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View Poll Results: What is the main method of dust control in your shop?
Shop Vacuum connected to the tool(s) 79 30.27%
Shop Vacuum after the job is done 25 9.58%
Cyclone Dust Collector 44 16.86%
Single Stage Dust Collector 75 28.74%
Broom and Dust Pan 18 6.90%
None 4 1.53%
Other (specify) 16 6.13%
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post #51 of 52 (permalink) Old 03-25-2012, 06:37 PM
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Default dc leaks !

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Single stage Harbor Freight(modified) DC with a seperator for the planer/tablesaw/jointer/RAS/shaper/DP and mortise machine and a Ridgid Wetvac for the smaller tools like hand routing and such and general cleanup
I have the same HF collector. It leaks dust . I found that most all of the screws, bolts & nuts were NOT tightened fully as well as the bag securing method not the best.
I tightened them all and added a felt strip around the bag for a better seal. Big difference.
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post #52 of 52 (permalink) Old 12-09-2012, 10:07 PM
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Default shop made dust collector/ purifier

Just finished this tonight. Made entirely out of scrap that I had in my garage. Got the 2 speed blower motor with switch for 15.50 off ebay. I have about $59 total invested in this project. Thats filters, motor (w/ shipping), latches and weather stripping. I also have a jet 650cfm dust collector with a 1 micron felt bag (upgrade). And a shop vac too.
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