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which Air Compressor,

Post by johnnyraw74 » Tue 21 Jan, 2020 9:44 am

hello am shopping around for a decent entry level Air Compressor which will run basic enquirements to run an underpinner and 1 gun (2 air lines i suppose) thank you

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Re: which Air Compressor,

Post by Not your average framer » Tue 21 Jan, 2020 10:26 am

Hi,

I have a cheap 24 litre compressor that I bought from Machine Mart. It's not a low noise compressor, but the noise is not much anyway and if the noise bothers you all that much, it's hugely cheaper to buy a nice long air line and locate the compressor somewhere future away from where you need to work.
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Re: which Air Compressor,

Post by JonathanB » Tue 21 Jan, 2020 4:28 pm

Bought a Bambi BB24D a while ago to run my underpinner and a couple of air tools. Very impressed - really well made machine and more than up to the job. Shop around on the internet and you should be able to find a good deal.
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Re: which Air Compressor,

Post by fusionframer » Tue 21 Jan, 2020 5:21 pm

Bambi bb24 for me too. I use it to run underpinner and stapler/nailer etc.

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Re: which Air Compressor,

Post by johnnyraw74 » Tue 21 Jan, 2020 5:36 pm

ah thanks all for your replies, that will help a great deal, i shall get back to google

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Re: which Air Compressor,

Post by johnnyraw74 » Tue 21 Jan, 2020 5:39 pm

do you think a £100/£150 is a realistic aim ??? :)

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Re: which Air Compressor,

Post by fusionframer » Tue 21 Jan, 2020 7:31 pm

Any 24 litre compressor will be fine. It just won't be silent, but it will work well. I have an sgs 6 litre compressor which i use when i am out on a site with nail guns and it only cost £70. I chuck it in the back of my truck and it seems well made. SGS do a 24 litre for £85 inc VAT.

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