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Forum topic by Josh posted 06-07-2012 12:14 AM 4156 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-07-2012 12:14 AM

This may be a dumb question…but the dust port on the back of my Dewalt miter saw is oval (1.5×1 inch)...that would appear to me to be a difficult fit to pretty much anything related to dust collection, which I am trying to work on. Any thoughts/advice regarding this?

-- Josh, Columbus, GA

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#1 posted 06-07-2012 12:41 AM

See how it mounts on the saw and maybe you can put another port on it, and just throw that one away. woodworking lumber stores usually have some to choose from.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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#2 posted 06-07-2012 02:34 AM

That black foam pipe insulation make good adapters for these as it will shape around your oval fitting.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#3 posted 06-07-2012 05:36 PM

I bought an extra dust bag (Dewalt part no 147734-06), removed the cloth portion of it, and put a shop vac hose over the dust collection bag adapter. If I recall correctly, it was an almost exact fit and required very little modification. The part, minus shipping was $17.50 if I recall correctly and can be ordered through Dewalt’s ServiceNET or through

-- Just a girl with way too many tools.

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#4 posted 06-29-2013 07:08 PM

Just thought I’d let you know that I had the same issue. I have a Dewalt DW718 that has an oval duct outlet. I found the adapter at

Part # 618240-00 $1.23

Hope this helps..

-- Alley, Florida

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