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Old 07-13-2010, 10:16 PM   #1
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looking at buying an air compressor but really would prefer to not spend too much on it.
will pretty much be using it to clean the off road cars and inflating vehicle tires.
would this be a fine option?

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http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1...atalogId=10053

Id get that one over the one you showed
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i dont know much about an air compressor.. what makes you choose the husky one over the craftsman?
(btw, the craftsman is actuall 99 dollars in store
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Id go with the craftsman simply because its oil lubricated. It is quieter for the most part, fills faster and in the long run if taken care of will outlast oil-less compressors.
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Id go with the craftsman simply because its oil lubricated. It is quieter for the most part, fills faster and in the long run if taken care of will outlast oil-less compressors.
Ya but the oiled are more of a pain. ive had the same oil less for 8 years now and it runs great. I like the husky cause it has more psi.
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Thats the compressor that I use and it will work great for what u want to do. Stick with the Craftsman U wont be disapointed . ps . shop around I found mine for 80 , Also check the cfm out put on yuor other units to see how fast thay recover .
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I have had bought the sears one was OK but only
lasted one season (I race year round) and my buddy
has had a husky #41214 for two years so I got one
and it works great. have had it all most a year so that
makes Franks like three years old and on a side note
the husky uses less amps at start up than the sears one
so it's easier on the gen. or at some tracks that don't have
the amps
and it's only 89.99 right now at homedepot
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this is the Unit ive been using for the past couple years with Zero issues.....As its aged its gained 10-15more PSI, Granted its Not the fastest filling but it does the job and is sized appropriately.



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Oilless compressors blow... Noisy as can be, and take longer to pump up. the crapsman if yer feeling cheap. or...

http://www.amazon.com/Makita-MAC700-...9&sr=8-2-spell

and yes you get what you pay for. it has to be the quietest one for the size I ever used.
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Oilless compressors blow... Noisy as can be, and take longer to pump up. the crapsman if yer feeling cheap. or...

http://www.amazon.com/Makita-MAC700-...9&sr=8-2-spell

and yes you get what you pay for. it has to be the quietest one for the size I ever used.
Bad ass compressor, but i think it might be out of his range.
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I have that Sears one for cleaning offroad. Its good. Just a couple months in ,all my oil leaked out of it-engine seized. Guy at Sears said he had heard of this before Sears just gave me a brand new one, no problem. So yay to Sears for customer service. I do wish it had more psi though-seems a tad weak, but does the job
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I have had bought the sears one was OK but only
lasted one season (I race year round) and my buddy
has had a husky #41214 for two years so I got one
and it works great. have had it all most a year so that
makes Franks like three years old and on a side note
the husky uses less amps at start up than the sears one
so it's easier on the gen. or at some tracks that don't have
the amps
and it's only 89.99 right now at homedepot
my craftsman one died at just about a year and a half too.

im on the hunt for one now. i would love to get a 20 gallon one so theyre so expensive
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Oilless compressors blow... Noisy as can be, and take longer to pump up. the crapsman if yer feeling cheap. or...

http://www.amazon.com/Makita-MAC700-...9&sr=8-2-spell

and yes you get what you pay for. it has to be the quietest one for the size I ever used.
I do like the specs on this compressor. I have never seen one yet.
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stopped by home depot today... that compressor was 129.. how do you get it for 89?

if i had 200 bucks to spend, id look at a nicer one.. but i cant justify the money for something im mainly going to use to clean an rc car
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stopped by home depot today... that compressor was 129.. how do you get it for 89?

if i had 200 bucks to spend, id look at a nicer one.. but i cant justify the money for something im mainly going to use to clean an rc car
hum that is what I saw it on line for just to day when I got the part #
just before I posted
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