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

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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LinuxH4x0r
LinuxH4x0r

Best Answer 12 years ago

Attach the old tank in line with your new compressor for higher capacity (cfm) and longer before the motor kicks in

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frollard
frollard

12 years ago

It might be a simple fix to reseat/rebuild the valves - often a broken compressor can be a ....fixed....air compressor :D

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west49rules
west49rules

Answer 12 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

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frollard
frollard

Answer 12 years ago

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.

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qparker
qparker

Answer 11 years ago

that's the same here in Alaska, it's only the ninth of Nov.and it's already been down to -30 below

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11010010110
11010010110

12 years ago

what is the problem with it ? (whats broken)

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west49rules
west49rules

Answer 12 years ago

I fired up the compressor on one of our -40 Albertan winter days and the piston shattered

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11010010110
11010010110

Answer 12 years ago

replaceable ?