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Plastic wall plugs are designed for use with wood screws. The wood screw cuts its own thread and is tapered allowing it to expand the plug and make it grip the masonary. Note that while those plugs are "universal" in the sense that the manufacturer says they can be used in both solid and hollow walls, their load bearing capability in a hollow wall is far ...


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Normally a wood screw, but a sheet metal screw would also work. a national course /fine thread won’t grab the plastic and will easily pull out. The type of head matters in some cases like a flat head that sits in a beveled or counter sunk hole, a button head more common. Hope that helps


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Those snap toggles are pretty awesome and hold a lot of weight. Those aren't your typical hollow wall anchors. It's easy to get them to seat properly and they really spread the load over a few inches in the back for a solid attachment. I would absolutely use those to mount small shelves in drywall. Unless you're planing on filling the shelves with cast ...


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I would say that the snap toggles are a lousy way to hang a shelving unit like that if only mounting into drywall by itself. If you had any hope of using the shelving unit any where near its load capacity the drywall only solution is a total non-starter. I see two possible solutions to this situation: Install a horizontal strip of wood across the studs ...


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No one can tell you for sure since there are many varieties and sizes of drywall anchors. I suggest you get some anchors which have screws roughly the same diameter as your shelf screws. Then try them out in some inconspicuous spot on your wall. See if the anchors are holding firmly in the wall. You could even try mounting the shelf and testing it. ...


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