Performax Air Filtration System 240-3783

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Review by Ajs73 posted 07-04-2014 11:30 AM 4931 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Bought this filter unit at a garage sale,
brand new in box for $40. I don’t have
anything to compare it with but I’m amazed
at how much dust accumulates on the outer
filter. I’m also running a HF dust collector. The unit has a 5 mic. outer and 1 mic. inner
filters,3 speeds, & remote control. For $40 anything
that keeps dust out of my lungs is worth
buying. It’s a perfect size for my small
basement shop with low ceilings. Menards is selling them for $160
& I believe they have replacement
filters. I know it’s not top of the line but
does what I need and price was right.

-- Andy, Alliance,Ohio

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#1 posted 07-04-2014 12:13 PM

Great yard sale Score.
I’m not familiar with it’s efficiency, but if there is duct collecting on the filters, then it’s NOT collecting in your lungs.

Have a Happy and Safe 4th of July weekend.
Best Regards. – Grandpa Len.

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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#2 posted 07-04-2014 09:40 PM

Same to you friend !

-- Andy, Alliance,Ohio

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#3 posted 07-05-2014 12:42 AM

Wow, what luck, great find. Wish I were that lucky. It should help keep you lungs clearer.

-- John, Suffolk Virgina

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#4 posted 07-05-2014 05:05 AM

Congrats, great deal, sounds like it meets your needs just right

-- Norman

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#5 posted 07-07-2014 01:30 PM

Sounds like you stole this one. Gr8 deal. And, definitely, saving your lungs is a good idea

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#6 posted 07-08-2014 04:42 PM

Looks like the same unit that Grizzly and Rikon sell. I wonder if the filters are all interchangeable?

-- measure twice, cut once, swear and start over.

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#7 posted 07-19-2014 11:14 PM

I put one of these in my small shop and changed the filter to an electrostatic one. Cost was a bit high I think like $60 (for the filter) but it really catches the dust and it’s washable. Plus I put it on a timer so when I leave the shop it runs for up to an hour and then shuts off. Great find, your lungs will thank you!!!

-- Just an old banjo player tryin my hand at woodworking.

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