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Clarkie

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01-25-2021 12:29 AM

I have one of the HF 1 1/2hp dust collectors, has a diameter for the bottom bag of 20” and can not find the bags from HF. Anyone know of another source? Thanks in advance, Clarkie.


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CaptainKlutz

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#1 posted 01-25-2021 12:35 AM

Clear? http://www.dustcollectionbags.com/
Black? https://www.homedepot.com/p/HUSKY-42-Gal-Heavy-Duty-Clean-Up-Bags-32-Case-HK42WC032B/100063659

Any 40gal+ 3mil+ thick plastic trashbag works, but the 6mil work best and can be reused occasionally.

Best Luck.

-- If it wasn't for bad luck, I wouldn't have no luck at all, - Albert King - Born Under a Bad Sign released 1967

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#2 posted 01-25-2021 12:42 AM

ULINE

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MrUnix

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#3 posted 01-25-2021 12:50 AM

Here are the official Jet ones – the HF machine is basically a clone:
Collection Bag, Clear Plastic 20 inch Diameter - pack of 5
(less than $20 on amazon for a 5 pack of reusable clear)

Cheers,
Brad

-- Brad in FL - In Dog I trust... everything else is questionable

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cebfish

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#4 posted 01-25-2021 01:37 AM

I just use contractor garbage bags. Works for me just fine

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bigJohninvegas

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#5 posted 01-25-2021 04:46 AM

So HF sells the bags, but you have to call this number to get them. 1-800-444-3353 No online order link.

At the bottom of the page to the right of product overview, it will say (Replacement Parts In Stock)
https://www.harborfreight.com/2-hp-industrial-5-micron-dust-collector-97869.html?_br_psugg_q=dust+collector

View Available Parts is this link. Says bags come in a 3 pack for $8.88
https://manuals.harborfreight.com/manuals/parts/P97869.pdf

-- John

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Andre

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#6 posted 01-25-2021 06:01 AM

Not sure where you are, but I bought a heavy duty reusable canvas type one a few years back from Canadian Woodworkers in Edmonton.

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#7 posted 01-25-2021 10:45 AM

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tvrgeek

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#8 posted 01-25-2021 10:55 AM

As I have had mine blow off twice, I was boing to replace them with a steel garbage can, but now I will be adding a cyclone, it will probably be a 5 gallon bucket or just a box I make. As I forget to clean the canister, ( most likely the reason for my blowouts) I am thinking about a small motor, couple of bike sprockets and a simple timer to spin the flappers after it turns off. They make such a device, but very expensive.

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