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Old 05-06-2018, 03:28 PM
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I have a thought Dino.

Trying to think outside the box. Right.. If nothing else, it is worth a phone call or two, or get a free sample and bang on it with a hammer or run it over with a truck and such.
Thanks for the links and info.
Look at the ez extrusions one more time.
I don't think I can start to explain all design features.
3 years in making and almost 1m to start.
dies, tooling, molds....machine shops and hundreds of prototypes.
designers, engineers and test runs.
modifications testing and more testing to come up with the first ever
self aligning-bi-directional and box extruded aluminum.
light enough to be portable and strong enough to build just about anything
that you need.
One page of the patent applications will show the details much better
that I can do it.

How we can make it for less and affordable to more people is the ez goal now.
Better and smaller with more capacity and capabilities.
one example is the UEG.
By far the best tool ever made to rip panels and wood.
The new brackets will arrive in few days. less than 2 weeks from now.
The brackets will allow many more uses, easy and quick manufacturing.
Lower pricing and the fuel needed to restart the ez fires.

I'm taking a whole new look in everything ( Including your suggestion)
in order to re-start ez and offer the best possible tool system for all.
All that without ( The hardest part) leaving the loyal ez supporters and customers in the dark and forcing them to aboard the ez ship or without
the ability to upgrade.

Thanks for the link. very interesting. If they can extrude the 80-20 I'm sure they can extrude few other designs that we need for the new EZ.
People don't like to cut aluminum...plastic is much better for some parts.

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Old 05-07-2018, 04:38 PM
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hey that plastic 8020 stuff is cool. didn't know it existed. thanks for the heads up
If you don't mind yellow they are currently on clearance.
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Old 05-07-2018, 04:46 PM
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If you don't mind yellow they are currently on clearance.
Already bought aluminum for a new bench frame from their factory seconds eBay store. Some of that stuff goes for super cheap.

I'm thinking it wouldn't hurt to have a a few t-track across the cutting surface using the 8020 panel mounting brackets. Just not sure if having the t-track below the cutting surface will be a huge annoyance. -- the panel brackets are made for 1/4” thick sheets, not 1/2 or 3/4.
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Old 05-16-2018, 04:37 PM
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one example is the UEG.
By far the best tool ever made to rip panels and wood.
The new brackets will arrive in few days. less than 2 weeks from now.
Still on schedule?

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Old 06-05-2018, 09:37 AM
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Dino - I must ask, why is the recessed area on your extrusions just a little to narrow to fit a 1/2" stick on rule?

Mike
Lee Valley has 15/32" wide stick-on steel tapes on sale at the moment, looks as if they would fit the groove in the extrusion.

http://www.leevalley.com/us/home/pag...at=,76833&ap=1
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Old 06-05-2018, 02:50 PM
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Those tapes look suspiciously concave in the photos, which would make them pretty useless for gluing down. I would hold off on ordering until someone can confirm.

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Old 08-27-2018, 05:17 PM
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It's been a while, whatever happened to new UEG ends?
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Old 08-27-2018, 07:24 PM
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It's been a while, whatever happened to new UEG ends?
I'm waiting on that too for the "ride on track" feature
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Old 11-01-2018, 06:00 PM
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Bumping the thread, because every time I bump my UEG it goes out of alignment and I want the new brackets.
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