[vcf-midatlantic] Value of Air Compressor in CDL workshop

Martin Flynn maflynn at theflynn.org
Sat May 8 01:46:43 UTC 2021

On 5/7/2021 9:05 PM, Bruce via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> I would suggest not accepting a unit that "needs work" unless you have
> someone available who knows how to fix them.  Like most mechanical devices,
> there's any number of things that can and do go wrong.
That would be me - Biggest concern is the tank.  Considering stripping 
it down and sending it out for hydrostatic testing.  Even if the tank is 
NG due to corrosion, the motor and compressor head are salable parts.
> Also, determine the noisiness of the unit.  You cannot have a noisy
> compressor indoors and expect to be able to converse, much less record
> audio/video.

Good point - the planned location is in the furnace room, on shock mounts

> On Fri, May 7, 2021 at 8:40 PM Martin Flynn via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>> CDL has an offer on the table for the donation of a used 5HP air
>> compressor.
>> Grainger Model is 3Z724, needs work.
>> Any value during workshops other than air for soldering stations?

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