drilling into metal studs


Old 08-07-03, 12:51 PM
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Question drilling into metal studs

What is the best way / best screws, etc. to drill thru drywall and into a metal stud to hang stuff?
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Old 08-07-03, 01:39 PM
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There is a drywall screw that is self tapping that will drill the metal studs. It is available in various lengths at the box stores. Metal studs aren't very strong. I would be careful hanging anything much heavier than a cup holder from one without reinforcement.


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