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KevinC
10-10-2015, 11:51 AM
Hi guys,


I had a go at making a cyclone dust extractor.


I used;


1 Old broken hoover I had in the attic. Dump nothing!
1 Traffic cone I acquired one drunken night way back..!
2 Plasterer's buckets I bought for this job - 14.
2 Flangey plastic screw-on fixture thingys from the same shop - 3.
2 Plastic spring-clamps.
1 Shampoo bottle.
Lots of Duct tape.


It works a treat.


I managed to bodge all of the hoover attachment bits out sawing up of the old hoover


tube bits. I even got the the angled bit off it!


The best bit is how the traffic cone just sticks to the bucket! I just jammed it up


in there and it worked! If it ain't broke...!


I am very happy with how it works. It gets 90% of the chips and dust. I have filled


the bottom bucket 3 or 4 times now and the hoover bag isn't even half filled!


I'm open to suggestions for improvements!




Thanks guys,


Kevin.



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