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Offline goodfellow

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Compressors in my shop(s)
« on: September 22, 2009, 03:48:39 PM »
I have three compressors. Not the very expensive two stage high volume units, but enough to get the job done.
 
My main compressor is a 220v. single stage 60 gal. Puma. In the machine shop I have a 120v. 30 gal. Lowes upright that is portable and convenient to hook up on any circuit around the house. Finally I have an old Montomery Ward 7.5 gal. 1/2 hp that I use in my hobby room for air brush work and small air tools.


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Compressors in my shop(s)
« on: September 22, 2009, 03:48:39 PM »

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Re: Compressors in my shop(s)
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2010, 07:07:55 PM »
Okay, here's mine.  Campbell Hausfeld 6 HP 60 gallon compressor, bought new in 1994.



With Harbor Freight regulator...




And my first mobile compressor, Dayton Speedaire I picked up off of Craigslist a few weeks ago for $50.  There is a slight leak in the tank I need to fix, but it runs fine.  Cool factor is off the charts!    :loopy:

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Re: Compressors in my shop(s)
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2010, 06:12:40 AM »
I've found you can never have too much air. (not true with hot air)
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Re: Compressors in my shop(s)
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2010, 12:03:55 PM »
More compressors the merrier!  I was told years ago it waas best to have a dedicated paint compressor, an air/air tool one and a potable. Since for little stuff extension cords are easer the hoses to drag.
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Re: Compressors in my shop(s)
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2010, 10:42:15 PM »
More compressors the merrier!  I was told years ago it waas best to have a dedicated paint compressor, an air/air tool one and a potable. Since for little stuff extension cords are easer the hoses to drag.

I'll buy that!   :happie:
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Re: Compressors in my shop(s)
« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2010, 08:49:21 PM »
67..................I'm diggin' that Speedaire! :spincl:

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Re: Compressors in my shop(s)
« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2010, 09:09:22 PM »
Cool factor on it is way past awesome.
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Re: Compressors in my shop(s)
« Reply #7 on: November 01, 2010, 09:14:56 PM »
My old Campbell Hausfeld looked just like that Speed- aire except it was silver with different stickers. I sold it for $150 and it was a 20gallon 4 horse. Great units.

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Re: Compressors in my shop(s)
« Reply #8 on: November 01, 2010, 09:24:29 PM »
They were very nice units. Worked fine lasted a long long time.
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