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Old 10-04-2018, 08:24 PM
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For that price use it til it dies. At least a good backup.


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Old 10-04-2018, 10:24 PM
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I would keep it. Put the tank on the service truck, fix the old tank and put the Chinese parts on the old tank for a backup. Heck there's always times you need a little more air.

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Old 10-05-2018, 03:42 PM
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Okay, air compressor is sold, onward to my own repair.
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Old 10-19-2018, 05:06 PM
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I dug into my repair enough to find out that the crack I could hear leaking is much more substantial than a pinhole leak. It is several inches long. There are similar cracks on the other legs, just not as long. I decided to buy a new tank, it should be here in a week or two.

The new tank has no slots in the top plate, so it will have to go on the milling machine or plasma cutter. I may also shorten the legs a little to get the whole unit lower, then I can put a rack on this truck afterward.
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