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Best air hammer

Postby RCCUMMINS89 » Mon Mar 17, 2014 6:45 pm

I'm in need of an air hammer that'll take out, or at least aid in, taking out some spring bushings. The only 2 I've ever been around in my life are my $10 pos that is like a 2 year old with a plastic hammer :lol: , and a buddy's super expensive Snap-on one that'll bend a frame in 2 seconds if it has to.

I'm hoping I can get a super strong wanna be snap-on for $150 or less.... possible?
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Re: Best air hammer

Postby ellis93 » Mon Mar 17, 2014 6:56 pm

Ebay,buy used snapon. You can have it rebuilt for 70$ or buy the Kit to do it for 35$. Very easy to do. ;)
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Re: Best air hammer

Postby RCCUMMINS89 » Mon Mar 17, 2014 7:08 pm

Yea, but I want one tomorrow....
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Re: Best air hammer

Postby ellis93 » Mon Mar 17, 2014 7:25 pm

Don't we all want anything like that,hell I've wanted my 82 finished tomorrow for 6months :lol:

My dad had a husky brand (home depot tool) and it was.....ok. It got the job done :lol:
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Re: Best air hammer

Postby Tacoclaw » Tue Mar 18, 2014 2:50 am

This one looks pretty good, a lot cheaper than the stuff Ellis is throwing around too.

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FWIW, I've always cut the bolts inside the shackle with a cutoff wheel and burnt the bushings out of the springs with a torch. In your case, since you're not reusing the springs, just cut them and grab some new bolts.
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Re: Best air hammer

Postby RumbleFish » Tue Mar 18, 2014 3:28 am

^bahaha!
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Re: Best air hammer

Postby ellis93 » Tue Mar 18, 2014 4:32 am

Tacoclaw wrote:This one looks pretty good, a lot cheaper than the stuff Ellis is throwing around too.

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FWIW, I've always cut the bolts inside the shackle with a cutoff wheel and burnt the bushings out of the springs with a torch. In your case, since you're not reusing the springs, just cut them and grab some new bolts.

Does it squeak on impact :lol:
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Re: Best air hammer

Postby Tacoclaw » Tue Mar 18, 2014 5:28 am

Nah, the deluxe version does but RC seemed to be stressing value so I just checked out the basic model.
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Re: Best air hammer

Postby dazedandconfused » Tue Mar 18, 2014 5:50 am

Stay away from the IR brand they suck.
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Re: Best air hammer

Postby RCCUMMINS89 » Tue Mar 18, 2014 7:46 am

dazedandconfused wrote:Stay away from the IR brand they suck.



Well, crap.... that's all I can find
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Re: Best air hammer

Postby dazedandconfused » Tue Mar 18, 2014 8:03 am

I have two and they are useless.
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Re: Best air hammer

Postby ellis93 » Tue Mar 18, 2014 8:35 am

RCCUMMINS89 wrote:
dazedandconfused wrote:Stay away from the IR brand they suck.



Well, crap.... that's all I can find

Fyi something I forgot to add.....the longer the barrel it has,has proven to be harder hitting.....more stroke but less cycles per second. Yeah yeah I know that sounds like a good joke :lol:

And.....Ingersoll rand makes most everyones air tools these days,just buy the more expensive one and it'll work out ok. If you buy the 50$ one,you'll get 50$ of work from it. Nobody buy Campbell housfeild tools ( walmart)and expects superior service from it :lol:
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Re: Best air hammer

Postby RCCUMMINS89 » Tue Mar 18, 2014 8:49 am

Is $150 air hammer just not a quality hammer? Or is that getting into it being worth its weight?

I guess I'm asking..... how much do I need to spend on this thing to make it worth it. My $229 dollar impact gun that I bought 10 years ago can (ok used to) snap 5/8" bolt in half.
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Re: Best air hammer

Postby DodgeFreak » Tue Mar 18, 2014 6:27 pm

I think that's bottom quality price.
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Re: Best air hammer

Postby RCCUMMINS89 » Tue Mar 18, 2014 6:39 pm

In ALL of cd'a and Spokane.... there is not an air hammer for more than $49.99.... so basically there is no such thing as quality unless you order one in.
89 RC on shortened 92 diesel frame - NV4500 w/dual disc/4.10s on 37s. - Self built pump, "hot screw", lots of timing, True high volume low pressure lift pump, 62fmw/68/.7gated, 77lpm SAC Inj., Studs/O-rings,- 423/1220 Mustang - 11/16/2013 http://www.TheHungryDiesel.com full line dealer, if you don't see it please ask.
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