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    • gilbutre
    • By gilbutre 14th Jul 17, 5:07 PM
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    Why are these wall plugs closed inside?
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    • 14th Jul 17, 5:07 PM
    Why are these wall plugs closed inside? 14th Jul 17 at 5:07 PM
    Plugs supplied with (heavy) projector screen:

    .

    They are "closed" meaning if you try to screw a screw in it, you can't. Cause there's no hole.

    Can somebody explain to me what am I supposed to do with that plug?
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    • matbe
    • By matbe 14th Jul 17, 5:15 PM
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    • 14th Jul 17, 5:15 PM
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    • 14th Jul 17, 5:15 PM
    A woodscrew will cut through the plastic easily.

    However the best thing to do with those is throw them away,buy some red plugs and a 5.5mm masonry drill and use these instead.
    • Norman Castle
    • By Norman Castle 14th Jul 17, 5:27 PM
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    • 14th Jul 17, 5:27 PM
    Inserting a screw pushes the sides of the plug against the sides of the hole.
    Don't harass a hippie. You'll get bad karma.

    Never trust a newbie with a rtb tale.
    • jbainbridge
    • By jbainbridge 14th Jul 17, 8:39 PM
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    • 14th Jul 17, 8:39 PM
    So that they expand and grip the hole.
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