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Mantis

The Mantis is shown below being used to set up the depth of cut on a table saw. The precision SHAN 512-168 dial indicator insures precision measurement of the elevation of the cutter above the reference plane. The other photo shows the parts that come with the Mantis Kit, that include

A 2 inch SHAN 512-168 precision dial indicator
A cast aluminum Mantis Frame
A set of 3 " legs that provide for 0-2" height settings
A set of 4" legs for 1-3" height setting
A 1" gage block for checking your settings
A 1" diameter anvil that is attached to the dial indicator to provide a large measuring surface.
An Allen wrench.