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Old 12-27-2013, 11:43 PM
SteveH SteveH is offline
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Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Colo Springs
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60 gal, 5 horse, upright, 220v, oil-type. $479 at Home Depot type places. You can't outrun this compressor unless you do a lot of sandblasting (without stopping) or use a giant impact wrench on 8-lug trucks as fast as you can. I have had mine almost 20 years (a Coleman) - never done anything except drain water out of it. I have used it extensively in that time, although as a hobbiest. Oil type are quieter than oilless and uprights take up less room. 220v start quickly/briskly and after it's wired, you have an welder outlet you can use if you don't feel like adding another 220v outlet.
Steve H.
Colo Springs, CO
'78 FJ40, '89 FJ62, '98 4Runner
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