The Basement #29: Shop Vac - Cyclone and Cart

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Blog entry by JL7 posted 05-27-2012 07:11 PM 7406 reads 13 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Always working on the dust issues in the basement…......

Love the Fein vac – Klingspor was selling the Turbo II for $100 off list a few weeks ago, so just couldn’t resist and the Super Deputy is just a sweet addition. The reviews are accurate on this one – it works great.

Just hate dragging around all the hoses and crap… know what I mean…....

This is just a 2×4, a bunch of scrap wood, and the old metal base off of the dust collector I modified recently. It looked a bit shabby – so it got a coat of paint.

The vac and cyclone just drop in with a bit of a friction fit:

Thanks for looking.

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#1 posted 05-27-2012 07:19 PM

Nice, pretty sweet paint job too. Kinda race car looking color scheme. Your shop has to be a great place to make stuff.

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#2 posted 05-27-2012 07:55 PM

Dude you are on a dust bustin kick. You aught to have the cleanest shop in town. Nice work Jeff and cool paint scheme.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#3 posted 05-27-2012 09:33 PM

Thanks Shane – it don’t handle like a race car tho – cornering is bad…......

Dave – I thought you were wandering the countryside aimlessly on the bike?? Thanks for the nice words!

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#4 posted 05-27-2012 09:51 PM

Sweet. A cart like that could come in real handy. I don’t even have a vortex thingy on mine, but it does not trail along very well at all and the hose parts keep getting in the way. I need to think this through…


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#5 posted 05-27-2012 10:00 PM

Jeff that a great idea i need to make one of these i got hose evey where .i think im going to go purple and yellow for LSU with a tiger on the hose holder .i got about the same thing but put my dirt depudy on a 30 gallon can but its not wuch wider then the vac.i may have to beef it up a little for the cornering.:)

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#6 posted 05-27-2012 10:25 PM

That’s it Steve – it’s was so frustrating to try and move the vac – so alot times you just skip it…...look out dust!

Eddie – maybe I should get a sponsor and plaster their name on the hose holder thing – and all other future projects, and then maybe a could afford this hobby….:) Good luck on the vac mods!

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#7 posted 05-28-2012 12:53 AM

Yes I am but I brought my iPad so still checking in.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#8 posted 05-28-2012 09:50 AM

Great solution to a pain in the butt.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#9 posted 05-28-2012 04:22 PM

Like it, great job! I need to do this, thanks for the idea.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#10 posted 05-28-2012 09:12 PM

pretty snazzee cart. Nice setup

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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