DIY dust deputy - help needed

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Forum topic by lcwood posted 01-14-2011 01:17 PM 3735 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-14-2011 01:17 PM

Topic tags/keywords: dust deputy question

I’m looking for help to make my own dust deputy
the product looks nice, but $60 for that plastic is too much

I found some dimensions in the internet but I am not sure if they are right because I don’t have one real thing to check

1.-height of the cyclone: 9.25”
2.-diameter at the top of the cyclone: 5.75”
3.- diameter at the base of the cyclone: 3” flange is 5”
4.- how far the pipe goes into the cyclone from the top for the exit: 3.75 into cyclone 2” out the top

tanks in advance!

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#1 posted 01-15-2011 04:27 PM

Here’s some information that may help you out.
His site has a lot of good information on dust collection.

-- I don't make mistakes, I have great learning lessons, Greg

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#2 posted 01-15-2011 05:38 PM

tanks for the feedback
I know the sources bill and thien

but I really wanna make one clone of the dust deputy
just need the right measurements

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#3 posted 01-30-2011 09:50 PM

Try my solution. It works great with any simple home vac. The Mini cyclone dust collection bucket

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - --

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