AIR COMPRESSOR IDENTIFCATION

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Re: AIR COMPRESSOR IDENTIFCATION

Post by Builder01 » Thu Oct 19, 2017 7:39 pm

No problem!

If you build either of these pumps, please give us a report with photos! I am interested in what the operational differences between these single cylinder pumps are compared to the two cylinder types.

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Re: AIR COMPRESSOR IDENTIFCATION

Post by Steve Alley » Fri Oct 20, 2017 6:42 pm

Baum pump with a twist. Water port are pointing different. Yes I have prints but not for sale as they do not belong to me. I have built 15 of them and there is tricks to making them work. Call me maybe I can help. Steve Alley Allen models 775-782-3800 willing to help out.

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Re: AIR COMPRESSOR IDENTIFCATION

Post by SZuiderveen » Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:27 pm

There is an erata that goes with that Modeltec article. I'm on the road, but I can get the issue when I return home

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Re: AIR COMPRESSOR IDENTIFCATION

Post by utahwestie » Sat Oct 21, 2017 8:52 am

Thanks Steve Alley, I'll drop you an email or call early next week.

SZuideerveen, that would be awesome, any information would be super helpful.
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Re: AIR COMPRESSOR IDENTIFCATION

Post by Greg_Lewis » Sun Oct 22, 2017 11:17 pm

SZuiderveen wrote:There is an erata that goes with that Modeltec article. I'm on the road, but I can get the issue when I return home

Steve
Steve:
If you can find it and post it, that would be most helpful. Thanks.
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Re: AIR COMPRESSOR IDENTIFCATION

Post by Highiron » Tue Oct 24, 2017 2:48 pm

I have recently Resurrected the drawings and instructions for the Little Engines pump number one pump number to pump number 3 and pump number 4. They are now in book form and The Complete Book is $40 also available is the mood Ebron designed duplex water pump which was the a 15 - 100 I sell the drawings and 3-piece casting set for it

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Re: AIR COMPRESSOR IDENTIFCATION

Post by utahwestie » Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:01 am

SZuiderveen wrote:There is an erata that goes with that Modeltec article. I'm on the road, but I can get the issue when I return home

Steve
By chance Steve, did you find the erata??


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Re: AIR COMPRESSOR IDENTIFCATION

Post by utahwestie » Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:04 am

Hello all,

I'd like some advice, Has anyone got any experience with this style air filter/one way check valves?? I'd like to take them apart for servicing, but don't see how the "triangle" piece comes out. The body's appear (no visible joins) to be be one piece.

I'd like any advice on the disassembly if anyone has any.

Thanks in advance
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Re: AIR COMPRESSOR IDENTIFCATION

Post by Builder01 » Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:35 am

Is this part of an air compressor?

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Re: AIR COMPRESSOR IDENTIFCATION

Post by utahwestie » Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:47 am

Builder01 wrote:Is this part of an air compressor?
yes , they are the air intakes on the compressor side of a steam pump/compressor.

In one of my first photos you can see them on the side of the unit.
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Re: AIR COMPRESSOR IDENTIFCATION

Post by utahwestie » Tue Oct 31, 2017 5:49 pm

Has anybody seen anything like this before and can give me some advice on disassembly for cleaning/servicing ??
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Re: AIR COMPRESSOR IDENTIFCATION

Post by Builder01 » Tue Oct 31, 2017 7:03 pm

Just soak it in some lacquer thinner to remove any oil or grease. If it is brass, copper, or bronze, soak it in citric acid. Don't take it apart.

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