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pashley

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04-29-2008 05:38 PM

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Anyone know of a good way to stop kitchen knobs from coming loose, and spinning, on cabinet doors? I was thinking about thread lock….but is there any other way?

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#1 posted 04-29-2008 05:43 PM

I use very thin (very thin) rubber washers behind the knobs and the drawer face. You might also be able to put a drop of superglue on the threads, but I don’t know how permanent that would be… never tried it.

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#2 posted 04-29-2008 05:50 PM

Blue (non permanent lock-tite) thread lock would work great.

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#3 posted 05-01-2008 01:18 PM

When I was in the Navy (many years ago), we would use cheap, red enamel nail polish to hold small screws in place. Works like the loc-tite, but we could find it in any port we hit.

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#4 posted 05-01-2008 05:40 PM

Lock washers would probably work for you too.

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