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Is it a good idea to mount a parts organizer to a cabinet door?

Is it a good idea to mount a parts organizer to a cabinet door?

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Old 03-17-20, 07:02 PM
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Is it a good idea to mount a parts organizer to a cabinet door?

I am running out of room on the garage walls.

I am toying with the idea of mounting a parts organizer on the outside of a metal cabinet door. Bad idea?
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I understand that if I were to swing the door open then stop it suddenly there is a chance the parts drawers may fall out. Other than that, what are other issues I may run into?
 
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Old 03-17-20, 07:19 PM
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Just one ?
That should be alright.
If you were installing several you'd need to make sure they didn't hit each other when the doors were opened. As it is with just one you can only open the door 90.
 
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Old 03-17-20, 07:22 PM
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Only drawbacks I see are that it doesn't look very good and it puts holes in your nice expensive cabinet doors.
 
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Old 03-18-20, 02:43 AM
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1. What is the quality of your plastic parts organizer? Will the plastic housing survive holding the weight if supported by screws through the back?

2. Make sure you steel cabinets are loaded with enough weight so they don't tip over when you open the door with a heavy parts organizer hanging out there.
 
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Old 03-18-20, 12:05 PM
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2. Make sure you steel cabinets are loaded with enough weight so they don't tip over when you open the door with a heavy parts organizer hanging out there.
Even better, attach the cabinets to the wall studs with angle brackets at the top or with screws through the back panel.
 
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