Rawl plugs

Are these some kind of rawl plugs? How best to remove them?

Or are they something else perhaps electrical........?

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  • That looks like a gripIt plasterboard fixing, if you tap the wall does it sound hollow?
     If so knock it in and fill over.
    Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
  • victor2
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    They look like Rawl plugs - do they feel like them?
    You could put an oversize screw part way into one and lever it out using a pair of pliers and a piece of wood to protect the wall. BUT it is almost inevitable that a lump of plaster will come away with each one.
    Or you could try drilling the top bit out with something like a countersink drill to make a hole you can fill.
    That's why it's always a good idea to put Rawl plugs in a little deeper than the wall surface.  :)

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  • mr_vampy
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    You have the Gripit-red fixing.
    https://www.gripitfixings.co.uk/products/gripit-red 
  • victor2
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    mr_vampy said:
    Good info from someone who knows!
    The Gripit website tells you how to remove them too!

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  • molerat
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    To remove your Gripit from the wall, remove the screw/bolt and any attached hooks, brackets etc. Turn the centre of the Gripit a quarter rotation anti-clockwise with a screwdriver to close the wings. Then use your fingers, a flathead screwdriver or similar to gently pry the edge of the Gripit collar out of the wall.

    https://www.gripitfixings.co.uk/pages/faqs



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