Author Topic: MFT/3 Guide Rail Support System  (Read 2210 times)

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Offline monkeysimple

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MFT/3 Guide Rail Support System
« on: February 15, 2017, 07:34 AM »
I am new to the MFT/3 world.  I would like to be able to cross cut full width 4x8 sheets.  Has anyone seen a way to add on an expansion (maybe with 80/20) to use the existing guide rail supports with pivot and switch out to a 1400?  Thanks.

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Offline DrD

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Re: MFT/3 Guide Rail Support System
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2017, 09:07 AM »
I took 2 MFT/3s and joined them long side to long side using Bosch Rexroth profiles, and spanned them with a FS1900 rail, allowing me more than enough room to cross cut a full sheet of ply.  By raising the rail and dropping the non-pivot side rail support down to just below table height, and placing some shop-made support tables at the rear, I can rip the full sheet as well by connecting 2 FS1400 rails utilizing a Betterley alignment aid.

Hope this helps.

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