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  1. #1
    Jul 2019
    Deltona Fl
    AT-Pro - Teknetics T2 LTD
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    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Hung them up

    Got tired of my detectors slipping down and crashing on the floor. I went on Amazon and bought some hooks: FOTYRIG Adhesive Wall Hooks Wall Hangers Without Nails 15 pounds and hung my 2 detectors on my office wall. the hooks are small but hold well and you don't need nails or a stud to hang them.

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    Of course the pic is sideways......
    Looking for a hunting buddy in or around Deltona Fl.

  2. #2
    May 2005
    Drake, Costa Rica
    963 times
    and the adhesive WILL fail, guaranteed
    how strong - over time - is the paint to which the hooks are stuck ?

    might work on tile where the substrate will not fail
    for an adhesive joint look for the greatest surface area
    Last edited by BillA; Aug 06, 2019 at 06:59 AM.

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    Feb 2017
    Georgetown, SC
    Fisher F75
    6558 times
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    Billieg, BillA is right. Can your detectors survive the drop? I tried these products a few years ago, for picture frames and such. Just a few weeks later, the frames began falling off the walls. I strongly suggest you find a more secure hanger. They don't all fail, some will.
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  4. #4
    Apr 2009
    Cumberland Va
    370 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    yes they will fail, had a picture hit the floor at 2 am , very unnerving as it sounded like someone kicked the door down.

  5. #5
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    Sep 2014
    Midwest, North of 36°60'
    5297 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    There is a product called a Zip-it drywall anchor. They look like a mollie wall anchor but they have a spiral around them that grips the drywall. A Zip-it will hold 50-75 lbs. in 1/2" drywall. Just punch a hole into the drywall with an awl, stick the Zip-it in your drill motor with Philips bit and screw the Zip-it into the drywall. No messing around with toggles and oversized holes.
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  6. #6
    May 2005
    Drake, Costa Rica
    963 times
    old school here, have a wood house; thru bolts are real nice

    ensure that moisture does not ever swell the plaster-board (I cannot use)
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