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Tow behind compressor question

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by MajesticUSA, Oct 14, 2010.

  1. MajesticUSA

    MajesticUSA LawnSite Member
    Messages: 67

    Ok so my update on this situation is:

    After being told by the rental company (the mechanic and the sales guy) 5+ times "there is no way to control the psi output and there is no regulator" and "All the companys that rent these blow the systems out at 120 psi (its max)" So I reiterated they are foolish you have to blow out the systems at 70-75 psi or like EVERYONE on here said and the reason I even posted this in the first place...it can wreak havoc on the heads, nozzles, zone valves, etc.

    So I went by the rental company and wrote down the serial number and model number, the compressor is a AirMan PDS185S. I called airman tech support and exactly like some of you said there IS a regulator it's on the right hand/back side right next to the oil separator filter. It's a simple though bolt with a jam nut to lock it in place making the machines psi/cfm fully adjustable from 50 to 120. So they admitted they were wrong and finally are going to allow me to adjust it. Even the AirMan rep said a air ram needs 50 psi and a jackhammer needs 120 so we would be foolish to make the machine without a way to adjust it. He said OSHA makes them put the regulator in a less accessible place for "safety" reasons. Thanks again guys
     
  2. 1idejim

    1idejim LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,315

    all of this information is welcome, mrs. boots and whatever insults you hurled at tomtom, dana and ml aren't erased by it though.:hammerhead:
     
  3. irritation

    irritation LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,590

    Watch out, he has a Smith & Wesson. :gunsfirin
     
  4. 1idejim

    1idejim LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,315

    and you think i don't:laugh::laugh::laugh:
     
  5. irritation

    irritation LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,590

    Figured you for a Colt guy, maybe a Ruger.
     
  6. MajesticUSA

    MajesticUSA LawnSite Member
    Messages: 67

    This is the second time you brought this up...You don't know when to quit? It was ONLY boots & tomtom who were mocking my sig line and insulting my business, so don't try to cause more problems. The admin erased their comments as well as my response, it's over with drop it.
     
  7. FIMCO-MEISTER

    FIMCO-MEISTER Banned
    Messages: 18,668

    Sig fights are like pool hall arguments. Should be forgotten by the next day.
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  8. 1idejim

    1idejim LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,315

    pretty much
    my favorite all time weapon is my .22 woodsman, 5 numbers, manufactured 1940's.
     
  9. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
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    I have a rubber chicken. Don't make me use it.
     
  10. DanaMac

    DanaMac LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,219

    Hmmm.... glad I didn't see them. I now take back my suggestions and free information I gave out.
     

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