<VV> Advice on air compressor specs.

Ron ronh at owt.com
Wed Oct 23 23:26:21 EDT 2013

My Harbor Freight (made in China) 6.5 hp, 220 volt, 130 psi with 60 gallon 
tank unit has been running beautifully with occasional use for the last 
fifteen years or so and it was only a few hundred dollars.  I can't complain 
about it.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Taruffi57 at aol.com>
To: <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 3:30 PM
Subject: Re: <VV> Advice on air compressor specs.

>I am researching vertical tank compressors.  Won't be using it a lot,  but
> DO want it to be able to run basic air tools w/o gasping for breath and
> surely deal with wheel lug nuts.   Need to know max. cu. ft. per min.  @ 
> what
> PSI should do the job.  Also, What is the difference between a sgl.  stage
> and dual stage unit?  I know I need a water separator and  filter.  Should 
> it
> be 120 or 220 volts?  Prefer low maintainence, and  low money invested. 
> Not
> particularly interested in Chinese crap.
> Joe Dunlap
> Florida
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