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I want to fit one of those retractable cinema screens (the

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I want to fit one of those retractable cinema screens (the ones you use with projectors) to an RSJ (covered in plasterboard) on our living room ceiling. I've attached 2 blocks of 2 x 4 to the side of the RSJ with quite long screws + raw plugs and hope to hang the screen by it's mounts from these blocks. Do you think it will be strong enough?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Engineering
Expert:  walkereng replied 1 year ago.

I can help.

Can you take a couple of pictures and attach them the the Chat Window, so I can see what you have so far?