Shop Cleanup, Catch-Up, and Redo #3: Slow Progress but the Air Compressor line work is done (mostly)

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Blog entry by sIKE posted 10-03-2011 02:24 AM 10500 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: I like it when a plan comes together Part 3 of Shop Cleanup, Catch-Up, and Redo series Part 4: Blast Gates - It works! It really does! »

Been busy and my Air Compress is very problematic at best I was hoping by putting it up in the loft that I could just leave it be and when the money came around I would replace it. However it had other plans and spent a good part of one day getting it mostly working. After that set back I got back to work on get the lines for the Air Compress. For those who don’t know I have a loft in my shop and I have moved my air compressor up there. I originally ran PVC for the airlines but I wasn’t happy with them after I had a piece of wood fly in to one under pressure. Nothing but a loud hiss but still scary. So I as a part of this project I am replacing the lines with Nylon based tubing from RaipidAir. One of the improvements I am making this time around is due to the location of the Air Compressor, with it being up in the loft I can’t see how much pressure I have in the tank, I can’t use the Pressure regulator, and the cleaning the filters is a bit challenging. So this time around I moved all that down within easy reach.

and here is the end of the run.

I cover the blast gate soultion next….

-- //FC - Round Rock, TX - "Experience is what you get just after you need it"

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#1 posted 10-03-2011 02:48 AM

Life is so much easier without an air compressor ..or power tools :)
Looks like you’ve got a great solution now!

-- If you can't joint it, bead it!

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#2 posted 10-03-2011 04:19 AM

Life without power tools… egads..

-- Be safe.

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#3 posted 10-03-2011 06:39 AM

“Some times I think Tim the Toolman is a wimp. POWER POWER, give me more POWER!!!

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#4 posted 10-03-2011 09:41 PM

The man from Dallas now retired and has the time to push the plane accross the board to get it flat….

-- //FC - Round Rock, TX - "Experience is what you get just after you need it"

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