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Offline DynaGlide

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Retractable vac hose
« on: October 05, 2018, 01:30 PM »
I'm in the middle of sorting out how to hang my hose from the ceiling using bungee's and I came across this video. I thought it was pretty ingenious and I will likely be copying using a hose reel coupled to the vac hose.

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Offline RustE

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Re: Retractable vac hose
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2018, 04:28 PM »
I’d probably use some sort of retractor from Gear Keeper.  Might have to contact them about the length and weight you need.  Their website isn’t the easiest to navigate.

Offline Sparktrician

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Re: Retractable vac hose
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2018, 07:51 AM »
You might want to consider using a Unistrut trolley inside a length of Unistrut. 
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Offline jeffm13

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Re: Retractable vac hose
« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2018, 10:27 AM »
Another option from Rockler:

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