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  1. Preferred method of hanging dust collection pipe

    I am curious about your preferred method hanging dust pipe. I personally use HVAC pipe and fittings for my dust pipe but the same could apply to spiral pipe. I have a medium sized shop with odd...
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    Have you considered getting the big 7.5hp Grizzly...

    Have you considered getting the big 7.5hp Grizzly that doesn’t tilt and instead building a jig to hold your workpiece at the appropriate angle and using a tilted feeder to run your stock? I say this...
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    You need to first check to see if your table is...

    You need to first check to see if your table is 90 degrees to your spindle. Adjust by either shimming the table on the bottom side or if you have to and are feeling brave shim the spindle cartridge....
  4. Bought an older Ritter door assembly table. Need help

    I recently acquired a first gen 4ft x 10ft Ritter door assembly table. The problem is it came with no clamps, lines, fittings, manifold or foot pedal. It was the table itself only. I priced a new...
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    You know that is a great idea. I wondered if I...

    You know that is a great idea. I wondered if I could make some kind of structural ring or brace to mount along the 12” HVAC duct if I choose to go that way. What did you have in mind for this? Just...
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    Do you guys think that I could get close to as...

    Do you guys think that I could get close to as good of performance with 8” trunk instead of 12”? The intake on this d/c is 12” so I just assumed that is what the original manufacture intended. I know...
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    Thanks for the advice. Will pick up a pneumatic...

    Thanks for the advice. Will pick up a pneumatic riveter. What kind of wye’s did you use? The kind meant for spiral pipe or standard HVAC wye’s? I plan to use spiral pipe for the trunk line and...
  8. Anyone?? Big Horn 18839 3 phase 10hp 240v...

    Anyone?? Big Horn 18839 3 phase 10hp 240v magnetic switch for 3 phase 10hp dust collector?
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    Will keep in mind what everyone is saying. Do you...

    Will keep in mind what everyone is saying. Do you guys agree that 12” duct in a 40’ to 50’ run with 6-8 drops on a 10HP d/c is not necessary? Or would I be fine with 12”? The inlet to my d/c is 12”....
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    I believe they make female to female couplers....

    I believe they make female to female couplers. That is all that I will need. Nothing on the wye’s need modified to my knowledge. The spiral pipe is all males on both ends. The spiral pipe should mate...
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    That is what I am afraid of. I found a place...

    That is what I am afraid of. I found a place locally that can order 12” spiral pipe. It’s like $60 per 10ft but I would have to cut it into 5ft pieces myself and figure out a way to connect it to my...
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    HVAC duct for 10hp dust collector?

    So I am looking to run a 12” 40ft trunk line with 6 drops from my generic brand industrial 10hp dust collector. It has 3 large 24” bags and 3 large 24” x 72” filters. Not sure on the impeller size...
  13. Would the Big Horn 18839 magnetic switch work for...

    Would the Big Horn 18839 magnetic switch work for my dust collector? It is a 3 phase 10hp 240v magnetic switch and my d/c is a 10 horse so would it work she would I need anything else? The switch...
  14. How do I add pics? Don’t see an option on my...

    How do I add pics? Don’t see an option on my screen for that.
  15. Would this one work for the 10 horse dust...

    Would this one work for the 10 horse dust collector? It goes for $80 on Amazon.

    Big Horn 18839 220v-240v 10HP 22-34-Amp magnetic switch.
  16. Help need with Powermatic 72 and 10hp Dust Collector

    Ok so I am in the process of getting my phase converter setup and I ran into an issue that hopefully someone can help me with.

    So I broke down and ordered an American Rotary 25 horse phase...
  17. And where would you suggest that I find a budget...

    And where would you suggest that I find a budget friendly VFD that will run a 10HP motor and a second VFD for the 2hp feed motor? The second VFD might be cheap but a 20hp vfd would be over $900 at...
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    Why do you feel that purchasing the Festool...

    Why do you feel that purchasing the Festool Rorex would be a mistake? I was about to order an RO125. I like that it can either sand aggressively or softly. What do you think about it compared to the...
  19. Using a 3 phase motor to power 3 phase machine?

    Recently picked up a used wide belt sander for my shop. Only problem is that it is 3 phase and I am on single phase service. Which means that I am going to either need an rpc or a vfd. Will probably...
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    Ok bought some 6/3 cord for the dust collector....

    Ok bought some 6/3 cord for the dust collector. That is rated for over 100amps so with the d/c being 25 amps I think we are good there. For the circuit that goes from the rpc to the outlet that feeds...
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    The RPC will sit directly below the main panel so...

    The RPC will sit directly below the main panel so the wire run will only be able 6ft to 10ft at the most. The dust collector cord needs to be around 4ft long and the wire feeding the dust collector...
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    Well for starters I plan to have the RPC feed one...

    Well for starters I plan to have the RPC feed one machine until I can save up some extra money and have the RPC then feed a subpanel with breakers connected to multiple machines. Although in both...
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    Does #2 copper come with only one wire or is it...

    Does #2 copper come with only one wire or is it available in 2/3 sizes like romex?
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    Wire sizes for phase converter and d/c

    Couple of quick questions that I need some advice on. First, i have a new 25 horse power phase converter and I am wondering what size wire I should use to connect it to my main panel? It is rated at...
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