Picked Up A New Air Compressor

SleeperLS

Desert Racer
Donating Member
Joined
Oct 19, 2008
Messages
11,168
Reaction score
292
Location
Sandia Mountain
I have been wanting a smaller air compressor for the garage that would work for tire inflation duty, and blowing stuff off/out. I don't have the need for a large compressor at this time, but still wanted something quality that will last. I was wanting something with a lower noise level but the more silent units in my price range seemed to have QC issues.

I present the Makita mac700 big bore 2.0hp 2.6 gallon oiled compressor. I got a 50' Goodyear hose to go with it. The fittings I have aren't the best and leak at the male/female connections at times, so I will have to find a better quality fitting at some point.

Overall I am very pleased with this unit. Works great for tire inflation and seems to be quality and solid. Noise level isn't really that bad, so that is a plus. So far I would highly recommend this product to anyone that is looking for something similar. On to the pictures.


IMG_6110.JPG
IMG_6111.JPG
IMG_6112.JPG
IMG_6113.JPG
IMG_6114.JPG
 

greasy

LTTR BOX
Donating Member
Joined
Jun 25, 2007
Messages
29,417
Reaction score
1,040
Location
The Litter Box
Get the Milton couplers off of Amazon. High quality and no leaks. I love all of my Milton stuff.
 

Spivitz

The Throttle is ur friend
Donating Member
Joined
Oct 5, 2012
Messages
24,368
Reaction score
1,912
Location
60191
I had one for years, good little compressor. Nice pickup
 

Intel

Well-known member
Joined
Oct 28, 2009
Messages
4,900
Reaction score
216
Location
Palatine
x2 on the milton conenctors. Probably leaking because you are mixing and matching different type of connectors as there are at least 3 different types.

Looks nice for a small unit.
 
OP
SleeperLS

SleeperLS

Desert Racer
Donating Member
Joined
Oct 19, 2008
Messages
11,168
Reaction score
292
Location
Sandia Mountain
x2 on the milton conenctors. Probably leaking because you are mixing and matching different type of connectors as there are at least 3 different types.

Looks nice for a small unit.
I bought a set of industrial connectors, not sure what brand but they are all the same brand. I think I just got junk.
 

cdh027

Well-known member
Donating Member
Joined
Mar 10, 2004
Messages
3,922
Reaction score
220
Sweet compressor. What's even sweeter is where you live. I see green grass and trees.
 
OP
SleeperLS

SleeperLS

Desert Racer
Donating Member
Joined
Oct 19, 2008
Messages
11,168
Reaction score
292
Location
Sandia Mountain
Sweet compressor. What's even sweeter is where you live. I see green grass and trees.
I knew very little about New Mexico until I visited here a few times and finally moved out here. The more mountainous areas of the state are a hidden gem. Tough to find weather any better and we still get all the seasons.
 
OP
SleeperLS

SleeperLS

Desert Racer
Donating Member
Joined
Oct 19, 2008
Messages
11,168
Reaction score
292
Location
Sandia Mountain
I ordered a new set of Milton compressor fittings for this bad boy. Should be here this week.
 
OP
SleeperLS

SleeperLS

Desert Racer
Donating Member
Joined
Oct 19, 2008
Messages
11,168
Reaction score
292
Location
Sandia Mountain
[MENTION=60]greasy[/MENTION] good shit man. I switched out all the couplers with Milton stuff and everything works flawless with zero leaks.

I use this compressor quite a bit around the garage and it does everything I need it to. I mounted a couple of new tires on my x3's beadlock wheels and the compressor had no issue keeping up with the demands.
 

greasy

LTTR BOX
Donating Member
Joined
Jun 25, 2007
Messages
29,417
Reaction score
1,040
Location
The Litter Box
[MENTION=60]greasy[/MENTION] good shit man. I switched out all the couplers with Milton stuff and everything works flawless with zero leaks.

I use this compressor quite a bit around the garage and it does everything I need it to. I mounted a couple of new tires on my x3's beadlock wheels and the compressor had no issue keeping up with the demands.


I told you! I would not steer you wrong, glad it worked out man.
 

DEEZUZ

Escrow shortage crew
Donating Member
Joined
Nov 20, 2008
Messages
47,541
Reaction score
3,420
Location
NWI
I figured this thread was fucking gay for a reason.

Fuck you john
 

DEEZUZ

Escrow shortage crew
Donating Member
Joined
Nov 20, 2008
Messages
47,541
Reaction score
3,420
Location
NWI
Very handy, Andy
 

mrgreystone

New member
Joined
Feb 22, 2019
Messages
2
Reaction score
0
Hi all, new to the forum. I'm looking for for a new air compressor, mainly to power impact wrenches and ratches. But it has to run off of 110 volts because I don't have 220 in the garage and my breaker box in the house is all tapped out. Yes, I realize I could spend more money and find a way to get 220 to the garage. But that's not going to happen.
I've explored the SCFM ranges of all the compressors in the 20 to 30 gallon range (Dewalt, Porter Cable, etc), and many have great ratings and are advertised as being able to run an impact. But I'm worried that rating is only for lug nuts and other easy stuff. I'd like something that will buzz off an axle nut or even a crack pulley if necessary.
Another limitation is price. I'd love to spend no more than $600, so try to keep that in mind when making suggestions.
 
Last edited:

DEEZUZ

Escrow shortage crew
Donating Member
Joined
Nov 20, 2008
Messages
47,541
Reaction score
3,420
Location
NWI
Funny. This thread wasn't even really about the air compressor
 

Create an account or login to comment

You must be a member in order to leave a comment

Create account

Create an account on our community. It's easy!

Log in

Already have an account? Log in here.

Top Bottom