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Blog series by GaryK updated 04-23-2008 08:20 PM 2 parts 4432 reads 35 comments total

Part 1: The need for change

04-19-2008 04:52 PM by GaryK | 12 comments »

For some reason I have had a problem lately with the bags on my dust collector (DC) coming off during use.Needless to say it made quite a mess. It seemed that I couldn’t get the cloth belts that held the bagson any tighter. My first thought was to get a canister as a retrofit, but about 10 years ago the DC Ibought was a generic brand. A Reliant. So nothing I found would fit it. Here’s my current system: So I figured that I needed to look into a better system for attachin...

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Part 2: The final solution - completed.

04-23-2008 08:20 PM by GaryK | 23 comments »

Well, this is the second and final part of my dust collector retro-fit. Here you can see the two boxed as I recieved them:.. Here they are unpacked and stacked. I removed the Dust Dog label. I figured that it didn’t do anything but restrict air flow. It came off easily.. Here you can see the handle that created some confusion in the first part of this blog... As the handle is rotated it makes these “paddles” brush against the pleats of the filterknocking off the ...

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