Buyer’s Guide To Forge Blower


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110V Variable Speed Electric Blacksmith Forge Blower


The Good Stuff:

  • Variable Speed Coal forge blower equipment with a fan speed controller.
  • 125CFM this will produce enough air for you, using coal it will almost blow the fire out of the fire pot.
  • Blacksmith forge - blower is Very easy to hook up and works great.
  • The outlet 2.5" air inlet can be adjusted to control the air volume, rotation speed with 3000(R/Min).
  • Compared this against all the internet,For the money this coal forge blower is worth a go.

The Bad Stuff:

  •  The hoses that are recommended are too big at the end.

Dayton 1TDP3 Round OEM Blower with Flange

The Good Stuff:

  • Motors have cast aluminum end shields for greater heat dissipation and protection, resulting in less downtime and longer service life.
  • Direct Replacement for many OEM blowers with same physical footprint.
  • All-Position Mounting; Replaces 4C443.
  • Min./Max operating Temp. Range: -20 Degree to 104 Degree F

The Bad Stuff:

  • After tightening a few loose bolts, the blower rattles a bit. 

Manual Blacksmith Forge Blower


The Good Stuff:

  • Ample air supply for your blacksmith forge, with vintage style.
  • Easy hand crank operation with a 1:28 gear ratio.
  • Ground steel worm gear and cast iron gear mechanism for long use.
  • Main shaft is supported by bearings for smooth operation.
  • Oil ports offer maintenance access.

The Bad Stuff:

  • The packaging was way to small for the blower thus the set screw in the handle that attaches to the blower broke off.
  • The paint flaked off when scratched with a finger nail and the aluminum used in casting the housing seemed chintzy and low quality.
  • At top speed, the gears immediately starts skipping.

Hand Crank Blacksmith Forge Blower, Manual

This hand crank blower offers ample air supply for your blacksmith forge or barbeque. 

The Good Stuff:

  • Hand powered blower with a 1:32 gear ratio.
  • Iron gears for durability.
  • Stamped sheetmetal and welded construction.

The Bad Stuff:

  • The fan wheel just barely moves after first couple uses.
  • Handle is made of cheap metal that snapped within the first couple days of use.