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racsan 03-22-2009 08:50 PM

home-built air compressor
 
home-built from a discarded compressor and some scrap steel, this compressor is lots quieter than some newer direct-drive units. air tank is removeable. has a cut-out switch to kick off motor at 115 psi, restarts when pressure drops to 90 psi. painted in "machinery gray" http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l2.../90-115050.jpg not the biggest, but does what i need it to do. dad built it over 20 years ago, i think the original motor was off a cement mixer.

inspectorD 03-23-2009 06:10 AM

Nice
 
Just like grandpa used to make. Good job recycling old misc parts.:D

jdougn 03-23-2009 10:14 AM

Yeah, the portability of the tank is a nice design.
Doug


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