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Old 15-05-11, 11:52 AM   #1
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Hi all, today I popped to the local bootsale and came back with this baby compressor for 5. But what do I do with it now? I hocked it up to a pump but it will only crank half way as it has no exhaust valve..... i would like to make it into a little engine. But how would I go about doing that?

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Old 15-05-11, 12:54 PM   #2
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Looks to me like a fridge compressor? not sure about how to convert- i will be interested to see, ive always fancied doing it. jack
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its 19cm tall, small fridge lol

My dad wondered if it was something used by a school from demonstrations..... I would like to get it to run on compressed air
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Would make good door stop !
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Would make good door stop !
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I would prefer to make an engine from it
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Old 15-05-11, 07:51 PM   #6
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Well,you could give it to me and I'll add it to the stack of things I'm going to turn in to a hot air engine one day, or you could drill some exhaust ports at BDC and put a bump valve in the head so that it will (might) run like one of those tiny model aircraft CO2 engines.

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Old 15-05-11, 08:06 PM   #7
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...or you could use to to weight the bottom of your bin bag!

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I just spotted this http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Small-Air-brus...item19c5b0a942 it looks similar if not the same as yours. Dan
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