|martin perman||07/03/2019 20:25:50|
1779 forum posts
I assume that like me most of you have a vacuum in your workshops for tidying up.
I have a cheap Tesco's model which has disposable bags and I can get through them when busy machining so I've found away of making them reusable, I've bought a packet of paper binders which slip onto say twenty sheets of paper to form a hinge.
I cut the folded and glued bottom off my vacuum bags and slide the binder in its place so that when the bag is full I slide the binder off empty the bag and refit it to use the bag again.
Edited By martin perman on 07/03/2019 20:27:02
|Paul Lousick||07/03/2019 21:28:32|
|1318 forum posts|
I use a wet/dry vacuum in the workshop. They have a larger dia hose and can suck up swarf and spilt coolant.and have a 20+ litre storage drum. Just empty the drum when full and no bags needed.
|duncan webster||08/03/2019 00:05:44|
2424 forum posts
You will find the bags clog up and the vacuum loses its suck. Didn't stop me doing the same trick when we had a bag vacuum, but need to replace now and again. I now have an ancient Hoover Aquamaster which has both a crude cyclone and a cloth bag. Made the mistake of washing the bag once, had a bit of a job getting another, but now I just batter it on a tree with me upwind to clear it out.
|Roger Provins 2||08/03/2019 03:02:11|
|342 forum posts|
Or, to paraphrase an old saying, "A vacuum bag, a dog, and a walnut tree the more you beat them the better they be".
|506 forum posts|
or just get another Lidl wet vac......at €40's.....simples....
we have 4,
1 for the house, 3 Border Collies
1 for the kennels
and 2 in the workshops......
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