Sheldon sporting goods compressor?

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manni-yunk

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Is anyone else using a Sheldon sporting goods compressor? I figured Id post a few questions on here before I drive Jim nuts!!!



Does anyone use the Model bGAS4-2 is a Kidde, belt drive, 6.5 HP gas powered or something comparable. I like the fact that it is continuous duty rated and I really like the fact that the guy who makes it is available for any questions, service, repair, and is a respected memebr of several boards.
Also - About what does it weigh - much of my use will be garage - but about half will be topping off doubles on the boat in between dives.

Is anyone using this compressor for continuous blending of Nitrix BELOW 40% with a Nitrox stick. I know that since it is a mil spec unit - the RPMs are high and some would say not to continuous blend with it - but that others say it isnt a problem at all.

I already ordered the Oxyhacker book (yesterday).

Thanks for any feedback from Sheldon customers or those familiar with these units
 

detsgtdavis

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I own a 4.2 cfm WK compressor and love it. I bought the head and then needed help getting it up and running. Jim was very very helpful and helped me save lots of money. I ended up buying some other parts from Jim and was pleased with the service.

Next month I plan on building my mix stick and will be continous blending Nitrox up to 40%. I was hoping to have it already completed but ended up working way to many hours at work for the last several months.

Bill
 

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Manni,
The unit is 19 X 19 X 34 long and weights 142 pounds. The frame makes it easy for two people to carry.

Jim
 
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Im am seeking an address I can get mine fixed, have stuck 3rd stage, Jim had an address I guess on the website, but I cant find it. frogman, help me out.
 
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Send to me at awoutahere at gmail.com please thank you Mike
 

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Send to me at awoutahere at gmail.com please thank you Mike
Mike,
I have a Kidde that Jim has been a tremendous help with. Have you officially taken the torch from Jim on the Kidde upkeep and repairs?
 

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Jim is mostly retired and is referring compressor repairs and parts orders to Elevate Systems in Austin, TX.
 
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