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Forum topic by niki posted 2659 days ago 2162 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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niki

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2659 days ago

Good day

This is my pet and I named it R2D2 because it reminds the one from “Star war”.

The barrel is of 25 Gallons, used for cabbage pickling (Kapusta)- very popular in Poland and Germany.

Because of the direct connection between the vac and the barrel and the short hose (~3”) that I use, the efficiency is maximal

This one does not have the “power control” (only ON-OFF switch), so, I use it only for the TS and it’s removing almost 99% of the saw dust and if I use also the blade guard DC port, 100%.

From experience, it’s better to use 2 layers of the “pre-filter”, that way, much less fine dust is getting into the main filter.

Regards
niki

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MsDebbieP

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#1 posted 2659 days ago

brilliant as always.

what other inventions do you have around your house?? !!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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niki

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#2 posted 2658 days ago

Thank you Debbie

Sorry for the late reply, you know, Sunday, family, visits etc…

I made for myself home-vac that I carry on my shoulders (or back), pull the cord and vacuum around the house, on top of the kitchen cabinets etc, very convenient…

niki

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MsDebbieP

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#3 posted 2658 days ago

that’s brilliant!!! I never thought about that before, but wouldn’t that make life easier !!!!

love it.

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dennis mitchell

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#4 posted 2658 days ago

It really does look like R2D2…all you need now is a C3P0 to carry around you backpack vacuum.

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Karson

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#5 posted 2658 days ago

Another great modification. Is the original vacuum Japanese, the lettering looks like it.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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niki

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#6 posted 2658 days ago

Thank you for your kind replies

Dennis
Sorry, I don’t know what is C3P0

Karson
Yes, it is Japanese.
I lived 11 years in Japan and most of my electric tools are bought in Japan.
In Japan, they use 100V so when I moved, I bought a big 3000W step-down transformer to operate them. In Poland (like all Europe) we use 230V, well at list I don’t have to re-wire my garage to 220V…:)

niki

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woodspar

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#7 posted 2640 days ago

Niki, I strapped an Electrolux “tube-shaped” vacuum to a hiking backpack frame and walked around the house with it – it was so much easier than lugging the thing around – I am glad that someone else is thinking this way, my wife thought that I was crazy!

-- John

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#8 posted 2639 days ago

Niki is our resident McGuyver – keep ‘em coming!

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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