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DRR Sportsman
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I’ve nearly knocked my teeth out enough with my current welded/braced/bubble gummed compressor.

What are you guys using?

The lsm stuff looks really nice but pricey for how often I’d use it!
 
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DRR Sportsman
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Proform 66832 works good .
 
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LSM FTW!!!!


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I really like my LSM on the head type valve spring compressor so they would be the first I would look at for other type.


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LSM



https://youtu.be/FZ6zwnyDwUg

http://ottm.store

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DRR Sportsman
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The LSM above makes it all look waaaaaaaay too easy
 
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DRR Sportsman
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LSM

cry once


Without data, you’re just another guy with an opinion.
 
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DRR Sportsman
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I have both types of LSM compressors. Great products!
 
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LSM

cry once


LOL, but the right answer

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Tools are independence, same as knowledge and experience.

Checker and remover.

LSM




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DRR Sportsman
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I do have a LSM spring checker and it's a very nice piece, I can only assume the quality is the same on the compressors LSM offers.
 
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10 or 12 years ago I had a valve spring get away while installing it on the bench. Got me in the lip under my nose. Emergency room doc said it almost went through and was lucky I didn't lose my front teeth. They super glued me up, I grew a mustache to cover it, and I look at it every morning when I shave. I was using a standard shop type compresser.


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DRR Pro
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LSM all the way. Expensive yes, but once you use them you'll never use anything else...


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DRR Sportsman
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LSM it is.
 
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You won't be sorry......


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540 Chevy
The Blower Shop XR1
FTI XPM Series Converter
FTI Level 6 Powerglide
3.69@199
.916 60'

2017 Bradenton Heads Up Madness
Open Outlaw Champ

2018 PDRA T/D #5
2019 PDRA T/D #2

2020 Retired From T/D Competition....

2020 Bradenton NMCA Hemi Shootout Winner

2021 getting back into bracket racing........
 
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DRR Pro
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The BEST head off spring compressor is an MTI. The one everyone copies.

 
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LSM is head off or on.



https://youtu.be/FZ6zwnyDwUg

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DRR Sportsman
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Again LSM and don't look back
 
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LSM all the way
 
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