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gfadvm

10724 posts in 1317 days


#1 posted 812 days ago

Placing an inline water trap at the compressor did not work for me (I think because the air exiting the compressor is too hot for the water to condense). Next, I strongly encourage you to drain your compressor often for 2 reasons: to keep water out of your airtools and spray; second, to keep your pressure tank from rusting out and exploding! I plumbed mine to the edge of the base where I could get to the valve easier and then connect a piece of tubing to drain water away from the compressor.

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