Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: `39 babbit bearing dust collector

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    ozarks
    Posts
    4,992

    `39 babbit bearing dust collector

    a few folks asked that i shoot some pics of my homemade dust collector...so here goes.......the pump was bought new by my friend jasons grandpa for use in his lumberyard........when osha shut down their gangrip opperation i was able to pick it up for a song........the rest of the system is cobbled together from pipe salvaged from an old defunct feed mill and some baltic birch and sweat equity........works pretty well for me ........i did salvage augers from the same feed mill but as of yet they`re not installed so i clean it out with snow shovels and trash cans.........
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	MVC-092S.JPG 
Views:	106 
Size:	36.3 KB 
ID:	1102

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	MVC-093S.JPG 
Views:	85 
Size:	36.9 KB 
ID:	1103

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	MVC-094S.JPG 
Views:	67 
Size:	36.8 KB 
ID:	1104

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	MVC-095S.JPG 
Views:	62 
Size:	36.4 KB 
ID:	1105

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	MVC-096S.JPG 
Views:	46 
Size:	36.2 KB 
ID:	1106

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	MVC-097S.JPG 
Views:	69 
Size:	37.1 KB 
ID:	1107

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	MVC-098S.JPG 
Views:	35 
Size:	37.5 KB 
ID:	1108

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	MVC-099S.JPG 
Views:	60 
Size:	36.8 KB 
ID:	1109

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	MVC-100S.JPG 
Views:	58 
Size:	35.2 KB 
ID:	1110
    [SIZE="1"] associated with several importers and manufacturers.[/SIZE]

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Between Aledo and Fort Worth, TX
    Posts
    2,784
    Twin chain drive!! Must have some power there!! It certainly isn't the normal dust collection unit, but it sure looks like it does a good job for you. What guage pipe did you have to go to to keep the pipe from collapsing? Thanks for the tour. Jim.
    Coolmeadow Setters...
    Exclusively Irish!
    Home of Irish Setter Rescue of North Texas
    When Irish Eyes are smiling, they're usually up to something!!
    At a minimum, I'm Pentatoxic...but most likely, I'm a Pentaholic. There seems to be no known cure. Pentatonix, winners of The Sing Off, season 3


  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    ozarks
    Posts
    4,992
    Quote Originally Posted by Jim O'Dell View Post
    Twin chain drive!! Must have some power there!! It certainly isn't the normal dust collection unit, but it sure looks like it does a good job for you. What guage pipe did you have to go to to keep the pipe from collapsing? Thanks for the tour. Jim.
    jim, the main trunk is 1/8" wall 12" dia.......the thinnest pipe in the system is 16ga.....those are 5/8 link belts not chains
    [SIZE="1"] associated with several importers and manufacturers.[/SIZE]

  4. #4
    Steve Clardy Guest
    How often do you crawl up there and grease them ol' babbits?

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    ozarks
    Posts
    4,992
    every other month........if i remember .........it`ll spin for quite a while if i just rotate by hand.......the motor brake jarrs the whole building when i shut it down..
    [SIZE="1"] associated with several importers and manufacturers.[/SIZE]

Similar Threads

  1. Dust Deputy vs. HF Dust Collector
    By Mike Turner in forum Turning Tool Questions and Show & Tell
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 06-29-2015, 02:54 PM
  2. When does one really need a Dust Collector?
    By Al Launier in forum Off Topic Discussion
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 06-17-2013, 07:30 PM
  3. Dust Collector
    By Paul Douglass in forum General Woodworking Q&A
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: 04-03-2013, 06:11 PM
  4. Do you use your dust collector?
    By Brent Dowell in forum General Woodworking Q&A
    Replies: 20
    Last Post: 07-06-2012, 02:36 PM
  5. Your dust collector
    By Mohammad Madha in forum Off Topic Discussion
    Replies: 31
    Last Post: 02-03-2011, 02:57 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •