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Forum topic by Beginningwoodworker posted 02-05-2010 12:41 AM 1153 views 0 times favorited 20 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-05-2010 12:41 AM

I order me a new compressor, A Stanley CAP1516 – Trim Air 1.5 Peak HP Oil-Free Contractor Compressor for $80.30 from it works great.

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#1 posted 02-05-2010 12:46 AM


-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#2 posted 02-05-2010 12:47 AM

Looks really interesting Charles . Maybe you can do a review after you have used it a while

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 02-05-2010 12:47 AM

This looks great, Charles. It is always exciting to add a new tool to the shop.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#4 posted 02-05-2010 12:52 AM

Moving right along with the acquisition of tools.. good on ya mate…

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#5 posted 02-05-2010 01:09 AM

good for you charles ,

i’m very exited for you ,
you are getting your dream together .

congratulations !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#6 posted 02-05-2010 01:13 AM

I got one of these as part of a kit (CPACK270) a couple of years ago. The kit included the CAP1516 compressor, 25’ of hose, a 16 gauge finish nailer and a combination brad nailer/stapler.

I have found it to be a great addition to my shop, and use a good deal. It lives in a ‘garage’ under my workbench.

This compressor would not be appropriate for pneumatic tools like sanders, but it is terrific for finishing nails, brads, staples, etc.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#7 posted 02-05-2010 01:24 AM

How noisy is it?


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#8 posted 02-05-2010 01:27 AM


-- Jim, Kentucky

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#9 posted 02-05-2010 01:28 AM

Congrats on the new toy, Charles!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#10 posted 02-05-2010 01:47 AM

He shoots … he SCORES!!!

Nice buy, Charles. I, too, would love to hear what you think of it, after some use.

-- -- Neil

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#11 posted 02-05-2010 01:49 AM

New Tool! Did you say new tool (slobber, drool, smack)!

-- "If you can't find it, build it. If you can't build it, then you must need some more tools."

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#12 posted 02-05-2010 01:53 AM

Here’s my take on this tool …

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#13 posted 02-05-2010 02:07 AM

Good for you! Hope it works out well for you.

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#14 posted 02-05-2010 02:44 AM

Been doing any target practice with that new gun?

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#15 posted 02-05-2010 02:48 AM

Congrats Charles. Good for you. I hope it suits your needs.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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