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RE: [oletrucks] Air Compressors

To: "'Deve Krehbiel'" <deve@wwwebservice.net>, oletrucks@autox.team.net
Subject: RE: [oletrucks] Air Compressors
From: Terry Stellman <STELLMAN@noex.com>
Date: Mon, 1 May 2000 07:21:32 -0500

If your compressor is an "oilless" one, check the cylinder and ring to see
if they are scored and worn.  It may be time for a rebuild.  I had to
rebuild mine once already because they are pretty much open to the air and
whatever is in it.

Terry Stellman
1949 3600
Missouri City, Texas

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Deve Krehbiel [SMTP:deve@wwwebservice.net]
> Sent: Thursday, April 27, 2000 3:46 PM
> To:   oletrucks@autox.team.net
> Subject:      [oletrucks] Air Compressors
> I am having this annoying problem with my 6-1/2 horse, 60 gallon, 120 psi
> single stage air compressor. The problem is not enough air! Whenever I am
> running the blast cabinet, or a die grinder or air drill, the maximum I
> can
> maintain with the compressor running non-stop is 60 psi. This makes for a
> lot of wasted time. I also worry about how long the compressor will last
> since I spent 6 days at 10 hours a day sandblasting where the thing never
> shut off.
> So, my question before I am forced to go drop $1300 on a 2 stage 7 1/4
> horse
> that I understand will maintain at least 90 is.....
> Is it possible to buy another single stage identical to the one I have,
> hook
> them together with one airline sharing both units and get twice the
> capacity? That would cost me only another $400. If so, what are the
> problems
> with doing this?
> Thanks again!
> Deve
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
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