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Location: Braintree, MA
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#1 posted 588 days ago

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#2 posted 588 days ago

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 588 days ago

Glad to see that you have made Lumberjocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#4 posted 588 days ago

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy!

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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jjempson

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#5 posted 584 days ago

welcome to lumber jocks….
you will find inspiration and jaw dropping projects…from simple projects to ones that leave you speachless…dont be afraid to try amything you find amoung these pages….the fact that you are willing to try is the best part….enjoy

-- jjempson

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#6 posted 553 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks were the People and Projects are Amazing, Good Luck!

-- ~ Bob ~ Newton, N.H.

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#7 posted 468 days ago

I can’t even pronounce that quanta- thingy guy that you do.. hahaha…. Work/Play safe. Keep makin dust.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Jetlag

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#8 posted 45 days ago

Hey pendledad, I just read your post on dust collection. So what did you finally end up getting? Did you get the HF?
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pendledad

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#9 posted 44 days ago

Jetlag, I did end up going with the HF unit. I got some sections of 10’ flexible hose from woodcraft when they were on wicked sale. I got some quick connect clamps so I can move from tool to tool. The HF unit is pretty loud, and the base it comes on is pretty flimsy. But, I don’t wheel it around much, so I don’t really notice. Once I get all the winter stuff out of the shop and I can get back to work out there, I’ll probably move that sucker into a corner and Ronco it, “set it and forget it”.

I did notice there are quite a few leaks in the motor housing. I’ll have to go over those with some GE silicone II to seal them up. And where the handle connects to the baffle/bags the screw holes also shoot fine dust into the air, so I’ll have to seal those too. But for $135, I couldn’t find a better alternative. I eventually didn’t go with the big cyclones because of space, and I can put the rest of that budget towards mitre/compressor/router this year.

But, when I hook that thing up to my planer or BS or TS, the dust just gets sucked away. It is nice not having piles of sawdust around your spinning blades or surfaces.

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