Post by sweetiepie on Jun 25, 2015 22:29:03 GMT -5
We hook up to the car with a 3/8 hose to the power brake booster preferably but if you have an older vehicle you can hook up to the positive crankcase ventilation valve. I will try and remember to take pictures tomorrow.
So I am finally back with pictures. This is an air hose plugged into the car (Power Brake Booster). We didn't have to change the hose or anything just unplugged from the black port just below the air hose in the picture and he used a little tape. The air hose then travels into the barn and up by the rafters and then down the stanchion leg.
At the stanchion leg, we have a cut off, which I unplug when I am done milking. Just easier on the car when you first start it.
Then the hose runs to a valve that I use to regulate the amount of pressure I want. Usually I don't have to do anything, the vacuum comes in at 15 maybe a little less depending on the car. DH says the most you could get is 17 or 18.
Then it runs to the pressure gauge.
Then it goes to an air tank so I can have a little bit of time to get the inflations on. The hose goes to the milker. I usually blow it out at the beginning of lactation and maybe one other time, during the lactation I will have to blow out the hose because something has decreased pressure but that is easy by just ho\oking to the air compressor. DH would like to change the system over to copper tubing so it's more permanent and he can have his air hose back. It just hasn't happened yet.
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