basic rawl plug question

20 Oct 2015
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I'm trying to attach a guitar wall mount. It came with rawl plugs (white) and some screws (1/3 longer than the plugs)

On the rawl plugs there's a '6' so I presumed that meant they were 6mm. I drilled 3 holes the length of the screws with a 6mm bit.

Only then did I notice that the rawlplugs were around 1cm shorter than the screws.

I havent tried pushing the plugs deep inside the wall before screwing into them. Would this be ok? I've only ever seen rawlplugs flush with walls.

What should I do? thanks.
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When I start to screw into the plug (when it's flush with the wall) it turns and doesn't grip. That's why I'm wondering if it'd work if I pushed the plug into the end of the hole?
You can push the plugs in, loose wall face often does not grip near the surface so pushing the plug in helps. Ideally throw fixings supplied with most things you purchase as they are often inferior [cheaply mass produced in China, India etc]
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Yep, good tip, I just made a bed a few days ago and a lot of the supplied screw's heads got stripped or broke off. I've ordered some decent rawlplugs, so will wait for those to arrive. Thanks again.

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