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RE: Shelving units

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Subject: RE: Shelving units
From: "Gordie's Garage" <>
Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2006 18:05:25 -0500
I'll second the gorilla racks from Sams.  I've probl'y got 10 sets around
here is all different configurations.


> At 05:46 AM 2/15/2006 -0500, you wrote:
> >Were I to do it all over again today, I would get the free standing 
> >shelves like these:
> >
> >81-CR4824&lpage=none I have never had a problem with shelving units 
> >being too strong.  You can buy a lighter weight much cheaper 
> version at 
> >Walmart.  These units go together quickly and easily, and 
> are just as 
> >easily adjusted.  They are quite rigid and stable.
> Sam's Club has a similar model for about $62, called "Gorilla 
> Rack".  I was pleased with the one I bought:  It is very 
> sturdy and the metal pieces have a nice hammered-look 
> powder-coat finish, and no sharp edges.
> >I would not ever again buy this:
> >
> >81-HDL301260&lpage=none As flimsy as they used to be, they 
> are tissue 
> >paper thin today, and collapse under the weight of a single book.  
> >These things take forever to assemble, are effectively 
> non-adjustable, 
> >and wobble.
> Out of a sense of nostalgia, and because I needed a small 
> shelf only 12" deep to fit behind the furnace, I got one of 
> these.  Definitely pretty tinny, but at least I got it not to 
> wobble by not tightening the bolts until it was in its final 
> resting place...
> Doug Braun 

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