drywall screws......


Old 03-03-02, 08:21 AM
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Question drywall screws......

Using 1/2" drywall. Should I get 1-1/4" or 1-5/8"? Thanks.
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Old 03-03-02, 11:22 AM
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The difference in length is neglible. I'd use the 1-1/4" - less chance of wringing off the head.

Get coarse thread - not fine thread. The coarse thread will hold better in the studs. The fine thread screws are more suitable for going into other sheetrock or metal.

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