Jerry

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Oct
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comment Is it safe to drill into the metal spacer between drywall and joist?
@BMitch - here's the picture of the metal spacer in the garage ceiling i.imgur.com/vvSsT.jpg
Oct
8
comment Is it safe to drill into the metal spacer between drywall and joist?
@BMitch, that's not it. I am familiar with that metal plate but mine was same width but with small holes and is as long as the 2x4 joist.
Oct
8
comment Is it safe to drill into the metal spacer between drywall and joist?
I thought it was a metal plate first but I can see drywall screws along the the length of the studs where I am trying to screw the hoist. I tried drilling close to one of the drywall screws and but hit a metal. I'll take a picture of the metal spacer that I saw from the other side of the garage ceiling and will post it here. Thanks @BMitch for your quick response.