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Dust masks

JL
The flimsy masks that are currently available don't really work for sanding dust.
I have a limited stash of N95 masks that I am holding in reserve.

I have an older organic vapor/particulate 3M mask that works fine for spraying and such - but is way too hot for sanding.

I read about the Elipse masks and decided to try one.

Highland Woodworking (among others) sells the Elipse P100 dust mask.
A lot more comfortable than the 3M. The exhalation valve means you can use it
for being around people - but I only wanted it for the shop.

A reasonable, comfortable mask. The medium/large fits me quite well.

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