SHOP FOX W1685 Dust Collector Review

Shop Fox W1685 Dust CollectorDust Collector Reviewer presents the SHOP FOX W1685 Dust Collector  1.5-Horsepower 1,280 CFM. This Shop Fox dust collector is loved by woodworkers and workshop owners for a perfectly good reason – it remains one of the most powerful dust collectors on the market. The Shop Fox W1685 dust collector has features that make it the best choice for people with small to large workshops.

Shop Fox W1685 Dust Collector

This Shop Fox dust collector features an extra heavy-duty 1.5 HP single phase motor and a 12 inch steel impeller. The motor runs on 16 amp & 110 volts. It can operate at 3,450 RPM and it can generate up to 1,280 CFM of air per minute. At this rate, users can guarantee that this dust collector from Shop Fox can capture dust & debris from different types of machines such as a planer, woodworking saw, shaper, band saw, jointer and sander among others.

The SHOP FOX W1685 1.5-Horsepower 1,280 CFM Dust Collector features a powder coated finish. It can match whatever design you have for your workshop and it doesn’t rust or corrode easily.

Having less than 99.8 lbs. of weight, users can guarantee that the Shop Fox W1685 dust collector has a solid and stable base for an easy and safe operation. Amidst its heavy weight, the unit can still be moved from one machine to another.

 

Shop Fox W1685 Dust Collector Features and Specifications

 

  • The Shop Fox W1685 dust collector features an extra heavy-duty 1.5 HP single phase motor and a 12 inch steel impeller which can move 1,280 CFM or air per minute.
  • It runs on 16 amp & 110 volts while it operates at 3,450 RPM – sucking up even the finest dust and debris from different types of machines like a planer, woodworking saw, shaper, band saw, jointer and sander.
  • The SHOP FOX W1685 1.5-Horsepower 1,280 CFM Dust Collector comes in powder coated finish so it can easily match the theme or design you have for your workshop. It also doesn’t rust or corrode easily.
  • Its 99.8 lbs. weight showcases a solid and stable base that allows an easy and safe operation.
  • The Shop Fox W1685 dust collector can be moved from one workshop machine to another.

 

Shop Fox W1685 Dust Collector Customer Reviewer and Ratings

 

Browsing through different customer reviews for the Shop Fox W1685 dust collector, they’re all very positive! A majority of users have found this dust collector very convenient, effective and suitable for their workshop. Whether you have a small or large shop, it seems that this dust collector from Shop Fox can get the job done efficiently. There are even users who mentioned that they didn’t have any regrets when they bought this dust collector.

Amidst being quite heavy, users love that fact that its ¾ inch pipe supports for the dust separator and its ½ inch pipe supports for the upper bag are all very solid. Though it has cheap nuts & bolts, most users still managed to easily set up the unit. Then again, there were a few users who noted that they still had to replace these nuts & bolts since the threads appear to be badly formed. For the rest of the unit in general, the users think they’re excellent. They add that all of its mounting holes also seem to line up perfectly.  Users also love the fact that this Shop Fox dust collector operates smoothly and quietly.

Other comments for the SHOP FOX W1685 1.5-Horsepower 1,280 CFM Dust Collector include the unit being fantastic, reliable and wonderful. It also has a good warranty. When it comes to the price, users feel that considering its great features, it is incredibly cheap at the current discounted price. As a matter of fact, users are unanimous in saying at this price range, this dust collector can be considered a good deal.

Overall, the Shop Fox W1685 dust collector is probably one of the best buys you can find when it comes to dust collection systems. It may as well be the well-built central vac system that your shop needs. Since it is generally highly recommended by users on their reviews, there’s really no need to think twice about this investment. With the very high 4.3 star rating for average customer reviews, the SHOP FOX W1685 1.5-Horsepower 1,280 CFM Dust Collector definitely exceeds expectations.


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1 Comment
  1. this unit just arrived and came with all the wrong size nuts and bolts, so out of the box i can’t put it together….. quality control must be non-existent at Shop Fox….. i will update my comments after I get the dust collector put together…. color me annoyed

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