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Forum topic by Slacker posted 08-13-2009 02:29 PM 988 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Slacker

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08-13-2009 02:29 PM

Some of my tools (Ryobi belt sander, Milwaukee orbital sander, DeWalt plunge router, Bosch planer) all come with dust collection bags which generally get full very quickly, and are not effective in keeping the machine clean (or semi-clean) of dust. I figure that if I could connect them to my dust collection system (2 1/2”), they would be more effective at removing dust and keeping the machine clean.

As much as I have tried, I cannot find a source where I can purchase reducing adapters or 1 1/2” hoses with adapters to connect to the 2 1/2” dust collection system I have put together in my garage shop. Do any of you fine people out there know of a vendor that sells this kind of thing to the public?

I have tried Amazon, Rockler, Woodcraft…

Input is much appreciated.

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#1 posted 08-13-2009 02:40 PM

Try this place:

http://www.nosawdust.com/reducers.htm

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#2 posted 08-13-2009 02:49 PM

Ace hardware carries them for about 7$.
I couldn’t find it on their web site, but it’s hanging on the rack by the Ace right by my house.
I got one to fit my Mikita cut off saw, my Porter Cable palm sander and my Craftsman belt sander.
Their web site shows 20 stores in Orlando.

Hope this helps.

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#3 posted 08-13-2009 05:49 PM

Try Lee Valley. I’m pretty sure they carry such a beast.

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#4 posted 08-13-2009 06:01 PM

http://www.pennstateind.com/store/abs-adapters.html

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#5 posted 08-13-2009 06:23 PM

Many thanks for your replies… going to the local Ace to check it out.

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