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Harbor Freight compressor?

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Regular $80 now $60. Cannot tell if it is a diaphram or a piston. They dont spell it out. Is there an easy way of telling by looking at a photo of said item. Does not give a db rating. I want a quiet one, to be used a few feet away. I want to hear the cd player. Should I stay away form ANY compressor under $100? I am trying to compare one to an Iwata. Thanks.

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I have one and you can hear it but it is not loud ......... It is louder than the Air Star V I have ...... but that is virtually silent ......

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Now I am looking at a Polar Bear single piston. $119. I want something close to that Iwata, whisper quiet. Polar Bear like Iwata are made in Taiwan, Harbor Freight's in China. Was told by rep that diaphram's are noisier than pistons.:twocents:

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I have the sames one and have had it for four years now! my only complaint is that it tends to get hot is used for longer than ten minutes straight.

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Ordered a Polar Bear 100 single piston from bearair.com last night. Will report its' performance when I test it out next week. Thanks for all the input.

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