Dust System Recommendation for 2.5 Dust Port Table Saw

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Forum topic by dustcollector21 posted 03-05-2021 09:58 PM 352 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-05-2021 09:58 PM

I’m looking to get a dust system for a garage workshop and wondering if anyone has a recommendation for a Dewalt 10 in. Job Site Table Saw, it has a 2.5 OD dust port? I was thinking about getting the Mini-Gorilla Dust Collector, which I think would work great for a tabletop jointer and planner….but worried the reduction in port size will make it ineffective for the table saw. Other option I was thinking was a shopvac with a dust deputy…but worried that won’t have enough airflow to handle the table saw. Any recommendation what would work well for the table saw part?


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#1 posted 03-06-2021 01:52 PM

Best bet would be a shop vac, DCs don’t do well when choked down. Even better, try to open the port up somehow to 4” and then use a DC.

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#2 posted 03-07-2021 12:46 AM

Thanks, Fred! I’ll take the shop vac route, as their doesn’t seem to be an easy way to open the port on the DEWALT DWE7491RS. Appreciate the help.

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#3 posted 03-07-2021 01:55 AM

Rockler makes some adaptors to convert 2.5 to 4”. They work fine with dust collectors.

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