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Netdewt
Re: Oiled or oil free compressor?
A. Spruce wrote:

First, stick with good quality name brands, that will exclude anything with the Ryobi on it. I've never heard of California Air Tools, it is likely a cheap, rebranded something or other, I would want to know the manufacturer before purchase.

This brand appears to be pretty good, based on the reviews. Leaning toward this 4610A. Two tank, 4.6gal, oil-less, quiet. Very well rated. Made by GMC generators. $198 @ HomeDepot.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ohA7s13EDA

http://www.gmcgenerators.com/?page_id=1185

http://www.homedepot.com/buy/california-air-tools-1-hp-46-gal-ultra-quiet-and-oil-free-aluminum-twin-tank-air-compressor-4610a.html

hammy56
Re: Oiled or oil free compressor?

think :confused: Oiled compressor is better

jdyoder32
Re: Oiled or oil free compressor?

Either type compressor is fine if you find a name brand for a good price. If you use it during cold times you'll want the oil free. The oil type requires about 25 degree F to start. However, once you get them going, they run fine all day.

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