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Fixing my compressor

07-20-2009 12:27 AM by nailboy1234 | 4 comments »

I have a 17 gallon husky compressor that does not want to shut off once it reaches its max .. instead at the point it should shut off the motor starts whinning??

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Lots of air

03-18-2009 12:33 AM by Craftsman on the lake | 4 comments »

I’m so pleased. I’ve got two air compressors. One of them is one of those little ones with a small tank that is good for a nail gun but any air tool that runs continuously like a grinder or air sander it can’t handle. I’ve had a used 5hp air compressor in the garage for a long time. I’ve never used it. It works great but was miserably out of adjustment so it wouldn’t turn off by itself. Pressure would build up and the bus fuses would blow in my shutoff b...

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Miter Bench and Storage #7: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

06-25-2008 05:33 AM by sIKE | 8 comments »

Well, I have been slowly working on the this project over the last couple of weekends, but had to side track when my Air Compressor blew a gasket in the pump mechanism and I had to replace it (Turns out Good). With me having to work in the very hot loft to get this fixed I decided to go for broke and get all of my Compressor related sub projects taken care of. I had a slow leak on the unloader line, so I fixed that when I added the Automatic Drain Valve from Harbor Freight, thanks Patrick. I ...

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New Deck #3: Day 4 of the build

04-25-2008 02:00 AM by Karson | 8 comments »

Well day 4 was productive, just not on the deck. About 1 week ago I was in the office in the shop and I heard a loud hissing. I went to find out what it was. The safety unload valve was dumping air from the air compressor tank. The compressor was running and it was not shutting off. The safety valve was doing what it was suppose to do. Keep air compressor parts from flying all over the shop. Some how, some way the contacts welded shut on the shutoff switch. I moved the lever down to shu...

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