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Subject:  Re: more carpentry advice :-) Date:  12/11/2012  1:29 PM
Author:  1poorguy Number:  123332 of 137412

I do tend to go for stronger, especially when the cost difference usually isn't much. Those simple screws look incredibly not-strong to me. But, no, I wouldn't expect a lot of lateral pull on the unit. And if I got some I suspect the mounting of the unit to the furring strips would be weaker than the strips to the wall.

I'm still mulling that one over. My best thought to attach the vertical "bulkheads" to the strips is something like this:

But I usually associate those more with stability than with mounting strength.
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