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SKU: 4599
Reg. Price: $3,095.00
Our Price: $2,749.00


R260-4 Model - Original High Capacity Surface Breathing Regulator Compressor

For 2 Divers

The ORIGINAL direct-drive system (introduced on May 1st, 1999). Patriarch of the Air Line family of U.S. made hookah compressors mounted on Honda engines, and made solely for The Air Line's customers by the largest compressor manufacturer in the world. You can be lured with copies of the innovator, but don't get fooled. It is unmatched in performance, features and low maintenance. Powered by the dependable 4.0 HP Honda engine, service on engine and compressor is available at about a thousand locations.


  • Inflatable Float Mount Style
  • Compressor: Air Line/Thomas, single-head, direct-drive, oil-free, Wobble piston.
  • Motor: 4.0 HP, OHV Honda
  • Performance: Two to depth of 70', three to 40'.
  • Air Discharge: 9 CFM at 0 PSI, 6 at 50 * running at our standard 3,400 RPM **.
  • Operating Time: 3 hours plus, on just 2.5 qts. gas. (No mixing)
  • Breathing Air Rating: Grade-E Compressed Gas Association of America.
  • Size in Polypropylene storage/carry case: 19-1/2-in. by 25-in. by 17-in. high.
  • Weight (in case, or on float): 46 lbs.
  • Inflated float size: 38" (Stable up to a three foot seas. Use, also as deck mount on 19-1/2 by 25" pan.).
  • Warranty: One year on compressor by Thomas; Three years on Honda motor. One year on all other parts.

All marinized parts inside and out, PLUS a vented cover for wash out after a day on the ocean.


  • 1 ~ Compressor/Engine assembly
  • 1 ~ Polypropylene storage case
  • 1 ~ 5' US Navy heat hose
  • 1 ~ Agricultural-grade inner tube
  • 1 ~ 1,000 denier, U/V stabilized Cordura float cover
  • 1 ~ Hose splitter
  • 2 ~ 60' fully swiveled, individual diver hoses
  • 4 ~ Washable, stainless-steel particle filters
  • 2 ~ Tow Belts
  • 2 ~ Weight Belts
  • 2 ~ Adjustable, hookah-specific, 2nd stage regulator w/fully rotational, 360-degree swivel
  • 1 ~ Air intake staff and filter
  • 1 ~ Down diver flag
  • 1 ~ Owners manual (Honda and Air Line/Thomas)

* These numbers can be misleading as they indicate the discharge directly off the compressor. You will only get full benefit if you wrap your mouth around the compressor head (Do not try it at home). ** Running speed affects air volume


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Question asked
on 11/23/2012
hello, interested in this unit. please inform me with: 1 diver hose(1 user)run time & price?? maintenance???sper parts ?? shipping to israel?? payment options?? tks, roni
Answer by alicia
on 11/27/2012
Hi roni, we can ship to Isreal and parts are available. Runtime is about 2 hours per tank of gas and you can pay with paypal, credit card with alt address or bank transfer. Thnaks, Bill
Question asked
on 4/6/2013
i am interested in the on-line floating hookia system for 2 divers. who much does it weight? an is everything you see in the picture is what you get?
Answer by Bill
on 4/9/2013
Hello, Looks like the price comes with everything, but you will need to confirm a few of the other items and you would be all set. Thanks, bill


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