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How to Choose an Air Compressor

<p>when you’re shopping for an air compressor, the first thing you’ll notice is that they’re plastered with specifications: 2 hp, 3 gallon, 2.8 cfm, 130 psi, 73 db...</p><p>but don’t let all those specs confuse you. we’ll tell you what they mean, what matters and what doesn’t, and help you choose a compressor to suit your needs.</p><p>we tried the most widely available compressors on the market—more than 20 models—and selected eight that we thought were the best choices for diyers. we…

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Air Compressor Cart

Build this mobile home for your small air compressor and you'll be able to wheel it anywhere you want to use it - the garage, around the shop, house, yard and beyond! It includes a built-in air hose reel and tool bin so you have everything you need at your fingertips.


Watch out for that PVC!!! I use PEX lines in my garage but at one time used PVC. Read to many people's problems with the stuff. With the PEX fittings they snap right on and if you want to add on another section it's very easy. They are designed for home water lines and can handle high PSI's. A few highend air systems are sold using PEX tubes. They come in red and blue colors and the fittings work with copper or PVC with out any glue.


How to use a Pneumatic Nailer and Air Compressor with video also by Brittany that Pretty Handy girl she has her tool box on ber blog too!


How to Install an Air Compressor in Your Garage |

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