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DEWALT 15 Gal. Portable Electric Air Compressor
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DEWALT

15 Gal. Portable Electric Air Compressor

$389.00 /each
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The DEWALT 15 Gal. Portable Electric Air Compressor is ideal for sanding with a dual-action sander (not included), fastening with impact wrenches and ratchet wrenches (not included) and lacquer spraying using a spray gun (not included). The air compressor features a strong 1.6 HP electric engine and a durable steel tank. The air compressor's pump is oil- and maintenance free for convenience. Automatic start/stop operation and a dual-purpose handle make the air compressor easy to use.

  • 1.6 HP electric engine gets the job done
  • High-pressure motor with consistent draw requirements can be run with a 12-Gauge or higher extension cord that is under 50 ft.
  • 200 psi maximum pressure enables long air-tool run time
  • Delivers 5 SCFM at 90 psi for quick recovery time
  • Oil-free, maintenance-free pump is convenient
  • 78 dBA operational-noise level for a quiet and safe work environment
  • Automatic start/stop operation offers safe and easy use
  • 15 Gal. steel tank is durable
  • Pneumatic wheels and a compact design for portability and easy transport
  • Dual-purpose handle protects the compressor and works as a hose wrap
  • ETL listed
  • 2 in. gauge allow for an easy to read surface
  • Wide track, semi-pneumatic tires allow for additional stability, easy movement, and no tire maintenance
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So you don't have to refill it with air?

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It's a compressor not an air tank
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April 29, 2016
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It refills constantly while you are using it, like any air compressor.
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April 28, 2016
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It does not have to be refilled.
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Is this made in America, by DeWalt, or is it a Chinese produced, liscensed by Dewalt Product?

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I bought one from Home Depot and the box said the country of orgin wad China.
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January 21, 2016
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The unit label says the "Country of Origin" is the USA. The tank is made by Devilbiss.
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Can this unit run from a horizontal position too?

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I see no reason why not, the motor and compressor are sealed units and don't need user added oil so there is nothing to leak. I didn't see anything that told me not to, but as I have said in another post about this compressor, I have never tried so I can't be sure.
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I purchased this unit two weeks ago, there is another model if you want a horizontal position. DEWALT Model # D55167
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Can I winterize an underground sprinkler system with this?

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Not knowing how large of a system you have makes this difficult. So Just be aware that it may not powerful enough to blow out the entire system at once. But you can blow it out zone by zone.
If you're into number crunching and you have the original irrigation layout showing the gallons per minute (gpm) of each sprinkler head, just divide the total gpm of each zone by 7.5. That will give you the cubic Read More
Not knowing how large of a system you have makes this difficult. So Just be aware that it may not powerful enough to blow out the entire system at once. But you can blow it out zone by zone.
If you're into number crunching and you have the original irrigation layout showing the gallons per minute (gpm) of each sprinkler head, just divide the total gpm of each zone by 7.5. That will give you the cubic feet per minute (cfm) you need to blow it out.
Set the compressor air pressure regulator to a maximum of 80 psi for rigid PVC pipe systems, or 50 psi for flexible black polyethylene pipe. Then turn off the water supply and set the system timer to open just one zone. Next, open the manual drain valve at the end of that zone (if equipped). Then, connect the air line to the blow-out port. Connect the other end of the air hose to the compressor and blow out the line. The heads should pop up and spit out water. Disconnect the hose as soon as they run dry. Don't overdo the blowout—without water cooling the plastic gears, they can melt in less than a minute. So move on to the next zone and allow the heads to cool. Then go back and blow out each zone a second time.
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Rated 3.9 out of 5 by 80 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Good product from the start, still is. We had a Husky compressor for years and it seized up, rather than breaking it apart, we chose to get another one, this time we got a better one. It is awesome. October 18, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Worked for 4 years then failed I'm a very light user. Worked for about 3 years until the pump started overheating and tripping my 20amp circuit breaker. I started smelling a bad odor coming from the unit. It finally stopped running all together. My local DeWalt repair shop quoted $210 to replace the motor. The DeWalt looked nice. Tires were sturdy and felt solid. No place to store accessories. I thought the motor should have lasted a few years longer due to the light usage and proper storage. September 28, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Works well, but beware I have owned this compressor for a few years, and use it very little. I went out to my shop to use it, only to discover the pressure valve handle had self destructed, apparently throwing its innards around the shop. You can't just replace the valve, you have to replace the whole assembly. The assembly costs about 25% of the cost of the entire compressor. It's a good design, and a great asset for the garage, but I am concerned about Dewalt's decision to have their products built in China. August 23, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Compressor I purchased this pump back in 2010. The new models gauges are setup a little different from mine but same HP and capacity. This is a great pump. I use it to change wheels and work on cars and put air in the kids bikes etc. I've had it for 5 plus years with no mechanical problems. I will say after about 3 yrs the lever at the bottom which release the air in the tank started to leak. It didn't bother me only thing is that the compressor would kick on more frequently. for the price its definitely worth it. August 3, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Terrible experience with this compressor Very unhappy with this compressor. The automatic shut off at 200psi didn't work on my unit, the line pressure regulator kept creeping up as much as 8psi after it was set and locked while I was using an air tool, and the compressor leaked about 5psi every few hours when not in use. Also it's very loud compared to other compressors. I returned this unit. I had purchased it because it was a small, compact design but it's a total disaster. The only good thing I can say is that it had decent power for its size but it was riddled with problems. Save yourself some time and money and buy a Husky. July 11, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Compressor Proper power and ease of use. Dealt has always been an excellent product August 13, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by A Quality product Compressor is much quieter than my previous compressor. It takes a while to fill up tank, but does real well in keeping pressure once filled. Regulater tends to drift in adjustment so keep your eye on it. Very easy to use and move around. Met expectations May 10, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by TOO LOUD! I've had this compressor for a few weeks now. I really like Dewalt tools. I went with this compressor since it states 78 dBs. Got it home installation was easy, turned it on, and wow it's loud. Way louder than 78 dBs. Even my wife said it was too loud. My friend got the 33 gallon Husky, which is rated at 78 dBs. The husky is way quieter. I hate to do this, but this unit is going back tomorrow. I'll be going with the cheaper Husky unit. If it wasn't for the loudness, I would keep it. March 28, 2016
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