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Old 10-29-2006, 10:50 PM
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How many CFM'S do you need. The size of the tank has nothing to do with CFM'S. I have a 7.5 h.p. compressor with an 80 gallon tank that provides 25 CFM'S @ 100psi
Holy powerful compressor!!! U got a body shop to go with that?
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Old 10-30-2006, 07:57 AM
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I just have a shop at my house. I needed a air compressor to operate a large glass bead machine. I have painted a couple of times.
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Old 10-30-2006, 09:02 AM
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I've got a 5.5 hp - 60 gallon air compressor that stays in my shop. If you go with one this big, it will probably be a 240 volt compessor. You will need to make sure that you have enough space in your fuse box to run it. I would also go with a belt drive over the direct drive motors- way too loud. I carry a 12 gallon air tank on my truck. It is plenty big enough to air up anything on the truck or trailer. I also keep a small 12 volt air compressor in the tool box for emergencies.
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