chris, the decision to go air shouldn`t be entered into untill you know what you`re getting into.....the initial outlay for a "good" compressor, moisture filtration and piping isn`t cheap........neither are good air tools!
but.......if you KNOW for a fact that you`re going to be woodbutchering
for years to come then it`s the only way to go....i went this route quite a few years ago `cause even with a good friend owning the local power tool service center and having doubles of most tools i was down at least 1-2 days a month.....either running back-n-forth getting repair parts or having tools replaced under warranty...plus the electric tools where much heavier and unbalanced when compared to pneumatics...if you opt for air start your system with at least a 5hp 80 gal american made compressor "ir" or "quincy", either buy or build a moisture seperation system and pipe it according to the old timers.....then buy well made industrial grade tools and oil them regularly and in a small shop it`s very likely that you`ll never have to replace them.....ever! i can go on and on if you want?........tod
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