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Old 02-09-2012, 10:57 AM
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Get rid of the line in the basement, I really don't think you need that with a good dryer installed. Run a larger line to the garage, 3/8 minimum. Depending on what you use the air for, 3/8 should suffice for everything but the largest tools and your compressor likely won't run those well. The more air hose you run, the more volume you will using. I don't remember the formula, but for every foot of hose, you lose a little pressure. Try this:http://www.gates.com/industrial/pres...043#calculator

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