toggle bolt

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a fastener consisting of a threaded bolt and a hinged spring-loaded toggle

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A toggle bolt consists of a pair of spring-loaded wings threaded onto a long bolt.
Luckily, I hit a joist first time, but if you don't, just use a metal toggle bolt fixing.
If there aren't any joists, you'll have to use toggle bolts or butterfly screws instead.
This can be avoided by making sure the base plates on the table leg lie level with the floor utilizing a shimless installation system, Using concrete bolts for a concrete floor and wood toggle bolts for a wood floor also can prevent the legs from working loose.
Another alternative is to use special screws, such as toggle bolts or butterfly fixings, which open tight to the back of the plasterboard.