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Old March 6th 12, 12:09 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
Judith[_4_]
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I wonder if there are any d-i-y experts here (non-electrical)

I am fastening a fitting on the kitchen wall - it comes with a torx headed
screw.

I guess from what I have read here, I need to drill a torx hole - and a torx
drill bit to drill the hole.

Will I need a torx wall plug of some sort?

Is this correct?


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Old March 6th 12, 12:35 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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"Judith" wrote in message
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I wonder if there are any d-i-y experts here (non-electrical)

I am fastening a fitting on the kitchen wall - it comes with a torx headed
screw.

I guess from what I have read here, I need to drill a torx hole - and a torx
drill bit to drill the hole.

Will I need a torx wall plug of some sort?

Is this correct?

As long as it's a torx wall you're fitting it to.

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Old March 6th 12, 09:54 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
Dave - Cyclists VOR
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On 06/03/2012 12:09, Judith wrote:


I wonder if there are any d-i-y experts here (non-electrical)


I'll try to help Judith.

I am fastening a fitting on the kitchen wall - it comes with a torx headed
screw.


OK. Good so far.

I guess from what I have read here, I need to drill a torx hole - and a torx
drill bit to drill the hole.


Indeed you do, but only if drilling a 'hull' instead of a hole. Make
sure the drill isn't in reverse, or you will drill a 'xrot' hole.

Will I need a torx wall plug of some sort?


Absolutely. Not expensive through. Torx is cheap.

Is this correct?


Might be safer to get an electrician in. Qualified of course.

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Old March 6th 12, 10:20 PM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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On Tue, 06 Mar 2012 21:54:18 +0000, Dave - Cyclists VOR
wrote:

On 06/03/2012 12:09, Judith wrote:


I wonder if there are any d-i-y experts here (non-electrical)


I'll try to help Judith.

I am fastening a fitting on the kitchen wall - it comes with a torx headed
screw.


OK. Good so far.

I guess from what I have read here, I need to drill a torx hole - and a torx
drill bit to drill the hole.


Indeed you do, but only if drilling a 'hull' instead of a hole. Make
sure the drill isn't in reverse, or you will drill a 'xrot' hole.

Will I need a torx wall plug of some sort?


Absolutely. Not expensive through. Torx is cheap.

Is this correct?


Might be safer to get an electrician in. Qualified of course.




Perfect - I will report back on how I get on - perhaps a high definition photo.

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Old March 7th 12, 04:14 AM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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On Mar 6, 12:56*pm, "Paul - xxx" wrote:


Will I need a torx wall plug of some sort?


Is this correct?


No.

HTH.

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Did you want a full set of Torx drill bits and masonry screws?
I have got a job lot of 100mm x 6mm screws going spare having gone
overboard with them somewhat.

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Old March 7th 12, 06:46 AM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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"Simon Mason" wrote in message
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On Mar 6, 12:56 pm, "Paul - xxx" wrote:


Will I need a torx wall plug of some sort?


Is this correct?


No.

HTH.

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Did you want a full set of Torx drill bits and masonry screws?
I have got a job lot of 100mm x 6mm screws going spare having gone
overboard with them somewhat.

How about a photograph, so we can all see exactly what you are offering?

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Old March 7th 12, 06:54 AM posted to uk.rec.cycling
Bertie Wooster[_2_]
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On Tue, 06 Mar 2012 21:54:18 +0000, Dave - Cyclists VOR
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I wonder if there are any d-i-y experts here (non-electrical)


I'll try to help Judith.


Judith asked for a DIY *expert*.
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Old March 7th 12, 06:55 AM posted to uk.rec.cycling
Bertie Wooster[_2_]
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On Tue, 06 Mar 2012 21:54:18 +0000, Dave - Cyclists VOR
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Is this correct?


Might be safer to get an electrician in. Qualified of course.


So Bodge Job is certainly not your *expert*.
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Old March 7th 12, 09:22 AM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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On Mar 6, 12:09*pm, Judith wrote:
I wonder if there are any d-i-y experts here (non-electrical)

I am fastening a fitting on the kitchen wall - it comes with a torx *headed
screw.

I guess from what I have read here, I need to drill a torx hole - and a torx
drill bit to drill the hole.

Will I need a torx wall plug of some sort?

Is this correct?


Torx are so last century. For kitchen use you should use the tamper
resistant version, Torx TR. Stops idiots coming along later and
bodgong things.

MBQ
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Old March 7th 12, 10:35 AM posted to uk.rec.cycling
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On Mar 7, 9:22*am, "Man at B&Q" wrote:
On Mar 6, 12:09*pm, Judith wrote:

I wonder if there are any d-i-y experts here (non-electrical)


I am fastening a fitting on the kitchen wall - it comes with a torx *headed
screw.


I guess from what I have read here, I need to drill a torx hole - and a torx
drill bit to drill the hole.


Will I need a torx wall plug of some sort?


Is this correct?


Torx are so last century. For kitchen use you should use the tamper
resistant version, Torx TR. Stops idiots coming along later and
bodgong things.

MBQ


Idiot will try to chisel the centre out. Zero head is where it is at.
 




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