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    Man cave stuff

    The workshop is nearing completion after almost two years slow progress. New Ingersoll Rand compressor came in today, looks like I’ll be busy this weekend hooking it up. Wife asked why I need such a big air compressor, I told her it was for Man Stuff! She just shook her head, laughed and walked away!

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    Re: Man cave stuff

    Men need alot of air.
    My thoughts are generally clear. My typing, not so much.

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    Re: Man cave stuff

    "A patriot is mocked, scorned and hated; yet when his cause succeeds, all men will join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot." Mark Twain
    Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.... now who's bringing the hot wings?

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    Re: Man cave stuff

    Quote Originally Posted by early View Post
    Men need alot of air.
    She thinks I already generate more than enough!
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    Quote Originally Posted by BigDanS View Post
    Thank you sir!
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    As I constantly tell my wife. Big boys need big toys...
    "Attack rapidly, ruthlessly, viciously, without rest, however tired and hungry you may be, the enemy will be more tired, more hungry. Keep punching." General George S. Patton

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wambli Ska View Post
    As I constantly tell my wife. Big boys need big toys...
    They just don’t understand.
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    Quote Originally Posted by timc View Post
    They just don’t understand.
    Hey, it’s not like we get the shoe thing either
    "Attack rapidly, ruthlessly, viciously, without rest, however tired and hungry you may be, the enemy will be more tired, more hungry. Keep punching." General George S. Patton

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    Tools never go to waste.
    I picked up my new 60 gal compressor 3 years ago .......... I need to hook it up too !
    To many toys & to little time !

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    That will knock the dust off a closet full of high heels
    It's only true if it's on this forum where opinions are facts and facts are opinions
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    Color me jealous
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    That thar's a ginormous compressor!
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    That'll blow the wife's skirt up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CHIRO1989 View Post
    That'll blow the wife's skirt up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wambli Ska View Post
    Hey, it’s not like we get the shoe thing either
    Point well taken!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Ron View Post
    Tools never go to waste.
    I picked up my new 60 gal compressor 3 years ago .......... I need to hook it up too !
    To many toys & to little time !
    Hopefully I’ll have it up and running Saturday evening.
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    Quote Originally Posted by knitepoet View Post
    Color me jealous
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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Chief View Post
    That will knock the dust off a closet full of high heels
    I’m quite sure it will cost me...
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    Quote Originally Posted by zorba View Post
    That thar's a ginormous compressor!
    Go big or go home! It ought to last me a long time.
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    Re: Man cave stuff

    Last time I bought a new compressor it cost me a new car. Not sure how that's fair or even justified, but I got the $45,000 compressor! The way I see it, happy wife, happy life.

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    There is a real need for a compressor-----nice one, hey.
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    Buying all the air tools will be fun too. Start out with a way to big tool box just for air tools...........you will fill it faster than yo think.
    A nice media cabinet would go with that too. ( just saying )

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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Ron View Post
    Buying all the air tools will be fun too. Start out with a way to big tool box just for air tools...........you will fill it faster than yo think.
    A nice media cabinet would go with that too. ( just saying )
    Already have a few air tools but the supply will get greatly improved quicklyi think!
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    Quote Originally Posted by timc View Post
    Already have a few air tools but the supply will get greatly improved quicklyi think!
    I think back when I didn't have one & changing tires on my truck was a pain.
    Now with my 1/2 air gun I can change all 4 faster than I could do one back then.
    Now I have 5 compressors.
    Built my last building with a stud gun & a finish gun. Saved a bunch of time too.

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    Re: Man cave stuff

    Quote Originally Posted by timc View Post
    They just don’t understand.
    We understand plenty lol. We just know that there are more important things, like shoes.
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    You suck.........or.....blow.
    Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,
    I will fear no evil: For I carry a .308 and not a .270

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    Quote Originally Posted by olesniper View Post
    You suck.........or.....blow.
    Tomorrow I’ll be blowing! Worked on it today for a couple hours. Pulled it off the pallet and set it in its new home, not an easy feet by yourself.
    Also mounted the hose reel and filled the pump with oil. Tomorrow I’ll finish up, all that’s left is wiring it up, mounting the regulator, water separator and bolting it to the floor.

    Progress!
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    Re: Man cave stuff

    That is a really nice air compressor! I-R makes good stuff. That should be able to supply a blast cabinet, for glass bead blasting firearms parts.
    Concerning the difference between man and the jackass: some observers hold that there isn't any. But this wrongs the jackass.Mark Twain - Notebook, 1898
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    Quote Originally Posted by tennmike View Post
    That is a really nice air compressor! I-R makes good stuff. That should be able to supply a blast cabinet, for glass bead blasting firearms parts.
    Now your talking!
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    Looks great !
    I put those rubber blocks under 2 of my 60 gal. tanks.
    They don't move a bit.
    Usually I put an extension pipe out the bottom for the drain. bending down is way better than laying to get to the plug.
    Now ya need a nice mig welder to set next to it . ( & a tig next to that )

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