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Old 09-25-2012, 09:42 PM
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Hydraulic leak?

Every year l rent ingersol 160 diesel compressor it leaks hydraulic oil through what l think is a filter makes quite a mess.l run it at 60 psi . Any obvious solutions?
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Old 09-25-2012, 09:50 PM
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Rent a different compressor.
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Old 09-27-2012, 09:11 AM
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Only compressor available in my area live in the sticks.owner said if comp. is kept level it won't leak hydraulics ,hard to keep level all the time do all comp leak when not level.?
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Old 09-27-2012, 08:39 PM
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Go buy 25 lbs of clay cat litter and put it in the bottom of compressor soak up th oil .
Or just go out and buy your own .
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Old 09-27-2012, 10:02 PM
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Does 50 blow outs a year warrant a compressor?
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Old 09-28-2012, 02:18 AM
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It would pay for itself sooner or later. If all 50 were small-water-meter installs, you could consider a truck-mount compressor, but having the real thing lets you into using air tools like a boring missile.
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Old 09-28-2012, 08:26 AM
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I agree ,Boots in your opinion what is the best portable size comp for me.diesel or gas?cfm ? I do 45 reside.3 to 9 valves 3/4 pipe,3 light commercial.15 zones 1" pipe,thats my blow outs.lcould rent to a couple 9 hole golf coarses with 3 " pipe and 2 schools 2" pipe,don't know if it's worth a bigger compressor for four extra jobs a year.can you recommend compressor size for my blow outs and a compressor size if I take on golf courses and schools?
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Old 09-28-2012, 09:25 AM
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You could always use a truckmount for the small ones and rent the tow-behind for the biggies.
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Old 09-28-2012, 09:36 AM
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I agree ,Boots in your opinion what is the best portable size comp for me.diesel or gas?cfm ? I do 45 reside.3 to 9 valves 3/4 pipe,3 light commercial.15 zones 1" pipe,thats my blow outs.lcould rent to a couple 9 hole golf coarses with 3 " pipe and 2 schools 2" pipe,don't know if it's worth a bigger compressor for four extra jobs a year.can you recommend compressor size for my blow outs and a compressor size if I take on golf courses and schools?
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Old 09-28-2012, 05:35 PM
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........ sweet compressor
Movin up in the world I don't have to manual pump lol
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