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Help to find a broken part.

Hello Friends,

Dont know really if my query will come under this topic.

I need your help and tips with regards to the below problem.

We got a second hand cot, we did a mistake while assembling the bed frame and as a result one of the part broke down. Please find attached the picture of it. I took the broken piece to Ikea and conforama but they told that they dont sell spare parts and also that this one is the old model that they dont make it any more.

Can you please look into it and let me know where i can find such part ,possibility of finding one in any broken house?? Any shop or store that can take order and make one?

Many thanks for your help and suggestions.

Cheers,

Pci I: The brown part is the base which will be placed on the floor that actually support the bed slate.

Pic II: Shows how the part look like

Pic III: The broken piece
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Re: Help to find a broken part.

i would just to ikea and get a set of adjustable feet for about 20chf for a pack of 4.
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Re: Help to find a broken part.

Rob,

Thanks for your suggestion .

Can you please explain how it works, i have'nt seen one in Ikea. Is it there in there website?
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Re: Help to find a broken part.

This is a job for Superglue. Faster than a speeding Ikea trip, more powerful than a roll of sticky tape.
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Rob,

Thanks for your suggestion .

Can you please explain how it works, i have'nt seen one in Ikea. Is it there in there website?
they are called capita , the foot/leg has a screw so you can adjust the height as required.

i dont think glue will fix it as the contact surface area is very small so i highly doubt it will last
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Re: Help to find a broken part.

I would glue it, then drill/tap it and screw in a bolt for rigidity.

If you can't do this, mail it to me and I can.

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Old 16.12.2011, 12:30
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Re: Help to find a broken part.

@st2lemans and Golly thanks for your suggestion, i am afraid that glue may not work out that effective as this part is the base for the bed frame and it needs to bare the weight of the bed slat which is very heavy (Iron slat must be 80 to 90kgs)

@Rob: i searched it in the Ikea website and on looking at the picture i feel that it might work out well... Many thanks for your tips.
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@st2lemans and Golly thanks for your suggestion, i am afraid that glue may not work out that effective as this part is the base for the bed frame and it needs to bare the weight of the bed slat which is very heavy (Iron slat must be 80 to 90kgs)
The glue is just to hold it together while drilling and tapping.

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Old 16.12.2011, 14:24
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@Rob: i searched it in the Ikea website and on looking at the picture i feel that it might work out well... Many thanks for your tips.
You can probably get similar things in Coop Bau & Hobby or Bauhaus and save heaps of time. It's virtually impossible to get into and out of IKEA in under two hours, even if use all the shortcuts and the emergency exits. Especially at this time of year.

But I would give st2lemans suggestion more thought as it sounds sensible to me. Otherwise you might end up with one foot being different or having to replace all four and there are so many other unexpected things that could cost you time until you're done.
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You can probably get similar things in Coop Bau & Hobby or Bauhaus and save heaps of time. It's virtually impossible to get into and out of IKEA in under two hours, even if use all the shortcuts and the emergency exits. Especially at this time of year.

But I would give st2lemans suggestion more thought as it sounds sensible to me. Otherwise you might end up with one foot being different or having to replace all four and there are so many other unexpected things that could cost you time until you're done.
Ikea does not have that foot system. Go to Bau and Hobby, get a block of wood cut to the desired height. That is what we did when we had a similar problem.
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@st2lemans and Golly thanks for your suggestion, i am afraid that glue may not work out that effective as this part is the base for the bed frame and it needs to bare the weight of the bed slat which is very heavy (Iron slat must be 80 to 90kgs)

@Rob: i searched it in the Ikea website and on looking at the picture i feel that it might work out well... Many thanks for your tips.

for a pack of 4 feet its cheap and they are strong and comes with the screws. as mentioned you might be able to find something similar in a jumbo etc
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Hello Friends,

Dont know really if my query will come under this topic.

I need your help and tips with regards to the below problem.

We got a second hand cot, we did a mistake while assembling the bed frame and as a result one of the part broke down. Please find attached the picture of it. I took the broken piece to Ikea and conforama but they told that they dont sell spare parts and also that this one is the old model that they dont make it any more.

Can you please look into it and let me know where i can find such part ,possibility of finding one in any broken house?? Any shop or store that can take order and make one?

Many thanks for your help and suggestions.

Cheers,

Pci I: The brown part is the base which will be placed on the floor that actually support the bed slate.

Pic II: Shows how the part look like

Pic III: The broken piece
Is it an Ikea piece of furniture? I have some feet in my cellar, not sure what they are from, I pick up client's unsold furniture so it could be a spare from something like that. What is the height of the foot you have? Maybe I have something that will work.
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Re: Help to find a broken part.

Alternatively some bits of MDF board glued to required height and put under the spar.
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Re: Help to find a broken part.

that is def the cheap ikea kitchen feet. You have to ask for them at the kitchen desk in Ikea. They sell them in a pack of 4. You won't see them on the floor. They come as part of the floor units. Altern ask if anyone bought a kitchen from Ikea and has some spare.
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Is it an Ikea piece of furniture? I have some feet in my cellar, not sure what they are from, I pick up client's unsold furniture so it could be a spare from something like that. What is the height of the foot you have? Maybe I have something that will work.

Hi

I checked today in COOP Bau Hobby and it was not available.

The height of the bed foot is 14 cm and the diameter of the base of the bed foot is 7 cm and the diameter of the screw which joins the bed foot and the plank is 2 cm.

Thanks for checking it out.

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Hi

I checked today in COOP Bau Hobby and it was not available.

The height of the bed foot is 14 cm and the diameter of the base of the bed foot is 7 cm and the diameter of the screw which joins the bed foot and the plank is 2 cm.

Thanks for checking it out.

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The one I have is higher. Sorry.
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Re: Help to find a broken part.

The best options if to find four feed that can screw in to the base. I don't think you're going to fine one alone.

Or I think you should send it to Tom to see if he can fix it for you. That's what I'm going to when my stuff breaks.

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