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I Need a Replacement Pan for my Midwest Crate, but How Do I Identify It?
Most likely this question is being asked because you are not sure which model crate you have. This is OK, since we should be able to identify the correct pan from finding out a few things about your crate.
The following information is required:
Crate Style: There are two basic types of crate style.
Folding Crates: These crates fold down without tools and without any disassembly. The panels are all joined together and the crate can be folded, but the panels can not be separated.
Drop Pin Crates: These crates do not fold down, but can be disassembled. They have long pins in the corner (called drop pins) that secure the panels together. In order to disassemble the crates, you must remove the pins and all the panels separate and come apart.
Outside Crate Dimensions: Obtain these measurements with your crate assembled and we need the outside measurements - imagine a box that fits over your crate.
Crate Length: This is the longest horizontal dimension.
Crate Width: This is the shorter of the horizontal measurements.
Crate Height: In a few cases, this is the only way to tell two different crates apart.
I Have the Information, What's Next?
Folding Crates: Select Pan by Folding Crate Size.
Note that there are special types of folding crates called “SUV Crates”.
Drop Pin Crates: Select Pan by Drop Pin Crate Size.
Note that there is a special category of drop pin crates called “Giant Crates”.