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 Post subject: Cupboard Fixing
PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:10 pm 
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Hi,

I am trying to detach a kitchen cupboard from the wall but am having trouble working out how to deal with the fixing. Has anyone seen a fixing of this sort before and do you know how it comes apart?

All help appreciated,


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 Post subject: Re: Cupboard Fixing
PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:05 pm 
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havent got a clue but suspect the small screw will have something to do with adjustment as the larger wood screw is supporting it on the wall
have you tried lifting it gently in case its hooked on a rail or fixing not visible in the picture

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Hi, thanks for the reply.

Yes, have tried loosening both screws, with the little one there's a slight movement but it's still stuck fast to the wall. Tried lifting it (I know the normal hooks lift off), tried sliding it but it just doesn't budge.

I came across a fitting called a 'rapid fitting, Concealed cabinet hanger', looks like it might be a little similar but can't work out how it functions....LOL! Not having much luck here.

http://www.daro.com/concealed-cabinet-hanger-rapid-fitting.html


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That large screw looks plastic and might be for adjustment. Loosen both and then use a rubber mallet and give teh cabinet a good thump upwards, a lot of the hanger type fixings have a wedge shape to them which over time and being loaded up with stuff can make them badly jammed together.



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Thanks for your reply Rorschach, I will try loosening them again and then give that a try, as you suggest.


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Do not forget how bleeding heavy they are. Take the doors off and any lay on shelves out (I am sure you already have)

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I've been fitting a kitchen this week with similar fittings, botttom screw was left to right adjusment, top screw was for tightening against the wall.Screws may be backwards from normal ie clockwise to loosen.



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DWD, Heavy and awkward too, yes, doors are off and shelves out.

keithski122, that's brilliant, I will be giving it another go tomorrow, so will bear that in mind.

Thank you both,


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Just thought that I'd update. The fitting was just as keithski122 explained, while they were a little stiff, it turned out it wasn't the fittings that were the problem, more the grout from the tiles underneath the cupboard, when we realised they came away with no problem.

Thanks again for everyone's input.



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Glad to hear it, thanks for the update.


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