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    11-13-2021, 11:20 PM
    woody dixon replied to a thread Clearvue 1800 in WorkShops
    Here are photos of my setup. I cant get one showing the whole thing at once because of low ceiling obstructed by columns and radiator pipes as I get...
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    11-11-2021, 10:16 PM
    woody dixon replied to a thread Clearvue 1800 in WorkShops
    I dont disagree with what you say. I havWe heard the same things. I am certainly no expert in this area . I am only reporting what I did, how the...
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    11-10-2021, 10:51 PM
    woody dixon replied to a thread Clearvue 1800 in WorkShops
    Yes. I explained everything to Paul Bushey, showed him where the gaps were where the filters were mounted, how I remounted them eliminating the gaps...
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    11-10-2021, 9:41 AM
    woody dixon replied to a thread Clearvue 1800 in WorkShops
    Yes there was a problem. I have been talking, emailing, texting and exchanging videos and pics with Paul Bushey. We went over everything Monday...
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    11-08-2021, 1:56 PM
    woody dixon replied to a thread Clearvue 1800 in WorkShops
    David, I have disconnected 2 drops and 1 now has no gate. I tried hanging a 10 lb dumbell off a cup hook screwed into 3/4 inch plywood covering a...
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    11-08-2021, 11:57 AM
    woody dixon replied to a thread Clearvue 1800 in WorkShops
    Ok. Just ran another test along the lines of John's suggestion. I disconnected the drop to jointer, a 6 inch wye, so it was not completely vertical....
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    11-08-2021, 11:44 AM
    woody dixon replied to a thread Clearvue 1800 in WorkShops
    Here is a video of a test I made earlier this morning. The box is 2.5 lb and was sucked up tight to the bottom of 6 inch flex disconnected from my...
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    11-08-2021, 10:23 AM
    woody dixon replied to a thread Clearvue 1800 in WorkShops
    I dont know but how do I know if I have a 16 inch housing? The impeller is definitely rotating counterclockwise. I did have a strange thing happen...
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    11-08-2021, 10:16 AM
    woody dixon replied to a thread Clearvue 1800 in WorkShops
    Chris, One problem with the whole process is I dont know what proper airflow and suction feel like for the clearvue . My experience is with a...
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    11-07-2021, 1:48 PM
    woody dixon replied to a thread Clearvue 1800 in WorkShops
    Stan, I had this concern earlier and talked with clearvue about this. I had to put the motor between my ceiling joists myself. To do so I put the...
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    11-07-2021, 11:32 AM
    woody dixon replied to a thread Clearvue 1800 in WorkShops
    Getting there. Just rehung the filters after redoing gamma seals and extensive caulking and flow much improved. Concentrating now on 6 inch blast...
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    11-07-2021, 10:59 AM
    woody dixon replied to a thread Clearvue 1800 in WorkShops
    I ont think so but how do I check without disassembly? Ive had the exhaust outlet disconnected several times and air flow out was strong but weak...
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    11-06-2021, 11:38 PM
    woody dixon replied to a thread Clearvue 1800 in WorkShops
    Already done this. Felt alot more air at the exhaust but not that much more air flow or suction at equipment drops. My concern with the plenum is...
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    11-06-2021, 10:55 PM
    woody dixon replied to a thread Clearvue 1800 in WorkShops
    I was just doing what i have been advised to by Clearvue and others. My problem was either incorrect impeller rotation or leaks in the system....
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    11-06-2021, 3:24 PM
    woody dixon replied to a thread Clearvue 1800 in WorkShops
    One more difference in my setup. I built a filter plenum and used gamma seal filters to hand my filters side by side under the box. I did this...
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    11-06-2021, 12:23 PM
    woody dixon replied to a thread Clearvue 1800 in WorkShops
    I have been in contact with support at Clearvue and Paul Bushey himself, and everyone has been pleasant and tried to help, but so far no success. I...
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    11-06-2021, 12:08 AM
    woody dixon replied to a thread Clearvue 1800 in WorkShops
    Have now smoke tested the top of the blower housing where it meets the motor plate and can see smoke moving from right to left towards the exhaust. I...
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    11-05-2021, 10:50 PM
    woody dixon replied to a thread Clearvue 1800 in WorkShops
    I have a 5 hp but a 15 inch impeller. The amps I tested were running not startup amps. I dont have to read about the performance of the clearvue, I...
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    11-05-2021, 8:04 PM
    woody dixon replied to a thread Clearvue 1800 in WorkShops
    Here is a video showing what I was trying to copy for my miter saw. My saw is a dewalt 708 with the port a little left and lower but I aligned it...
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    11-04-2021, 9:48 PM
    woody dixon started a thread Clearvue 1800 in WorkShops
    Trying to get my new clearvue up and running properly with great difficulty. My old dust collector was a modified harbor freight and to me the air...
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