a team you can call if you get tangled up in a technical problem.

    • Less Measuring, Faster Assembly: Handy marks on the swage fittings, the HAAS Marking template, and the drill bits allow for quick system assembly with minimal measurements.
    • Expert Support: Stuck? Our customer service reps can answer most technical questions regarding cable railing projects.
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    BUILT TO LAST

    High Strength Termination for Every Application Tested In-house (And We Had a Blast Doing So)

    • Sleek Looking Terminations: The Tyler Tool HAAS Swager terminates strong and easy
    • Residential Applications: 1/8" swage fittings have a 1200 lbs breaking load.
    • Heavy/Commercial Applications: 3/16" swage fittings have an 1800 lbs breaking load.
    • Lag Fittings Available Too: Lag fittings have a breaking load of 900 lbs when properly installed in #2 pine.
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    MINIMAL
    TOOLS

    • The Tyler Tool HAAS Swager: The only specialized (and awesome) tool required.
    • Off-the-shelf Common Tools: All tools needed for installation are available for purchase on our site, or you may already have them.
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