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  • W/D Vac Filter, pre filter

    Ridgid's filters are expensive, and ware out fast when used for dust collection. I got a pre filter idea from the Stinger I use for my PC-333vs dust collection.

    Using a Genie paper bag type filter, #6101 ($2.67 for 5 at HD) I remove the finned Ridgid filter, and the end cap. Put the finned filter inside the paper bag, put the end cap back in over the end of the bag, and tuck the top of the bag inside the top of the finned filter.

    Then poking a small hole for the threads for the wing nut in the bottom of the bag. Replace the assembly back in place, making sure the top of the bag stays tucked inside the top of the finned filter.

    It's much easier to clean, and a whole lot cheaper. When the Vac doesn't perform as expected, it's time to clean. I use a bench brush and away we go again.

    The normal filter is abut 15 bucks. That's alot of bags and time saved in cleaning out between the fins!
    John E. Adams<br /><a href=\"http://www.woodys-workshop.com\" target=\"_blank\">www.woodys-workshop.com</a>

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    Great idea. I think I'll pick some of those bags up today. You said you use a bench brush. Do you brush the bags and then reuse them? At 54 cents apiece, wouldn't you just throw the bag away and use a new one?

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    • #3
      Heck no, sometimes I empty the TS vac 3 or 4 times on a saturday!
      John E. Adams<br /><a href=\"http://www.woodys-workshop.com\" target=\"_blank\">www.woodys-workshop.com</a>

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