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Forum topic by ClayandNancy posted 02-21-2018 07:10 PM 369 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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ClayandNancy

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02-21-2018 07:10 PM

I purchased a Clearview dust collector a couple years ago. I have plumbed the shop with 6” PVC and have all the runs done with homemade blast gates where needed. My problem is finding 6” flex hose to attach machines to the pipe. Everyone loves the 4”. Anyone have any sources for this flex pipe?


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Manitario

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#1 posted 02-21-2018 07:15 PM

Clearvue sells 6” flex. As does Amazon.com but Clearvue is cheaper.

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#2 posted 02-21-2018 07:29 PM

Wynn Environmental – they sell the hose and some really decent filters
https://wynnenv.com/products-page/woodworking_hose/

They sell PVC hose in 25mil thickness (like Clearvue but cheaper $70 vs $46) and they also carry it in Urethane (20 or 30 mils) which is heavier duty.

I bought some 5” and some 4” Urethane from them in the 20 mil thickness and have been very pleased with it. Keep in mind shipping costs. For me, the 10’ lengths were collapsed down and shipped in a long rectangular box. When you get into the even heavier stuff, the hose needs to be coiled up in a larger box.

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ClayandNancy

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#3 posted 02-21-2018 07:59 PM

Thanks guys for the sources. I found the cheapest was at Wynn so I ordered 25 ft. Always get great help from my fellow woodworkers at LJ. Thanks again!!!

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#4 posted 02-21-2018 08:17 PM

I get emails from these guys, Air Handling Systems www.airhand.com
and a couple other commercial outlets. I haven’t purchased anything, yet, but the selection is really good.

-- Sawdust makes me whole --Mike in STL

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