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Offline Naildrivingman

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Sleeved AS hose
« on: December 22, 2017, 03:25 PM »
I was reading the catalog and saw that the sleeved 3.5m hose is tapered from 22mm to 32mm.  The average of those dims is 26mm. Should I expect the same performance from a tapered hose as I get from a consistent 27mm hose?

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Chris
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Offline tjbnwi

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Re: Sleeved AS hose
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2017, 03:50 PM »
I notice no difference between the tapered hose and a straight 27mm.

Tom

Offline Gerald_D

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Re: Sleeved AS hose
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2017, 04:21 PM »
I don't notice a difference either- have used my sleeved hose with sanders, TS55, and DF500.

Gerald
Gerald
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Offline leakyroof

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Re: Sleeved AS hose
« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2017, 04:37 PM »
+3. .. I own both the short and the long version... they work fine for sanding, but with the long version, I'm leery of using it for vacuuming up dirt or crud at a work area, so I don't unless the chips or shavings are small and no risk of a clog inside that tapered hose.
Not as many Sanders as PA Floor guy.....

Offline yetihunter

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Re: Sleeved AS hose
« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2017, 04:56 PM »
Wait for the new hoses coming out next year.