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Running A Compressor When Its Cold

If you're a Do It Yourselfer with compressed air, and you, like me, live in the frigid climes, where do you keep your air...
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How Sizing NPT Fittings Enhances Airflow

I m finally pluming my shop for air distribution. This site has a lot of great information and if your book is half as...
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How Much Do Air Compressors Weigh

What weighs more; 500 lbs. of lead, or 500 lbs. of feathers? It's not a trick question, and because lead is perceived as heavier...
Re-orient your air compressor

Re-orient your air compressor?

Curious whether you can run a horizontal compressor in the vertical position? Is there a shorter life span because of the way the motor...
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Is a compressor for Christmas a good idea?

You see them advertised everywhere these days. A compressor, often with a fitting and hose kit, and even sometimes paired with an air tool...