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Old 01-29-2009, 02:05 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by blownE30M3 View Post
You don't need a top of the line stud finer and you don't need to cut a hole.

Use a small screwdriver (eyeglass or watch) and poke through the drywall where you think the stud is located. You can tell by the resistance if it is a stud or not.
Pretty sure I said that.

He is going to have to poke holes on each side of the stud to find the edges anyway. Why not cut the hole to make sure he is doing something correctly that he has never done before?
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