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Old 12-01-2009, 01:33 PM   #16
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My local lumberyard is having a Tool dead or alive trade in any tool brand(they sell dewalt) they are giving $100 gift cards for table saws(which then you spend the gift card there on dewalt tools) SO anyway i picked up a old craftsmen table saw for $20 and i took it in and they will give me $100 so i made some money now i am looking at compressors.
oh ya the trade in day is dec. 10
Cool deal way to go! I think someone did something familiar with a used car I sold them.

This air compressor is good and I don't think overkill as long as its not hard enough for you to lug around, the wheels are kinda cool. Overkill is not bad you never know you might have a job where you will want to use a Palm nailer (great for hanging joists). I have a smaller compressor which is a bit stressed when I use this tool.

On a completely different topic, speaking of table saws did you ever see the stop saw? awesome technology http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGiYl...eature=related

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Old 12-01-2009, 03:34 PM   #17
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On a completely different topic, speaking of table saws did you ever see the stop saw? awesome technology http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGiYl...eature=related
I just got a ICS31230. My old craftsman bit me.
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Old 12-02-2009, 12:28 AM   #18
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go for it Dewalt makes great tools, and the compressor seems compact which will be easy to transport and store. If you find you need more power out of your compressor you can always upgrade.

is porta cable a good brand?

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Old 12-02-2009, 01:03 AM   #19
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I have porta cable nail guns and love them work great shoot good everytime
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yes i have seen that table saw in action even!! At the same local lumber yard that is having the dewalt tool sale
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Old 12-09-2009, 10:19 PM   #21
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Might be picking the Dewalt D55146 this weekend.
So.....now i need an air hose. Went into Men ards today for some stuff and just looked but i have no real clue what to get.

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Old 12-09-2009, 11:11 PM   #22
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the dewalt will come with an air hose but if its plastic get rid of it. buy a soft rubber one (hose) I got one recently that works just fine for $20 at home Depot
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plastic as in PVC
Why are they bad?? fill me in please

then just a simple ole rubber hose?

anyone else? on hoses
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Old 12-09-2009, 11:41 PM   #24
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I had a stiff plastic hose that broke when a board fell on it. I replaced it with a rubber hose that can take alot more punishment. I think the polyurethane ones might flexible as well and lighter. Talk with the tool guys they should be able to help you with that. Tell them if they give you bad info your going to put their fingers in the Table saw (oh wait they have the stop saw so that won't work)
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Old 12-11-2009, 08:03 PM   #25
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well i got the 55146 compressor today. 4 can koozies 2 dewalt hats 2 dewalt t-shirts(all Free) and a Nice dewalt safety glasses ($3.00) for $220.00
oh and some Dewalt Synthetic Compressor Oil which was $10 but got it for free......but my question is Do i need to use it??? The Compressor is an OIL-Less compressor and it doesnt say anything in the manual about it??
any help guys? RocketDoctor??
also they dont sell hoses so i will be going to the big box store for that. any more info on that guys.

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well i got the 55146 compressor today. 4 can koozies 2 dewalt hats 2 dewalt t-shirts(all Free) and a Nice dewalt safety glasses ($3.00) for $220.00
oh and some Dewalt Synthetic Compressor Oil which was $10 but got it for free......but my question is Do i need to use it??? The Compressor is an OIL-Less compressor and it doesnt say anything in the manual about it??
any help guys? RocketDoctor??
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they dont sell hoses so i will be going to the big box store for that.
any more info on that guys.

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Lowes carries this Hitachi, I like mine, really light weight and flexible. ($35.00)

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my cheapo compresso needs oil, has a little gauge and filler location. What does your manual say of your brand new compressor? what damage are you going to do with it first?
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the Manual doesnt say anything about the oil.
Is there anything to do right way the first time i plug it in?? i thought someone said loosen the drain so it doesnt build up pressure for a little while??
and yes it doe NOT say nothing in the manual.
not sure what i am goin to do with it yet still have to get the hose.
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sounds like you don't need oil or anything, get a hose and start nailin stuff.
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well thats what i got from reading it! hahaha
just want to make sure it lasts for a while i guess.

anyone else??

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