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Offline modeller

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MFT Guide rail hinge for 8020 MFT
« on: March 11, 2019, 04:03 PM »
here is my variation of the set up I discovered here from Hal McCoy

I've attached to my own 8020 MFT and made a track attachment to hold the saw in the up position



cheers
« Last Edit: March 11, 2019, 04:05 PM by modeller »

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Offline ericcow

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Re: MFT Guide rail hinge for 8020 MFT
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2019, 07:33 PM »
Hiya,

I love the design, especially the hinge.  I'm not familiar with the Woodpecker's item within the track.  It looks like that is what the hinge and plate are bolted to.  Can you tell me what that is?

294187-0
Festoolian Noob.  OF 1400, TS 55 REQ, FS 1400 x 2.

Offline modeller

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Re: MFT Guide rail hinge for 8020 MFT
« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2019, 03:07 AM »
the woodpecker story stick and rail guide come with these connectors that fit perfectly into the guide slot


I have picked up an extra pair of just the connectors at my local Festool supplier
https://www.ultimatetools.ca/products/story-stick-pro

and you can get just the connectors from woodpeckers
Story Stick Pro Connectors - Pair SKU: SSPRO-CON
https://www.woodpeck.com/story-stick-pro.html
« Last Edit: March 12, 2019, 03:12 AM by modeller »

Offline ericcow

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Re: MFT Guide rail hinge for 8020 MFT
« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2019, 11:28 AM »
Cool, thanks.  I actually have several of those and didn't even think about them.  Thanks again.
Festoolian Noob.  OF 1400, TS 55 REQ, FS 1400 x 2.

Offline Jack01

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Re: MFT Guide rail hinge for 8020 MFT
« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2019, 11:21 AM »
Great design.
I have 80/20 and planning to make MFT,  which 80/20 parts did you use to make the hinge assembly?

Offline Hal M

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Re: MFT Guide rail hinge for 8020 MFT
« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2019, 02:38 PM »
Fantastic addition.  Well done. 

Offline tofu

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Re: MFT Guide rail hinge for 8020 MFT
« Reply #6 on: March 25, 2019, 02:40 PM »
No connection on the far end? I think the track would move out of square at least a couple MM if a bit of sideways force is put on the "non-hinge" end, no?

Offline modeller

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Re: MFT Guide rail hinge for 8020 MFT
« Reply #7 on: March 26, 2019, 01:21 AM »
at first, I use a flip stop at the other end to keep it square, but now I switched to a short parf dog works very well!
« Last Edit: March 26, 2019, 01:24 AM by modeller »

Offline mickmick

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Re: MFT Guide rail hinge for 8020 MFT
« Reply #8 on: March 26, 2019, 05:16 AM »
Big ask but could someone break down the parts list for building one of these please? pretty please?  ;D
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Offline modeller

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Re: MFT Guide rail hinge for 8020 MFT
« Reply #9 on: March 27, 2019, 11:26 AM »
@mickmick
ok, but you owe me a beer

80/20 - 6” of 1020 1" X 2" T-Slotted Profile
80/2-  1020  6423 linear bearing flange kit 
https://www.globalindustrial.ca/p/storage/struts-and-framing/8020/6423-double-flange-linear-bearing-brake-kit-ready

Story Stick Pro Connectors - Pair  SKU: SSPRO-CON
https://www.woodpeck.com/story-stick-pro.html

Small Stainless-Steel Parf Dogs, pair  05G49.50
http://www.leevalley.com/us/wood/page.aspx?p=71185
« Last Edit: March 27, 2019, 11:28 AM by modeller »

Offline mickmick

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Re: MFT Guide rail hinge for 8020 MFT
« Reply #10 on: March 28, 2019, 05:00 AM »
@mickmick
ok, but you owe me a beer

80/20 - 6” of 1020 1" X 2" T-Slotted Profile
80/2-  1020  6423 linear bearing flange kit 
https://www.globalindustrial.ca/p/storage/struts-and-framing/8020/6423-double-flange-linear-bearing-brake-kit-ready

Story Stick Pro Connectors - Pair  SKU: SSPRO-CON
https://www.woodpeck.com/story-stick-pro.html

Small Stainless-Steel Parf Dogs, pair  05G49.50
http://www.leevalley.com/us/wood/page.aspx?p=71185
Thanks!
Where are you modeller? [laughing]
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Offline modeller

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Re: MFT Guide rail hinge for 8020 MFT
« Reply #11 on: April 04, 2019, 03:32 AM »