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02-05-2016 02:04 PM

I have a Grizzly 1022 table saw. I just bought the Delta T3 fence for it and started installing it last night. I had to drill new holes in the front rail, not a big deal. But The fence is supposed to ride on the back rail (see picture below). I know biesemeyer fences typically ride on the table at the rear of the fence. Would I be better off putting a something on the bottom of the fence and having it ride on the table? I’m thinking yes because I eventually want to install an outfeed table… Any advice is greatly appreciated!


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#1 posted 02-05-2016 03:43 PM

I think your choices are to have it ride the table, or attach your out feed table some way other than sitting on the back rail. Having the pad ride the table also means having it ride over the miter slots, which isn’t really a big deal, but it’s nice to not have to deal with that.

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#2 posted 02-05-2016 03:46 PM

I took the back rail off and let it ride on tables.

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#3 posted 02-05-2016 04:20 PM

My Biesemeyer rides on the table (always has). It has two plastic ‘buttons’ installed into the metal tube, far enough apart that it will slide across the miter slots without a hint of snagging.

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