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Old 10-17-2021, 02:48 PM   #1
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Installing slide out pantry shelving

Now that the weather is cooler, I am working on our 2019 33DS to improve the storage. We are working on the Pantry to the left of the fridge. I found a slide out basket that fit pretty well in the bottom side. I am not sure that the veneer plywood is going to be strong enough, but seems ok. The bottom and the right side of the pantry is flexible plywood.
The back and left seem to be thin (1/4") mdf or Masonite with a vinyl wallpaper.

We want another shelf just over half way up.
On the left side there is a cleat that holds the front of the shelving up. That cleat is held in by 2" square drive screws. So I would think that is OK to put my screws in that same area. I couldn't get my screws to go in, not wanting to push my luck (yet), I used a shorter screw that only grabs the cleat.

I brought the slider in a few inches to see, there is several inches of (?) between the inside of the pantry and the outside of the slider (steel box?)

Does anyone understand the construction? Where it might be safe to put in a screw? Is it just steel behind the mdf?

The back outside and inside corners also seem to have some sort of nailer under the mdf or plywood, but I haven't test that yet.
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Old 10-17-2021, 03:04 PM   #2
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Its been done by one of our fellow FR3 members. I can't locate the thread yet, but check here. or maybe they will see your thread. Has a complete instructions and drawings great Mod and job

https://www.forestriverforums.com/fo...ods-78734.html
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Old 10-17-2021, 03:43 PM   #3
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Ok - I put the single basket version of what they have below.
Want to do a custom single middle shelf. And I might be stuck making a frame that sits on the bottom shelf to hold it all together if I can't figure out how to secure into the sides.

https://www.forestriverforums.com/fo...ml#post2238443
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Old 10-18-2021, 09:41 AM   #4
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I found the drawings & pictures

Let me start off by saying that these are not mine but but a fellow FR3er who posted them here. He deserves all the credit an I hope he sees this because I cannot recall who did this fine work!

This is on my mod list
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Its been done by one of our fellow FR3 members. I can't locate the thread yet, but check here. or maybe they will see your thread. Has a complete instructions and drawings great Mod and job

https://www.forestriverforums.com/fo...ods-78734.html
Here at the drawings and pictures of the drawers I built for our FR3. All of the wood was purchased at Lowes. The only cutting required was to the length of the sides and the length and width of the bottom and base. I purchased samples bottles of paint at Lowes that matched the pecan color of the cabinets.
Slide rails were purchased from Amazon, they are the same as used on the kitchen drawers only laid on their side instead of vertical.
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Old 10-20-2021, 03:35 PM   #6
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May not be the same size but here is what we did on our 3051.

Pantry update in our 3051
https://www.forestriverforums.com/fo...d.php?t=231850

Drawers actually come out completely if needed which is great for pulling all the spices at once etc.
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Old 10-25-2021, 11:10 AM   #7
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Installed slide out shelves

I originally was going to do wood shelves, but found these two tier shelves that fit well. The reason I wanted to know the structure behind the panels, is that to keep things from bouncing or tearing out, I needed to attach to something.
On the left, there seems to be some sheet metal to screw into (the existing cabinets do this also). On the right, there seems to be some wood on behind the panels on both the front and back for maybe 3/4 of an inch.
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On the right a single piece of poplar 1X3 is used as a spacer for the basket brace to screw into
On the left several pieces put together as something for the basket brace to screw into
Here is the part installed
https://www.homedepot.com/p/Home-Dec...1-CH/303949201
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Old 10-27-2021, 09:34 AM   #9
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Hello everyone. Great forum.
I put these same slide out baskets in my pantry next to the refrigerator.
The problem I had was the slides moving and knocking the door open and sliding out. The only way I could stop it was to put a bungie cord across them. Did you tighten the slide somehow?
Have since moved the pantry to the cabinet above the sink. Put in an additional shelf. The one next to the refrigerator just got too warm. Now it's used for paper products and appliances.
Are yours staying put? Did you tighten?
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I will find out soon if they open when we are on the road. No trips since installation.
We thought of that, and put the front very close to the cabinet door, which will keep it ( we hope) from getting any momentum to pop the door open.
We have painters non-marking tape on hand if there is a problem while we drive.
It is all for dry goods that can get hot.
That reminds me, I need to do something about the drawers next to the sink...
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I will find out soon if they open when we are on the road. No trips since installation.
We thought of that, and put the front very close to the cabinet door, which will keep it ( we hope) from getting any momentum to pop the door open.
We have painters non-marking tape on hand if there is a problem while we drive.
It is all for dry goods that can get hot.
That reminds me, I need to do something about the drawers next to the sink...
I affixed small magnets to the drawer and frame to keep the drawers from opening while n the road
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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