Dust Collection

During our tests, we found that most machtnes with dust collection bags clogged up occasionally. Several of the machines had a restriction in the dust discharge port near the blade area to prevent the operator from contacting the blade with a fingertip This seemed to make them prone to clogging. The Craftsman Industrial, DeWalt 682, both Freuds, and the Makita all clogged on more than one occasion during our tests.

Several of the machines could be connected to shop vacuums, but you'll want to verify that the adapters are compatible with your vacuum.

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