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Ingersoll Rand Tracked Self Propelled Air Compressor


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Old 08-14-2017, 11:31:09 PM
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Lauren and I worked on his compressor tonight. As the title notes, it is an Ingersoll Rand Tracked Self Propelled Air Compressor. Any one know Any thing about it? I've seen a similar Chicago Pneumatic unit, but have struggled to find much about this one. We will be using it to start the FBM 60hp Model N







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Well that's just the coolest thing I've seen in a long time.
Thanks for sharing it !!

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BOY I really need to come over to the shop if possible ?
That is way Kool
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what engine is in unit? Pretty awesome!
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I've been unable to find anything that would indicate origin. The tags for it are missing and all the block has are a few casting numbers. That was one of the reasons we posted it here in hopes of answering those questions.
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Default Re: Ingersoll Rand Tracked Self Propelled Air Compressor

I used to see these compressors used with Rock Drills . They were used in Highway construction in mountain passes. The Air Compressor on tracks would tow the track mounted rock drills up the slopes and drill a line of holes to set Dynamite in the hole to blow sheets of rock off the slopes. Have not seen one in 25 years. Merton
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Interesting as this one can just pull itself up the slope into the barn, I'd love to see one with the capabilities you describe! That would be fun!
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What are those casting numbers and can you post a close up of each side of the engine as well?
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I've been unable to find anything that would indicate origin. The tags for it are missing and all the block has are a few casting numbers. That was one of the reasons we posted it here in hopes of answering those questions.
Look at your thread on ACMOC!

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Look at your thread on ACMOC!
I'm sorry, but I've been working all day and haven't had time to sit down and look at everything. Now that I have, I find that Eddie B. So graciously solved the puzzle! The pictures he provided:
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