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Recycling

Discussion in 'The Tool Shed' started by 3 on the tree, Apr 12, 2007.

  1. 3 on the tree

    3 on the tree 1/2 ton status

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    Over a year ago, I found this compressor at the dump, with a broken rod. This week, I finally got around to doing something with it. For 15 bucks, and a little time, I now have a portable 20 gallon/150psi air tank to take along on trail runs.:D

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  2. johnnychimpo

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    Good idea! I find it hard sometimes to throw things away. I have a habit of needing it later. (my def. of "need" is much different than my wifes)
     
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    Sweet deal looks nice. I am trying to find an old SCBA bottle to do that with. Those bottles can hold up to 4500 psi.
     
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    yea but how much volume would that have? I mean, could you even fill a tire with one tank? really don't know how mucha ir they hold. Also have to have a way to put 4500 psi in there, not going to happen with your standard shop compressor.
     
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    I've got 3 that I cant bring myself to throw away.
     
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    The average person would not be able to fill it to capacity with an air compressor. If you have access to a filling station at work maybee you would have an unlimited supply.;)

    We have used them to run several air tools such as air chisels, cut off saw, air impacts and such. They actually hold a good volume of air. The hard part is finding them. I could get one from the department but that would be jeopardizing my career and it's not worth it.
     

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