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Old 03-22-2009, 08:50 PM  
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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" 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.

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Old 03-23-2009, 06:10 AM  
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Just like grandpa used to make. Good job recycling old misc parts.
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Yeah, the portability of the tank is a nice design.
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