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jstruzik
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Post by jstruzik » Sat May 27, 2017 1:10 pm

I have been currently running on a HF 60g 3.5hp compressor for about 8yrs now. I have a gema unit and a decent sized syphon tube blast cabinet. Old compressor kept up with be blasting ran steady at 80psi but never shut off. So I just purchased a new emax compressor.

https://www.aircompressorsdirect.com/EM ... 67589.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Not man reviews but I like the silent air, 5yr bumper to bumper warranty and auto drain. Just wondering if I made a good purchase or did I wast my money. I do coating on the side. Not a full time business or I would have gone bigger but I see no point why. Just looking for any input.

Thanks guys

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Post by WiseAssYT » Sat May 27, 2017 5:42 pm

https://www.eatoncompressor.com/piston-compressors" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Did you look here^? The identicle compressor looked to cost about half.

https://www.eatoncompressor.com/piston- ... es-5-10-hp" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

I have the 10hp in the list but it has a 7.5hp motor running it currently. Very efficient now

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Post by jstruzik » Sun May 28, 2017 12:30 am

Thanks wise, I did look for polar but couldn't find prices but now I see them! From doing research it's would come to around same price because I got mine for $2500 delivered and dropped in my garage. I might have been able to go up in HP with eaton for same price by time shipping and auto drain valve was added but the one you said was half don't have the silencer box or auto drain. Plus I'm limited to amps here. I'm working out of an attached garage. Small space so I'm crammed.

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Post by duke46 » Sun May 28, 2017 12:03 pm

Make sure you hang on to your old compressor just in case you ever want to use a pot blaster. Then you can piggy back them.

When we are using our pot then I fire up both if needed. They are 5hp ones and the compressors are rated like 15cfm each and then we can blast as much as we want. I do have two power sources so I do not have a problem using them. All depend on how many amps you can handle. They do hit very hard when they start up. Most guys will set them up not to come on at the same time.
All I have said is said just for meanness so I don't have to argue with anyone!

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Post by WiseAssYT » Sun May 28, 2017 12:25 pm

jstruzik wrote:Thanks wise, I did look for polar but couldn't find prices but now I see them! From doing research it's would come to around same price because I got mine for $2500 delivered and dropped in my garage. I might have been able to go up in HP with eaton for same price by time shipping and auto drain valve was added but the one you said was half don't have the silencer box or auto drain. Plus I'm limited to amps here. I'm working out of an attached garage. Small space so I'm crammed.
I don't buy in to the silencer box for what they are charging here's a chart with some common DB noise levels
http://www.noisehelp.com/noise-level-chart.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; , the compressor is claiming 25% less noise, , if you look at the difference between 25 and 0 and 125 and 100 the DB difference isn't much, you could flip your air filter lids on the intake and get that noise savings. The power is your limiting factor for sure, as it is for many

Quality auto drains only cost 100$ , I still think you would have been money ahead, eaton also sells off prebuilt stock , I saved 500 just getting a red/blue opposed to whatever color I wanted

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Post by jstruzik » Sun May 28, 2017 10:38 pm

Thanks for the input guys. I think I may see if I can get a compressor 7.5hp with higher cfm and I could go to a 60amp breaker I believe. I really not sure my 60gal is worth anymore.

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