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Y Rail Assembly

Saturday, May 19th, 2012

Bolt the Y Rail Assembly to the Vertical Brace Assemblies on the right side of the base.

Y Rail Assembly

Saturday, May 19th, 2012

Add another Y Rail Mounting Plate and Y Rail Spacer to the other side of the Y Rail Assembly. You should also distribute 3-5 Y Rail Spacers along the length the assembly.

Y Rail Assembly

Saturday, May 19th, 2012

Pass two pieces of 24″ | 610mm aluminum angle stock through the center of the Shoulder Block Assembly. Add a Y Rail Spacer and an Y Rail Mounting Plate, then fix in place with a hand-tightened bolt/nut combo.

Add Bearings to Interior/Exterior Y Rail Runners

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Add (2) bearing/hardware sets to each interior/exterior Y Rail Runner panels.

Completed right-hand Shoulder Block

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Attach Shoulder Block Bottom

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Attach Shoulder Block Exterior Panel

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Attach Exterior Y Rail Runners

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Attach Interior Y Rail Runners

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Shoulder Block Top Panel

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Attach the Shoulder Block Top Panel to the Shoulder Block Interior Panel. Be sure to keep the Belt Tensioner facing out/towards you.  Note how the triangular “fin” of Shoulder Block Top Panel is pointing in the same as the Belt Tensioner (to the left).