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04-26-2008 05:45 AM
headclansman Hi BOB

Thanks for that, it a good idea, don't know which way I'm going to go yet, my son work for an electronic company but he been away on holiday and go's back to work Monday going to see what he might possible be able to buy through them first as seeing his is also based in America as well ,ultra electronics , if no luck then i 'll have to make a decision which ones.
04-25-2008 11:06 AM
bobj3 Hi Martin

One more way you may want to think about

I have two of them, both are 110 volt and one I made out of auto alarm system but they do sale them in the 220volt type.
Many wood shops have more than one, I have the 3 the big one and two small can types...can't have two many brooms when it's time to clean up..

The type below works great I have it hanging right by the router table,table saw,band saw ,RAM,chop saw , etc. and it just takes touch to get it to start sucking the dust up.
I'm not sure if Grizlly shps to the UK or not but I'm sure one of the members can pick it up for you and then forward it to you...

G4700 Remote Control, 220V, Frequency A


04-25-2008 10:06 AM
headclansman Hi Greg

If they do sell them here I've not seen one yet, the only ones I've found that comes any where near it here in Dorset is from a well known local tool company it has a separate sensor lead which seems a bit strange and untidy, and retails here for a price that is absolutely ridiculous at a massive 161 pounds if i could afford to pay that price i would still refuse to pay it, rip off.
04-25-2008 08:57 AM
gregW Hi Jack,
I move my dust collector from tool to tool so I also do the same thing with the one auto switch I have.

Besides the tools you listed, it also works out real good with my ROS .. I hook the dust hose from the sander to a shop vac that I plug into one of the outlets and then I plug my dust collector into the other outlet, so whenever I pull the trigger on the sander it turns on both the vacuum and the dust collector at the same time..and when I release the trigger they both shut off after a few seconds delay which helps to clear the hoses out.

Originally Posted by scrollwolf
I use the Sears auto switches too. I use them for my router, table saw and compound miter saw.

04-25-2008 08:41 AM
gregW Hi Martin,

Sorry about that, I didn't notice you were in the UK..the switch I have is rated for 110v..I don't know if they are also available for other voltages.
I don't see any other voltages listed on the website, but that doesn't neccesarily mean that they don't manufacture them for sale in other markets outside of the US.
04-24-2008 04:53 PM
headclansman HI guys

thanks for your replies so far , just a thought are these switches only 110v or are they also 240v
04-24-2008 03:49 PM
router vacum/sensor/switch/

I use the Sears auto switches too. I use them for my router, table saw and compound miter saw.

04-24-2008 08:46 AM
gregW I have a Craftsman auto switch from sears and it's worked out real well.

sears auto switch

When you turn on the power tool the auto switch has a few seconds delay built into it before it turns on the dust collector ( or vacuum). this helps to prevent overloading the circuit...then when you turn off the power tool it also waits a few seconds before it powers down the dust collector.
04-23-2008 11:00 PM
bobj3 You'er Welcome Cassandra


Originally Posted by Cassandra
Thanks, Bob!


04-23-2008 10:54 PM
Cassandra Thanks, Bob!

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