Draw latched a more elegant solution in adapting Wynn filter to Grizzly Dust Collectorcomments (2) September 1st, 2013 in Shop Tours
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In various articles to soup up your dust collector, they recommend adapting the Wynn cartridge filter using two plywood rings. One ring screws near the top of the dust collector and the other is used to screw the cartridge onto the first ring. Even if you don't have to remove the cartidge frequently, having to use tools to screw and unscrew seemed less elegant than some other tooless method.
I just did the upgrade using draw latches instead of the second ring and screws. I bought the latches from Amazon for less than $5.00 for (4) and mounted them with pop rivets. I also routed a shallow groove in the plywood ring to better accept the rubber gasget that is attached to the cartridge.
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