Yeah, try getting fishing spots out of a fly fishing forum. Granted, people are more than willing to help on casting technique, tying(sometimes), and gear, but if you get into spot burning online, God help you.
My comment was that I dislike metal slides in all situations except for kitchen cabinets and bathroom vanities. My personal opinion is that there's no place for metal slides in fine furniture. Don't freak out...I said it's my personal opinion. Of course, I am right.
On the Shaker table Guild build, we used "shims" inside the aprons to create a piston fit for the drawer.