Alternative to buying compressed air canister from store?

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  1. HOTWAX

    HOTWAX New Member

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    Is there a machine out there that can use electricity and is similar to the air pumps at the gas station/mechanics shop? I know there must be something better than buying disposable air cans. Any network admins/IT guys on here that know of a better solution?
     
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  2. OniMinion

    OniMinion ...recalls when this forum was actually about cars OT Supporter

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    I have a refillable tool that uses CO2 cartridges similar to the ones in BB guns. It workds great because it worked out to cost a lot less in the long run. My Dad took a different route, but he uses a 55 gallon air compressor... Effective, but not cost effective for what you are looking for.
     
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    Thanks for the reply but I was actually looking for something that uses air rather than having to refill a can or the can itself.

    I actually found something good by doing a web search, but I'm taking a closer look at whether this thing can actually blast the dust bunnies off the case.

    Metro Vacuum ED500 DataVac 500-Watt
     
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    You can buy just a 5 or 10g air tank that you'd need to take to a gas station to refill, but that's a 1 time purchase. You'd need to get the hose and gun, but once that's bought, then it's just filling the tank at the gas station.
     
  5. deusexaethera

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    Get one of those tire inflator kits that lots of cars come with nowadays, and hook it up to a small air tank. Compress the air in the tank, then hook up a spray head and dust away.
     

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