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Offline JZ Bowmannz

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Vac-Sys Question
« on: October 04, 2018, 09:20 AM »
I own the 203148 Vac-Sys Vacuum Clamping System, pump and one head.

If I am expending the system into a pump with two vac units, which additional unit I should get? 580062 SE 2? Do I have to purchase any other accessories in order to make the system work?

Thank you in advance!

JZ

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Offline DynaGlide

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Re: Vac-Sys Question
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2018, 09:58 AM »
I'll let @TylerC or @Shane Holland confirm but I think you're correct, the SE 2 is all you need. How are you planning to set yours up? A member recently showed off his Vac Sys cart and it has me thinking a mobile clamping station might be the ticket.

Offline Shane Holland

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Re: Vac-Sys Question
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2018, 10:01 AM »
@JZ Bowmannz, yes, you just need the SE 2 unit to expand your Vac Sys.
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Offline JZ Bowmannz

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Re: Vac-Sys Question
« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2018, 10:50 AM »
I'll let @TylerC or @Shane Holland confirm but I think you're correct, the SE 2 is all you need. How are you planning to set yours up? A member recently showed off his Vac Sys cart and it has me thinking a mobile clamping station might be the ticket.

I was just thinking about mounting both on one side of the work bench, mostly for pantry box and door edge banding or sanding and routing, the vac cart idea is good, would you happen to have a link? Thanks.


Offline mike_aa

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Re: Vac-Sys Question
« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2018, 05:50 PM »
Here's an old thread on mounting the VAC SYS to the MFT3.  Response 24 shows the specs.

Hope this helps!

Mike A.

Offline JZ Bowmannz

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Re: Vac-Sys Question
« Reply #6 on: October 05, 2018, 07:28 AM »
Appreciated everyone's help!

JZ

Offline Mario Turcot

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Re: Vac-Sys Question
« Reply #7 on: October 05, 2018, 09:08 AM »
I visit Lee Valley two days ago and picked up the Vac-Sys. I asked what was the difference between the SE-1 and SE-2. The unit base are the same the only differences are the heads. On the SE-1 you get the large round head and on the SE-2 the Oblong head. In addition with the SE-2 you also get the pipe & fittings which is not included with a separate SE-1. If you buy only a second SE-1 you will have to get the pipe and fittings separately. This is where the 25$ difference between the SE-1 & SE-2, that I have been told.
Mario