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I was using one of those air mattress inflater blower boat motor things, worked like a charm and could rip the cpu cooler off your mobo if you werent careful. Then the X took it, along with everything else
I have been using my air mattress blower with the litte attachment to do this for a while, these things blow a tremendous amount of air and work very nicely to get the dust out... I started out using my air compressor with a airdryer attachment for auto paint, and got tired of dragging the hose through the house and my wife had just blown up the air mattress for my brother when he came over to spend the night with us and I grabbed it up and blew out my computer with it and it worked like a charm!
    
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I have been using my air mattress blower with the litte attachment to do this for a while, these things blow a tremendous amount of air and work very nicely to get the dust out... I started out using my air compressor with a airdryer attachment for auto paint, and got tired of dragging the hose through the house and my wife had just blown up the air mattress for my brother when he came over to spend the night with us and I grabbed it up and blew out my computer with it and it worked like a charm!
You must have a different mattress blower then the one I have, the one I have is hilariously weak and can't so much as move a pop can. My datavac shoved a full can of Pepsi a considerable way across the table, but my mattress pump put out a weak stream of air that didn't budge the can.
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post #33 of 242
omg, it's 49% off and free shipping! ME BUY
Wait, do they sell this in Canada? :|
Edited by xd_1771 - 1/16/10 at 10:13am
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It would appear they have dropped the price a few bucks
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if you have an air compressor and a blow nozzle you are set, im a general contractor, and i exclusively use my compressor for cleanout. i use it on the job all the time and when i want to use it at home i hook up a filter and go, its way easy
i know my local computer store uses one as well
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I use my father's air compressor- boot it up, wait for 15 minutes or so, point and shoot.
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You have to be careful with an air compressor. The tank ends up with leftover water residue from the compression, and, that moisture is spread out of the nozzle - possibly wrecking something or getting water somewhere you really don't want it. It's the same reason you don't want to blow it out using your mouth. I wouldn't use an air compressor without a water trap filter, a computer is much too sensitive for high velocity water particles
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post #38 of 242
Very nice thank you. Will save me tons of money as my house is dusty as ****.
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You have to be careful with an air compressor. The tank ends up with leftover water residue from the compression, and, that moisture is spread out of the nozzle - possibly wrecking something or getting water somewhere you really don't want it. It's the same reason you don't want to blow it out using your mouth. I wouldn't use an air compressor without a water trap filter, a computer is much too sensitive for high velocity water particles
its super important to drain your compressor after every use, if you leave water in it you will destroy the tank, a well maintained compressor should have little to no water in it
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post #40 of 242
Nice I'm gona get one! + REP.
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