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1-9/16" Brass Ball Casters Stem Mount (4 per Pack)
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Plate or Socket Mount Ball Casters

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These easy rolling caster are the perfect choice on wood, tile, or linoleum floors. The 1-9/16" hard rubber ball casters have ball bearing raceways and are covered by an attractive polished brass hood.

(1) Pack of Plate or Socket Mount Ball Casters
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Weight 1.2500
Tech Spec
  • Load rating is 300 pounds per set
  • Casters will raise furniture 2-1/8" from floor and have a 1-1/2" long x 5/16" diameter stem
  • Plate style has a 1-9/16" x 1-9/16" plate
  • Stem style includes sockets
  • Sold in sets of 4
Discountable No
Style Plate, Stem, Swivel
4.6 / 5.0
44 Reviews
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A cool look.
I made a Cd cabinet and put these on the bottom.They are a great touch for the appearance.
March 17, 2019
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Casters worked great! Love them!
August 9, 2018
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Small Plate Ball Casters
Haven't really been able to put these to use yet (waiting on construction of under-bed drawers), but I am very pleased with the quality at reasonable cost.
June 30, 2018
1 year ago
Replace plastic with these.
May 6, 2018
over 2 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Happy customer
The casters did exactly what we wanted. We needed the chairs to be mobile on the carpet and needed the chairs to be higher. These particular casters actually added beauty to already lovely chairs and made them more functional.
March 26, 2018
1 year ago
Great value. I was very pleased how they turned out on my ottomans.
September 27, 2017
over 2 years ago
We had no trouble installing these and they work in every direction. The chairs are old and pretty heavy, and these casters save our backs from aching, moving in and out from the table. I'd do it again. Thank you for your advice.
May 23, 2017
over 2 years ago
Chairs roll again
I replaced the casters on 4 cap. chairs for the local brew pub . These casters were a 1/2 inch smaller but worked out fine . The only problem was that the sockets on the new casters were a hair smaller then the od ones . I used a hand plane and made some thin shavings and glued them in the old holes . That took care of the problem .
These are very good solid casters and I would use them again .
Old Guy's Wood Shop
Cedaredge CO.
May 9, 2017
over 2 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Good quality!
Little bit smaller than I expected but they work fine and are good quality.
August 5, 2016
over 3 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Strong attractive wheels
July 25, 2016
over 3 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
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I wanted very small wheels to match a solid wood table
Solomon F on Aug 16, 2018
for the style & finish
JOE O on Jan 2, 2018
I wanted very small wheels to match a solid wood table
Solomon F on Aug 16, 2018
They are the same as the original casters for the chair I am repairing.
Cynthia C on Jun 2, 2018
for the style & finish
JOE O on Jan 2, 2018
to finish a toy box project
Carl C on Dec 13, 2017
Price/value for use intended
Merlyn I on Dec 9, 2017
hope to spread the load on a 5-legged big old heavy dining table on new oak floor
Bill R on Nov 13, 2017
had to replace casters on our chairs at our lake home. these fit just perfect.<br /><br />thank you
Gail H on Nov 7, 2017
To replace casters on baby room chest.
EvaBlanche B on Oct 4, 2017
Quality and price
Lawrence F on Aug 25, 2017
Add to ottoman
John B on Aug 24, 2017
good reviews
EDWARD J U on Feb 26, 2017
It looks like what I need.
Judy M on Feb 17, 2017
used before
John T on Feb 1, 2017
I have antique furniture with old smaller metal casters and they mark the wood floors and tear the rugs. I tried these casters... they look great with the old style furniture and decor, they are very easy to install/retrofit, and they glide over wood floors and carpets like butta! ...butter, :) I bought a set to try, then I bought for every caster chair or sofa in the house. I'm a very happy customer! thanks
Thomas S on Jan 10, 2017
needed it
Harry T on Jan 5, 2017
for repair of kitchen chairs
john h on Jan 4, 2017
Replacement of existing casters
Bonnie C on Oct 31, 2016
Perfect replacements for antique furniture where the old casters have been broken
Sarah E on Oct 6, 2016
Heavy duty, attractive looking.
Rob V on Aug 16, 2016
To replace worn existing of same type
Keith G on Aug 3, 2016
Because they look heavy duty.
bowwow on Jul 14, 2016
replacing wheels on an old artist's easel
Linda C C on Jul 14, 2016
I chose this item because I need it for wheels on my amplifier
Garfield P on May 29, 2016
Using them to raise an old dining table and to allow for easier access to move it around.
Zachary T on Apr 17, 2016
Refurbishing an elderly slipper chair, and hope these will fit in nicely as a finishing touch.
Ellen J on Apr 7, 2016
Using on a rebuilt blanket chest for hardwood floors.
Mildred h on Mar 21, 2016
for chairs
Nancy M on Mar 19, 2016
Restoring my Mom's 1965 Lane cedar chest.
Angela S on Mar 18, 2016
for a closet project i am doing
bill on Jan 31, 2016
Your information made it clear that I needed the plate caster for heavy use. I am pleased with the price and hope that the product is strong and suitable for my heavy chairs. Tank you for excellent detail on your product.
Mickey B on Jan 15, 2016
The price was excellent; Having bought a set previously, I am pleased with the quality and appearance.
Col. D.S. D on Dec 31, 2015
Replacing broken casters
Sandra T on Nov 21, 2015
Replace existing shop chair casters that don't swivel very well.
Scott B on Nov 6, 2015
Best choice for project,
Marty R on Nov 4, 2015
The wheel material is appropriate for use on hardwood floors. The plate size is small enough to fit the legs of the chair.
Stacey K on Oct 19, 2015
They were the right size and style
James M on Sep 23, 2015
style and weight limit
Bruce H on Aug 25, 2015
They are a good product
Tommy W on Aug 19, 2015
I make cedar chests and when I sell one I give one away free to one of our wounded soldiers at a local army base. They make nice carpet castors.
C David Shisler on Jul 16, 2015
Add wheels to my printer's table, so that it can roll from beneath my desk for access to the top loading mechanism. Thank you.
Jesus P M on Jul 15, 2015
Seemed to be the best fit for refurbishing an old walnut office chair.
Mark V on Jun 20, 2015
For a toy box
Walter B on Jun 14, 2015
They will work with my portable dishwasher cabinet I'm constructing
George B on Jun 11, 2015
Replacement casters
BOB A. on May 16, 2015
we have ALL wood floors and Rockler's always a solution to any problem I THINK I have!<br />Rock On, Rockler's!<br />Jim Wall<br />Mason, TX
Jim W on May 8, 2015
to apply to the base of a table resting on a wooden floor
Stephen G on May 5, 2015
needed them
Charles D on Apr 21, 2015
to replace old defective casters
james o on Apr 11, 2015
They are the same as the original casters for the chair I am repairing.
Cynthia C on Jun 2, 2018
to finish a toy box project
Carl C on Dec 13, 2017
What size hole must be drilled in the table leg for the sockets? What is the diameter of the socket teeth that bite into the leg?
Enrico C on Oct 20, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I used an 11/32 bit. I saw another post where the user used a 3/8 bit but I thought that looked a little bit. The 11/32 was nice and snug. I used a hammer to get it in all the way.
I have a bed that is older than 20 years. The casters are the original ones and I'm, trying to replace them No one carries that style any more. Can you help me?
Celine F on Feb 20, 2016
mariana on Jun 15, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Mariana , you need to measure the length of the post coming off the top of the caster and that would be the depth that you drill . the socket is shorter than the post so you must drill to depth of post . GOOD LUCK
This caster with a 1/2 inch 13 thread connection?
Mitch B on May 15, 2016
BEST ANSWER: No, this has an unthreaded socket that fits in a hole you drill in the leg or base. The pin on the caster fits into the socket, just held in by pressure. The castors are also available with an attached plates that screws on to the leg or base.
what size hole has to be drilled for the socket on mount casters and can you use them in 3/4 oak plywood thanks ?
john d on Jan 15, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I used a 3/8 drill bit to mount the ferrule for the socket, but I would use plate mourned casters fot 3/4 inch stock
Are these wheels safe for refinished hardwood floors?
R B on Jul 13, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I use them on carpet, but I have rolled them on my hardwood floor without any problems. I quess they are a hard rubber and I would use them on my hardwood floor with any hesitation.
How well do they work on carpet and rugs?
Arnett G on Oct 19, 2015
BEST ANSWER: These casters should work best on hardwood floors, or short pile carpet if the furniture is light weight. Using casters with carpeting works best if the caster has as large a rolling surface as practical, particularly with deep pile carpeting. If furniture will regularly be pulled across carpeting, using surface mount (screwed on) casters might be a better choice if the furniture construction used moderate strength wood types.

If comparing this ball type caster to a similarly sized narrow (plastic or metal) wheel, the ball type may present less rolling resistance on carpeting.
What are the dimensions between the holes in the plate?
Henry on Nov 30, 2018
Where do I get the sockets for these casters? My old sockets were poly-- or nylon but the old casters are ready for the trash. Must I separate the old sockets from old casters?
Cindy W on Jun 3, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The sockets are included with the stem casters.
Using plate casters inside a concealing apron which hides the casters on the bottom of a cabinet. What size clearance around the caster plate do I need to hide the casters inside the apron?
Tom C on Jan 17, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I'm not sure I fully understand what you're trying to do, Tom. I always place the casters where I want them and make sure they swivel freely within the apron before attaching them. The casters are approximate 2 inches high and I've found if I leave about half an inch clearance from the apron that they're practically hidden and still work properly. If I've misunderstood, please let me know.
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