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01-22-2011 08:24 PM

Topic tags/keywords: sawdust

I keep meaning to empty the bag but it was snowy and cold and I am retired and lazy I guess. I forgot this morning and milled a few boards for some pull out draws I was going to start today. Instead I had to spend an hour + cleaning up the sawdust <laugh> Ya think after living 51 years I would have a clue :)

So I donned the dust mask and got to work cleaning up the mess. I may need to add an extra garbage can (pre-filter space allowing :)


-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#1 posted 01-22-2011 11:08 PM

I always wondered how much a dust collector would hold ;-)

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#2 posted 01-22-2011 11:21 PM

Snowdog, thanks for the laugh, and you know your not the first. I must say I have never filled mine past the intake into the upper chamber, but I have waited too long myself. Maybe it’s our age?

-- Mel,

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#3 posted 01-22-2011 11:58 PM

:-) have you ever considered just to have a big 40 foot container
at the end of the hose …..LOL


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#4 posted 01-23-2011 01:52 AM

Mine looked like that….............................once!! – lol

It took over an hour to clean up the mess and I religiously empty the bag when it’s ~3/4 full.

-- Adversity doesn't build reveals it.

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#5 posted 01-23-2011 01:56 AM

Been there, done that. Never again.

-- Gary; Marysville, MI...Involve your children in your projects as much as possible, the return is priceless.

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#6 posted 01-23-2011 02:07 AM

that NEVER EVER happened to me – EVER … not even ONCE….

lol, but if it DID, then I’m glad I’m not the only one….

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#7 posted 01-23-2011 02:50 AM

Been there done that—too many times.

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#8 posted 01-23-2011 06:31 AM

Better a full DC than a floor you have to wade through

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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#9 posted 01-23-2011 07:20 AM

maybe a cyclone lid and a trash can might be an option

-- RV

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#10 posted 01-23-2011 01:57 PM

Snowdog, looks like a lot of mulch to me. Start spreading now, spring is just around the corner.

-- Guy Kroll

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