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Offline ear3

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>8ft. repeat cuts on the UG Kapex cart
« on: March 14, 2019, 10:40 PM »
It ain't pretty, but it was 10 minutes well-spent to rig up this extension out of some scrap so I could consistently cut about 60 90 2x4s at 117".  Used some extra 6mm thumb screws and square nuts to hook into the t-track on the back of the sliding extrusion of the UG wing.  It helped as well to support the fully-extended extrusion with another makeshift 2x4 leg, so that the extra weight of the wooden jig didn't deflect too far towards the floor.

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Offline Michael Kellough

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Re: >8ft. repeat cuts on the UG Kapex cart
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2019, 08:26 AM »
Since 2x4s are not especially straight, and the end is 3-1/2” long at various angles to the overall length, I’d minimize the +- error by using a small stop that only hit the center of the end of the stick.

This doesn’t seem like a proper task for a history prof. Making another film set?

Offline Sparktrician

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Re: >8ft. repeat cuts on the UG Kapex cart
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2019, 11:22 AM »
What are you making that needs to be so precise?  Might it be easier and less time-consuming to just gang-cut them from the bundle in the future?   [unsure]
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