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149113

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Replacement casters Z3200?
« on: December 24, 2018, 10:20:58 am »

After a few moves that involved some trips across asphalt the wheels on the z3200 are wrecked. Can you replace the stock casters on the z3200 with off the shelf casters?
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Re: Replacement casters Z3200?
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2018, 10:53:00 am »

they seem to be generic casters, I would remove one and go to home depot or lowes and compare them. You can replace them with roller blade wheels, which i did on all my office chairs but those may not be available with locking mechanism but the roller blade wheels(i get mine on amazon, 5 for $25) roll so smoothly and effortlessly.
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Re: Replacement casters Z3200?
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2018, 02:39:41 pm »

Do you know if they are the pop in or screw in type?
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Re: Replacement casters Z3200?
« Reply #3 on: December 24, 2018, 03:40:51 pm »

Pop in.  Pop one out and go to your favorite hardware store and find something close.  As long as the pop in shaft is the same - you'll be fine.
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Re: Replacement casters Z3200?
« Reply #4 on: December 24, 2018, 04:25:17 pm »

Mark, thanks. Gonna get a set from HD after the holiday rush.
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Re: Replacement casters Z3200?
« Reply #5 on: December 25, 2018, 07:51:49 am »

there are also plenty of online caster dealers.  They come in hard plastic and/or a softer plastic/rubber-y compound which is better for floors w/ hardwood or others.

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Re: Replacement casters Z3200?
« Reply #6 on: December 28, 2018, 01:06:12 pm »

You can get the real thing here:

Used OEM Z3200 Casters on Ebay

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Re: Replacement casters Z3200?
« Reply #7 on: January 07, 2019, 12:22:39 am »

Mark, thanks. The casters at HD and Lowes have a shaft that is too narrow and the fit is very loose with a lot of play compared to the HP models which snapped in with pressure. The set of 4 I bought will be going back to HD this week. I'll try online or go the used route on eBay if needed.
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