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My pidgeon friends assure me your tawdry trick will fool noone. They laugh at your owl. That said, you can attach the owl by creating using wax to make a dam, attach some wax to the decoy to temporarily hold it inside the dam, then pour a strong epoxy into the dam around it. If done correctly, a big block of epoxy will harden onto the roof, permanently ...


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I did this once when I lived in an apartment and could not modify anything. Since I had metal working and welding experience, I created a steel frame using 1 inch angle steel. Basically, it was a 'table' that stood inside the closet and it's dimensions where precisely the inside dimensions of the closet; ie; the legs were flush against the walls of the ...


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If you only drilled a 1/2" into the stud, and you know the stud is deep enough, get a lag or screw that matches the others a extra 1/2" longer. No doweling needed. You can dowel it if you like, but a dowel, a 1/2" in diameter and a 1/2" in, really does not hold much, the screw will still need to be 1/2" longer. 2"-2 1/2" screws should be the norm, so a 3" ...


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Toggles and other heavy weight drywall anchors can be suitable for TV mounts when the mount is flush. Or toggles in to metal studs. Since the load is mostly shear and not pull-out, this is fairly safe. (Provided the drywall is thick enough, the anchors are installed correctly, the wall is properly supported, and lots of other considerations too numerous to ...


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You may be trying to drill into a concrete or brick wall. you can remove some outlet covers (e.g., electric, cable) on that same wall to be able to get a peek inside and confirm. It's also possible that you are drilling into a stud or even a fire break. Both of the above situations are a good thing if you are trying to hang/mount heavy items. If it is a ...


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from my research, it seems like snap toggles are highly recommended, and for your situation with metal studs I think they would work since the approximate weight you are estimating is 60 lbs. Snaptoggles (aka toggle straps aka toggler bolts) claim to hold over 200 lbs in 1/2" drywall. I have yet to use them myself, so it would be cool if another member ...


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If it is a single metal stud, I would suggest you look into the snaptoggles (aka toggle straps, toggler bolts) that you can attach to metal studs and/or drywall. and if it is a wood stud in the middle, consider using the same snaptoggles for the other 4 corners that are only in drywall since they claim to hold over 200 lbs. in 1/2 inch drywall. I am also ...



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