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Adjustable Feet trial3/14
I'm fixating on building a kicker box for euro cabinets but can't deny the pro's of adjustable feet. I'm thinking these are a good compromise. The flexibility of an adjustable foot with the pro's of a kicker box.
Anyone tried these and found them good or bad? The only thing that concerns me is the price, I figure the time lost screwing them on will be gained in (a) quicker setting up of job in factory and (b)quicker levelling on site no need for shims and spirit levels we can just put a laser on one corner and walk around with a screwdriver and laser block and match height. Never needing to plane the kicker box to suit the floor as we would have a 10mm gap at bottom and fit faces after everything is level.
I thought we could try them a couple of times and if we like them I can shop around for a bulk order.
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I use the plastic ones from Hafele with socket and leg. Back ledger at wall, levelers in front,
Can you post the Model Number you like?
Same as Jim, ledger board on back and plastic legs on front of cabinet. Legs cost me .87 each when I buy them in bulk.
How are you guys mounting your toekicks?
I screw a 1 x 2 to the threaded part of the adjustable feet and nail 1/4 toe kick to the 1 x 2. easy and quick to install and easy to remove, if needed.
Hafele 637.45.326 4"
I use the clips. No nailing needed, except the corners.
I'm not sure about your exact application but IME adjustable legs are horrible. I did two installs where they used the large plastic screw type ones front and back. It took about 20 minutes of laying on my back and stomach fooling with them to be sure toes kicks are the way to go. What do you want to level? One thing or 20 things? They are also hard to turn with weight on them. Nailing on the toe kick is also a treat! A 5 minute easy job turns into a 1/2 hour ordeal. Hate them...can you tell!
I've been using the ones from Hardware Concepts for over 20 years and wouldn't do it any other way .
Chipboard, We've used those but never on a ladder kick. For kitchens I'd rather use the plastic leg levelers on the front and cleat on back.
It's funny how you get some people that absolutely hate them and other that love them. I have been using them for over 15 years and have no plans to stop.