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Craftsman 8' Rail Extension Kit for Chain Drive Garage Door Opener

Item# 00953726000P | Model# 53726 | Added on July 26, 2010 | Seller: Sears.com
Craftsman 8' Rail Extension Kit for Chain Drive Garage Door Opener
$30.77
$54.99
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Description Specifications
Allows Craftsman chain drive garage door openers to handle a garage door up to 8' high. Includes front section of an SSR rail. New chain/cable is used, replacing original from carton.

  • For use with current Craftsman chain drive garage door openers
  • Works on garage doors up to 8' high
  • Includes rail extension, mounting brackets, and all necessary hardware
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By Mike13
April 21st, 2007
Unfair

I purchased this product not because I wanted to but I had to. All of the garage door openers available only work on a 7 ft high door where as the standard door here in the South is 8 ft by 10 ft. So, in order to have one work, you must add 30-40% to the price of the opener. So, yes, I had to have the extension which does its intended job correctly. I'm just more bothered by that fact I had to purchase such an expensive extra in order to utilize my original purchase.

11 found this review helpful
Criticism
By Anonymous
August 13th, 2008
8 foot extension

Garages built after 1990s are all more than 8 feet. Sears should not sell somethng less than 7 feet and then tax additional $50 to sell a kit. It is like take it or leave it. I would not have bought it had I known earlier that it needed a kit to increase the height from 7 to 8 or to 9 feet. This is NOT fair. There is no disclosure on the box that it does not fit garages more than 7 feet. You will know only when the installer arrives and tells you that he cannot work with it unless you by a kit. He has to make a 2nd trip. Whos is at fault?

13 found this review helpful
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JONboyutah

DONT BUY THIS IF YOU HAVE A STANDARD CRAFTSMAN OPENER AND NEED TO RAISE AN

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There is another reviewer that stated this kit does nothing. He is correct. Then end piece in this kit is actually shorter than the end piece that came with my stock opener. The chain and cable is 2' approx longer than the one on the stock opener. But the problem is the total length of the rail needs to increase 12" and the piece in the kit shortens length by 2" I cant figure out what this kit would be used for as the chain wouldnt work with the included piece. Its maddening!!!!!!! I will be getting a 10' kit as it hopefully will include a longer section. The picture for this item shows 2 pieces. Only 1 piece is included in kit.

August 17th via sears.com
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Snowcat12

Easy Install

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The extension kit was easy to install to the other rails which came with the original opener. Also, the new chain assembly in the kit was easy to install as well.

January 23rd via sears.com
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RCJerry

Item is needed to install opener for an 8ft door hardware is for 7ft door.

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If you are installing an opener on an 8ft door you need to purchase this item.

June 25th, 2014 via sears.com
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Dwh1142

Should be included

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Over priced

June 18th, 2014 via sears.com | The reviewer indicated they are affiliated with this product
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MADK

8 ft. extension

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It was not as sturdy as I thought it should, it carries a lot of weight opening the garage door. I thought they had made improvements on the newer style but they did not.

February 27th, 2014 via sears.com
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bevswift

awesome product and service

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just the item needed to install the garage door opener, was easy to install to make our 8 ' door open properly and I'm a very satisfied customer, I will purchase this again if needed

February 8th, 2014 via sears.com
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hookedontronics

works great

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Purchased this item for my taller than normal garage door along with my new craftsman garage door opener. Works great. It is just a piece of metal really so it's kind of hard to screw up. Also comes with a longer chain.

February 4th, 2014 via sears.com
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Bucko1978

Makes the opener work!

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Mandatory for an 8' door

November 22nd, 2013 via sears.com
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