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Old 01-01-2018, 12:32 PM
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I have a bunch of 2'x4' benches with makeshift tops. They are strong and stable. Anyway, I just ordered a bridge.

I have the 56" track, will that be long enough to mount on the 48" side or will I have to go with the 24" side?
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Old 01-01-2018, 12:52 PM
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I have a bunch of 2'x4' benches with makeshift tops. They are strong and stable. Anyway, I just ordered a bridge.

I have the 56" track, will that be long enough to mount on the 48" side or will I have to go with the 24" side?
My 54" track is not long enough for my 48" table. Needs a small extension to at least 64"
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Old 01-01-2018, 04:00 PM
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I have a 72" on my 48" PBB. A 64" would probably work but... for the convenience of resting the saw on the track at either end of the table , I like 72".
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Old 01-01-2018, 04:24 PM
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Hmmm, make another table, or buy another guide rail..... it's always something.
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Old 01-01-2018, 04:40 PM
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Hmmm, make another table, or buy another guide rail..... it's always something.
Not always with ez.
use (1) 1/2" plywood and crew it under the rack...
use another small piece of plywood (1/2" )in top or if and a 5/8" strip same as the guide rail..

Keep in mind that ez is double walled. box core construction. You can screw-modify and play with all your ideas
without dealing with issues later.

15 minutes and you have a parking spot

Or...If you have extra connectors...screw the right thickness wood in top or the connectors?

Or...many other ways to make a parking spot.
In the future...ez is going to offer a hinged track
to make shipping easier and affordable.
the hinged portion 12" ( Parking spot ) can be made from any materials.

using 1/2" track as standard size ( like ez) it make it easier to add and modify.

You can even use the side t-tracks to connect the extensions.
standard hardware and bolts.
Please, Look at the track again. 3 years in making there is nothing that you can't do with a simple ez track.
happy new year,
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Old 01-01-2018, 05:24 PM
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Happy New Year Dino,
I think I am missing the visual on what you are describing.
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Old 01-01-2018, 05:37 PM
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Happy New Year Dino,
I think I am missing the visual on what you are describing.
Look T Kregs track.
you get the idea.
you don't need to spend $100.00 for connectors and tracks.


But if you want 2 small tracks...

Buy what you need at 50% off....12" is like a scrap to us.
place your order and ask for 50% refund as per dino.

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Old 01-01-2018, 06:08 PM
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Thanks Dino, that's really generous of you!

I looked at the ads for Kreg and it looks like they have something called a "starter block" (chunk of plastic) at one end of the track. I am assuming that this is what you are describing with the 1/2" plywood attached to the bottom.

So, I have the bridge on the way, and my track is the 56". In order to use this across my 4' table what am I asking for when I call? 2' of scrap track and connectors?

Sorry for so many stupid questions.
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Old 01-01-2018, 06:44 PM
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Thanks Dino, that's really generous of you!

I looked at the ads for Kreg and it looks like they have something called a "starter block" (chunk of plastic) at one end of the track. I am assuming that this is what you are describing with the 1/2" plywood attached to the bottom.

So, I have the bridge on the way, and my track is the 56". In order to use this across my 4' table what am I asking for when I call? 2' of scrap track and connectors?

Sorry for so many stupid questions.
You have to in order to get non stupid answers.
extrusions and the track sold by feet, ( only ez)
you buy (2) 1 feet tracks and 2 connectors.

Due to your situation. you can only use smaller connectors...I think.
Install the bridge first and you can see how much space you have left for connectors...You need 2" and you need the holes to be special drilled every 1"?
I suggest to install the bridge, take pictures, post them in the forum and you get many answers.
the connectors may have to ne only 6".
But is better for us if you can use 12" ( standard )
Or 4" connectors that we use in the corners )
If the screws align with your setup.

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Old 01-01-2018, 08:34 PM
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Thanks Dino -
I will check back once the bridge gets here. Thanks again for your patience.
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