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All most any compressor should be able to handle an automotive sprayer, especially if it's only a few small metal parts. I doubt it'd even kick on half the time. If it does you just have to wait until it stops running (probably not even then). The (very) important part is the regulator, set to 25psi max, above which the compressor's tank should have no ...


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Look at the gun's specifications. It will tell you how many cubic feet per minute, at what pressure, it runs at. Then look at the compressor's specs. They will give several volume-ar-pressure numbers - the ones I've seen typically quote sustained volume at 90PSI for high-pressure tools and 40PSI for high-volume tools. The compressor has to have sustained ...


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You don't fully open the drain. If you do, the air pressure will create a vortex and stop it from draining. Crack it open until it spits and starts coughing up air, then cut it back some until all it's doing is gurgling. Repeat until you can't get it to gurgle anymore. Pipe it with some flexible copper to a nearby drain for simplicity.


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The increasing time to reset suggests that the problem is thermal, at least in the cutoff switch. Might be a bad cutoff switch but I'd bet the switch is accurately measuring amperage to the motor, and the amperage is too high. Which is weird because, pumping against 0 air pressure, motor load should be low. I can think of 3 possibilities. your AC ...


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I would return it. It doesn't sound like a lubrication issue - it sounds like either the motor soft starter is bad, is not well paired with the breaker, or is simply not present on that model. AC motors can pull substantially more current on initial start, and I'm guessing that is causing the breaker trips. I don't mean to knock Harbor Freight (much), but ...


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Sounds like a broken or worn-out "vibration damping mount.the inertia of the internal moving parts at shutdown will cause the hole compressor to rotate up off of the mounting and slam back as gravity and the rubber nounts return it to its normal position. Common caus of the noise you describe. Fix find a similar mount to replace the broken one. At a used ...



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