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Re: [bolger] Re: Caveat re;Plastic Smoothing method for Fiberglass.

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  • Richard Spelling
    Yep, they are noisy, and some of the dust gets through the filter. Try one of those dustless sanding setups for drywall, i.e. bubble the dirty air through a
    Message 1 of 26 , Sep 26, 2003
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      Yep, they are noisy, and some of the dust gets through the filter.

      Try one of those dustless sanding setups for drywall, i.e. bubble the dirty air through a bucket of water.
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Jeff" <boatbuilding@...>
      To: <bolger@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, September 26, 2003 8:47 AM
      Subject: Re: [bolger] Re: Caveat re;Plastic Smoothing method for Fiberglass.


      > Actually the $200.00 dust collector I purchased has a lot more suction than
      > my shop vac. Close to double. It's as noisy though and because of the high
      > amount of vacuum, I have to have a blast gate partially open to keep the
      > motor from working too hard. Especially when down sizing from the 3" hose
      > to a 1" flexible hose on the sander.
      >
      > Of course my $49.00 shop vac. is not the most powerful.
      >
      > Jeff
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Don Tyson" <tysond99@...>
      > To: <bolger@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Friday, September 26, 2003 7:07 AM
      > Subject: Re: [bolger] Re: Caveat re;Plastic Smoothing method for Fiberglass.
      >
      >
      > > The advantage of my recently trised method of hooking up the vac directly
      > to the sander has many advantages. You don't have to wear any of that funny
      > garb for one. If you say "well sure but my sander doesn't have a vac dust
      > collector" then buy a new one. A Dewalt like mine is only 60 bucks. Also,
      > because the vac has so much more power than the stock dust collector, you
      > actually sand more surface per paper because your always down on the bare
      > surface of your project instead of riding over old sanding dust.
      > > just a thought!
      > > Don Tyson
      > >
      > >
      > > I had to go and check mine, the output is close to ambient. You might
      > > want to shake out your filter.
      > >
      > > HJ
      > >
      > > Roger Derby wrote:
      > >
      > > >Huh? The air coming out the back of my shop vac is HOT.
      > > >
      > > >Roger
      > > >derbyrm@...
      > > >http://derbyrm.mystarband.net
      > > >
      > > >----- Original Message -----
      > > >From: "Harry James"
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >>There was a real good idea on the multihull group from member in
      > > >>Australia. He got one of those total barrier hazardous material suits
      > > >>that have the hood and plugged in the the output from his shop vac with
      > > >>a real long hose hooked up with an adapter to the back of the suit, set
      > > >>the shopvac out side the shop and went to work. Kept the sweat down and
      > > >>the air he was breathing pure though I suspect he looked like the
      > > >>Pillsbury dough boy in action. I priced one of those suits at less than
      > > >>$50, but have lost the link. This would be a real good setup in hot
      > > >>weather climes.
      > > >>
      > > >>
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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