Convert Snap Closing cabinet hinges to soft close


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Old 02-12-20, 08:38 AM
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Convert Snap Closing cabinet hinges to soft close

I have a kitchen full of these hinges and would like to change them out for soft closing, any suggestions?
 
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Old 02-12-20, 08:50 AM
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Soft closing surface mount may be hard find. Most must be sunk into the door.
I would call ROCKLER.com. If they can't get it, it can't be had.
 
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Old 02-12-20, 09:48 AM
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If your doors are 3/4 thick you could prep them for 35mm cup (euro) hinges, like Blum.

But those notches in your doors will be an eyesore. I guess if you measured carefully, you could leave the existing hinges in place and just put the cup hinges above or below them. But that would be kind of odd.
 
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Old 02-13-20, 07:00 AM
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Talked with Rockler, nice people. Looks like there is no direct replacement only a complete change out and thats way too many hinges...

Thanks for all the input!
 
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Perhaps the following would do the job for you.
https://www.homedepot.com/s/soft%252...0damper?NCNI-5
 
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I tried a plunger type and the hinge isn't strong enough to pull it closed.
 
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Did you ever figure out a replacement for these hinges? I'm looking for the same
 
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I gave up. Let me know if you have more success than I.
 
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If the issue is noise, consider adhesive felt "dots". For even more silencing there are adhesive silicone "dots". The silicone is thicker and may hold the door ajar more that you would like.

Either that or remove the springs from the hinges and add a magnetic catch on each door to keep them shut.
 
 

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