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You're essentially creating an inverted shelf over your microwave. Just adhere to all the principles of mounting a shelf: Adequately strong brackets Anchors of appropriate size and depth Shelf material that's up to the task I would not use brackets of that type. They don't seem robust enough to me. Heavy gauge steel with a diagonal brace would be your best ...


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Tricky situation. I think you're right that the microwave's weight is supposed to be supported mostly by the wall bracket at the bottom edge. A fair chunk of weight is supported by the upper screws at the front edge though -- especially when the door is open, and particularly so when the door is pulled open-and-down by a short adult or a child (even if ...


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