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Forum topic by SweetTea posted 03-19-2017 04:57 PM 647 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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SweetTea

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03-19-2017 04:57 PM

I am looking to get some opinions on the best way to setup a stop block system for my miter saw stand that will hold up to light production usage and be the most accurate. Currently I have a Kreg track with the flip arm stop on both wings of my miter saw stand, and the only problem is that I keep wearing out the knob on the Kreg flip stop roughly every couple of months. I have tried the Grizzly stop block system and didn’t much like it either. I would love to have the Fast Cap system but honestly right now that is a little bit out of my budget, however, if you guys think that it would be the best, I might splurge and try to get it. Suggestions?

(I know that this post might be best suited for the jigs & fixtures forum, but I figured I would get more responses here)


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#1 posted 03-19-2017 05:18 PM

I set up incra tracks on mine for my miter saw station

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#2 posted 03-19-2017 06:41 PM

A small block of wood and a C-clamp?

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#3 posted 03-19-2017 06:51 PM

If you could find one of the older beisemeyer fence stops you’d be in heaven.

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#4 posted 03-19-2017 10:11 PM

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#5 posted 03-20-2017 10:15 AM



If you could find one of the older beisemeyer fence stops you d be in heaven.

- JackDuren

That looks a lot like the Grizzly stop block that I used in the past. Only the Grizzly didn’t have that nice arm/fence feature. Where can these be purchased? Do they still continue to make and sell these?

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#6 posted 03-20-2017 01:31 PM



http://www.ebay.com/itm/One-Micro-Adjustable-Flip-Away-Strut-Stop-for-Unistrut-or-Similar-Rail-System-/121615475980?hash=item1c50d8e50c:g:m0sAAOSw-0xYho8s

- Loren

87 bucks for a flip stop? Really?

I don’t think you need one at all.

Just mark, make a cut, leave the board in place and clamp on a block of wood to the fence….....

I think I can do that just as fast and accurately.

-- Everything is a prototype thats why its one of a kind!!

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