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Old 09-10-2010, 05:39 PM
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Gallons has little or nothing to do with it and there are 40 "gallon" compressors that would do the job just fine and 60 "gallon" models that would not work well at all. Forget about the size of the tank, look at the CFM rating because THAT'S matters! Use the search function to a search on "air compressor" or maybe "CFM" and you will find tons of info on just what you are looking for since this has been covered in detail literally dozens of times.

CFM is what determines whether a compressor will keep up or not and phony HP ratings and huge oversized tanks have caused a lot of people to end up with something that will barely do the job because the CFM was low, HP ratings mean next to nothing and a bigger tank does NOT make a bigger compressor!
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