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Topic # 160364 4-Jan-2015 07:52
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Im rather disgusted at the prices for them at the likes of bunnings - 4 toggle wall anchors on a card for $6something is quite a rip when you need many of them, and about the same price for the expanding ones to attach things onto fiber cement board.

I have in the past ordered some off aliexpress, but I need some within the next week or so to stick up some outside lights.

Anyone know where I can buy a box of 50 or so of them at not too inflated prices?

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basically these things

http://www.aliexpress.com/item/hollow-wall-anchor-wall-anchor-cavity-anchor-4X20-100PCS-BOX/698329628.html





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  Reply # 1207928 4-Jan-2015 08:13
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  Reply # 1207934 4-Jan-2015 08:30
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I have a spare half dozen, probably not enough to be worth your while.




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  Reply # 1207941 4-Jan-2015 08:46
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Any specialist fasteners business, eg, EDL.

Small blister packs are a real rip off.




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  Reply # 1207943 4-Jan-2015 08:51
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Hilti looks like the deal, thanks.

They really need to work on their google-fu because didnt come up when I was googling. Makes it hard to buy from places when they are hard to find.

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actually it looks like they dont do the small ones listed in the PDF, so no good as fiber cement is only about 5mm thick, I dont think the small ones would pull in enough.






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  Reply # 1207946 4-Jan-2015 09:06
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Fortress and allfast don't seem to want to sell anything on their websites. Just PDFs with no way to order etc.

Ramset have what I want, since I bought one pack at the inflated price and they worked sweet as, but its not listed on their website.

Might give them a call tomorrow when they are open, otherwise it seems waiting on the china shipment is the easiest, but it will delay getting new outside lights up.




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  Reply # 1207949 4-Jan-2015 09:22
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Or if you want stainless, go to Anzor and they are happy to sell one-off.




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  Reply # 1207950 4-Jan-2015 09:23
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Mitre 10 Mega have bulk bins of ramset fasteners which are not too expensive IIRC.

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  Reply # 1207951 4-Jan-2015 09:23
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Mitre 10 Mega have bulk bins of ramset fasteners which are not too expensive IIRC.

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Mitre 10 Mega have bulk bins of ramset fasteners which are not too expensive IIRC.

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I've noticed that Bunnings tend to have the expensive blister packs in a prominent position, and have the exact same fasteners in bulk quantities (eg 50 or 100) lower down.




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  Reply # 1207956 4-Jan-2015 09:33
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DarthKermit: I've noticed that Bunnings tend to have the expensive blister packs in a prominent position, and have the exact same fasteners in bulk quantities (eg 50 or 100) lower down.


Interesting. I shall go check out both Miter10 and Bunnings for those later. I just grabbed the pack of these when I was there because I was in a hurry and to be honest I hate going into those places because the staff are so annoying.




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  Reply # 1207963 4-Jan-2015 10:09
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I've ordered screws from super screws which is based in Wanaka IIRC

Pretty sharp pricing on most screws, though a bit limited in terms of wall anchors

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  Reply # 1207970 4-Jan-2015 11:18
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kiwitrc: Tried Hilti's? https://www.hilti.co.nz/anchor-systems/other-metal-anchors/r1167


Pardon my DIY illiteracy but what are these for? Looks handy



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  Reply # 1207976 4-Jan-2015 11:48
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They let you attach small lightweight things to hollow walls where there is l no stud or anything to go into.




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