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Old 01-02-2014, 02:18 PM   #1
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Undermount Drawer Slides Help


Is it possible to use side drawer slides as undermount slides? The drawers will not require a heavy load at all.

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Ball bearings of side drawer slides aren't positioned correctly to carry a sideway loading. I suspect that, before long, such an installation would be less effective than a drawer without slides. Considering the amount of work involved in installing any type of slide, it's my opinion that it is wiser to pony up for a set of new slides that are expressly made for under drawer mounting.

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you'd be better off in my opinion of just sitting the drawer on a "shelf" and have it slide in and out more like a dresser drawer.
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