Removing Screws After Hanging?

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Old 02-17-2018, 07:02 AM   #21
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Re: Removing Screws After Hanging?

Put glue on the studs, and you better plan on retightening them all. Less of a problem with solvent based glues, because they don't shrink as much.

You can do everything right and have pops, especially with lightweight board.
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Old 02-23-2018, 05:22 AM   #22
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Never, ever.

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Old 02-27-2018, 06:55 AM   #23
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Man. This topic really got y'alls panties in a bunch.


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