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Blog entry by Rustic posted 1060 days ago 2279 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a picture of my new set up for dust collection.

I had to make 2 extra trips to Woodcraft to complete it. I bought the top of the bucket at woodcraft for 22.95 then I had to go back and get 4 fittings, 2 2-1/2 inch fittings then 2 2-1/4 inch fittings. Have already tried it out and I love it. Now on to cleaning the shop again.

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI



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Dan

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#1 posted 1060 days ago

I have thought about getting something like this… Seems like I have to empty my shop vac and knock the filter every week. The filter clogs up real fast.

-- Dan - "Collector of Hand Planes"

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#2 posted 1060 days ago

:-) congratĀ“s
what kind of seperator is it ….cyclon or …...

Dennis

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degoose

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#3 posted 1060 days ago

I use cyclones on both my DC and shop vac and have very little dust getting through to the filters…and my shop has had its spring clean and is literally dust free.. well almost…lol

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#4 posted 1060 days ago

it is a cyclone

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#5 posted 1060 days ago

thankĀ“s :-)

Dennis

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#6 posted 1058 days ago

Good setup dude. They sure do hike up your vacuum a notch or two don’t they?

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#7 posted 1058 days ago

sure do

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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