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djd

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257 days ago

I’m making a captains bed and need 8 pairs of drawer slides for the project. I notice that 28-inch slides from KV are less than half price on Amazon compared with other sources. Just curious if anyone has used them and with what results. The one I am considering is the Knape and Vogt Model TT100B28.
Thanks!


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waho6o9

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#1 posted 257 days ago

One might consider making drawer guides out of wood. Mr. rojo has
a tutorial on the subject:
http://lumberjocks.com/BigRedKnothead/blog/38717.

If you’re using the KV with the plastic ends on them I’ve heard they break
and was kindly told to use different guides.

I’ve had good luck with these kind and can recommend them from KV:

HTH

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BArnold

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#2 posted 257 days ago

I’ve used lots of KV slides and had no issue with any of them. I have also used a lot of Woodtek slides from woodworker.com – they have good prices on case lots, too.

-- Bill, Thomasville, GA

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Jered Allcock

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#3 posted 257 days ago

Blum Blumotion Runners, weapon of choice every time!

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