6kg speakers onto partition wall?

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  1. pistolpete1

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    Will it be safe to use a pair of b-tech bt77 wall brackets and mount some 6kg (each) speakers onto a metal studded partition wall without fixing to a metal stud?
     
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    Over-engineer it if you have any doubts... I always do.

    I'd go for some hollow wall anchors and a setting tool, like so Hollow Wall Anchors | Cavity Fixings | Screwfix.com

    I've got some heavy MDF cabinets up with these, can also use them for radiators etc, so a couple of speakers aren't going to be an issue.
     
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    Thanks guys.
    I was going to use those hollow wall anchors, as I put a TV up on a similar wall with 2 of the anchors holding an extendable arm bracket and TV. Just looked at the TV spec and it weighs 5.3 kg, so with three screw holes on the btech speaker bracket I should be OK.

    Just don't want the top one to pull through the plasterboard, as that one will take all the weight/strain due to the speakers being extended out some way from the wall due to the wall bracket/depth of speaker.
     

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