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Re: [Shop-talk] Looking to buy a compressor

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Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Looking to buy a compressor
From: Darrell Walker <>
Date: Fri, 7 Aug 2020 14:39:24 -0700
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One more option Iâ??ve added to the list:

Ingersoll Rand SS5L5 (from Northern Tool)

This is a 5 HP unit, and a little more expensive than the other options.  I 
donâ??t think I need that much compressor, but if it might be more reliable, 
certainly worth considering.


> On Aug 7, 2020, at 2:21 PM, Darrell Walker <> wrote:
> Iâ??m in the market for a compressor.  Iâ??m looking for about 10 CFM at 90 
> psi.
> I actually have an Eastwood scroll compressor on backorder, but Iâ??m getting 
> anxious, and thinking about other things to spend the price difference on.  I 
> do like that the scroll compressor is very quiet, though.
> Iâ??ve looked at four possibilities, all much cheaper than the Eastwood:
>       Husky 60 gallon (from Home Depot)
>       Kobalt 60 gallon (from Lowes)
>       Puma PK-6060 (from Amazon)
>       Campbell Hausfeld VT6195 (from Grizzly)
> The Husky and Kobalt are very close in price, the Puma and CH are a bit more.
> The Kobalt is dual-stage, the rest are single stage (but dual cylinder), but 
> all meet my expected air requirements.
> I believe the Kobalt is made by CH, though it is not the same as the CH model 
> Iâ??m looking at.
> Any experience or comments on any of these choices?  Anything else I ought to 
> look at in a similar range?
> Thanks,
> Darrell
> -- 
> Darrell Walker
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> Vancouver, WA, USA
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