Stay away from the "oil less" compressors. They are nothing more than an
open air (yes, open air no filter. Look very closely at the Sears.)
cylinder that wears out rapidly and makes lots of noise. I speak from
experience here. I own a Sears and wish that would have purchased something
Missouri City, Texas
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> From: Jim House [SMTP:email@example.com]
> Sent: Sunday, June 03, 2001 3:21 PM
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> Subject: [oletrucks] Air Compressor
> Well after a year of nagging her my wife said OK to a compressor. This
> be a once in a lifetime buy. I am not able to buy one now and then if a
> years think about getting a better one. So this is it! I love Sears
> so I have been looking there. I am interested in one with the tank
> over one that lays down. Storage space in the garage is the major reason.
> I am also looking for something over 20 gal, must be 120V. I am starting
> understand the SCFM ratings. The one I am looking at is 6 HP 30 Gal
> SCFM at 40/90PSI - 125 max PSI. It is on sale for $259.88. I am
> in sandblasting and HVLP painting.
> What did it was I have now gathered together 11 rims and want to get the
> best 5 sandblasted (quoted at $250.00) and painted (quoted at $125.00).
> That shook her up as the first items to get painted outside of a spray
> Originally I painted a quick coat of Rustoloum on the truck for cover for
> $45.00. Now I get to do it all - with a new compressor.
> What do you think - is this compressor a good deal?
> 46 Chevy 3104
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