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Old 11-13-2013, 01:00 AM
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Tell us just how "correct" was established for pushing air into a sprinkler system. If it was one of those old Smith 100 compressors built from a V-block engine, then the air would exit the machine too hot for ordinary hoses. But that was then.
Hey I have one of those smiths built from a ford 460
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Old 11-13-2013, 08:48 AM
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IS that not a bit extreme, on engine choice, for a compressor?
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Old 11-13-2013, 09:55 AM
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1/2 is engine, other 4 cylinders make air. Same way the old Lindsey's with Chrysler 318's did.
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Old 11-13-2013, 09:57 AM
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i'm not familiar with boiler drains at all, anyone care to post a pic? (in an irrigation setting)
not mine , but ya get the point
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Old 11-13-2013, 09:59 AM
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Apparently it didn't load
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Old 11-13-2013, 11:32 AM
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By no means should someone successfully blowing 125-degree air through a polybutylene garden hose be taken to signify approval of blowing 200-degree air through the same hose.
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Old 11-13-2013, 04:56 PM
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no matter what drain those pipes!
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Old 11-13-2013, 05:32 PM
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Here's a pressure-loss chart from those nice folks at Binks. Obviously, no worries with a truck-mount compressor and 3/4-inch hose.

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Old 11-13-2013, 06:32 PM
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no water in pipes= see you next season now problems
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Old 12-08-2013, 10:37 PM
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3/4 male garden hose threads - nothing else need apply - boiler drains on every install
Agreed on the down leg
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