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Don't Purchase a Generator With Out Reading This First - A generator will keep it on for an extended period of time afterwards until the electricity can be restored. This is a very helpful and even lifesaving invention – but there are a few things that you should consider before investing in one.

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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.

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By connecting a 5-gal. storage tank to the compressor’s tank, it more than doubles its air-storage capacity.

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from The Family Handyman

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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Learn how you can modify your home air compressor to make it easier to drain and keep it running like a champ

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The beginnings of a great idea. Use a steel blank plate, add regulator knob, replace standard switch with rocker or button.

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Air compressor line/filter

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Homemade air compressor piping with pressure regulator, moisture trap, auxiliary air tank, and blow-off valve. All powered by a 5 CFM Dewalt compressor.

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Air Compressor by Adam Groshong at Coroflot.com

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