JDS dust collector


I just hooked a new JDS 1100 cfm DC with 1 micron filter to my PM 66 saw. I am currently using about 10 feet of 4 inch flex tubing for the connection. When ripping boards with a zero clearance plate in the saw I get a lot of coarse sawdust kicked back in my face. There is a standard PM66 blade guard in place too. Would it help to drill some 1 inch holes in the zero clearance insert? Any other suggestions?
Thanks, Len
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Getting all the dust from a tablesaw out of your face isn't easy. You might think about a pickup mounted over the blade. There are a couple of designs touched on in the "Workshop Book" by Taunton Press. Or, DAGS. Tom
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You will need an overhead guard with DC and they are fairly rare and expensive.
I have the Biesemeyer and I use a dedicated shop vac for nohing but the top. It does a "fair" job but does NOT get it all.
I have a LARGE 3hp DC and I tried the top with a 4" connection but the shop vac works just as well and it's not as big a hassle.
Of course the shop vac is just adding more to the noise ratio.....
The table saw is just going to produce dust and chips and you can only hope to get it down to a minimum. You will not get rid of it all in my opinion.
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snipped-for-privacy@uiuc.edu wrote:

You should consider an overhead guard. When I was presented with this problem, it looked like the choices were either Penn State http://www.pennstateind.com/store/tsguard.html at $185 or Excalibur http://www.excalibur-tools.com/products/exbcs.htm?product=exbc at $359. Naturally, I chose the Penn State version.
The one thing I decided was a potential shortcoming of both of these models was that if you attached the vertical support to the right wing of your saw as intended, it meant that you were severely limited in the width of what you could cut. The way around this was that I created out of oak and melamine laminated plywood another outboard wing which I attached to the preexisting cast iron wing. Then I attached the vertical support to the outside of the new add-on wing, giving me plenty of room on the right side of the blade for cutting fairly wide panels. See http://home.carolina.rr.com/jayhanig/hobbies.htm/table saw1.jpg for a shot of the finished version.
I use a Micro Jig splitter to keep from killing myself when I rip wood... $15 at Woodcraft or many other woodworking sources.
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On Mon, 15 May 2006 19:19:21 GMT, Mortimer Schnerd, RN wrote:

Check out the "Shark Guard", made by Lee Styron. http://www.leestyron.com
This is a guard that mounts using a splitter style mount, and has a DC fitting. I haven't used this myself, so I don't know how effective it is or if there are problems with it, but it does avoid the shortcoming you pointed out.
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