towel rack fell off


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Old 05-12-24, 10:01 AM
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towel rack fell off

Hello. My towel rack fell off and, when I put it back on, it's loose. The base that's attached to the wall has forks and the cup at the end of the rack has slots that you can put over those forks. I put it back on that way but it's still loose, as this short video shows. How to I secure it? Thanks!


https://youtu.be/gP4Zpt3C47M
 
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There is a set screw you need to tighten once the holder is in place. You will need an Allen/Hex wrench.
 
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Setscrew.................

 

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The end part that the video shows has a whole in it. But I didn't find a screw anywhere on the ground, and there's no corresponding hole on the wall. In other words, it doesn't look like there had been a screw through that hole to secure the end part.

So I'm confused. Also, I need to know what size of screw to get. That hole is really small
 
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The set screw doesn't go into a hole in the wall. If you look at the bracket on the wall you'll see that it is tapered. The set screw simply protrudes and wedges against the bracket, locking the holder in place.
 
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Thank you. Any idea on size? A link would be much appreciated.
 
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There's a picture here but can't be seen. Very strange.
The hole in your bracket is not for the setscrew. Your setscrew is in place. I can see it in the video.


 
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This video is more complete and will help you help me. Thank you again for sticking with me.

https://youtu.be/LT-7mby-9t0
 

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Yes.... that is correct. Once the plate is on the wall snug up that flat heat set screw.
You have one bracket already set. Then you use the second bracket to hold the bar in place.
You'll put the bracket and bar on.... then tighten the screw.
 
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Thank you. I did what you said. It's better now, but please watch this (shorter) video because it still seems a little off.


https://youtu.be/Ay8RJLN9xRQ
 
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I going to bump this. I can live with it but I would like it to be flush to the wall.
 
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The bracket needs to be tight against the wall.
Then the setscrew needs to be very tight as that draws the bar bracket to the mounting base.
 
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I am putting the bracket on but it doesn't sit tightly. I pressed it up against the wall tightly when I turned the setscrew but that didn't make a difference. It is on there and it holds a towel and everything, but you can see a little gap between the bracket and the wall.
 
 

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