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Grinder Metal Dust Collection


Not impossible given how often I will use it, however, given the grinder is bolted to the stand and they each weight about 40-60 lbs, not super convenient to unbolt and drag them up a flight of stairs every time. Don't really have anywhere to store it except in my workshop.
I was thinking more along keeping it outside, covered of course but, it is a spark making, loud, occasionally heavily used piece of equipment sitting outside under a deck or something wont hurt it, both my neighbours and myself have grinders on pedestals in our back yards.


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