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    i run a ryobi sc164vs the bellows does not do anything much of blowing sawdust off the lines im cutting, my wife loved what im using to solve that problem, just a plain ole straw just remember to breathe through your nose or youll suck up all the saw dust, another benefit is it keeps me from smoking while im cutting
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  • #2
    That's a good one.
    Pacifism is great, as long as everyone is participating.



    StephenD


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    • #3
      I tried that one, once. It worked pretty good until I sucked up a mouthful of saw dust. (I will be the first to admit that such a problem is easily remedied by remember that my hair is also blond and there are certain implications with that but . . . aaaahhhh . . . . I have to admit, I didn't try it again). Now a days when I hear about those people trying to swallow a teaspoon of cinnamon I keep going back to that mouthful of sawdust. . . . . uh uh, no way for this boy!

      John
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      • #4
        If it works to keep you from smoking I say GO FOR IT.........you may or may not know other people use a fish tank pump to blow the sawdust off when their bellows fail. Just saying.
        Gloria ............... Two memorable things to say in life, "Hello" for the first time, and "Good-bye" for the last.

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        • #5
          WOW, I would have a problem concentrating on cutting, if I had to aim the straw. Or do you have the straw mounted some way. I think I'll stick with the one on my saw. HA
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          • #6
            cheap and cheerful.................
            not doing much
            and busy doing it


            having fun making sawdust.


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            • #7
              Talk about a way to build lung power....

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              • #8
                never thought of the fish tank aerator before gonna have to try that im running out of straws the mice in my shop keep stealing them

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