For Christmas, my bro and I gave my dad the above mentioned fence as a gift. I had read in a few places that people had successfully (albeit blasphemy) mounted this fence to a G1022Z. I had my reservations, but after looking at the equivalent Shop Fox and Vega models (waaay more expensive), we decided to pull the trigger and get one from a well-respected buyer on ebay. At the same time, ebay was running a ‘fast and free’ shipping promotion. I ordered the fence on a Tuesday and it was sitting on my porch Thursday night.. :D
Installation was easy enough for two people.. The front rail bolted right on without modification. One of the flat head screws looked a little cockeyed, but went in without crossing threads.
The back rail was a little trickier. I initially had it upside down (doh!) and so we errantly drilled 2 holes.. Once we realized the error and got it corrected, we still had to bore out the holes, since they were a little too close together. The hex screws that were included that were supposed to thread into the table weren’t the right size, so I used the bolts that came off the old rails.. They’re a bit too long and interfere with the fence, but its simple enough to run down to HD and get some that will work.
The front bar went on without difficulty and was perfectly zeroed out when the fence was installed.
Speaking of fence.. It didn’t quite clear the back of the table. If taken past the right edge of the table and then back again, it was just a hair too low to make it back onto the table without hitting it. That fix was simple—pop a couple small washers until the riser in the back to raise it up. The fence was toed out about a 1/16” over the length of the table when compared to the miter slot, but its easy enough to bring back to square.
If you’re looking for a replacement fence for your G1022Z, definitely consider this fence. With the exception of the mentioned problems, it fits like a glove and rides like butter on the guide tube and rails.
-- Dan, Rochester, NY