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Craftsman Professional  60 Gallon Air Compressor, 3.1 RHP, Vertical Tank, Oil Lube

  Item#  00916476000 | Model#  WLB3106016
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Reg Price: $729.99
Savings: $236.10
$493.89
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Specifications & Dimensions

Dimensions and Weight:
Item Weight (lbs.): 234
Overall Dimensions: 71x31x27
Product Overview:
Air Outlet Size: 3/8 in.
Drain System: Manual
Duty Cycle (%): 75%
Electrical Phase Type: Single phase
General Warranty: 2 year limited
Lubrication Type: Oil lubricated
Package Contents: Air Compressor
Portability: Stationary
Color:
Color/Finish: Black
Power:
Electric Rating: 230V AC
Power Type: Electric
Safety Enhancements:
Safety Shut Off: No
Chassis:
Number of Wheels: 0
Motor-Engine:
Amps: 20
Horsepower: 3.1
Low Oil Shutdown: No
Maximum Operating Pressure (psi.): 150
Motor Drive: Belt driven
Motor Voltage: 230V AC
Stages: One stage
SCFM Delivery:
SCFM Delivery At 40 psi: 12.9
SCFM Delivery At 90 psi: 11.3
Tank:
Compressor Tank Capacity (gal.): 60
Tank Style: Vertical
Pump:
Number of Pumps: 1
Pump Life (hrs.): 1000
Pump Style: Piston
Pump Type: Oil lubricated
Material Finishes:
Housing Material: Aluminum
Certifications:
CSA Listed: Yes
UL Listed: Yes

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Craftsman's 60-Gallon Vertical Air Compressor is Well-Suited for Your Workshop

The Craftsman Professional 60-gallon air compressor is great for jobs of all sizes. This air compressor is the cornerstone of any serious shop. Designed to deliver consistent pressure from a vast reservoir, this machine is perfect for powering paint sprayers, air wrenches, nailers, grinders and more. A powerful 3.1HP motor at 230-volts with fast cooling cast-iron cylinders and a single-stage aluminum oil pump to recharges pressure rapidly so you can keep working.

This 60-gallon vertical air compressor comes fully assembled and is designed for years of solid service with a proper hardwire install. Potent, powerful and built to last, with the kind of capacity that lets you swap between jobs all day long, this compressor will help you grind, paint, drive, wrench, blast and sand.

  • The Craftsman Professional 60-gallon air compressor provides tons of air storage, which allows you to work for longer lengths of time
  • A combination of muscle and capacity at a price that just makes sense
  • Powered by heavy-duty 3.1 HP running induction motor, this compressor fills to capacity fast
  • 230-volts ensures you've got the power to get the job done
  • Aluminum single-stage oil lube pump with cast iron cylinders will run smooth and cool for years
  • Tank pressure gauge and on/off switch give you clear information and keep this machine simple to operate. (Max PSI Tank Pressure: 150)
  • Comes with a one-year limited warranty

Added on October 21, 2010

 

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44 Reviews Write a review
28 Reviewers (64.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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afinepoint
Oct 12 , 2012
Does fine for what it is. Part 1
Lets see things for what there are. For all of the people boo-hooing about the performance of the compressor remember it?s a $600 compressor! I know the ad always seems to say ?$730 on sale for . . .? Each time I?ve looked I?ve seen $600 or so therefore it?s a $600 compressor. I picked mine up new for $446 so there you go. Not a display or scratch and dent if you?re wondering. One just has to be patience and the deals will come. For those that want high(er) performance then spend the money. Nice compressors that have high output, quick recovery, low vibration, heavier construction and the like are going to start at nearly twice the price of this one. Names like Quincy, IR, BelAire and such are well over $1000 for a two stage, 60 gallon tank compressor. Their motors are 5 hp and above. Now there are lemons and things do break for no good reason. It sounds like the warranty should have taken care of most of those that suffered so.
Criticism21 found this helpful
kil1104
Sep 15 , 2013
major problems
Picked up this unit because my old compressor gave up. Got it installed and worked fine for a week. Had head oil leak. Was replaced. This one lasted 2 weeks. same problem. had it replaced. same problem plus with noise in compressor. With fourth compressor head leaking, Sears said they would replace the complete unit. I don't know why, will have the same compressor head! Would not tell anyone to buy this item!
 

zapienr1

Kansas City, KS

Jul 28 , 2014
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60 gallon air compressor

Bought this for my husband, he seems to love it!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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garageguy8

Massapequa, NY

Apr 27 , 2014
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Check oil !!

The electric motor on my 27 year old Craftsman 20 gall. 3 hp just died so I decided rather than replace the motor, to get something with more air volume. The only problem I had with the pld unit was an oil leak that developed in the compressor oil pan because of porosity which I took apart and repaired with epoxy 20 years ago, since the warranty had expired. Well, the best deal going was the 60 gallon, 3 h.p. vertical for 489.00 at my local Sears. It was packaged well and did not have any obvious damage or oil leakage. I hooked up the required 220 volt power, leveled the base and installed the appropriate fittings in the tank. According to the directions, the compressor pump was pre-filled with oil and I only had to perform the required break in period for 30 minutes, drain, refill etc... Experience told me to check the oil and I am very glad I did. The oil didn't even register on the dipstick and I needed to add approx. 10 oz of oil to the compressor head. This unit wouldn't of lasted very long being this low on oil. After finding this, I proceeded to check every nut and bolt, fitting etc... to make sure nothing else was compromised. Where is the quality assurance at the factory? Sears should take note and revamp inspection process ASAP. People expect brand new components to work properly and don't want any hassels right from the start! Overall the unit now works great and I look forward to many years of service.


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Lovinthegooddeals

McAllen, TX

Apr 24 , 2014
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Quality at my kind of price

I do a lot of hobby work out of my home and I have four smaller compressors but none of them could do blasting that I wanted to do so I had been waiting and looking and I finally found one I could afford that would do what I needed it to do.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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rosieollie

Slidell, LA

Apr 14 , 2014
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Ok, but over priced

I'm not saying its junk, but they sure aren't as good as they used to be. Every tool that I have is Craftsman, and I have a lot. I bought a compressor, 15 years ago from Sears. 30 gallon, 5 H.P. I was thinking about getting a new one, but I think my old one will out last a new one, especially the oil free compressors. How is the pump going to hold up without using oil? Can't see it. I still buy all of my hand tools from Sears, but I 'm not letting go of my 15 year old compressor, and it has more H.P.


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squirt1155

West Branch, MI

Apr 11 , 2014
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nice and quiet

This item is quiet but powerful. It was easy to set up as I had to create a new plug for it. I left it on the pallet it came on and it's set up and ready to go. But the quietness is key!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Neal1014

Dry Ridge, KY

Mar 12 , 2014
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Awesome purchase

I bought this item for my husband. He has been needing one. It was easy for my husband to wire it up and to get the compressor going. To my surprise the compressor was very quite! I can hardly hear it in the house! It has enough power though for my husband to do all the mechincal work he needs to do!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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sunshinegolf

Ocala, FL

Mar 11 , 2014
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Works great

The only thing was waiting on the elec. To wire up. But it was worth the money and I shopped all round. It was just as good as the rest but a lot cheaper. It works great for us and very happy.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Feb 18 , 2014
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Great compressor

It doesn't come plumbed or wired out, but bigger units rarely do. I really appreciate this unit. I think it covers one man continuous use okay. It does not let me down in any way. The sales price break I received on the unit sealed the deal for me, I was looking at lower quality units for less than a hundred dollars difference. I like the cast iron pump, that was a selling feature that helped me decide on it. Unless I go big time pro, this unit will do anything for me from plasma, sanding, to paint. What else do I need besides a few impact and air ratchet operations.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Dec 16 , 2013
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Great price

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Chevy1967

Newport Beach, CA

Dec 2 , 2013
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Compressor

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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