I found if you buy tools from the stores like harbor freight, Lowe's, Home
cheapo and the other discount stores you get what you pay for. They are usually
throw away tools. You use them once and throw them away. Even Sears tools are
pretty bad unless you buy the high end tools. If you look in the news paper for
places going out of Business or Auctions you can get a deal on almost
everything and they are industrial models built to take a beating and last. I
got racks i can put cars on to store them, work bench, metal shelfs, air
compressor and air tools at a real savings. They will usually let you fire up
to make sure they work if you ask.
I went out and looked and my air compressor and it does not have a name tag
only a number stamped in the tank so i do not know who made it. Even the motor
only has a GE number i looked up and it is only for the motor. I have had it
for several years and i have not found any thing it can not run. I run a air
lift, all kinds of air tools and a media blasting unit. One thing i would
suggest is to use water filters on all the lines and oilers in front of your
Sorry i can not help you more.
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