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Rigid Shop Vac Vs. Harbor Freight Dust Collector

2020-4-17  Hi, Had a 6+ year old large Craftsman shop vac die on me, It was time to replace it. I bought a Harbor Freight dust collector with the 4 inch hose. It was very disappointing for me, about half the suction of a regular shop vac. Add said 1550 CFM, it seems more like 50. I suppose it would be due to restricted airflow bringing it from a 4" hose down to a 1.25 Suckit dust boot. Seems very

Shop Vacs vs. Dust Extractors vs. Dust Collectors:

2018-5-6  What is a Dust Collector & Do I Need One? Shop Vacs vs Dust Extractors vs Dust Collectors Conclusion. There are several other considerations you should make before purchasing a shop vac, dust extractor, or dust collector, but the CFM and static water lift counts are the most important variables to

Dust Collectors Harbor Freight Tools

13 gallon 1 HP High Flow Dust Collector. 13 gallon 1 HP High Flow Dust Collector $ 154 99. Compare to. AIR FOXX UFO-40H at $299.99. 70 gallon 2 HP High Flow High Capacity Dust Collector $ 209 99. Compare to. SHOP FOX W1685 at $424.99. Save $215.00. Add to Cart Add to My List. Save even more with the harbor freight

Harbor Freight Dust Collector Review Hand Made /

The Harbor Freight Dust Collector comes with a 2 horsepower motor that gives me more power than other dust collectors I have reviewed. Harbor Frieght is a company that I know a lot of woodworkers use but this was the first time I had used a dust collector

Harbor Freight Dust Collector Woodworking Talk

2017-7-25  First off, a dust collector or DC, moves a lot of air (CFMs) at a slower speed. A shop vac moves less air, but at a much higher speed. Secondly, the 5 HP shop vac rating is a myth, it ain't gonna happen. You can not power a 5 HP motor on a 120 volt,20 amp circuit..

Why I Switched to a Wall Mount Dust Collector The

2019-4-3  The difference between a shop vac and a dust collector is: Shop vac is high suction, low air flow (which is why you can suck a screw right off the floor with one). Dust collector is high air flow, low suction (which is why lighter sawdust will float down the hose, but it can't pick up metal or large pieces). A shop vac

Shop Vac Dust Collector Need To Know Clever

2021-2-4  Shop vac dust collectors can help you in a number of ways. Not only are they extremely useful for getting your carpets clean but they also have a number of other uses such as getting rid of crumbs and dirt, rubbish and pet hair. Here are just some of the many things that a shop vac dust collector

Dust Deputy vs Harbor Freight DC? by

2013-4-1  The dust deputy is a pre-separator and will knock down a large portion of the dust going to the shop vac’s filter. This means less dumping of the shop vac and less cleaning of the filter. However, the filter in the shop vac is still what is cleaning the air of the lightest dust. This is

How to Make a DIY Dust Collector for Your Shop

2021-5-12  How to Build a DIY Dust Collector with a Shop Vac Get the Basics. At its core, a dust collector is a basic wooden box with an exhaust fan or blower attached. You then connect a length of hose from the tool to the fan. This collects the particulates and dust, and it

Rigid Shop Vac Vs. Harbor Freight Dust Collector

2020-4-17  Hi, Had a 6+ year old large Craftsman shop vac die on me, It was time to replace it. I bought a Harbor Freight dust collector with the 4 inch hose. It was very disappointing for me, about half the suction of a regular shop vac. Add said 1550 CFM, it seems more like 50. I suppose it would be due to restricted airflow bringing it from a 4" hose down to a 1.25 Suckit dust boot. Seems very

Harbor Freight Dust Collector Review WoodWorkers

Harbor Freight 2HP Dust Collector, Model 97869 $199.00 **Coupons and discounts are frequently available for all Harbor Freight tools, and shipping is a flat

Harbor Freight Dust Collector Woodworking Talk

2017-7-25  First off, a dust collector or DC, moves a lot of air (CFMs) at a slower speed. A shop vac moves less air, but at a much higher speed. Secondly, the 5 HP shop vac rating is a myth, it ain't gonna happen. You can not power a 5 HP motor on a 120 volt,20 amp circuit..

Dust Deputy vs Harbor Freight DC? by

2013-4-1  The dust deputy is a pre-separator and will knock down a large portion of the dust going to the shop vac’s filter. This means less dumping of the shop vac and less cleaning of the filter. However, the filter in the shop vac is still what is cleaning the air of the lightest dust. This is

Harbor freight dust collector Router Forums

2019-8-24  Harbor freight dust collector. Jump to Latest Follow I like mine very well. I have two, one in my small shop another in the Garage where the wood prep gets done. Stick suggest checking out name brand units for long term superior performance, and yet so far, I don't recall seeing any other negative post on the HF unit. My 1hp and shop

HARBOR FREIGHT DUST COLLECTOR UPGRADE W/

STEPS. 1. The dust collector build started with a stock 2hp single phase Harbor Freight dust collector.. To seamlessly connect to the Super Dust Deputy XL I’m going to upgrade the impeller. The stock blower can’t push enough air to support a 6″ opening.

Harbor Freight Dust Collector Mod Dust collector,

Aug 12, 2014 After buying the Harbor Freight 2hp dust collector right after Christmas, I knew I was going to be making some changes to it. First, I dumped the upper bag and added a Wynn 35a filter. Second, I really wanted to put a pre-separator on the unit t...

How much CFM do I need for dust collector?

2020-1-5  Regarding this, how many CFM is the Harbor Freight dust collector? 1550 CFM . What size should a cyclone dust collector be? Cyclones can achieve high collection efficiencies when dusts are over 20 microns in size.Cyclone dust collectors frequently serve as pre-filter systems which reduce the dust loading to downstream baghouse and cartridge dust collectors.

Is it worth it to modify HF Dust Collector? Power

2016-3-11  Currently I have the 2hp harbor freight dust collector and I have been moving it around to any machine I need to use. But I want to go ahead and install ducts and have a more permanent setup. While lots of people modify the harbor freight dust collector, what is less clear is if it is worth it.

BTP Review Shop Fox W1826 1hp Wall Dust

2017-1-6  A decent shop vac or even home central vac might pull 100-150CFM while a dust collector will start around 500CFM and run into the thousands on the high end. But that 2000CFM dust collector probably wont be able to pick up a coin on the floor while a vac will have no problem. Lift vs movement.

Rigid Shop Vac Vs. Harbor Freight Dust Collector

2020-4-17  Hi, Had a 6+ year old large Craftsman shop vac die on me, It was time to replace it. I bought a Harbor Freight dust collector with the 4 inch hose. It was very disappointing for me, about half the suction of a regular shop vac. Add said 1550 CFM, it seems more like 50. I suppose it would be due to restricted airflow bringing it from a 4" hose down to a 1.25 Suckit dust boot. Seems very

Harbor Freight Dust Collector Review WoodWorkers

Harbor Freight 2HP Dust Collector, Model 97869 $199.00 **Coupons and discounts are frequently available for all Harbor Freight tools, and shipping is a flat

HF DC vs Shop Fox Opinions Wanted The

2004-11-10  I have the Shop Fox 1.5. I bought it from Highland Hardware shipped around $250. I didn't want to wait for the HF and I'm glad I went with the SF. I can only compare it to a shop vac and a 1 HP Delta, but I think it does a great job. I'm planning out a small (linear) 6" duct system and possibly a Wyne Canister that should really "suck".

Ultimate Guide: Best Dust Collector for Woodworking

2020-12-20  A small shop vacuum dust collector with a dust separator can start around $125 and run all way up to $700 for a larger shop dust collector. Industrial dust collection units typically start at $1500 and cost upwards of tens of thousands of dollars for large furniture shops.

Harbor freight dust collector Router Forums

2019-8-24  Harbor freight dust collector. Jump to Latest Follow I like mine very well. I have two, one in my small shop another in the Garage where the wood prep gets done. Stick suggest checking out name brand units for long term superior performance, and yet so far, I don't recall seeing any other negative post on the HF unit. My 1hp and shop

Harbor Freight Dust Collector WoodBarter

2019-7-14  Getting ready to get another dust collector. Mine is only a 1 hp and I have had it for over 25 years. Need more power. A friend of mine just bought one of the HF dust collectors, and i was impressed by the amount of suction compared to my current one. HF is having their 25% off coupon sale...

The Quest for an Affordable Dust-Collecting Cyclone,

2013-1-8  I don't recommend using a shop-vac they are optimized for high pressure, low volume, where the dust collectors are designed for lower pressure, but very high volume. The Harbor Freight 1hp unit works fine, but is the first thing I'll eventually upgrade on mine. !

Is it worth it to modify HF Dust Collector? Power

2016-3-11  Currently I have the 2hp harbor freight dust collector and I have been moving it around to any machine I need to use. But I want to go ahead and install ducts and have a more permanent setup. While lots of people modify the harbor freight dust collector, what is less clear is if it is worth it.

82 Fun Finds for DIYers at Harbor Freight — The

2020-7-20  A single-stage dust collector with a 4' hose is a coveted tool in most home woodshops, because it keeps your shop cleaner and protects your lungs from the harmful effects of sawdust. You can spend a few hundred to a few thousand dollars on a dust collector, but Harbor Freight sells this 2-HP model for just $200.

Dust Right Rockler

Designed especially with the needs of the home shop in mind, the Dust Right system includes space-saving solutions (a wall-mounted dust collector), efficiency boosters (a cyclonic dust separator that prevents shop-vacuum suction loss) and quick-connect fittings, tool ports, adapters and expandable hoses that make it easy to move dust collection from tool to tool.