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Old 02-07-2013, 06:47 PM
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Originally Posted by mc73DD189 View Post
Thanks for the info everyone. Ill definitely do a little bit more research on the copper.

No matter which type material you decide to go with the design of the piping is a very important part of the outcome.
There are a number of diagrams on the web from Paint gun manufacturers that will help.
I have attached a link to the Sharpe website that shows a couple ways to go about it.
Yours won't be the same, but the basics will.
Budget a few more dollars now and you will be far happier with the finished product later on.
I prefer electric auto drains on compressors,as I am forgetful and it is all to easy to neglect that task.
Also an electric auto drain can be set to drain every few minutes if you wish.
At the end of the drip legs I have ball valves and when the wallet got thick enough I added on float type auto drains there also.
Leave extra room in your runs so that at a later date you can cut in filters,regulators, or whatever.
Never hurts to have the option.

Good luck, have fun, and sweat it! Sweat solder it that is

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