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02-15-2013 09:51 PM

I took the day off work to install my Clear View Dust collector.
About 4 hours later it is running. (I did everything alone)

My shop

This is the lean against roof that I built last year all around my shop to store my lumber, where I am going to install the Clear View.

I made and I installed the support bracket. I used 6×3/8 lag-bolts

This the 5HP motor and the impeller, this assembly is very heavy.

The motor and impeller are installed, Doing it all by myself was a real job ( I am over 63 years old)

This is the impeller housing

The impeller housing is instaled

This is the cyclone itself

The cyclone is installed

Now the filters are installed.
Test, It runs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Bert

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#1 posted 02-15-2013 10:06 PM

Congratulations! I know how it is to work by myself. Sometimes I think I’m getting to old to lift a sheet of plywood. Nice work. I hope it works well for you.

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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#2 posted 02-15-2013 10:11 PM

Thank you Paul ( my father’s name)

-- Bert

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#3 posted 02-15-2013 10:17 PM

Well, when are ya gonna come on down to Mississippi for my install?
We all look foreward to the final results.
Hey! What’s all that white stuff?


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#4 posted 02-15-2013 10:19 PM

Congrats Bert…great job !!

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#5 posted 02-15-2013 10:21 PM

Bill, for good food and good beer and wine I might come
Thank you Wayne

-- Bert

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#6 posted 02-15-2013 10:38 PM

Bert if you ever spoke the truth you did when you stated the mote and impeller is heavy! That thing is HEAVY. You got this right up. Good for you. Enjoy.

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#7 posted 02-15-2013 10:45 PM

Real nice looking shop Bert. Congrats to you for getting it up and running. Kudos for doing it alone.

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#8 posted 02-15-2013 10:48 PM

Thank you all

-- Bert

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#9 posted 02-15-2013 10:50 PM


-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#10 posted 02-15-2013 11:04 PM

Jealousy headed your way! I had decided that Clear View cyclone was the tool of choice for my shop, but that decision puts off the purchase a couple years until I can afford it. Your install looks neat.!

-- Dan Krager, Olney IL Any contact lens that slips from the eye will acquire the ability to camouflage itself as it falls to the ground.

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#11 posted 02-15-2013 11:05 PM

Nice job. Use it in good health!

-- John

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#12 posted 02-15-2013 11:51 PM

Dan I just look at your web site.

I would gladly exchange my CV for a very small part of your talent.

-- Bert

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#13 posted 02-16-2013 02:11 AM

Hey Bert, We’re the same age so I can relate. Good job on the install and it runs pretty quiet. I can just barely hear it from my place. LOL

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

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#14 posted 02-16-2013 07:34 AM

Looks good Bert, glad to hear its up and running. Now how do you plan to connect it to your machines?

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

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#15 posted 02-16-2013 01:03 PM

Good to see the progress Bert. What is your reaction to the noise with it hanging where it is?

-- Our village hasn't lost it's idiot, he was elected to congress.

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