Screw depth into ceiling, 2015 Jayco 1007 UD

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  1. ajuett

    ajuett New Member

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    In out previous popup I installed 2 handles to attach 2 separate hanging fabric shelves for clothing. From what I can remember I used 1 1/4" long screws. Can I do the same on my 2015 Jayco 1007 UD?
     
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    Dubbya Wherever you go, there you are...

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    Are you running screws into cross members in the roof or are you just screwing them into the ceiling panel?

    If the latter, 3/4" screws would be long enough and you'd avoid any danger of drilling through the outer skin.

    Alternatively, you can drill a 1/4" hole through the ceiling and use #6 or #8 plastic EZ anchors. Just snip the plastic drill tips off of the anchors and use shorter screws.
     
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    I want to get the hang shelves as close to the corners of the ceiling as possible. The Palomino I had had wood paneling behind the ceiling panel and allowed screws to go anywhere. Just wondering how the Jayco I have now is built.
     
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    If your popup has a roof vent, just check the thickness along one of the sides of the vent. I think most are in the 1" thickness so 3/4 would be my suggested max. Just try to get a more accurate thickness if you can before drilling/screwing into the roof.
     

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