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Old 06-11-2018, 11:01 PM
Norcal Norcal is offline
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Originally Posted by LW Hiway View Post
An anchor for drywall might be good to hold up a picture etc, but would not be of use for a safety hand hold for one needing to support a human body in case of a miss-step to avoid falling once it's grabbed on for dear life.

Go with the longer to catch fully on two studs and if need be repaint that entire wall for all to match in color and textures.
That is really my opinion, that anchor would just make a bigger hole, nothing like proper fasteners in the studs for secure mounting, which is why I used the word "claimed" on the holding power in drywall.
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