Wixey table saw digital readout. What am I doing wrong ?

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Forum topic by Carloz posted 04-30-2017 06:43 PM 846 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-30-2017 06:43 PM

After installing a Wixey digital readout rail on my saw ( and discovering in the process that Irwin tap set is not worth the plastic it is packed into) I wiped it out twice with denaturated alcohol, removed the paper backing from the measuring strip and pressed it into the slot. Then I went several times over the strip and pressed it very hard to make sure it glues properly. However one end of the strip comes unglued no matter what I do to it. Any suggestions before resorting to calling the manufacturer and requesting a new strip ?

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#1 posted 04-30-2017 07:41 PM

Super glue?


-- The hump with the stump and the pump!

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#2 posted 04-30-2017 08:45 PM

Double sided tape may work.

-- mrg

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#3 posted 04-30-2017 08:48 PM

Shoe goo is remarkably tenacious stuff!

-- Dave, Oak Park, IL

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#4 posted 04-30-2017 10:06 PM

Super glue?
- Madmark2


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#5 posted 04-30-2017 11:20 PM

Contact cement. 3M Spray 90, or just about any adhesive spray.
Easily reversible with lacquer thinner.

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