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Screw lengths- help needed

Discussion in 'Tools and Materials' started by Homervanderjazz, 28 Feb 2012.

  1. Homervanderjazz

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    you need plug length plus fitting length give or take 5mm

    so your shelve is 18mm thick and your plug is say 39mm long the total will be 57mm so your ideal size will be 52-62mm or 2" -2 1/2" 2 or 3mm more or less wont matter but better longer than shorter
     
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    Thanks for the reply, is there a danger that if the screw is too long it will burst through the bottom of the plug, if this happened would this ruin the plug or would it not matter? Thanks
     
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    It won't matter.
     
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    thanks folks
     
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