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Alexandre

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07-13-2012 11:19 AM

Topic tags/keywords: dust collection dust collection evolve

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And even to this:

Dust collection HAS evolved.

Comments and any chit chat welcome below!!!

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#1 posted 07-13-2012 06:13 PM

You`ll still need a broom !

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#2 posted 07-13-2012 09:50 PM

And a shop vac… Unless you have the smart

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#3 posted 07-13-2012 09:53 PM

If I had the space I would prefer the bag house.

As it is I have a cyclone with a pleated filter and the
filter clogs faster than I expected. My preference would
be to vent the thing outside into a bag series.

That said, the cyclone takes up far less floor space (though
it is 8 feet tall) than the awkward roll-around bag model
I had before which was made more awkward with a cyclone
separator lid. The cyclone is a really great solution
but the small pleated filters primary advantages are low
cost and being small, not performance.

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#4 posted 07-13-2012 09:55 PM

Why would you want a bag house?
What cyclone do you have?
Probably the drum is full,
You’ll probably need a HAZMAT suit and full face respirator to change those baghouse filters

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#5 posted 07-13-2012 11:07 PM

I have the super dust gorilla and am thinking of how I can rework it to have 2 filters instaed of just one. Otherwise a great system

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#6 posted 07-13-2012 11:08 PM

Cool! Why not do a review :D

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#7 posted 07-13-2012 11:08 PM

But it’s amazing how much the dust collectors have evolved… And they are ALL 2 hp!

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LexWoodWorks

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#8 posted 07-28-2012 12:44 PM

I would think the bag house located in a outside room where the “clean” air is not recirculated into the shop would be the best.

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#9 posted 08-23-2012 10:59 PM

Now if they can just evolve the price to where I could afford one…

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#10 posted 08-23-2012 11:29 PM

You can get a lot that are over 2hp, including from Oneida. 2hp does seems to be a popular price point. I recently bought a 5hp Clearvue; I’ll post more once I get some shop time and actually get it installed and piped up.

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#11 posted 08-23-2012 11:58 PM

I need dust collection … maybe next year or maybe for Christmas!

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