Casters for Deck Storage Box

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Old 05-14-20, 09:38 AM
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Casters for Deck Storage Box

I am building a storage box for our deck that will sit underneath a bay window. Ideally, I want to put casters on the box to it will slide out from underneath the window easily. They can't be more than 2" high total and need to be able to withstand year round weather. I have l looked and looked and can't seem to find anything. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.
 
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Old 05-14-20, 11:05 AM
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I don't think 2" is enough room for a caster especially a swiveling one outdoors where the surface won't be perfectly smooth and flat. There are side mount rollers that would allow you to have a larger wheel without raising the box higher off the ground.

 
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Old 05-14-20, 11:11 AM
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You can get small casters down to 1".

Your probably looking for a nylon or urethane caster,either plate or stem mounted, with swivel.

The nylon or urethane will not scratch the surface.

Take a look here, they have everything!

https://www.mcmaster.com/casters/whe...ethane-wheels/
 
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It should not be a problem to find them.
Perhaps look for twin wheel. Like the ones they use on BBQ's.
They will be under the unit so mostly out of the weather.

I would suggest that you get at least the two front ones lockable so the bench does not move all the time.
 
 

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