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This is such a wonderful space saving air compressor. It is great addition to a garage....
Wen 10 Gallon 2HP Vertical Tank Air Compressor
This 10 gallon vertical tank air compressor from Wen features thermal overload protection and a two horse power output. This vertical tank allows for higher tank volume with out consuming as much floor space.
ITEM#: 14187852This 10 gallon vertical tank air compressor from Wen features thermal overload protection and a two horse power output. This vertical tank allows for higher tank volume with out consuming as much floor space.
- Oil lubricated pump for long life
- Air pressure setting at 85 to 125 PSI (maximum pressure)
- Metal air filter
- Thermal overload protection
- Tank pressure and air regulator gauges
- 4.2 CFM air delivery at 40 PSI, 3.2 CFM air delivery at 90 PSI
- Dimensions: 33.5 inches x 15.25 inches x 15.25 inches
- Materials: Metal, plastic
- Model: 2279
- Power options: 110-120V AC
- Weight: 69.6 pounds
- Color: Blue
- Horse power: 2 HP
- Warranty: 1 year
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This is such a wonderful space saving air compressor. It is great addition to a garage.Read More
I got this compressor for my father he wanted one for around the garage he read the manual put oil in it used it some. He thought it was a little loud, but it is an air compressor they aren't whisper quiet. He's had it 4 months now and it started tripping the motor overload and now has completely stopped working. After 4 months. Basically he used it for pumping up truck tires and simple stuff like that. Were very disappointed and i wish i had gone for a name brand not internet junk.Read More
I was looking for an Air Compressor that was powerful enough for all of my home & auto's needs, but not too large. The WEN 2279 seems to be a fine product. The first one I received was defective, it filled halfway with air and would not restart as air was used. I received a prompt replacement. This model is large enough that it could be shipped by freight and not FedEx or UPS, since one man cannot pickup this carton alone. My replacement was slightly damaged, with the handle being bent inward so that the air filter could not be installed. I bent/formed the handle back, installed the oil & air filter, and this unit ran great, air was promptly replenished, and it packs great power to fill your auto tires with ease. This fall I will see if it can blow out my lawn sprinklers, another benefit of a large unit. Only time will tell how durable this unit is, but the initial feeling is this is a fine product.Read More
I bought this compressor to replace a 150 psi, 15 gallon, 3 HP Craftsman, which the motor had gone bad on. I am impressed with this Wen compressor. The motor seems very powerful, the construction seems thoughtful and of quality. The price was $20 cheaper than my local big-box home improvement store.Read More
It is just what I needed, it fills up very fast, it is compact .Read More
Questions & Answers
Hello jrlee7, This air compressor has received excellent reviews! The decibel rating is 72dB at 23 feet. I hope this helps. Thanks for shopping with us.
Can this compressor operate an impact wrench which requires a working pressure of 90psi?
Thank you for shopping with us bcmxxx. The machine can deliver 3.2 CFM air delivery at 90 PSI. I hope this helps. Have a great day.
Can it handle framing air gun or a air paint sprayer
Hello, hermanjackson88. Hope your day is going well. Yes, this model will handle both a framing nailer and a paint sprayer. Thank you for shopping with us and please feel free to contact us again with any further questions.
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