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Aldi Compressor - Opinions?

Postby pbar » Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:59 am

Aldi have a new compressor for sale, just wondering what you think as I don't have a great deal of experience with these -

https://www.aldi.co.uk/workzone-2-5hp-a ... gKuF_D_BwE

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Re: Aldi Compressor - Opinions?

Postby sheff » Mon Sep 18, 2017 11:41 am

Loads of people I know have one of these and they all say "I don't know how I coped without it in the past".
I know they are cheap and it won't break the bank, but I can't say I have ever come across a problem that needs a compressor to solve it. And I just don't have the space to keep something that won't get used.

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Re: Aldi Compressor - Opinions?

Postby Caprigear » Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:52 pm

Workzone stuff is bloody good value for the money. That compressor would be great just to have in the garage to use as and when, certainly beats the shit out of using a foot pump!
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Re: Aldi Compressor - Opinions?

Postby pbar » Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:00 pm

Caprigear wrote:Workzone stuff is bloody good value for the money. That compressor would be great just to have in the garage to use as and when, certainly beats the shit out of using a foot pump!


Thank you both for the replies :) How about spray painting with that compressor though, be ok do we think? I believe that it is 9.5cfm, 24 litre tank.

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Re: Aldi Compressor - Opinions?

Postby Caprigear » Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:30 am

You could get decent results using a HVLP gun and it would be as lot better than fannying around with aerosol cans.
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Re: Aldi Compressor - Opinions?

Postby pbar » Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:19 pm

Can't argue with that Martin! :)

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Re: Aldi Compressor - Opinions?

Postby pbar » Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:14 am

Well I bought this, and it seems a very decent piece of kit. I certainly couldn't find one elsewhere of this type with higher specs. or at this price. I also bought the accessory kit which they have at the moment which includes spray guns etc. Will look forward to using it, my car may end up as several shades of red but who cares, I shall be having fun :)

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Postby Caprifan Rob » Wed Sep 27, 2017 11:37 am

pbar wrote:Well I bought this, and it seems a very decent piece of kit. I certainly couldn't find one elsewhere of this type with higher specs. or at this price. I also bought the accessory kit which they have at the moment which includes spray guns etc. Will look forward to using it, my car may end up as several shades of red but who cares, I shall be having fun :)

Looks very good value, enjoy Paul :)

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Re: Aldi Compressor - Opinions?

Postby Not_Anumber » Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:33 pm

Ive bought one plus their 10metre airline & the accessory kit with a top loading spray gun, tyre inflater etc. A mate in the motor trade looked at it the other day and said it is the type of kit a general repair garage would use to paint panels they had fitted or repaired.

He said it would be up to the job of painting a whole side of a car at one go so long as you wait for the tank to fill before starting to paint and give it a couple of short pauses to ensure the compressor maintains the pressure in the tank.

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Re: Aldi Compressor - Opinions?

Postby pbar » Tue Oct 10, 2017 6:18 am

That's excellent, and good to know, thanks for posting the info. I bought that accessory kit too :)


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