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racsan 03-20-2009 08:57 PM

homebuilt air compressor.
 
made from a discarded piston compressor, some scrap iron,a old tank, new motor & hardware, this compressor is much quieter than some new direct-drive ones. yes its heavy. it was out of service for a year due to a bad pressure switch. finnally located one. (not available at any home imp or farm store) never was painted until now. went with equipment gray. thought about making it a 2 tone tractor like a deere or international. but this gray is darn close to '46 ford-ferguson gray. now i need more air tools. tank itself lifts off so the whole thing doesnt have to be drug out to a low tire. http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l2.../90-115011.jpg http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l2.../90-115010.jpg

the_tool 02-10-2010 11:07 AM

Ha, that is pretty neat racsan, now all ya need to do is manufacture them and make em look nice and handsome and we will all partake ha.

5artist5 10-18-2010 01:51 PM

That's pretty clever. How long does it take to fill the tank?


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