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Old 09-02-2007, 03:09 PM   #1
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I just purchased a 33 gal, 2hp craftsman compressor and am suprised by the noise level. Is it ok to keep it in an enclosure that is not heated? Temps do go well below 0 degrees F.

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Old 09-02-2007, 05:43 PM   #2
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Long as the condensation is drained out of the tank on cold nights it should do fine.

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Old 09-02-2007, 07:22 PM   #3
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you must have bought the "oil-free" instead of the cast iron like myself. They're much louder.
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Old 09-05-2007, 01:15 AM   #4
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you must have bought the "oil-free" instead of the cast iron like myself. They're much louder.
Way Wayyy louder. Get a Makita Mac2400 and dont look back.
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Old 09-11-2007, 04:10 AM   #5
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I've had several compressors, and I found that the compressor that is driven by a separate motor using a fan belt is less noisy. They are about $100.00 more, but I think worth it.
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Old 09-11-2007, 07:15 AM   #6
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Way Wayyy louder. Get a Makita Mac2400 and dont look back.
I think the Makita would be a little small for what Loudodge actually needs:

This: http://www.sears.com/shc/s/p_10153_1...ools&adCell=A3

VS.

This: http://www.amazon.com/Makita-MAC2400.../dp/B0001Q2VPK

My assumption (especially based on the member's name) is that the compressor's primary use would be for running pneumatic automotive tools.
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Old 09-11-2007, 10:10 PM   #7
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Whoa. I did not notice...My bad

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