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Dust collection - Do proper shop vacs/dust collectors eject much air?

This may be a silly question, but I have no experience with proper dust collectors/shop vacs. Do shop vacs/dust collectors, when operating, eject much air? I ask as I have a super cheap wet/dry ...
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How to connect dust port from Dewalt table saw to Shop Vac?

I recently bought a Dewalt Model #DWE7491RS table saw and it has a 2-1/2" dust port (2-1/4" inner diameter). I also have a small size Shop Vac that has a hose with a plastic nozzle at the ...
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ShopVac with Cyclone hoses, 2.5 or 4.0?

I'm trying to understand what would be the end result of connecting a shop vac which is having a 2.5" diameter hose to the cyclone and using a 4" hose to connect to my tools. Would this kill the CFM, ...
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What does a cyclone for a shop vac do?

Some people add these cyclone things to there shop vac and is wondering what it does other than adding space and watching the wood go in circles. My best guess is it takes the bigger chips of wood and ...
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