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Old 02-03-2012, 11:43 AM
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Questions answered about compressors

OK, I will try to answer all your questions.

I do have the power available to run two compressors. My garage is 38 feet long and I have a 240 volt dedicated outlet on each end of the garage run with 8 gauge wire and a 40 amp circuit breaker.

As far as I know they are both rated the same way at 90 psi because they are both manufactured by the same company.

As far as the quality goes the larger compressor has 3 pistons, the bigger tank, and a larger motor. Both have cast iron cylinders so the best I can tell the quality is about the same.

The compressors are not two stage. Both are single stage. The smaller compressor has 125 psi max the larger one has 155 psi max.

I plan to use the compressors for body and paint work. A lot of grinding, sanding, and spraying primer, paint, and clear coats.
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