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Old 09-23-2004, 02:02 PM
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What Is The Most Quiet Air Compressor You Know?

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I want to know from you guys what is the most quiet Air Compressor you know?
The one I have is too loud and I want the new quiet one.
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Old 09-24-2004, 08:28 AM
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How much are you willing to spend?

There are a number of manufacturers of silent air compressors, but they usually are expensive.

Badger, Paache, SilentAir...just about any air brush company makes a model.

You can also make your own much cheaper and can do it with just a days worth of elbow grease.

Here's an example
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Thank you very much for a link.
The budget is open, up to $500 if it's really quiet.



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In that case you might want to just buy one although I think making a custom compressor would be fun, not to mention save you lots of money you could use to buy more paint or an extra brush.

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Thank you for your help.
How is MILLION-AIR model #480-1 from BADGER? Anyone have it?
How is its sound?

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Hi There Luck!

Try the Thayer & Chandler compressor, around $230.00 or so, that's what I use when I try to paint. I have the Iwata hp-bc airbrush, badger 150 and the aztec 470. I prefer the Iwata over the others.


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Thank you Skip. I decided to go with Super Silentair 20-A. $400
My neighbor is not happy with Cyclone II that I used, too lound and made vibration.
My new 20-A should be here next week.
I also have Iwata HP-CH and Badger 150.
Iwata is the best for me so far.

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That's a super sweet unit! 1/5 hp with more than enough psi and rated at less than 20db!! Now that's quiet! They start calling them silent if they are under 40db ... This one will be just a whisper.

Good choice. I was going to suggest the IWata powerjet pro studio series with dual lines and regulators but honestly I think you made the better choice. I hope to get one one day soon! getting tired of having to go get my C02 tank exchanged when it runs out. It usually runs out at 1am and they aren't open till 8am
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Old 10-12-2004, 06:21 PM
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Default Guy selling Iwata PowerJet Pros on Ebay for $300

1/6th HP. Works great. Quieter than the brush. Two hookups.
That's where I got mine.


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yeah I saw that on ebay disaster. It looks pretty kewl but I didn't know anything about them. You got one? it's really quiet?
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I'm very happy with the Super Silent Air 20-A. Its sound likes a refrigurator.
Really quiet. Sometimes I didn't know it was pumping air if I had a TV on.

Anyway, good one for those who need quiet Air Compressor.

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Default Yes....quieter than the brush.

Originally posted by Qranc
yeah I saw that on ebay disaster. It looks pretty kewl but I didn't know anything about them. You got one? it's really quiet?
Not sure how any quieter would be better seeing as it is way quieter than the brush. I bought both a Iwata C brush and the compressor from this guy and both arrived quickly and in perfect order. Highly recommend.
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DOh! somehow I missed the "quieter than the airbrush" part!

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