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Metal door-how do I install screws to hang a dartboard?


Old 09-07-06, 12:03 PM
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Question Metal door-how do I install screws to hang a dartboard?

Hello! I've drilled plenty of holes in my lifetime for screws, but never in a metal door. I need to install 2 screws on the interior of our metal (I'm not sure if hollow or foam inside) basement door, from which I will hang a dartboard that has keyhole slots. What's the proper way to drill the holes, and do I need to use an anchor or a toggle bolt contraption to properly seat the screws?

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Old 09-07-06, 03:51 PM
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Metal doors are very thin. You could use a 3/32" drill bit of make a tiny hole with an awl. Use a 1/2" X #6 or #8 sheet metal screw and that will hold the dart board
Old 09-07-06, 05:29 PM
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Or you could use a self tapping 1/2" x 6 or 8 screw, and you won't have to drill a hole. Since it has keyholes, make sure your holes are pretty precise.
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