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DeWalt Sander Shop Vac Attachment

by AxkMan
posted 01-23-2018 09:34 PM

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#1 posted 01-23-2018 09:47 PM

Without knowing which model DeWalt sander or the size of your shop-vac hose, it may be a difficult question to answer.

I can tell you that I have a Rigid sheet sander that fits a standard 2 1/2” shop-vac hose and works wonders at virtually eliminating dust.

I did, by accident, discover that a fitting that’s included with the Hyde drywall sander fit on my Ryobi Corner Cat sander dust port perfectly. The hyde sander is a $20 dollar gizmo that is actually a great tool in and of itself, but may help solve the issue you’re having with the DeWalt.

-- "You know, I'm such a great driver, it's incomprehensible that they took my license away." --Vince Ricardo

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#2 posted 01-23-2018 10:21 PM

The inner pipe is 1” outside diameter and inside is around 13/16”. The second valve that covers over that is 1 1/2” outside diameter and inside is around 1 5/16”.

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#3 posted 01-23-2018 10:24 PM

I used the rockler small hose kit. I had to make the interior ring of the sander a bit bigger so I used electrical tape. Pair it with mirka abranet and you are in business

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#4 posted 01-26-2018 12:59 AM

That seems like an idea to try out. Never thought of that!

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