Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 10-27-2013, 06:42 PM   #15
Rivet Master
 
TomW's Avatar
 
1967 26' Overlander
Huntsville , Alabama
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 2,918
Images: 2
Oil-less compressors are not for those that value their hearing

Quote:
Originally Posted by tvanwave View Post
why oil-less
They're cheaper.

But they wear out quicker. And they are REALLY LOUD.

For the occasional user, oil-less might be a better alternative.

Tom
__________________

TomW is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-27-2013, 06:53 PM   #16
4 Rivet Member
 
Silver Hawk's Avatar
 
1975 31' Sovereign
Palomar Mountain , California
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 353
Traditional compressors have oil in their crankcase just like engines - for the same reasons. That's why you can't use a regular compressor to fill diving air tanks - or breathing tanks for fire fighters, etc.

A lot of new (cheap) compressors are 'oil-less'. These use tuflon cylinder liners and would work better for your airlines. Go to Lowe's or Home Depot and look for compressors without oil fill and drain holes.
__________________

__________________
Silver Hawk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-27-2013, 07:18 PM   #17
Rivet Master
 
TG Twinkie's Avatar
 
1974 Argosy 26
Morrill , Nebraska
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 5,140
Images: 2
Blog Entries: 5
Just bought a Porter Cable compressor. It has a 1 gallon tank, pressure regulator and gage for tank pressure and regulated pressure.
It is a 120 volt AC unit and weighs 24 pounds.
Decibel level is 71. It draws 2.6 amps.
__________________
Knowledge: "A gift to be shared. A treasure to receive."
TG Twinkie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-27-2013, 07:19 PM   #18
Rivet Master
 
Dwight's Avatar
 
1999 34' Excella
Joshua , Texas
Join Date: Apr 2002
Posts: 548
Images: 2
Look at the Quincy Q12120P...they are USA made, the owner's manual is ALL in English and mine is quieter than my Honda 3000 generator..
__________________

__________________
History doesn't repeat itself, people do!
Dwight is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:13 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.