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Re: Air compressors yet again.

To: (John T. Blair),
Subject: Re: Air compressors yet again.
Date: Wed, 20 Nov 1996 15:39:13 -0800
I guess there's a couple of more points I left out. It's an oil
type and it's not direct drive. I've heard a couple of people say
that they think that direct drive compressors have a higher freq.
noise which can get annoying fast.


On Nov 20,  6:31pm, John T. Blair wrote:
> Subject: Re: Air compressors yet again.
> At 09:37 AM 11/20/96 -0800, wrote:
> >
> >Hi all,
> >
> > Home Depot is selling a Cambell Hausfeld portable air compressor
> > which looks like a pretty good deal to me and I was wondering what
> > other people thought.
> > It's rated at 6.5 hp, has a 26 gal tank and puts out 10.1 scfm per
> > minute at 90 psi. The price is $377.
> Drew,
>   I must agree with what everyone else has already said.  The bigger
> the accumulator the better.  I have a 5hp 30gal tank and wish it was
> bigger.
>   I will bring up one point that I haven't seen addressed in this
> current barage on compressors.  What type of compressor is it? Is
> it the oil type or the oil less type?
>   I haven't been able to find out much about the differences between
> the 2 types.  I was a Sears (where I purchased mine in 90 for $450).
> There on the floor were 2 compressors - both 5 hp 30 gal tanks,
> however, the oil less was over $100 cheaper.  I asked the sales man
> what the difference was and no one in the store could really explain
> it to me.  But from what I've been hearing lately, the oil type are
> better and more expensive.
> John
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Drew Rogge

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