: I would use either a blast gate or a cap on the unused 4" intake, that
: way you can add on later, if needed, without having to make changes to
: the existing pipes.
Unless it's been changed in the last 2 years, the 1029 has a 5" intake
and I'm fairly certain the 5-to-dual-4 Y that came with it also
a cap for one of the 4". If you're using 4" flex hose this
is a perfectly adequate solution.
If you're running pipe, I'd take off the Y. My DC pipe is 4"
schedule-40 PVC; conveniently, 5" flex hose fits nicely around the
outside of this (with a 5" clamp to draw it tight), so the final
connection to my 1029 is a short length of 5" flex. Works great.
The 1029 is a good machine. I've been quite happy with mine.
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