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Forum topic by alittleoff posted 10-28-2017 06:00 PM 607 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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alittleoff

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10-28-2017 06:00 PM

I’m in the process of piping a dc for the shop an was wanting to know which blast Gates were better. I have a couple of metal Gates but will need a lot more. What’s your opinion on which to buy.

Gerald


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Fred Hargis

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#1 posted 10-28-2017 06:03 PM

I like those (a lot), but if I needed a lot I would consider making my own.

-- Our village hasn't lost it's idiot, he was elected to congress.

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AandCstyle

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#2 posted 10-28-2017 09:01 PM

Gerald, it depends. Do you have time or money? Time=make them and money=buy them. When I had money, those are the ones I bought and they they work well.

-- Art

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Lazyman

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#3 posted 10-29-2017 01:44 AM

If I ever make any, this design looks like it would be easy to make and operate

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/270482

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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d38

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#4 posted 10-31-2017 08:48 PM

I placed an order for a few of the Lee Valley self-cleaning gates yesterday.
Found some good reviews for them, price and shipping reasonable.
http://www.leevalley.com/us/Wood/page.aspx?p=51506&cat=1,42401,62597

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scrubs

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#5 posted 11-01-2017 04:24 AM

I did all Lee Valley self cleaning and do not regret it. I had non self cleaning in the past and will never go back. :)

-- It all seems like a good idea at some point...

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Redoak49

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#6 posted 11-01-2017 11:20 AM

There are a number of good blogs and pictures for making them. I posted a blog on how I built mine. I am using 6” DWV plastic pipe and did not like the fit of the metal gates.

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