Model # SHM1-12-TW

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Store SKU #526445

null 8 in. Composite Shim (Bundle of 12)
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8 in. Composite Shim (Bundle of 12)

  • Can easily withstand up to 16,000 lbs. of pressure
  • Shims are weather resistant and impervious moisture
  • No additional cutting or trimmer is required
$198 /bundle
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Product Overview

Utilizing composite technology and wood beauty to provide an environmentally responsible product which will handle all of your home improvement shim needs with greater ease and affordability. Perfect for any repair, remodeling or shimming need the Timberwolf composite shim snaps cleaner and easier than wood saving you time. The Timberwolf composite shim is impervious to insects and moisture and is perfect for any outdoor uses.

  • Exceptionally strong withstanding up to 16,000 lbs. of pressure without failure
  • Breaks cleanly at pre-scored lines for no additional cutting or trimming
  • Timberwolf shims are weather resistant, they will not swell, rot or warp and are impervious to insects and moisture
  • Perfect for virtually any job, from leveling doors, windows, plumbing fixtures, cabinets and other household uses, to larger projects such as playhouses, sheds and decks
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Weatherproof shims

Can these shims be covered by dirt and left outside? need to shim a mailbox post where these would be placed between cement and the post, then covered with dirt. Would these be suitable to be left for years/decades underground or would they rot?
Asked by: Mark
Yes, they will last much longer than any wood. The plastic is quality.
Answered by: SteveVA
Date published: 2017-05-15

Can this be used to level floors?

Asked by: BP
Yes, they are not very long but can serve most purposes the wood ones do.
Answered by: SteveVA
Date published: 2017-05-15

Can I use this shim for attic ladder?

My friend is helping me install an attic ladder, shims is one of the required tools - is this it?
Asked by: sdav17
These can work but the wood ones will work just as well.
Answered by: SteveVA
Date published: 2017-05-15

Can you use two or three shims to increase angle for more lift ?

Asked by: Bob
Not sure what you are lifting but they can work that way... they are 'slippery' when piled on one another, compared to wood so be safe.
Answered by: SteveVA
Date published: 2017-05-15
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Customer Reviews

8 in. Composite Shim (Bundle of 12) is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 12.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for potentially wet areas. They are easy to snap off but only snap off on the area of ridge... Great for potentially wet areas. They are easy to snap off but only snap off on the area of ridges and the ridges have to face away from the direction you are pulling too. In some cases, when excess hangs off, I just cut it off with a utility knife or chisel. I have used these for window and door installs as well on on my shed foundation. I used them to shim a toilet as well. These are a must have for any area that may be wet.
Date published: 2017-05-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shims! Easy to use and size according to your needs. I use these on many applications. I us... Great shims! Easy to use and size according to your needs. I use these on many applications. I used it to keep my fridge from moving forward when i pull on the door. Also, great to level cabinets, etc. Pros: Easy to size (Just bend and snap) Cons: Not as effective as wood shims in some applications.
Date published: 2017-03-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Never again will I use wood shims. These don't split, snap easily without scoring and will not s... Never again will I use wood shims. These don't split, snap easily without scoring and will not swell or shrink. Top it off with less expensive than wood.
Date published: 2017-03-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice shims. What I like most is they're moisture proof. If regular wood shims get wet then they c... Nice shims. What I like most is they're moisture proof. If regular wood shims get wet then they can swell. These should probably hold up better.
Date published: 2017-03-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Much easier to trim than wood shims For only a few cents more there is no reason to ever use the wood ones again. They don't rot Doesn't matter if they get wet They don't compress like work shims They don't split when you put a nail or screw through them They are consistent They slide easily They are easy to trim just by snapping They can support a lot more load than a wood shim only down side is that it seems to be a waste to use them to spread glue or stir paint, they again they are almost the same price as the wood ones.
Date published: 2016-05-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Shim I've ever used Its hard for be to believe I am this impressed by something as simple as a shim, however having installed many doors and windows I can say these composite shims are the best product on the market. They break as easily as promised, and are exceptionally strong, however those aren't their best attributes. The best thing about these shims is their consistency. Each shim is exactly uniform, unlike wood shims that have natural variances. No more matching up shims to get the right thickness. I know that when I grab one of these it will be exactly the same size as every other one in the pack, or the pack before, or the pack after.
Date published: 2015-06-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I needed to level some shelves in the garage. Because the concrete is directly on the ground I wa... I needed to level some shelves in the garage. Because the concrete is directly on the ground I was worried about wood shims rotting and thankfully I ran across these in the store. Works perfectly, cuts well when finished leveling. use them just like regular shims.
Date published: 2016-12-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best shim ever! This is the best shim I have every used. Never splinters, breaks easily and evenly. Would buy even if more expensive than the old wooden ones.
Date published: 2015-10-02
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