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Forum topic by jimmy J posted 04-26-2017 02:54 PM 446 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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jimmy J

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04-26-2017 02:54 PM

I put my DC outside under cover and its the best move I’ve ever made – quiet and more efficient.

At the end of the 6” output I attached a dryer vent to prevent backflow (IE cold air). Unfortunately the hing for the flap on the vent (HD tin version) gets caked with fine dust, and doesn’t close as well.

Any suggestions?


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Fred Hargis

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#1 posted 04-26-2017 04:40 PM

Put a manual gate inside the shop on the pipe going to the DC. In use, you open it up; then close it once finished.

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#2 posted 04-26-2017 04:46 PM

Just curious- how are you providing return air into your shop? I’d love to move my DC outside but here in PA the winter return air from outside would be rather chilly!

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jimmy J

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#3 posted 05-01-2017 12:48 PM

my shop is in my basement, so it pulls from the entire house, hence no big deal.

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#4 posted 05-01-2017 01:33 PM



my shop is in my basement, so it pulls from the entire house, hence no big deal.

- jimmy J

Really? Where do you live, southern California?

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