03:14AM | 12/27/10
Member Since: 12/02/10
2 lifetime posts
I'm going to be buying a compressor and some air tools soon and I need some recommondations on which brands to buy or stay away from. I'm probably going to get a Dewalt compressor due to the ease of maintanence.

I am now looking for an air hammer/chisel, 3/8" wand type rachet and a regular 1/2" impact gun.

The air hammer will see a lot of use in the near future but I will probably use it less than once a year item afterwards. This does not have to be the best/most expensive.

The 3/8" ratchet and 1/2" impact gun will probably see more regular use, weekly to monthly. These should be halfway decent and moderate to high in price.

Thanks for the help


10:48AM | 12/27/10
Member Since: 07/22/04
530 lifetime posts
I would lean toward a belt driven compressor as opposed to a direct drive.

P.S. Every one I saw at the dewalt site was direct drive.I couldn't find a belt driven one.


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