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Equiping my new shop with some tools! #1: RIDGID VAC, a deal!

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Blog entry by ccpenco posted 1950 days ago 956 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I moved recently and i got some more place for a shop. I am getting some new tools etc to outfit it, slowly but surely!

I saw on craigslist a 8 gallon(i thought it was a 4, but i’m not complaining) RIDGID wet/dry vac for 15$
i called the guy and today i went to check it out. it works great, and it has a nozzle and hose. just a bit dirty but the suction is good.
WHAT A DEAL!

does anyone know any attachments that could help it be a makeshift dust management system?



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lazyfiremaninTN

528 posts in 2537 days


#1 posted 1950 days ago

You can get a lid that goes on a 5 gallon bucket that turns it into a 2 stage dust collector. I got on for 20 bucks and it works great.

-- Adrian ..... The 11th Commandment...."Thou Shalt Not Buy A Wobble Dado"

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EEngineer

882 posts in 2198 days


#2 posted 1950 days ago

Or make your own. This works well.

-- "Find out what you cannot do and then go do it!"

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John Gray

2367 posts in 2470 days


#3 posted 1950 days ago

I can recommend The Thien Cyclone Separator Lid that EEngineer talks about above.

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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