Midas compressors - value for money?

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Tue Oct 04, 2011 11:52 am

See they got a heavy duty, 160l/m 150psi max single head in a bag for R799.
Then they got a 150l/m 150 psi max dual head in a plastic box for R699.
Is it a good buy and if so which model ?

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Tue Oct 04, 2011 12:38 pm

Where's the pics?
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Tue Oct 04, 2011 12:39 pm

i have the single head, pretty good stuff, i have mine for almost 3yrs now, i paid then on special R899. the bag is not really worth it, tears quickly.

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Tue Oct 04, 2011 12:50 pm

I would only consider these two:

http://www.midas.co.za/pebble.asp?relid=298
http://www.midas.co.za/pebble.asp?relid=299 <- My choice

The others seem a bit lig-in-die-broek.
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Tue Oct 04, 2011 1:21 pm

I've got the single head one for about 4 years (cost +/- R599 new), and it has never let me down, besides for the inline fuse poping once (I still don't know why). Agree with the bag not being worth much, but the twin head copressor will always be a nice upgrade! ;)
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Tue Oct 04, 2011 1:42 pm

How would you compare these to the T-max?
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Tue Oct 04, 2011 3:55 pm

Thanks for the feedback.
The 150l dualhead is the old stock which is getting replaced by the single bigger head 160l.
I also reckon the dualhead will be a better buy.
How do they compare to the other makes ?

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Tue Oct 04, 2011 4:25 pm

I'd go for the single head if I were to choose between the two ... it will certainly have a bigger capacity motor, and that's where most of the heat is generated, rather than in the heads. :think:
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Tue Oct 04, 2011 10:10 pm

Ive got the double head for a year now and so far so good :thumbup:
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Fri Oct 07, 2011 6:38 am

Gunta wrote:How would you compare these to the T-max?
The T-max is better/faster at the Fundi this year we actually did the test a friend have the T-max and a other guy the cheaper 160l/min they look exactly the same and a lot of people say it comes out of the same factory!

But we deflated my 32" tyres 2 of them to 0.5bar and then start inflating both tyres and the T-max won hands down almost a 1 and a half minutes faster than the cheaper model!

Quality to me looks the same and both were 160l/min compressors!

I can't explain why but the T-max was faster every time!

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Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:12 am

My T-max double head I got now 4 years and it never let me down.

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Fri Oct 07, 2011 9:08 am

And the T-max is not that much more in price. I have been looking at it for a while, think I am going to buy one. :thumbup:
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Fri Oct 07, 2011 9:19 am

Just get the cheapest Midas cheapy (one fifth of the price) and replace it every 2 years ..... 10 years of bang for your buck!! :twisted: :twisted: :laugh2: :laugh2:
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Fri Oct 07, 2011 10:26 am

R1100 for a T-max is not bad.
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Fri Oct 07, 2011 11:15 am

I have 2 of these midas pompies they work realy well 2 years no problems.
My dad bought a double head unit from safari and what a lot of bull they replaced it twice under warranty and he gave up and just bought the midas pomp.
thanx to the the safari guys though!
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Fri Oct 07, 2011 2:58 pm

Gunta wrote:R1100 for a T-max is not bad.
I bought my t-max for R899, few years back at 4x4 mega, the nice thing is , its got a cut out swith, so it does not over heat. But the Midas compressors is value for money for sure. :thumbup:

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Fri Oct 07, 2011 4:42 pm

Midas is running a special i bought the 80 litre per minute for 400 normal price 600 and a hi lift jack for 445 at adendorf tools megaworld is 600


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