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I need to replace the slides in a chest. The slides are epoxy slides manufactured by 'Waterloo'. The pieces that mount on the drawers do not wrap around the bottom of the drawer; they are screwed, flat, onto the sides, with the bottom of the slide about 1/4" above the bottom of the drawer side.

Polling around the internet and visiting Rockler have both come up empty. Is this an item that no longer exists, or am I simply looking for it under the wrong name somehow?

To clarify my goal: I was hoping to find an exact match so that I didn't have to recalculate the location of anything. Based on comments here, I concluded that this was not likely, so I bought a set of metal drawer slides and I sweated through the process of determining the alignment so that the drawer will go back where it came from. It only took two tries.

  • How much clearance do the existing slides take up on each side of the drawer? A question worth asking because you may be faced with replacing with some type of metal full extension drawer slides. – Michael Karas Jan 3 '15 at 18:00
  • one half inch.. – bmargulies Jan 3 '15 at 19:24
  • There should be any number of sturdy full extension metal drawer slides that fit in a half inch drawer side clearance. – Michael Karas Jan 3 '15 at 19:26
  • OK, care to make that an answer? – bmargulies Jan 3 '15 at 19:37
  • How important to you is it that the slides be "epoxy-coated"? A very cursory websearch for "epoxy drawer slides" combined with various manufacturer names isn't finding anything but undermount slides, but there are plenty of traditional side-mount slides in a wide range of sizes and functionality if you're willing to accept chrome or darkened-metal appearance. – keshlam Jan 3 '15 at 19:47

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