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Air Compressor

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Rainman7, Oct 2, 2007.

  1. Rainman7

    Rainman7 LawnSite Senior Member
    from NY
    Messages: 290

    Anyone use the Rotair brand air compressor. The one I am looking at is the portable 2 wheel unit...72 cfm @100psi. w/ 24hp Honda engine. I would like to put in in one of the service vans. It sells for about $650. Just wanted to see if anyone has used one of these.
     
  2. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 22,727

    Never heard of it..got a link? 72 cfm is not too bad, tho I prefer 125 to 190,
    but for smaller systems, could be the answer..no jack knife problems either.
    Honda engines are bulletproof.
     
  3. paolaken

    paolaken LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 699

    yes, need a link. would like to see it. $650? sure about that?
     
  4. Rainman7

    Rainman7 LawnSite Senior Member
    from NY
    Messages: 290

  5. Ground Master

    Ground Master LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 505

    I've seen similiar machines with the 25hp honda engine putting out 90 to 100 cfm.

    I like the compact design. easy fit in truck or van.

    Just a little pricey
     
  6. SprinklerGuy

    SprinklerGuy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,778

    I guess the question would be:

    100 cfm at 100 psi
    What is the cfm at 40 psi?

    I wouldn't want to pound 100 psi all day.....
     
  7. Ground Master

    Ground Master LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 505

    Hey Tony good to see ya.

    I think at 40 psi you would have more cfm, although not a whole bunch more.
     
  8. Flow Control

    Flow Control LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,267

  9. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 22,727

    Am I correct it will fit in the back of a service truck or van? Two men to
    load & offload? That is cool but pricey...up go the rates!:)
     
  10. Flow Control

    Flow Control LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,267

    It's a tad bigger, kinda similar to the pic on the left in the link. Mine is a trailer type.
     

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