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Discussion in 'Airbrush Compressors' started by Steve McCracken, Dec 23, 2016.


  1. Steve McCracken

    Steve McCracken Elite Member! Elite Member!

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    Christmas came early from Mrs. Wonderful. I found in my man studio this a.m. a very red 1.0 horse 3 gallon Craftsman air compressor.

    I believe air is air, unless you are in Australia, and I think Clancy (I name everything) will be noisy but effective.

    What say you?
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    Nice! May he give you many hours of air with low moisture. Blow the roof off!


    Paint on
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    markjthomson Very happy! Staff Member Mod

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    Sounds all good... Betty, Suzy and Simone approve of this post!
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    JackEb Dragon Hunter Staff Member Admin

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    We have air in Australia too !! Most of it full of sarcastic humor and swearing, but the air brushes don't seem to care lol
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    Mr.Micron Royal pain in the air hose Admin

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    YOu can build him a nice sound proof box to live in and then he will not scare the crap out of you when he fires up while you're painting :D
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    Mind you, you get some awesome lightening bolts without a compressor kennel !
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    Ricky Spanish Gravity Guru

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    That's sweet Steve... That's something nice to wake up to. If you are concerned about the noise, you can always put the compressor in the closet to dampen the sound.
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    A cheap fix for a noisy air compressor is a longer hose. You can buy standard air hose relatively cheap. Locate the air compressor in a different room, or at the very least farther away from you. And insulated box is a neat idea but, it will also hold heat. If your air compressor runs in a hot environment it will shorten the life.
    Merry Christmas
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    Basstrack238 Needle-chuck Ninja

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    Hell yeah! That's really nice of her! Yeah too noisy put it in a big cabinet with vents and a computer fan or two. That's what I did with my first unit that was too noisy.
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