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1829 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: dewalt 5orbit sander dust collection

I am looking for a hose and attachment that can connect my sander to my vac. I could use duct tape but that seems a bit messy <grin>. Has anyone found/use/ have or know where I could find one? Maybe I should call Dewalt?

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#1 posted 1829 days ago

I needed a part for a Dewalt battery nailer I bought on ebay, & looked it up on the Dewalt site.

It would have cost me $10 shipping a $7 part, so I went to our local fleet supply store that sells Dewalt, & ordered it from them. It only cost me a total of $10.

I once had some BO 18v batteries that came with a Dewalt kit from ebay. They exchanged them at no charge for new ones, & no questions asked.. They have a date on them, & guarantee them for 2 years.

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Peter5

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#2 posted 1129 days ago

Did you ever figure anything out about this? I’m in the same boat! I’m thinking about trying to take the stupid dust bag that came with it and tear off the cloth to make a quick vacuum hose connection. Either that, or just go buy a festools sander!

-- Pete, Long Beach, CA http://www.furniturebypete.blogspot.com

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Les

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#3 posted 1128 days ago

Hey folks,

Enclosed is a picture of what I did. The small rubber “adapter” is a piece used for a Fein Mulit master. My son found it at a woodcraft. It acts as a bushing for the end of a 1 1/4” vacuum hose. I hope this helps.

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mrg

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#4 posted 1128 days ago

bought a festool adaptor works fine.

-- mrg

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Les

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#5 posted 1127 days ago

Great

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bigike

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#6 posted 1127 days ago

Take a look here, they also have them at any Home Dopepo or Lowes.

http://www.amazon.com/Jet-JW1039-1-Inch-Multiple-Adapter/dp/B000077CPN

I say dopepo cuz of some of the dopes they hire but I do wish I were one of those dopes. I tried so many times to get in but nothing I think it’s cuz I’m to smart or interested in a lot of the stuff they want to teach.

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BrettWood

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#7 posted 541 days ago

I found this as a good adapter and much cheaper than the Festool adapter…
Fein 921072K13 Step Adaptor for $6.41
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00005M1SW/ref=oh_details_o01_s00_i01

Jesus was a carpenter and I follow in His steps, in more ways than one…

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cutmantom

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#8 posted 541 days ago

i seem to remember doing this and the hose fit right on, but i think it was the larger size, around 2 inch

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