Screws in drywall

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Old 04-08-14, 02:39 PM
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Screws in drywall

I need to screw a couple of small things to a wall that is drywall - of course, no studs are in suitable places.

I'd normally use wing toggle bolts, but they need a large hole (relative to the size of the screw you need) and the things I'm screwing to the wall are of a shape/size that they wouldn't be able to hide the large hole.

So what are my other options for screwing into drywall (particularly ones that only require a relatively small hole)?

Thanks in advance.
 
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Old 04-08-14, 03:57 PM
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Your question is pretty obscure, because we are left wondering exactly what you are mounting, how heavy it is, how wide it is, etc.

They make pretty small toggle bolts, that would only require a 3/8" hole. Are you saying your object is less that 3/8" thick?

You could also use a plastic EZ-Anchor. The "flange" of their light duty anchors might be 3/8" wide. I would NOT use a plain old blue plastic wedge anchor.
 
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Old 04-08-14, 04:29 PM
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Or EZ Toggle, which screws into the wall and placing their screw into it, releases a toggle. Most hav 90 lbs of shear weight ability.
 
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