Keeping Swiveling Casters from Swiveling

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Forum topic by Carly60 posted 07-13-2019 10:28 PM 181 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-13-2019 10:28 PM

Topic tags/keywords: casters swiveling

Hello, I have a conundrum….a bakers rack that I just assembled with swiveling casters. I’m looking for a solution to stop the casters from swiveling and allowing them to only move in-line. The casters have stops on them which is fine but the rack is in a tight space and I need to be able to pull the rack out straight and return it into the space the same way. Is there perhaps a ring, clip or pin that I can use to achieve this? My casters are heavy duty 3” Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

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#1 posted 07-13-2019 10:47 PM

do you have a swivel caster on each leg ?
I find anything with two non-swivel rear casters
and two swivels in the front easier to drive and park.
if you have 4 swivels, you may have to replace two of them.



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#2 posted 07-13-2019 11:02 PM

Use 2 swivel and two non. Exchange what you have for what you need instead of trying to make the wrong part work.


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#3 posted 07-13-2019 11:21 PM

Thank you for your recommendation! . I shall give that a go!

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