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    Well , I finally gotter done ,heres the last ,modification ,tested and approved by the BOSS ,devider supports ,H.D.foot switch ,and of course ajustable upper vac hose to complete the total manifold vac system .saw is now vertually dust free . Now I can go to work !
    Carl
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    Remember (IT is WHAT it IS)( Unless YOU change IT!)

  • #2
    OK Carl...you have to share more pictures and play by play of just what you did. I see the attachment to the saw table....
    Hawaiilad
    Larry

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    • #3
      Check out info exchange

      Larry ,since last post ,I tried MBF ,1/4" and four stack, of same ,no dust ,It gets it all ! check info exchange pix s ,PM me for anything else you want to
      know,do not want to tie up this forum ,not much interest shown here ,Have you tried the magnet tip yet,I will be happy to answer any questions you have, There in no reason this system could not work on other brand saws.
      Same horse different race.
      My Very Best!
      Carl
      "Home Of The Dust Free Scroll Saw"
      Remember (IT is WHAT it IS)( Unless YOU change IT!)

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      • #4
        What is the purpose of the yellow ring? I agree with Larry we need more pictures so that we have a talking point. Since we have had a couple members have some dust related health issues I think this is a great topic.
        Rolf
        RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
        Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
        Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
        And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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        • #5
          Arm rest & catch tray for cut-outs

          Originally posted by Rolf View Post
          What is the purpose of the yellow ring? I agree with Larry we need more pictures so that we have a talking point. Since we have had a couple members have some dust related health issues I think this is a great topic.
          Rolf, That ring configuration ,is mainly a catch tray for cut-outs from serious fret work ,or keepers for Intarsia ,My saw table is slanted ,and smooth as a babies butt ,I lowered the stand to accomidate my arm chair , it's on wheels anything on the floor ,wood chips small pcs. that fell off the saw raise havoc with wheels ,proto type [info exchange] did not stop all foreign objects from making it to the floors.After ,the change stopped that , I discovered how handy it was for an arm rest ,which needed to be braced ,rather than prostiture the clean smooth easy to remove design,I decided to combine deviders into braces ,to serve dual purposes .again because of the tilt .It however, is separate and is not part of the manifold vac system.therefore not required,if you don't mind chasing chips and things. I can take it off and take a picture for you if you want! I do have to tell you it is Sweet !

          My very Best !
          Carl
          "Home Of The Dust Free Scroll Saw"
          Remember (IT is WHAT it IS)( Unless YOU change IT!)

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          • #6
            Carl I think we were interested in what type of vac system you are using on your saw...we all need help with that one
            Hawaiilad
            Larry

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            • #7
              Clever idea on the small bits tray, and I am with Larry on the vacuum part.
              Rolf
              RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
              Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
              Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
              And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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              • #8
                Thats Easy!

                Originally posted by Rolf View Post
                Clever idea on the small bits tray, and I am with Larry on the vacuum part.
                Rolf ,reclaimed Eurika upright hepa ,bagless ,new style 12Amp,neighbor threw it out ,It was just plugged up ,remover beater assembly cleaned it out,works great. You can pick them up ,cheap or free,thats the vac source.
                Carl
                "Home Of The Dust Free Scroll Saw"
                Remember (IT is WHAT it IS)( Unless YOU change IT!)

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                • #9
                  Pix

                  This Should answer some of your questions,may be not all ,if not just ask!I recycle good reuseable items when ever I can ,I have two more vacs. same style got the same way ,free!Carl!
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                  • #10
                    Although the catch tray is nice to catch pieces, I think it would really bother me having to sit further back from the blade. Just going by your pictures, it seems that you would really have to stretch over the tray to see what you're cutting, especially if you're doing something detailed. I think thats the reason why scroll saws have tables only up to a certain size and the Dewalt is probably the largest. How is your comfort level and visability with the tray on compared to it being off?

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                    • #11
                      actually ,it is very comfortable,and privides an arm rest ,but then I'm sitting rolled up to the saw ,it is fit to me ,it is only 3 1/2",I doubt your body is touching the edge of the saw table now ,but then I could be wrong ,I am not a very robust person ,you ,like me would have to fit it to you comfort level ,body size ,height of saw and what your sitting on will play a key role , I took ,a pc. of card board ,taped it on to the table ,took a compass set it to 3 1/2 " followed the conture of the table underneith scribed a line ,flipped it over,cut it w/ a razor mounted it back on w/taped and checked it for fit, sight and comfort you can do the same thing ,you may only want 2" I can't be sure ,but thats what I DID! By the way it is lower by 5/16 ' then the table top so there is no conflict plenty of clearance at least for me.
                      Carl
                      "Home Of The Dust Free Scroll Saw"
                      Remember (IT is WHAT it IS)( Unless YOU change IT!)

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