Disney Information Station Logo

Go Back   The DIS Discussion Forums - DISboards.com > Just for Fun > Community Board
Find Hotel Specials & DIScounts
 
facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS UpdatesDIS email updates
Register Chat FAQ Tickers Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read





Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 06-06-2007, 07:56 PM   #1
BC
DIS Veteran
 
Join Date: Sep 1999
Location: North Carolina Coast
Posts: 1,686

How far does your over the range microwave stick out beyond the cabinet?

I hope you understand what I am trying to ask. I thought the front of the microwave was suppose to be flush with the front of the cabinets, but ours is going to be about 3-4 inches farther out than the front of the cabinets. Is that the way it should be or should I look for a smaller one? My husband has already mounted the bracket and he is not going to be happy with me if I change my mind! I really like this microwave. It seems pretty nice and has lots of features. He swears I buy the biggest and most expensive of everything I have looked at for this kitchen remodel!
BC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2007, 08:20 PM   #2
crzy4dsny
Yes, I'm Grumpy
 
crzy4dsny's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2000
Location: LONG ISLAND
Posts: 842

That sounds normal to me. If it was flush with your cabinet the microwave would be too small. Are you sure it is going to be 3 or 4 inches? They are a standard size and I've seen them stick out only about 2.5 inches.
__________________
All Star Movie 4/00,4/01
Beach Club 8/10
Caribbean Beach 5/03, 7/06
Coronado Springs 7/06
French Quarter 4/04
Riverside 7/03, 8/05, 5/06, 8/08, 8/09, 7/12
Polynesian 4/02, 8/10
Pop Century 8/10
Wilderness Lodge 11/03


Disney Magic Eastern 5/05
Disney Magic Western 5/06
Disney Magic Western 10/07
crzy4dsny is offline   Reply With Quote
|
The DIS
Register to remove

Join Date: 1997
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 1,000,000
Old 06-06-2007, 08:23 PM   #3
BC
DIS Veteran
 
Join Date: Sep 1999
Location: North Carolina Coast
Posts: 1,686

According to my husband...

This is a Whirlpool OTR microwave and it has a contoured door on it. It will be even further out at the center of the door than it is on the sides. He told me it would be 3 inches or so, but then again you got to remember he is not crazy about me getting such a big one! Thanks for you response.
BC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2007, 08:23 PM   #4
pearlieq
They can sit & spin
Imagine my shock when my cat slipped me the tongue
I've never been all that worried about getting cooties
I don't need chewy chunks
 
pearlieq's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Chicagoland
Posts: 8,439

Ours is about 2".
__________________
Can't see London
Can't see France
Until we see
Your underpants!
~TSA 2010
pearlieq is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2007, 08:26 PM   #5
daisyduck123
I just love those parmesan mashed potatoes at Chef Mickey's!
I don't know how to cut & paste
Disney has made my family & I "park snobs"
 
daisyduck123's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Maryland
Posts: 12,216

2 inches here.

Our model is a "Sharp Carousel".
__________________
July 2013 AKV July 2012 BCV/AKV June 2011 AKV/BCV Jan. 2011 SSR July 2010 OKW/BCV/BLT July 2009 BCV/AKV Jan. 2009 CBR/SSR July 2008 AKV/BCV Dec. 2007 AKV
Aug 2007 Dolphin/BCV May 2007 SSR May 2006 CBR
Jan 2006 Pop CenturyMay 2005 Pop Century May 2004 Pop Century Dec 1976 Off Site
daisyduck123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2007, 09:18 PM   #6
ndelaware
DIS Veteran
 
ndelaware's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Middletown, DE
Posts: 1,642

Ours is flush witht the cabinets. It is a GE Profile.
ndelaware is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2007, 11:16 PM   #7
tar heel
Where will we get our news if we lose The Daily Show and Colbert Report?
 
Join Date: Aug 1999
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 8,439

GE Spacemaker XL -- sticks out about an inch.
tar heel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2007, 05:07 PM   #8
BC
DIS Veteran
 
Join Date: Sep 1999
Location: North Carolina Coast
Posts: 1,686

Well, all that being said,

Do you think 3 inches is too much or will it look alright?
BC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2007, 05:10 PM   #9
Aurora63
I do look ravishing, don't I?
I had several frog incidents growing up
 
Aurora63's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Middle Earth
Posts: 3,722

Mine sticks out about an inch. If it stuck out further, I doubt I would notice.
__________________
"All you have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to you." - Gandalf the Grey


Aurora63 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2007, 06:10 PM   #10
Nancyg56
DIS Veteran
 
Nancyg56's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: CT
Posts: 15,181

Mine is about two inches. I actually had to check before posting, so I guess it doesn't make a negative impression on me.
__________________
Nancyg56 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2007, 06:44 PM   #11
MareQ
How exactly are the drunk people supposed to get up there
I like mine extra fruity!
We have OTTERS posting here?????
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 3,907

I just took mine down as we're ripping the wall down and I changed out my stove - anyway - I had an Advantium - it's now downstairs in my garage waiting for somebody to come and claim it. Going by the line of grease along the sides and the top - mine stuck out 2.5"
MareQ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2007, 06:48 PM   #12
helenabear
There is hope for the helpless, rest for the weary, love for the broken heart. There is grace and forgiveness, mercy and healing, He'll meet you wherever you are.
 
Join Date: Oct 1999
Location: central Ohio
Posts: 49,901

Ours sticks out about 2-3" Honestly I never even noticed until I went to check for this thread.
helenabear is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS Updates
GET OUR DIS UPDATES DELIVERED BY EMAIL



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:55 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Copyright © 1997-2014, Werner Technologies, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

You Rated this Thread: