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Is there any projects do do with an old compressor???

I have a old Campbell Hausfeld that wont compress air I would like do do something with it instead of thring it out. Any ideas???

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LinuxH4x0r8 years ago
Attach the old tank in line with your new compressor for higher capacity (cfm) and longer before the motor kicks in
frollard8 years ago
It might be a simple fix to reseat/rebuild the valves - often a broken compressor can be a ....fixed....air compressor :D
west49rules (author)  frollard8 years ago
Its already kicked the bucked three times and I put on new valves and seals. I finaly retired it and got a new one. I just don't want to throw it out
The tank is probably still in good condition - I'd find a way to use that as the pressure vessel for something like a potato gun :D The compressor block could make some interesting modern art. You could use a bandsaw and make a cutaway model of how a compressor works (if theres enough of the compressor left intact) (Yay for alberta winters. I'm stuck all winter with no garage so no 'outdoor' instructables.
that's the same here in Alaska, it's only the ninth of Nov.and it's already been down to -30 below
110100101108 years ago
what is the problem with it ? (whats broken)
west49rules (author)  110100101108 years ago
I fired up the compressor on one of our -40 Albertan winter days and the piston shattered
replaceable ?