In Lap dust collection system.

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Forum topic by Dudley posted 11-01-2009 03:28 AM 5625 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-01-2009 03:28 AM

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A frend of mine (A master carver) today gave me an IN Lap dust collecter. I have the rockler 650 cfm with 4 inch intake. My question is can this in lap 500 crm with short 6” hose be reduced to 4” and then 2 1/2” for longer runs? This thing is like new and cost $350. I’m not a carver but I should be able to get some use out of this machine. Thanks for you input.

This is the unit.

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#1 posted 11-01-2009 03:32 AM

I would say give it a go. why not?


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#2 posted 11-01-2009 03:35 AM

Should be able too. Nice of your friend to give it to you. Enjoy.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#3 posted 11-05-2009 02:32 PM

Found out yesterday, don’t do it. The bad is not a small enough micron and mahogany dust goes right through it and it’s not strong enough to pull chips like from a forsner bit. Oh well.

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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