Rated 2.2 out of 5 by 21
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Chaos215bar2 I hade one problem. Now I have four.
The design of these anchors seems to be fundamentally flawed. I drilled a set of four (using the included drill bit), put them in the wall, and then tried to use the included screws, driving them very carefully by hand. The trouble is, the anchors require so much torque before they begin to expand that they're likely to start spinning in the drywall before anything else happens. At that point, you're done. Now you have a nice large hole to patch.
These anchors are not only a waste of your time and money. They're liable to cost you far more just to cleanup the mess they leave behind.
July 13, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by minodog Now im driving to Lows for real Anchors, Complete waste of time and money.
Now im driving to Lows for real Anchors, Complete waste of time and money.
May 22, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Brian Worst anchors ever
Hammering these garbage anchors is impossible, even with a pre-drilled hole into drywall. They bend to uselessness as soon as you give them a light tap of a hammer. I tried using the blue anchors which claim to hold 77 lbs, but i doubt the flimsy plastic could hold much weight at all. Will definitely be returning....
February 13, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by jp631 Terrible.
I bought these to mount my 32" TV because the package said they hold 102lbs - that's a complete lie. I used two of the largest ones and they immediately started coming out of the wall as soon as I let go of the TV. The TV+mount weigh at most 70 pounds.
December 30, 2015
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by SparkyzFan Worse than poor......
Horrible product! I had this same brand in a smaller pack without the drill bit and they worked ok. I don't know if these did not work because I used the drill bit in the package or not. Anyhow, the anchors in this kit do not hold. After I put the screw in I could pull the blue anchor (almost the biggest one) 1/4 inch out of the wall with my bare hands. Just for grins I had a piece of sheet rock scrap so I drilled a hole in it and put a new blue Cobra anchor in it so I could see what happens to the anchor when you put the screw in... the ends of the anchor splay out and that is all. The package drawing that shows the sides of the anchor fanning out to catch the anchor securely is totally bogus. If I could rate it any lower than poor I would.
August 13, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by NotTimAllen The best plastic anchor available.
I actually just came here to check the stock levels of my local HD and was shocked to see so many poor reviews of these anchors.
I have been using these anchors and nothing else for about 6 years now. Hanging new towel rod? Throw those included anchors away and use these. They look a little wonky and sometimes you have to lightly hammer them into the pre-drilled hole, but once they're in there properly, they will not let go.
Also to reiterate what some other reviewers said, don't overbore the hole and more importantly, shoot the screw all the way through so that the "wings' expand. Once those are out you can back the screw out to the desired depth.
June 10, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by doitherself2000 BEST ANCHORS EVER
I don't understand how other reviewers didn't give these 5 stars! They have saved my sanity! They never break and go in so easily! Love that they give you the drill bit so that you don't have to keep experimenting with getting the correct size hole drilled! From now on, if I ever have to hang something that has anchors and screws included, I will toss them and just use these! They are the BEST!
August 18, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Dicky Works great if...
you're smart enough to know how to use a drill. I work as handyman, and I've hung tons of things with these. Cabinets, dry erase boards, pictures, TV's, and even shelving in my garage. The trick to them is to not over bore the hole in the dry wall. They should have a nice snug fit into the wall. Lightly hammer them into the wall, and take care not to bend the top section. If you're hanging a picture, or something some of the screw shaft to hang, screw it all the way in with a screwdriver (not a drill) and than work it back out to desired length. That's it. Easy to use if you have common sense, and way better than those cheap blue/yellow/red plastic garbage.
May 1, 2013