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Posted on Hate to ask this, but could use some help figuring out my DC setup

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sawdustdad

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#1 posted 06-25-2017 02:51 AM

I would run a 6 inch trunk line (reduced to 5 inches at the DC inlet) and drop 4 inch lines to the various tools. While the 5 inch reduction will reduce flow somewhat, it will reduce flow much less than a 5 inch trunk line. With a 2 hp DC you should have enough flow to keep dust/chips moving in the 6 inch line.

-- Murphy's Carpentry Corollary #3: Half of all boards cut to a specific length will be too short.


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