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Old 01-15-2014, 01:22 AM   #1
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Do these work? http://www.homedepot.com/p/Unbranded...-201/202366685 ? They seem flimsy but would make installation pretty quick.

Or are shims and nails still the best way to go?

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Shims and nails/screws.

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What "WoW" suggests, above!
Sometimes it's nice to go "fast" -
Sometimes it ain't!

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I wouldn't use those. If you want fast, there are faster ways, and if you want strong, shimming is better.
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You'll still need to go through the process of securing it with shims and screws/nails and checking level and plumb, etc... Not sure if it would save that much time.
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If you are hanging doors in new construction, you might be able to use those. If you house is anything like mine (30+ yrs old), there isn't anything square about it. I just hung a knee wall door this weekend. On the hinge side, the bottom if about 3/4" out from the jack stud and the top corner is right against the jack stud.

As I have found, hanging doors teaches you to take your time and check, check and recheck for plumb. If you don't do this for a living, there isn't anything fast about it.

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