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The advantage of the device above, compared to the Leevalley ones, is that it is cheaper and comes with the hoses and bucket already. Less work for the consumer... also, I think the water filtration system is probably going to be more effective at dust reduction than the cyclone system is.
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The advantage of the device above, compared to the Leevalley ones, is that it is cheaper and comes with the hoses and bucket already. Less work for the consumer... also, I think the water filtration system is probably going to be more effective at dust reduction than the cyclone system is.
Well, no actually the Lee Valley items are priced in $ Canadian and cost slightly less (there's an icon in the upper right corner to convert to $US). They will fit on just about any garbage can so you probably already have what you need for a container. Who needs another bucket? Sometimes less is more.

As far as effectiveness, I can't say since I haven't used either one but going by the Amazon product rating, three out of five isn't what I'd call great.
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Ah... if the prices are CDN, not USD, makes a big differene... it is cheaper...but doesn't come with the hoses...
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cyclone filters

Cyclone filters are very effective. We use them at my work to filter silt out of water so that it can be recycled to continue to clean drains. I also figure that if you have to keep cleaning the water filter hoses then it involves more work. the good thing about a cyclone filter is that the mess in this instance would be dry and easy to dispose of rather than a wet sludge.

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