Re: Replacing Air Compressor Motor and Pump
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Re: Replacing Air Compressor Motor and Pump



Automatic, electric, programmable drain valves are also available. I like mine!
Mike LeFevre

On Tue, Nov 11, 2014 at 2:33 PM, Steve Mick <micher@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Exellent ideah. My drain valve is a  PITA to get to and always have to use pliars to loosen it.......................MO

{Steve Mick}
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From: Bob Faunce
Sent: Monday, November 10, 2014 10:50 AM
Subject: RE: Replacing Air Compressor Motor and Pump

I have a fairly inexpensive 26 gallon Craftsman vertical oil-less compressor that works OK but would not be my first choice if I had to use it a lot.  Very noisy and cheap gauge.  However, one big improvement I made to it was to replace the drain cock with a ball valve similar to what is described in this link.  It works super. 

 

http://www.hammerzone.com/archives/workshop/compressor/drain/ball_valve.htm

 

 

 

 

From: 1962to1965mopars@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:1962to1965mopars@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Monday, November 10, 2014 11:24 AM
To: 1962to1965mopars@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Cc: mml@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx; dongallimore@xxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Replacing Air Compressor Motor and Pump

 

I bought a compressor from Harbor Freight.  It is not an oil-less model and it is still very loud.  Also I have doubts as to whether it produces the advertised capacity as it won't even come close to keeping up with my diegrinder.  It also calls for 30 wt. non-detergent oil.  So in the winter I have to use a heat gun to warm it up as the oil is too thick and it won't start, just pops the breaker.  It also developed a leak in the pressure switch, which I repaired and has held so far.

 

Paul L.

On Sunday, November 9, 2014 7:52:51 AM UTC-6, Donald Gallimore wrote:

My 5+ year old 60gal Craftsman oilless air compressor pump has thrown three set of rods in quick order (why?). Sears replacement pump/motor combo seems too expensive. 

 

So, I am looking for a source for a separate pump and compressor to retrofit to the tank. This is for my home garage. Mostly, the heaviest load I use it for are impact wrenches but I do have a sandblaster. I'm thinking 10 cfm at 90 psi will be enough.

 

I'm leery of Harbor Freight and was thinking of Northern Tools or Grainger. 

 

Any suggestions and pointers would be very much appreciated. 

 

Akron Don Gallimore

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