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    That was my original thinking when I picked them...

    That was my original thinking when I picked them up, I figured that a DIY dust collector would at-least be a step-up from my shop-vac!

    After getting them home & doing some more checking on the...
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    If you check around at surplus sites you can...

    If you check around at surplus sites you can usually find "New Old Stock" filters that were on-hand as replacement filters for large shop systems!

    The filters are usually designed for the...
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    I already have the 60 amp block. The one I seen...

    I already have the 60 amp block. The one I seen on e-bay called a 'Range Pull-Out" is only $30!



    Just changing the 100 amp fuse box to a 100 amp breaker panel wouldn't really help me much!
    ...
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    No, The meter would need to be pulled! ...

    No,
    The meter would need to be pulled!



    Yeah your correct on that!
    However that current 30 amp pull-out block is wired with 4 ga. wire which would handle the 60 amp pull-out! That's what...
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    I got the part numbers for the pull-outs from the...

    I got the part numbers for the pull-outs from the wiring diagram on the door of the fuse box.
    434694434695

    I couldn't find any part# for this 60 amp pull-out fuse holder that I seen on e-bay, But...
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    Old Wadsworth Fuse Box Question

    I have an old Wadsworth 100 amp fuse box that has a 30 amp 240 volt pull-out fuse block (part# 8038-58)
    434674434675434676

    I ran 4 ~ 6 awg wires out to my garage to a 60 amp sub panel, But I was...
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    The blower housing & mounting is probably just...

    The blower housing & mounting is probably just made for Carrier!
    The motor however should be pretty standard, As long as the RPM current/amps & shaft size is the same.

    The motor looks like this...
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    This should help press it out!:)...

    This should help press it out!:)
    https://i.postimg.cc/9QXB0fwk/IMG-5886.jpg
    Or make a
    bunch of pieces. :eek:



    Thanks I'll double check them when I get the new inducer on Monday.

    Chances...
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    Yeah by removing the inducer I was able to get at...

    Yeah by removing the inducer I was able to get at both bearings.


    I use synthetic gear oil mixed with graphite power in my syringe style chainsaw oiler. Yeah it's thicker than what's usually...
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    Any HVAC Technicians Here?

    My furnace went out on me & I've narrowed it down to the bearings in the inducer fan motor.

    The furnace is a Carrier Model# 58HDX060-10112 & it's about 7 years old....
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    General Metalworking That's what I thought also! I imagine that...

    That's what I thought also!


    I imagine that the straightening section helped a little bit with the
    re-entrainment issue, But I believe the main purpose was to deflect the exhaust toward the...
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    General Metalworking I'm wondering if that's what that "X" shaped...

    I'm wondering if that's what that "X" shaped center deflector piece was also suppose to do?
    It would probably work as a air straightener, Which would in-turn break the vortex!

    Another odd thing...
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    General Metalworking Jets solution to this issue was called a vortex...

    Jets solution to this issue was called a vortex cone, From what I've read it basically works like a Thien Baffle!
    http://i.ebayimg.com/images/i/262876913656-0-1/s-l1000.jpg

    Here's an interesting...
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    General Metalworking Yeah that's for sure! I'm use to referring to...

    Yeah that's for sure!
    I'm use to referring to Bills web site since most home hobbyists are familiar with it.

    Here's a article I found pretty interesting...
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    General Metalworking Well it looks as though I have learned a new...

    Well it looks as though I have learned a new cyclone terminology!
    I Googled "Vortex Finder" and it showed what I called the outlet/exhaust duct....
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    General Metalworking Based on the amount of fine dust in the upper...

    Based on the amount of fine dust in the upper filter area of the original dust collector when I first got it from a local shop that closed-up, The dust collector didn't seem to be working that great....
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    General Metalworking Well it doesn't look like I'm going to get any...

    Well it doesn't look like I'm going to get any comments or ideas on modifying this dust collector!
    Probably not too many home shops with dust collection for metal dust?

    My progress so-far:
    I...
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    General Metalworking Yeah the one wheel is a USA made diamond wheel...

    Yeah the one wheel is a USA made diamond wheel that lists for $240 new!
    Made the purchase even more of a deal, Considering I only paid $88 ($75 + Auction Fee) for the grinder!

    I don't really...
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    General Metalworking Metal Dust Collection ?

    I recently picked up a small Aget model 420 dust collector that was designed for metal dust collection, It was originally used on a surface grinder.
    https://i.postimg.cc/xTPfHG4B/IMG-5847.jpg

    The...
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    I sold my Powermatic 72 table saw a few years ago...

    I sold my Powermatic 72 table saw a few years ago due to needing the extra room & I missed it really quickly!

    Luckily I have a RAS as a back-up....
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    Continuing this project with my use what I have...

    Continuing this project with my use what I have approach!
    I picked up this workbench from C/L awhile back for $20, I figured the lumber alone was worth the price.
    To my surprise it had two sheets...
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    Thanks for the info. Brice! It's good to know...

    Thanks for the info. Brice!

    It's good to know that a Thien Baffle will work that good.

    Even though I've decided to build a regular cyclone for my main dust collection system, I also have a...
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    Work is slowing down for me right now & I...

    Work is slowing down for me right now & I currently have the time to work on some of these projects I had sitting around! I also like fabricating & metalworking, It probably comes from working in a...
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    I never said it was a HF blower! My blower came...

    I never said it was a HF blower!
    My blower came from a industrial style Cincinnati Dust Master model 200S with a 2hp. 3-phase motor. ...
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    From what I've read the 18" dia. cyclone usually...

    From what I've read the 18" dia. cyclone usually works best with a 3hp.~5hp. blower, My blower is only a 2hp. Also the larger cyclones usually have 6" inlets & outlets, From what I've read 5" is the...
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