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Old 04-20-2009, 04:46 PM   #1
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Would this air compressor work for simple cleaning duties?

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Yes, but it will leave you wanting more..Try to get at least 120 PSI to really blast off the tough stuff. Try Harbor freight tools, and don't get one that needs oil!!!!
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Yes, but it will leave you wanting more..Try to get at least 120 PSI to really blast off the tough stuff. Try Harbor freight tools, and don't get one that needs oil!!!!


...x2. 120+ psi will work great.
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I would get one with a bigger tank.You will empty that small tank quick.I use one like this http://www.aircompressorsdirect.com/...2048/p328.html
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and these just plug into the wall correct or are they gas?
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Old 04-20-2009, 05:10 PM   #6
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Hey how about this one? I cant find one with 120+ psi's in my price range of about 90 or less? Also does the one below come with a cord and end bit?


http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/cta...emnumber=95275
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and these just plug into the wall correct or are they gas?
They just plug in. I have had horrible luck with husky air compressors(campbell hausfeld built) of all sizes. I would seriously look at a craftsman compressor. I also disagree with the oil free philosophy, but most small compressors are oil free. The oil lubed compressors are alot more powerful, are quieter, and last longer.

I personally just picked one of these up, because I am fed up with the crappy oil free compressors. They just leaft me wanting alot more out of it, and I probably have enough money into the 3 small ones that I have, to have bought this one to begin with.

http://www.sears.com/shc/s/p_10153_1...+%26+Inflators

A good starter compressor would be

http://www.sears.com/shc/s/p_10153_1...+%26+Inflators

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http://www.sears.com/shc/s/p_10153_1...+%26+Inflators
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I have the opposite feelings towards oil based compressors. I guess you got some bad non-oil compressors and I got some bad oil based compressors
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I have the opposite feelings towards oil based compressors. I guess you got some bad non-oil compressors and I got some bad oil based compressors
I guess so. Might just have been the brand though. I do have one porter cable pancake oil free compressor and it is great, just not enough power for me. I used my buddy's big oil lube compressor, and it completely changed my opinion. I used to think oil would just complicate things, but my opinion has changed.
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I'm not experienced with air compressors so what will 125 psi's blow off compared to 100 psi's? I mean all I will need it for is blowing grass out and some dust and blowing my wd 40 after clean up, 100 psi's won't be enough?
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I use a 2 gallon/2 HP oil free compressor in my pit trailer. With the 2 HP. it recovers fast. 40psi.-130psi. in less than 45 seconds. It is also small enough not to trip the breakers when you are plugged in at the track. I bought mine at Attwoods(like Tractor Supply).
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So even your dad doesnt have an air compressor? I find that hard to believe......I cannot even think of living without an air compressor.
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I got mine from Costco, $169 twin tanks. Love it!
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Nope, no air compressor. I will ask if he will go in for half with me so we could share and get something better. So 100 psi's is deffanately too little or not?
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Nope, no air compressor. I will ask if he will go in for half with me so we could share and get something better. So 100 psi's is deffanately too little or not?
IMO 135 PSI is too little. 100 will do nothing. Try to get the biggest tank you can. The smaller the tank, the more you will have to wait for it to recharge.

Here is a really nice one, and a pretty good price.
http://www.sears.com/shc/s/p_10153_1...criptionAnchor

http://www.sears.com/shc/s/p_10153_1...+%26+Inflators

This page has a very good selection
http://www.sears.com/shc/s/s_10153_1...+%26+Inflators
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