Coach screw length

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Coach screw length

Post by Eah_Dunno » Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:42 pm

Hi guys

Apologies if I'm in the wrong thread but I thought this was the most appropriate one.

I'm looking to wall mount a 49 inch LG TV onto a plasterboard and stud wall. The TV weighs approximately 13kg. I've located the studs and I'm fairly comfortable with the measurement and installation process.

As with previous installations I plan to use coach screws to attach the bracket to the wall. The brother in law and I had a chat regarding what size and length of coach screw to use. I was thinking M6 screws at 50mm length. My brother in law is going with M8 with a length of at least 60mm.

Can anyone offer pros/cons on the above suggestions or recommend anything else and their reasons.

Thanks for taking the time to read this and for any input.
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Re: Coach screw length

Post by big-all » Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:10 pm

bracket/washer thickness then 50mm -60mm into the wall assuming into wooden stud
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Re: Coach screw length

Post by fin » Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:45 pm

if ya cant hit the studs with the bracket then grip it fixings are decent. they do one thats rated to take the weight of tv's drill a hole into the board and push the grip it in. follow the instructions. super easy
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Re: Coach screw length

Post by Eah_Dunno » Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:28 pm

Thanks guys

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