you need an air compressor, right?
What type of compressor do you need? Electric or gas, How much CFM? What PSI do you need delivered? Are you powering worksite or just your workshop? Do you want it to be portable, or are you looking for pure power?
This barrage of questions is likely what you will face if you walk into your local Home Depot store but the clerk asking you is not trying to make you feel small – they are simply there to help you find the RIGHT air compressor.
You see – air compressors come in all shapes or sizes and have tonnes of different functions. Add to this the fact that they are (usually) expensive, heavy and confusing, and you get a lot of people using the wrong machines. Buying online is a great option, however you wont have the experience or help from a professional in store – you need to do your own research.
This is where you start