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General Category => General Discussion => Topic started by: Andre Blanchard on June 01, 2006, 11:23:49 PM

Title: Compressor
Post by: Andre Blanchard on June 01, 2006, 11:23:49 PM
Here is a little compressor I picked up.  After a cleanup and a valve job and check out the rings it will be belted to the Listeroid.

Bore and stroke is 3" by 3.5", RPM is stated as at least 300.  Patent date is 1915 so it should fit right in with a Lister type engine.
Title: Re: Compressor
Post by: sid on June 01, 2006, 11:48:13 PM
I saw one almost the same last sat in chattonogga ten. that was made in to a beautiful hit and miss engine/had brass fly ball ran so slow you could watch all of the moving parts// sid
Title: Re: Compressor
Post by: listeroidsusa on June 02, 2006, 03:21:53 AM
There is a small two stage horizontal flat belt driven air compressor on Ebay. IIRC the sellers ID is Xtrucker99.

Title: Re: Compressor
Post by: Halfnuts on June 02, 2006, 05:37:28 PM
Looks just like a pre-war Devilbiss a friend gave me mounted on a tank.  He used it for 60 years, then gave it to me and I'm continuing to run it.  Thing's really built well.  It runs at 800 rpm and makes a great pop-pop-pop sound.  The equally old electric motor that came with it can run for a half hour or so and not even be warm to the touch.