weight limit toggle bolt

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Old 10-05-05, 04:03 PM
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weight limit toggle bolt

I want to swag
a chandelier that must weigh 50 to 60 lbs.into a ceiling that I think is drywall. The 1/4 inch toggle bolt suggest a wight limit of 50 lbs. Does anyone think a 3/8 in toggle bolt will hold the unit securely?
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Old 10-05-05, 04:42 PM
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I doubt that a toggle holding that much weight will be adequately supported by a 1/2" sheetrock ceiling.

Is there a joist near where you what to attach the swag?
 
 

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