Tools Air Compresser

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  1. bleau

    bleau New Member

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    Hey guys,
    I hope this is the right section.
    What are you guys using for a air compresser?
    I'm thinking about getting one because I cant get my mid pipe bolts off at the manifold. (I hate those bolts)
    I need a small one that will fit in my tiny garage, but still has some power.
     
  2. 19mustang95

    19mustang95 Legend

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    well have you tried PB blaster on the bolts, thats what helpe dme get mine off....but if you really want a air compressor, i would look into craftsman small round one, i can remember what size it was, but it was small and worked well for things similar to what you need it for.
     
  3. bleau

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    I've sprayed the snot out of those bolts with pb blaster and no joy.
    Most things I just use the trusty 4lb sledge hammer to break the bolts loose, but I cant get The angle I need with th exhaust bolts.
    I will check craftsmen out thanks.
     
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    DropTopPony Administrator Staff Member Admin SN95 Supporter

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    I've been thinking of getting one like that myself. I just need a small one. Post up what you find.
     
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    i love mine, i got it from lowes around 1.5 years ago. not too big, but not too small either. it is a kobalt 10 gallon with electric display. i think you can get the newer model of mine for around 200 bucks and it is damn well worth it.
     
  6. bleau

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    yeah, but mine is all black
     
  8. bleau

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    Thanks for the help..
     
  9. scarface

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    I have a 3 gal. 125 constant PSI. Works fine.. mosy air tools run at 90 PSI. Just means my compressor kicks on more often.
     
  10. FST-HUH

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    I am a manager for Sears Store and I would suggest to go with a Craftsman 15Gal or 33Gal Compressor. Everything below this is just waste of money for any kind of serious project. Than again I don't know what you will be using it for.
     
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    I have a 20 gallon electric compressor. Anything smaller than that and they run constantly. I want to get another tank and crank the regulator up to 150-160psi. Air tools work great at that much psi. The one we had in our shop cranked out 180psi, that was a good working presure. The one I have in my truck is a 20 gal 125psi gas job, noisy as hell.