Doug, do you think this is as good as the Dust Deputy? It's quite a bit cheaper and that is good. Thanks for posting this. It will help a lot of us have more clean air.
Mike,Doug thanks for the post. I guess this is something new they are selling. Looks like it works good. They are not available in the stores around me but they do offer free shipping to your home.
I do have a dust deputy and have been thinking about getting another one so I ordered one of these and will compare how they work. I know when I got the dust deputy I cleaned the shop vac filters and ran it for about 3 months and it still had plenty of suction. In that time I emptied the DD 3 times when it was 2/3rds full and finally thought I should check the vac. There wasn't very much dust at all on the filter. The dust was 80% to 90% fine sanding dust.
If the Home Depot unit works half as good it will be well worth the cost.
I had a rockler years ago and it collected the shavings from the planer very well ,but the dust from the drum sander ended up in the filter. That is when I put in a full sized DC system. I have a mini cyclone I bought off Banggood for $15.00 I was going to hook up to a bucket for catching the dust off the ROS with a vacuum cleaner.I also have the Rockler Dust Right Separator so I'll include that in the side by side comparison after I get the Dustopper.