Brace bands are a symmetrically formed strip of metal-shaped to fit around a post and used with a carriage bolt and nut to attach the rail end or brace rail end and truss rod tightener to the post. Also used for attaching barbed wire, tension wire and other items to a terminal post. These bands are made from 12 gauge x 3/4 in steel. This gauge band is used in residential and other light-duty applications. A 5/16 in x 1 1/4 in carriage bolt is used. Carriage bolt and nut sold separately.