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Old 10-02-2016, 12:02 PM   #1
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Any recommendations on air compressors for tires and for gently blowing out your plumbing to winterize?

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Old 10-02-2016, 02:03 PM   #2
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I got the Viair 88P Portable Air Compressor for the road, but I don't think it would work to blowout waterlines. I have a Bostich pancake compressor at home in my shop that I use for heavy duty work.

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Old 10-02-2016, 02:05 PM   #3
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Harbour freight has a few at reasonable prices. I bought one quite a few years ago for under $100. 8 gallon tank, on wheels, 2 hp. If that's all you're going to use it for like me it's perfect.
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Old 10-03-2016, 07:03 AM   #4
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I bought the 3 gallon pancake from Harbor Freight.. Pressure can be adjusted from 10 psi to 100 psi.. Just make sure you follow the break in directions.. It is small enough that I take it camping with me incase the tires need inflating or an air mattress needs pumping up...
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Old 10-03-2016, 07:40 AM   #5
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X2 on Harbor Freight. Get on their mailing list - in their sale flyers they frequently use their small air compressors as "loss leaders" to get people in the store. Several times a year they have put their pancake compressor on sale and/or bundled it with accessories. I got mine a few months back for $69 with a "kit" of hose and various nozzles.
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Old 10-04-2016, 09:21 AM   #6
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Viair for the road/travel. I purchased a Viair 400P RV and it works great.

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