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Over The Range Microwave new models too tall need under 15 in hig

Old over the range microwave was 30 inches wide, 15 inches deep and 14.5 inches tall (height) Can't find any microwave that is under 15 inches in height. Anything over that will not fit. Any suggestions?

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  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    84 inches tall,8 feet long, 5 feet wide

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    I need to replace an microwave so I don't have to get into the expense of tile work and new cabinetry. Current measurements are 30 inches, 14 inches deep and because the bottom is angles back it goes from 14 to 16 inches

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Cut the cabinet off. a cabinet maker can do it and you can tell if they ar good

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  • kitchdesign Jul 07, 2011

    That only works if you cabinets are 1/2 inch over lay. Full overlay has no room to cut.

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