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  1. CSMacLaren's Avatar
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    Feb 27, 2008, 2:50 PM - A good vacuum cleaner for fiberglass dust #1

    Can anyone recommend a good vacuum cleaner (hopefully a quiet one) that is good for vacuuming fiberglass dust? I just called ShopVac and they said that their vacuum cleaners should not be used for FG dust.

    Darn.

    Thanks in advance!
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    Feb 27, 2008, 5:08 PM - Re: A good vacuum cleaner for fiberglass dust #2

    I use a shop-vac with a fine particle dust bag. They make 2 different kinds of bags one for general dust and one for fine dust like drywall dust. i use the second and have never had any problems... weird that they said not to use they vacs for FG? Did they say why?
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    Feb 27, 2008, 5:12 PM - Re: A good vacuum cleaner for fiberglass dust #3

    Ditto on what blueram said, I use a fine particle bag made to collect drywall dust for minute particles.
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    Feb 27, 2008, 6:06 PM - Re: A good vacuum cleaner for fiberglass dust #4

    Quote BLUERAM said: View Post
    I use a shop-vac with a fine particle dust bag. They make 2 different kinds of bags one for general dust and one for fine dust like drywall dust. i use the second and have never had any problems... weird that they said not to use they vacs for FG? Did they say why?
    They simply said, "Our vacs don't do that" and the conversation pretty much had nowhere to go from there. I think they were just trying to cover their asses legally.

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