On my son's birthday I decided that I was going to spice up his birthday a
little bit. After thinking for a while I thought of a great idea. My idea was to take my 16 gallon 5.75 peak horsepower contractor Shop-Vac and turn it into a confetti throwing machine. It was really easy to hook up, all I had to do was hook the hose up to the exhaust and then kept the hose straight and then I lightly stuffed the hose with confetti. Then I hooked it up by my window in my bedroom and set the the end of the hose out the window and held the hose in place with duct tape. After I picked up my son at school I told my son to go out on the back patio and his present was waiting for him. So he walked outside and there was a brand new bmx bike and right as he walked out the door I turned on the Shop-Vac and a huge cloud of confetti came pouring out of the hose. My son started laughing and later that night my son told my wife and I that this was his best birthday ever.

Jerry K.
Mill Creek, WA

Post Digging
I use my Shop-Vac when digging post holes in the ground.  I loosen the dirt
with  a steel bar and then suck up all the loose soil.  It works very well and is much faster that using a post hole digger.  It's amazing how fast the
hole can be dug.  I even had one hole fill up with water overnight, so I
sucked all the water out with the vac and continued the hole until it was

Domenic Pugh
Pepperell, Ma

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Other great ideas for your Shop-Vac ® Wet/Dry Vac™:

Leading wires through a conduit: Make a "mouse" of sponge or wadded rag with string attached, and use your vac to pull it through. You may have to seal the end of the conduit around the vac's hose with tape or padding.
Picking gravel from the lawn: A vac equipped with a Bulk Dry Pickup Kit is the perfect way to clean up the stones your snow-thrower has tossed into the yard before the mowing starts in the spring.
Retrieving a wedding ring from the drain trap: Dropped something valuable down the drain? Don't bother disassembling the trap and making a mess. Just empty and wipe out the tank of your Shop-Vac® brand Wet/Dry Vac™, and use the vac to pull it out. As a bonus, your drain may run faster afterwards as well!

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