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post #21 of 36 (permalink) Old 05-07-2011, 05:27 PM
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you can always get a pressure regulator and water trap for an air compressor.....which if you spray paint ever you'd probably already own anyway.

works great for me.

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Yes it's fine. Just run the thing for like 2 minutes to make sure theres no moisture droplets in the tank.
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Another vote on the Metro Vac. One of the better investments for cleaning you'll ever make. thumb.gif

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Be careful using those things. Make sure you drain the tank before you use it on a machine (to make sure there's no water). There's a drain plug on every air compressor I've ever used. And then, you should also be able to limit the pressure output. I personally use around 60-75 PSI at most for computer hardware. Any more, and it runs the risk of blowing parts off the board. eek.gif

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Yes the regulators work to apoint-but if you do own one and have painted cars-harleys and trucks for 30 years you now there is always a chance of moisture coming through. Yes you can use one-but it is never %100 safe-a burst my come through at any time. Ya i do know for a fact-brother owns harley shop other bro owns auto motive shop-, plus cutom painting.
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I just open my case and stick a vvacuum cleaner in there to suck up all the dust.

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I've often used a pancake compressor (like contractors often use) to clean out my computer and it did work. However, I would recommend limiting the pressure because I have had fan blades break off before. I can't be certain if it was due specifically to using too much pressure or the fans were just old and cheap. The last time I cleaned my computer I just used an old toothbrush, a qtip, and my own breath. Pulling fans and cleaning them manually is the best way to ensure you don't damage anything.
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buying an air compressor will be cheaper than buying can after can after can.

Im not sure how strong it should be.
how much capacity (l/m) and how much max pressure (bar) should be fine ?

im thinking in getting this: (sorry its in swedish, just look at the details and numbers) Batteridriven kompressor
or this: Kompressor Cocraft 24

will buy a filter too to be safe from condensation.

anyone using one of this?

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