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Old 05-19-2009, 08:51 PM   #1
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Hanging punching bag in garage


I am trying to hang my punching bag from the ceiling in my garage. It's a water bag that weighs 120lb. Here is a picture of it hanging from a plant hook:
http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo...eat=directlink

Here is the area directly above where it is hanging now:
http://picasaweb.google.com/maiku.pi...95939085439890

What is the best way for me to hang it?

I was thinking I could use this:
http://store.titleboxing.com/heavy-d...am-hanger.html

In combination with:
http://store.titleboxing.com/hbs.html

And these:
http://store.titleboxing.com/shook.html

I guess to do that I need to cut a hole in the ceiling to put the hanger in, then put an S-hook/Spring/Spring Hook/Bag. Do I need to do anything to cover up the hole in the ceiling?

Other hanging accessories:
http://store.titleboxing.com/heavy-b...cessories.html

More pictures of the area:
http://picasaweb.google.com/maiku.pi...-ntq_82oyzuQE#

I have no idea what I'm doing when it comes to these things and any advice would be much appreciated!

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You seem to have the correct parts but what beam are you haning this from? How wide? How long? 2x? and what's the span between supports?
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I hung a bag on the second floor of my house once. Similar to what you have there. A good hit would shake the house. I went into the attic and screwed a 1 inch piece of plywood ( I believe it was about 2 ft square ) into the joists to tie the area together and keep the ceiling drywall from cracking. In retrospect. I would suggest as big a piece as practical, and PL premium adhesive and screws. Sorry, I'm not positive about the mounting, but I think I drilled a hole through a joist and the plywood, and held it with a nut from above. No springs on mine.
Mine held up very well, but don't underestimate the beating your ceiling will take.
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Any holes you make in the garage ceiling should be patched up. The garage ceiling is an effective and required fire membrane to isolate the garage from the remainder of the structure.
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