A homemade grille keeps tools far enough above the heater to ensure that they won’t be overheated while they’re being defrosted.
The author puts Kilfrost, a synthetic de-icer and lubricant, into an oiler at the end of a hose that will connect to a gun.
A magnetic oil-pan heater prevents the oil in a compressor from becoming so viscous the machine can’t start.
The author uses 1/2-inch rubber hose for main runs and branches off to individual tools with 3/8-inch polyurethane lines. He avoids using 1/4-inch hose because it’s easily clogged by frost.
The Qwik-Lok fitting on the female end of this extension cord connects to the male end of the tool plug, eliminating the need to knot cords together.