Portable Dust Right/Clamp Rack System

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Forum topic by TonyRadon posted 07-19-2018 12:41 PM 706 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-19-2018 12:41 PM

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My wife has granted me 50% (more or less) of the garage for my workshop therefore I have to be very portable. Since I didn’t want bury the Dust Right system behind my portable tools I decided to mount it on the Rockler’s Pack Rack Clamp & Tools Storage System. I also bought the ONEIDA AIR SYSTEMS 4” Super Dust Deputy Deluxe from Woodcraft. I used this Dust Deputy & the Dust Right System as separate pieces on the floor of my shop and found that molded cyclone component is not strong enough to support the Dust Right collection hose. It buckled from the weight of the hose. Otherwise it worked great capturing the chips from my various machines. Spacers of 3/4” plywood are necessary to bring the level of the above the steel rails; they were secure from below to prevent tipping. The vertical 3/4” plywood was secured by pocket hole screws & support locked them into the horizontal rods. Since the heavy motor was being mounted to plywood not a wall stud I created a backer plate using 1/4” aluminium flat stock. The reason I mounted the motor so low inside the Pack Rat System is because I didn’t want any part of the Motor to protrude past the Pipe Clamp Rods – might not have been a problem, but that’s the way I went. (If it’s stupid but it works, it isn’t stupid.) The last challenge I discovered was that the Collection Hose pulled down on the Dust Deputy & the Dust Deputy would vibrate while operating. I then added the Strain Relief Clamp mounted on the bottom of the shelf. The 4’ Sch 40 pipe was too small an ID to allow the Collection Hose to simply slide through so I cut the pipe & scored it 3 time on the back so I could spread the PVC pipe open to hold the hose. It was epoxied to the bottom of the shelf. It work great now; wife is happy too; floor has fewer tools on it for now!

-- Tony, Myrtle Beach, SC

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#1 posted 07-20-2018 05:44 AM

I can’t imagine why it wouldn’t work. You have a couple of real good ideas here, and your setup looks good. Great job !!!

-- MEL, Kansas

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#2 posted 07-20-2018 07:40 PM

Thanks Mel,

-- Tony, Myrtle Beach, SC

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