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Old 08-03-2010, 06:09 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by itsreallyconc View Post
concrete walls don't have any ' halo part of a block ',,, its not 'crete but a block wall as you sez,,, were you using a twist drill & carbide bit OR did you need a hammer drill ? twist masonary bits will drill block but a waste of time on conc,,, soon's your bit ' broke thru ', you shouldda realized it weren't 'crete,,, jomama can explain it more fully.

forget the apron stores - find the right anchor at ' fastenwal ' branch,,, failing that, find the mortar jnt & put your anchors there,,, hope you don't weigh too much, tho - no financial interest
Sorry, but I wouldn't trust anchoring into a mortar joint for something such as a pullup bar.
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