Dewalt D55155 compressor


Old 01-31-05, 06:08 PM
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Dewalt D55155 compressor

Does anyone have experience with the Dewalt D55155 compressor, particularly with framing and roofing nailers? Home Depot is selling this unit for $319.
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Old 02-01-05, 07:33 AM
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I think it's overpriced. At 300 bucks, you'd think you can't ever kill the thing, but I see more reconditioned units sold than new ones.

Now to answer your question It's basically a hot dog compressor with a roll cage. It'll support any nail gun or even two, but expect it to have to come up to pressure every 11 shots or so (maybe a few more with a roof gun). So, depending on how heavy you are using it, it may have to run non-stop. If you are working alone - you'll be fine, but a crew can really overwork it. Look into it's duty cycle, if you plan heavy usage you may want to get something larger.

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