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Forum topic by lennyk posted 06-06-2016 08:04 PM 439 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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lennyk

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06-06-2016 08:04 PM

Hello,

What is a typical shopvac required to run a Dust Deputy ?
Will a 6 or 8 gal model have enough suction ?

Thanks,

L


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#1 posted 06-06-2016 09:57 PM

The size of the shop vac, in gallons, has no direct relationship. Of course, larger gallon sizes do tend to have larger blowers and move more air. But CFM should be what you look at when comparing shop vacs.

More CFM is better. Since the Dust Deputy has 2” hose connections, I would say the shop vac should also use this size. Which probably points you toward a larger shop vac.

-- Clin

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#2 posted 06-06-2016 10:03 PM

Have you checked out their site? They give CFM guidelines…..

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#3 posted 06-07-2016 05:54 PM



Have you checked out their site? They give CFM guidelines…..

- TravisH

The site says 50-150 CFM. I use a Ridgid 14 gallon vac, advertised at 168 CFM, with my dust deputy and it works pretty well.

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