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AandCstyle

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09-22-2016 09:22 PM

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Hi, has anyone installed these slides? Are they relatively easy to install? Are there any tips you can share? Thanks for any guidance.

-- Art


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Alongiron

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#1 posted 09-22-2016 09:30 PM

Art

I used those one time in a set of kitchen cabinets that I built for a pull out trash can holder.

The set seemed to work just fine. I have had no call backs from the homeowner

Steve

-- Measure twice and cut once.....Steve Lien

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#2 posted 09-22-2016 09:35 PM

the custom cabinet shop I worked in ….. is all they installed …......... they are I.M.O. the best slide you can buy ….ALSO …..very easy to install …....I’d go with blumotion so nice ….. hope this helps you out Art

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#3 posted 09-22-2016 09:35 PM

Super easy and work good. I use them all the time.

I make my drawers about 1/16” less in depth just so the tang in the back can seat enough to let the clips in the front lock in. I also drill the small hole in the back with a forstner bit and then I take a flat head screw driver and punch the hole (horizontally and in the center) leaving indentations on both sides of the hole to help guide the tang go in easier.

I cut scrap boards, at the height needed to set the guides on to keep them level. (Starting at the top, then cut the boards down as I install lower sets.

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#4 posted 10-03-2016 09:37 PM

Hey, Thanks, I appreciate you taking the time for your input. I’ll update this after I use them.
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Oh, your welcome! :>/

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#5 posted 10-03-2016 10:51 PM

jbay, sorry, I made an emergency trip to see my brother and am just now getting caught up on this site. I do appreciate everyone’s input to my questions.

-- Art

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