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Blog entry by Roger posted 04-03-2015 12:04 AM 2079 reads 0 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Thnx to Jerry for selling me on this deal from Grizzly a while back. I mean it too. Thnx, Jerry. I bought this lil fine piece of filter for me and my lungs. As you see, “out w/the old”, LOL, the ole box fan did the trick for quite some time. I’m sure this Air Filter from Grizzly will be a big help with the dust floaters in the shop. Work safe, Work healthy, and, stay healthy so you can work safely.
here’s the old:

here’s the new:

here’s what came in the box:

So far, I like it. It’s nice because of the 3 speeds, low, medium, and high. Also you can set it for different lengths of time. A

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com



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DIYaholic

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#1 posted 04-03-2015 12:09 AM

I too, recently pulled the trigger on one of these units.
The sale price was tooooo gooood to pass up on!!!

Happy & healthy breathing….

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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Guy Dunlap

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#2 posted 04-03-2015 12:16 AM

Definitely an upgrade. It should help quite a bit.

-- Guy, Indianapolis, IN - https://www.youtube.com/user/GuysWoodshop - Instagram – https://instagram.com/guyswoodshop/

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MT_Stringer

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#3 posted 04-03-2015 12:20 AM

Looks just like mine. I like to set the timer for an hour after I finish for the day and let it continue to filter the air.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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Tooch

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#4 posted 04-03-2015 12:22 AM

no better way to spend a tax refund then to invest in your lungs!

Nice purchase!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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Jerry

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#5 posted 04-03-2015 12:33 AM

I love mine, by the look of the filter it’s doing a great job, and don’t you feel smart when you see this exact same filtration unit with the Jet labeling on it for $369.00. This dust collector is made in china and it’s sold by many different retailers for between $350.00 and $500.00

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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gfadvm

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#6 posted 04-03-2015 12:37 AM

Jerry and Roger, Y’all should do a review after enough time to thoroughly check it out: is the shop noticibly cleaner, filters easy/cheap to change, etc…..... Just a thought. If you do this post the size of your shops please so we can compare with ours.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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lew

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#7 posted 04-03-2015 12:38 AM

Nice Upgrade!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Grumpy

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#8 posted 04-03-2015 02:07 AM

Nice one.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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recycle1943

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#9 posted 04-03-2015 09:22 AM

Roger, a person can’t have too many tools and this one is as important and the table or band saw.
I’m still on the 3 speed floor fan with a 5” x 24” square 5 micron filter adapted to it.

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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jaykaypur

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#10 posted 04-03-2015 10:30 AM

I need to do something like this. I am still using a fan to blow dust OUT! My shop measures 24×16 and this may be a future purchase. Thanks for the info.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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stefang

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#11 posted 04-03-2015 10:38 AM

A great addition to your shop Roger. I bought the same unit, same color under a different brand name (doesn’t come to mind just now). I still haven’t hung it up yet. I’ve been carving lately, so not much saw dust lately. I’m looking forward to trying it out. I have a stairway up to the loft above my shop and if I leave the heavy trap door open at the top of the stairs a lot of dust migrates up there, so I hope this unit will solve that problem.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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woodshaver Tony C

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#12 posted 04-03-2015 10:55 AM

Let me clear the air here …. nah… Looks like your new air cleaner will do that just fine!
Nice upgrade Roger!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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Roger

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#13 posted 04-03-2015 11:45 AM

Thnx everyone. Andy: yes, I am going to give it some time and monitor the filters for an update down the road. My shop is 22×29 with almost a 10’ ceiling.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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andy_P

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#14 posted 04-03-2015 04:18 PM

Looks like I have to do some reading. I’m not sure what I am looking at. Is this an exhaust system?

-- Wood is a gift from God/Nature that maintains its beauty forever via the hand of a woodworker.

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MT_Stringer

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#15 posted 04-03-2015 04:49 PM



Looks like I have to do some reading. I m not sure what I am looking at. Is this an exhaust system?

- andy_P

It’s an air filtration unit.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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