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Forum topic by CMWx2 posted 03-18-2019 12:30 PM 381 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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CMWx2

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03-18-2019 12:30 PM

So first let me start off by saying I am a ROOKIE! I used the POWERTEC T-track and really like them because I like it uses #8 Screws vs #6 and I like uses T-bolts instead of HEX Heads. Plus the price is great compared to others. I wanted to try some ideas on making a Cross-Cut sled. Problems I have had in past is when installing a T-track there is not enough meat left after making my Dado Cut. So I wanted to try a few ideas I had. I tried 2 different type of nuts. I was really please with the T-Nuts! I tried to use these UHMW Miter Strips but it didn’t work so well. They do not stay straight. Bummer! I was hoping this was going to work.
https://www.ptreeusa.com/ttrack_uhmw.html

So if anyone is wanting to install some t-tracks, you may want to try Machine Screws with T-nuts!


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#1 posted 03-19-2019 04:08 AM

Hmm… will keep this in mind. Can’t see any con’s, of of yet. But surely, I’m missing something :)

-- The Carpenter Bee is derived from the Ancient Greek word wood-cutter "xylokopos/ξυλοκὀπος"

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