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The Stumpy Nubs Workshop #47: Want to squeeze more out of your dust collector? Build a man-o-meter!

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Blog entry by StumpyNubs posted 08-07-2014 01:39 AM 2636 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 46: A really unique homemade router lift that doubles as a mini router table! Part 47 of The Stumpy Nubs Workshop series Part 48: Homemade Router Boss/WoodRat/Leigh FMT router joinery machine »

Want to improve your dust collector’s efficiency? Take a look at the filters! In this episode we talk about what kind of filters are best, and why- then we build a “manometer” to tell us when our filters need cleaning. (You can skip to the 8:00 mark for the manometer build details)

It’s a great show, you might even laugh a little. So check it HERE!

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DIYaholic

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#1 posted 08-07-2014 02:12 AM

Having investigated dust collection, cartridge filters and such, much of the info was a refresher course. However, the building of the manometer is new & a great idea!!!

Thanks for doin’ what you do!!!

-- 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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#2 posted 08-08-2014 12:15 AM

You are thee man Stumps. I’m getting ready to add the Wynn filter to my HF soon (next month hopefully), I’ll definitely add one o these fine anamo, ammo,, monamoma, ..............well, what you said. You’re a genious.

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

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#3 posted 08-09-2014 08:25 PM

I think I can handle this build; looks pretty simple, even for me. Go Tigers!

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