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Author Topic: What kind of casters/feet do you have on the bottom of your cab?  (Read 242 times)

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P-chan

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Thinking about something like this (they would go on the sides of the cab)...

https://www.amazon.com/SPACEKEEPER-Workbench-Caster-kit-Retractable/dp/B07QRH8VS2/


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Re: What kind of casters/feet do you have on the bottom of your cab?
« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2020, 07:01:53 pm »
I'd prefer something you can't see.  Here's the picture that inspired the way I did it, and never had any regrets.

http://www.arcadecab.com/images/CabinetPics/113-1375_IMG.JPG

Like in the picture I put swiveling casters on the front and fixed in the back (in the picture the fixed casters are still sitting on top of the cab).  They sink just enough into the carpet that the cab looks like its sitting on the floor, yet moves nicely with just a firm shove.

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Re: What kind of casters/feet do you have on the bottom of your cab?
« Reply #2 on: October 20, 2020, 08:24:51 pm »
I'd prefer something you can't see.  Here's the picture that inspired the way I did it, and never had any regrets.

http://www.arcadecab.com/images/CabinetPics/113-1375_IMG.JPG

Like in the picture I put swiveling casters on the front and fixed in the back (in the picture the fixed casters are still sitting on top of the cab).  They sink just enough into the carpet that the cab looks like its sitting on the floor, yet moves nicely with just a firm shove.

I like that also.  Unfortunately, mine will be on hardwood.  I still may do something like you pictured...

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Re: What kind of casters/feet do you have on the bottom of your cab?
« Reply #3 on: October 20, 2020, 11:27:01 pm »
Just a fyi, most real cabs don't use casters....  if they have wheels (and that is seldom) they have a set of fixed position wheels made into the back of the cabinet so that when it's upright the cab rests on the legs but if you tip it back  it's as if the cabinet is on a dolly and you can wheel it around.