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Offline Kev

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Sys4 with a fold down from to create mini work stations
« on: January 29, 2012, 02:49 AM »
There are a number of things I'd happily build into a Sys4 (or Sys5) module if the front could fold down. Imagine a soldering station, Dremel station, air brushing station, etc, etc.

Pretty Please  [smile]

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Offline Alan m

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Re: Sys4 with a fold down from to create mini work stations
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2012, 07:37 AM »
do you mean the front folds down and the sides open out . and have all the tools set up in there ready to go. i like it for soldering etc.
you could make and insert to hold the tools like that and put it in a systainer. like the insert for the hand tools. lift out the  insert and fold out te side etc and start work
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Offline Kev

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Re: Sys4 with a fold down from to create mini work stations
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2012, 08:16 AM »
I was only thinking about the front folding down - that could be feasible without a complete remodelling of the case.

Tell you why I was thinking about it ... you get cases that let you setup your guitar effects pedals just how you like them. When you don't have a workshop big enough for multiple workstations - having ready to go stations in a box could be an alternative.

Obviously it'd only work for smaller things. Engraving and electrical testing are a couple more that come to mind.

Offline Steve R

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Re: Sys4 with a fold down from to create mini work stations
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2012, 11:13 PM »
Kev,

Just seems that a Sys 4 is way too much space for just a soldering station. To me that could fit in a mini for light/small soldering connection.  for a larger solder gun even a Sys 1 seems too much space.

As someone that works on location. Compact storage is priority one.

Cheers,
Steve 
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Re: Sys4 with a fold down from to create mini work stations
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2012, 11:47 PM »
I could see using a Sys - IV for stations that are 'set up ' ready to go. Open front or lift out, plug in and work.  For soldering or dremel etc . A supplemental work light could even be in place. The primary tool in the holder. If multiple things needed to be plugged in, a small outlet strip or multi plug  deal could be all set with everything plugged in, just plug in the station.

What other things could a set up like this be good for...  model building, air brush?

I think to use Systainers in the current configuration , the lift out would be the way to  go. Make the from into a fold down would probably weaken the structure and latching too much.