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Forum topic by Woodchuck2010 posted 08-25-2016 12:27 AM 479 views 0 times favorited 14 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Woodchuck2010

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08-25-2016 12:27 AM

So I got a machined extruded aluminum rail and mounted it to my stock fence. I had an aluminum rail before but not machined. Locally they wanted too much to machine it. I bought this one and it’s machined on all 4 sides. It is sooooo smooth and flat. Very accurate. I’m happy. I had to drill and tap another hole for the indicator to compensate for the extra thickness. Love it.

-- Chuck, Michigan,


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#1 posted 08-25-2016 12:52 AM

Pretty sure my nipples just got hard. Nice fence mang!

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#2 posted 08-25-2016 12:54 AM



Pretty sure my nipples just got hard. Nice fence mang!

- UncannyValleyWoods

Hahahahahahaha!

-- Chuck, Michigan,

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#3 posted 08-25-2016 12:56 AM

It’ll be nice and easy to add accessories to it if needed.

-- Chuck, Michigan,

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#4 posted 08-25-2016 06:22 AM

Fancy

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#5 posted 08-25-2016 12:08 PM

Not sure I understand…. Exactly what is the purpose?

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#6 posted 08-25-2016 01:43 PM

Nice find if I didn’t have a cast iron fence already I’d be looking for one of those.

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#7 posted 08-25-2016 02:23 PM

NICE

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#8 posted 08-25-2016 02:39 PM

ScottM – makes it easy to attach jigs and fixtures via the t-tracks in the extrusion and regular extrusion while being pretty accurate on it’s own, is stepped up a notch to near perfection when it’s machined. So now he’s got a dead straight and smooth fence surface with t-tracks built in. Plus he extended it in the front so it gives a little extra fence before the blade to make sure everything is going in straight before it hits the blade which I like a lot!

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#9 posted 08-25-2016 03:42 PM



ScottM – makes it easy to attach jigs and fixtures via the t-tracks in the extrusion and regular extrusion while being pretty accurate on it s own, is stepped up a notch to near perfection when it s machined. So now he s got a dead straight and smooth fence surface with t-tracks built in. Plus he extended it in the front so it gives a little extra fence before the blade to make sure everything is going in straight before it hits the blade which I like a lot!

- smitdog

Thanks for the info. I did notice the extra length but just figured that was simply how long they made it. I get it now. I saw the “form” of the extrusion but didn’t really think about those a T-track. I think my eyes were distracted by the shiny saw under it….:P

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#10 posted 08-25-2016 04:30 PM

Being new to this, I have to ask, where did you buy it and how does it attach to the existing fence?

Thanks,
Jim

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#11 posted 08-25-2016 04:54 PM

Is that actually machined or just an extrusion? Either way, an excellent method to get an ultra-straight fence plus plenty of options for accessories with those slots!

What I really like is the ability to make your fence longer and provide more lead-in area. It’s kind of like a uni-fence on steroids.

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#12 posted 08-25-2016 07:02 PM



Being new to this, I have to ask, where did you buy it and how does it attach to the existing fence?

Thanks,
Jim

- Jim Dawson

I got it from very cool super tools. It attaches to the existing mounting points using t-bolts that I got from them also.

-- Chuck, Michigan,

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Woodchuck2010

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#13 posted 08-25-2016 07:06 PM



Is that actually machined or just an extrusion? Either way, an excellent method to get an ultra-straight fence plus plenty of options for accessories with those slots!

What I really like is the ability to make your fence longer and provide more lead-in area. It s kind of like a uni-fence on steroids.

- splintergroup

It is machined on all 4 sides. I have one that is not machined and it works fine. I just wanted it ultra straight. Lol. The lead in is sooo much better.

-- Chuck, Michigan,

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#14 posted 08-25-2016 07:16 PM

Thanks for the info.

Being new to this, I have to ask, where did you buy it and how does it attach to the existing fence?

Thanks,
Jim

- Jim Dawson

I got it from very cool super tools. It attaches to the existing mounting points using t-bolts that I got from them also.

- Woodchuck2010


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