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Topic: 3 legged dog

A fumble-proof dog

August 7, 2018

We introduced the Three Legged Dog years ago, and we have heard from customers that it has been making metal stud installation easier ever since. What does a dog have to do with curved metal framing? A dog is a mechanical device that prevents movement by holding an object in place by clamping, holding, blocking or obstructing the object’s movement. Flex-Ability Concepts’ Three Legged Dog holds metal studs in place while still allowing for deflection or vertical movement of the top plate when necessary.

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One of the more lighthearted videos that we like to show our customers is the video introducing our Three Legged Dog. Of course we aren’t talking about our pet dog. As some of you mechanically minded people will know, a “dog” is a mechanical devise that prevents movement. In this case…

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Three Legged Dog

April 18, 2014

The Three Legged Dog is a new and innovative clip that is used in deflection. It is now offered in several different sizes including 1-5/8”, 2 ½”, 3-5/8”, 6”, 8”, and 10”. The Three legged Dog offers 1-3/4 inch of deflection in every size except the 1-5/8” which offers 1 ½” of deflection. The design…

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