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#51 Ecurie Martini

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Posted 29 December 2017 - 12:29 AM

Just an observation:  My woodworking shop housed a Dewalt radial saw that I often used with a dado head, a 6 X 30 belt sander and I made frequent use of a high powered router swinging bits as large as 2".  My dust collection system was a wet/dry shop vac with a standard hose and an adapter to a i" hose for the router.  The standard hose fitted dust ports on the saw and sander.  I think I collected 80-90% of the sawdust created.  I doubt that the capacity was anywhere close to 400 CFM.  But, the critical parameter for effectiveness in a small scale operation is air velocity not volume per se.


On another topic: A slab of machinists wax is good to have around.  You can use it, with rapid traverses, to proof a tool path program and the resurface (or remelt) it for the next job.



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Posted 29 December 2017 - 12:39 AM

Cool. You sure that ist a North Korean missle part painted to look like a Cyclone?

If it will make you feel at ease, here are 2 other parts. Lol



You have to store it upside down, due to the tapered design, and it being so top heavy.

And it has to sit on cement blocks, so the motor clears.

It would if almost been easier to set it up, but IIRC, my Downers Grove ceiling wasn't tall enough.

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Posted 01 January 2018 - 12:32 PM

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