Well, I'm surprised at how much vacuum a 2.5HP, 6 gal. craftsman
wet-dry vac produces...
I got a used salt drum from the local water softener man, rigged it
together with my shop vac and extra hoses/couplers and it was working
great during testing.. all the sawdust was going into the salt drum
and falling to the bottom, none passing into the vac. I tested it by
cutting about 5 feet of 3/4" dado on the TS, worked like a charm...
Then I got nutty, pulled the hose off TS, stuck an extension wand onto
the end of it and started vacuuming pine needles off the drive way
when a huge wad of needles suddenly cloged the hose and guess what
the salt drum crumpled like a beer can...
Well, at least I know it works, but I've got to find a different