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Old 02-14-2016, 02:12 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by troutslayer View Post
I also have these located on the smooth wall at the RV entrance. Had them there for 2-1/2 years, holding coats and not problems so far.
That's the exact location (same wall material too) that I mounted a finished board with 3 double hooks in it. I used 2 short screws to hold it in place but the real muscle is the construction-grade glue that I slathered it with. We hang enough coats for 2 per person for our family of 4. It will never move.

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Old 02-14-2016, 02:39 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by gypsmjim View Post
The walls are too thin and the wood is not stout enough for a molly. It will crush the wood, reducing the holding power.

Use a toggle bolt.
A toggle bolt will do more damage to a wall than a molly. Hollow wall anchors (aka MollyBolts) use four flat prongs that expand when the screw is tightened, spreading the load out to all directions, whereas a toggle bolt has only two prongs that only hold in two directions and have thin edges that will dig into the wall material.

Toggle bolts require a larger hole than hollow wall fasteners and, if you ever remove the screw, will drop down into the wall.

I have used both and will never use toggle bolts again.

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