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    • Cotta
    • By Cotta 17th May 18, 1:20 PM
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    Air For Cleaning Tools
    • #1
    • 17th May 18, 1:20 PM
    Air For Cleaning Tools 17th May 18 at 1:20 PM
    Hi All,

    I've noticed that with various tools, parts of the engine which are difficult to reach are becoming clogged with grass and dirt. In the past when I have left my tools in for servicing, these areas have been cleared via an air canister that the person servicing the tool had onsite.

    I don't really want to go to the expense of buying such a tool, is there any less expensive alternative that could be used?

    Thanks in advance.
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    • tacpot12
    • By tacpot12 17th May 18, 3:45 PM
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    • 17th May 18, 3:45 PM
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    • 17th May 18, 3:45 PM
    Buying canisters of "air" is the cheapest way to buy small quantities of "air" to clean out things. Be aware that the "air" in canisters is not really compressed air but some other gas, that can be compressed into liquid form and thus contained in a typical canister. True compressed air requires a much stronger container.

    The other options are a vacuum cleaner with a blow flunction and a air compressor. Both will cost alot more than cannisters of 'air', unless you clean your tools alot or you already have one. And a vacuum cleaner might not provide enough force if the grass/dirt is stuck on well.
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