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70 Reviewers (84.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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FatDaddy714
Nov 21 , 2013
Relatively quiet
In contrast to the last Craftsman compresser I bough (which is still working well after 10 years) this one is much quieter. Two quick connects for output allow you to set up one side to go through a filter or dehumidier while leaving the other side for inflating. Like most compressors this size, the drain on the bottom is difficult to reach. Spend $20 and replace this with an elbow, a 6" nipple and a ball valve and you will be able to easily bleed the water out of the bottom of the tank.
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justacustomer1
Dec 4 , 2013
Product and store fail to meet expectations
Not exactly dead on arrival...worse...UNSAFE. Turned on and it keeps pumping until safety valve releases at 170 psi. Tried to cycle several times and suspect pressure switch is defective. Called Sears customer assistance line, was transferred seven times, and told to call back next day to arrange my loading up this big thing and driving it back to return to the store. Really? This is basically a heavy appliance, they should repair on-site or pickup and replace. Very unhelpful and customer hostile attitude. Defective Sears merchandise is becoming common and customers seem to such and inconvenience to Sears.
 

Crude

Beaverton, OR

Aug 20 , 2014
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Sloppy Assembly

Water bleed valve not in unit. Found laying in bottom of box. I had to retap the threads on the tank to screw in valve. Otherwise the compressor is fine.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Aug 11 , 2014
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Compressor 33 gallon

So far so good. It is quiet and easy to menuver. Couplers are a bit stiff.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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victorytc

Concord, NC

Aug 6 , 2014
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Upright compressor

Seems to be working well so far. A lot quieter than my old craftsman horizontal compressor.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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oneredcorvette

Joshua, TX

Aug 1 , 2014
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Quiet

Bought this compressor to operate air tools inlcuding a 3/4" Impact wrench. Definitely did the job. It takes a while to build up to max pressure because of the 33 gallon tank but worth it. I normally turn it on when I go into the garage. It is surprisingly quiet compared to my old compresser which used to send my young son running from the garage. Can't wait to try it with my paint sprayer.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Frank1946

Tallahassee, FL

Jul 30 , 2014
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Air Compressor

This compressor has the CFM to use all of the air tools I own. It is no noisier than any other compressor. I like the vertical tank, easier to store in a corner.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Jul 29 , 2014
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great value

perfect size for home use . It takes up a lot less floor space than the old style floor model

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Dmanmay

Silverthorne, CO

Jul 28 , 2014
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perfect for my shop

Quiet with plenty of capacity and psi. I replaced the stock 'universal' connectors with I/M for better fits. Works great and reaches ratings easy enough.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Jul 25 , 2014
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Bought it for more psi's for impact gun.

started it up, and it ran, and ran. It ran for so long it popped the breaker and never reached 165 psi. Returned it and got another, did the same thing with the same outcome.returned it and got my money back. Went to ***** and bought a 175 psi for less money, and workes fine.


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sqzxpz

Davidson, NC

Jul 24 , 2014
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VERY DISAPPOINTED

Used 4 times and unit failed, kicks breakers, will not operate. Should have realized this product was not what I thought it to be when another customer was returning one identical to the one I was at the store to pickup


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meraya18

Fresno, CA

Jul 23 , 2014
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very satisfied

I was looking for an air compressor for my husband for father's day. We went ahead and purchased this one. It fills up quickly, it's not too loud, it holds a lot of air, and the best thing about it was the price. We are very satisfied with our purchase.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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lv5333

North Las Vegas, NV

Jul 11 , 2014
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Good Product

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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D_R

Dothan, AL

Jun 25 , 2014
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Broken less than two weeks old!

I had to take it in for repair and it will take two more weeks, very poor! It should have been replaced or my money returned.


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CaftsmanKidd

Corona, CA

Jun 24 , 2014
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Craftsman 165 PSI 33 Gallon Air Compressor

I have always bought Craftsman, so when I needed an air compressor I went to Sears. The reason for the 4 stars is because the first one I picked up, wouldn't shut off at the 165 PSI. Obviously this is a huge safety concern. I returned the item and received a replacement. Couldn't be happier. This unit is great for all the jobs I have tackled around the house.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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georgekwy

Pacifica, CA

Jun 23 , 2014
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Not as expected

I bought this one was because it said it is quiet.However, this is not as quiet as expected but better than my Hitachi engine air compressor. Besides, it took more than 10 minutes to fill up the whole tank from empty. Overall, this is still to me an acceptable compressor.


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EdwinGorecki

Hatley, WI

Jun 18 , 2014
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great compressor

great compressor for the money . nice size for doing almost any thing a home owner wants to do.


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Jun 15 , 2014
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33galcraftman comp

I am extremely satisfied with my new compressor.I will be using it for all types of projects.Such as mechanics,painting,and power tools.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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JMGRanch

Kyle, TX

Jun 8 , 2014
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Great Compressor

Exactly what i needed for the ranch! Reliable and accessible.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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j.po.t.r

Parkersburg, WV

Jun 3 , 2014
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Works Great

Little loud but works well and pressure is consistent.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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May 30 , 2014
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Craftsman Air Compressor,

Excellent compressor works great. Salesman was very knowledgeable and very helpful.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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AntonioJose

San Angelo, TX

May 19 , 2014
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Quiet

Great item an quiet, good for small projects a good price fo craftman quality

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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May 18 , 2014
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Gets the job done

Purchased this to work with a heat press for our business. We have used it everyday for the past three weeks and it has gotten the job done. The only issue that we have is that it is louder than the one that we had before.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Aero_Krash

Osseo, MN

May 9 , 2014
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Awesome Air Compressor!

The thing is super quiet compared to my old 6 gallon compressor. Lighter in weight than I expected as well. Just a breeze to use.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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SickofSearsJunk

King George, VA

May 8 , 2014
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SickofSearsJUNK

Garbabge. Complete Junk. Worthless waste of money. Buy ANYTHING but Sears


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ROBBIES

Watertown, WI

May 5 , 2014
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AWSOME

JUST GOT THIS ONE AND IT WORKS SUPER GREAT. HANDLES NAIL GUNS WITH EASE AS WELL AS GRINDING TOOLS AND MANY OTHER TOOLS .

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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ttredxj

American Fork, UT

May 5 , 2014
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Disposable

I was able to get about 8 years out of my craftsmen compressor with only occasional use. Parts are available, but the motor for my old one is not. This is due to the way Sears changes vendors for it products. No alternate motor is provided. I would spend the money for the more expensive 2 stage that will allows oil lubrication. Otherwise your expensive little helper is disposable.


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