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Forum topic by prez posted 01-08-2012 09:41 PM 1017 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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prez

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01-08-2012 09:41 PM

Topic tags/keywords: question planer milling tip

This is really starting to tick me off! Not the planer but the dust collection attachment…..

It is suppose to direct the wood chips out the side and into some container. Well, that works…for a bit but then it plugs right up and the chips and dust start coming out the back (the front ….infeed) .

Does anyone know how to remedy that problem….when the chute works, it’s great but it sure has a tendency to plug up real quick!!

By the way, it’s a 13 inch Delta.

Thanks in advance LJs

Prez

-- George..." I love the smell of a workshop in the morning!"


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#1 posted 01-08-2012 10:00 PM

My 13” Delta has an attachment that accepts a 4” DC hose. The connection point is in the center. I have to put a roller stand off to the side to rest the hose on. Otherwise it drapes down on to the out feed table.
Can you attach a DC to your port? My manual cautions that when the attachment is in place, the hose must be used. I’ve forgotten a few times and it sure makes a mess and the chips seem to collect back on the blades and rollers. NOT GOOD!

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#2 posted 01-08-2012 10:42 PM

Use a vacuum or dust collector to collect the chips.

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#3 posted 01-09-2012 12:17 AM

If not connected to a dust collector you will aways have the same problem
Chuck

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#4 posted 01-09-2012 03:03 AM

I guess I never thought of hooking it up to a vacuum….I just had it going into a container….Duh! Will give that a try…thanks guys….

prez

p.s. will post with results… ;)

-- George..." I love the smell of a workshop in the morning!"

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