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What kind of compressor

Im looking for a compressor to shoot mostly primer and por 15. i was wondering what i should be looking for? i have a budget of around 300 and dont know if that will be enough for what im looking for.


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You can buy a compressor for $300 but not much of one unless you run onto a real deal on a used one, however for about $100 more you should be able to get one twice the size of the one that the $300 will buy. Look around and you should be able to find a sale on the very popular Campbell Hausfeld, Husky, US General or several other brands of essentially the same compressor. This will be a 60 gallon vertical tank with a 15 AMP 3 /12 HP motor (it may be rated as high as 7 HP but at 15 AMPs that is BS!) and 2 cylinder single stage compressor, not the best performing compressor you can buy but for the money it's not too bad either. That extra $100 or so will make all the difference in getting a decent performing compressor that you can actually use for something vs a $300 tire pumper.



Now about that POR 15!
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One really needs 10-15 cfm at 100 psi to spray with..anything else will be frustrating.wait a couple of paydays and get one that will support commonly used air tools..you will not regret it..

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And do not buy any of those direct drive POS, you will have to wear hearing protection if your within 100 feet of it

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And do not buy any of those direct drive POS, you will have to wear hearing protection if your within 100 feet of it

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And even if you don't go deaf you will probably die of old age waiting for it to build up pressure!
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