Ikea Oppli - no. of legs required?

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  1. Jacob

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    Anyone know if 4 legs will do the job on the Oppli or do I need to put one in the centre? It's holding a 32 inch LCD and about 4 pieces of AV equipment.

    I reckon that If I bring the corner legs in about 6" to 12" from the ends then that should be ok.

    Any thought anyone?

    cheers in advance
     
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    I think you'll find that the mounting points for the Oppli feet are solid blocks but the main boards are lighter weight particle board and you may make it weaker. Depending on what you put in it, it could punch through the bottom.

    I ended up replacing the castors on mine with shoprt black post feet from B&Q (childproofing) and remember having difficulties with firmly attaching all the screws. I also 'decastored' an IKEA coffee table at the same time so I might be remembering that instead but you should definitely check.
     
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    Thanks for the info.

    Just to be clear, which points on the base do the castors go and how many castors are there. If there are only 4 castors then presumably I can just replace the castors with legs. If there is an additional castor in the middlethen perhaps it would be a good idea to put a leg there too.

    What do you think?
     
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    The Opli unit takes 5 casters so id use 5 legs if swapping them ;)
     

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