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Forum topic by Vern Little posted 10-25-2009 05:38 AM 1384 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Vern Little

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10-25-2009 05:38 AM

Topic tags/keywords: dust collector lathe table saw jointer planer

How big of duct collector, do i need? I have been makeing quite a mess out of my shop working without a dust collection system of any kind. I have in, mind a dust collector with a 39gal. seperator can in front of it. I have my table saw, lathe, and jointer, for now and am saving my schillings for a planer, Wife has given her blessings for a dust collector, but insist I ask on here what size to get.
I really sounds to me like she just gave me an open check when she said ask around.

-- Earth first, we'll drill the rest of the planets later. Vern


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#1 posted 10-25-2009 06:02 AM

I think both Oneida and Grizzly have dust collection on line design programs

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#2 posted 10-25-2009 06:59 AM

Lathes, Jointers, and Planers put out a lot of large chips and dust, I would recommend a 2 hp system.

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#3 posted 10-30-2009 06:27 PM

I agree with papadan. A 2hp system is the way to go.

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