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Are these grey 8mm wall plugs suitable for masonry?

Discussion in 'General DIY' started by stats101, 28 May 2013.

  1. stats101

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    Have quite a heavy mirror to put up, and unsure whether to use the standard 7mm brown plugs, or these 8mm grey ones:

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    Is the above suitable for masonry, or are they usually for plasterboard? If the plug is 8mm do I use a 8mm drill bit? What size screw would be suitable?

    Thanks!
     
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    Those are masonry plugs and are not suitable for plasterboard. They are far better than the brown ones you have. 8mm drill required.
     
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    Yes you can use either, easily strong enough for your mirror. If walls are sound 8mm bit, if loose then start with 7.5mm.
     
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