If you want to bury your Outdoor Deck Post into the ground and use concrete,this is what you need. SkyVue offers a special powder coated aluminum 3-1/2" heavy wall Deck Post that is 8 ft long. This Deck Post is designed with rear facing holes to run cabling down the inside the round tube so not to be seen, and incorporates an all weather molded resin cap on top making this unit attractive in your space. The IGP-42 incorporates a 360° swivel feature which insures you will be able to view your SkyVue from anywhere in your yard. You decide how deep to bury your Outdoor SkyVue Deck Post in the concrete, based on your specific geographic location.