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Old 11-02-2014, 05:25 PM   #21
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I put a filter on mine since the only oil I like floating on the surface of my water is the type that comes from coffee beans
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Old 11-02-2014, 05:27 PM   #22
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Old 11-02-2014, 05:34 PM   #23
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I put a filter on mine since the only oil I like floating on the surface of my water is the type that comes from coffee beans
Yes, a filter and water separator at the air compressor.
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Old 11-02-2014, 05:43 PM   #24
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Or, an oil-less air compressor? It's what mine claims to be.
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Old 11-02-2014, 05:53 PM   #25
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This is my compressor. I wouldn't describe it as portable, although I suppose it is. Haven't used it in a year or more.
Don't you see Glenn its not a portable its a porterca ble.
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Old 11-02-2014, 06:59 PM   #26
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Or, an oil-less air compressor? It's what mine claims to be.
Yes, an oil free compressor is a good option for that. Shorter lifespan, noisy, typically higher amperage draw, but great for occasional use and interior finishing. Something to add to my Christmas wish list. Every situation needs a specific tool. I have too many situations
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Old 11-02-2014, 08:15 PM   #27
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The primary use of the air compressor is nail guns and air wrenches so higher pressure (90 psi) is usually needed.
Well, some people find other uses for them.

Back to Glenn's original question about the need for a downstream pressure regulator. If the length of the air line is short you don't normally need one. But there is a pressure drop in long lines. If you're using a 50' airline and air tools you want to be able to adjust the actual pressure the tool's receiving.

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Old 11-02-2014, 09:59 PM   #29
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No, my super fast light weight tug. What's everyone worried about GVW and all that stuff? The trailer's got brakes

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This is an easy adjustment, one I make a few times a day, some days. Different nail guns I use, air tools, etc, all require different pressures. It would only take you seconds to change.
No debate from me on that. I adjust mine frequently. I was only trying to explain why one would not set the compressor to 40 psi and leave it there, as was asked by the previous post. Most of my air compressor applications require far more than 40 psi. But then again, I have never winterized any of my campers so I've never used compressed air to clear the water lines. About the only thing I have ever done is to drain the water heater at the end of the season.
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