Originally Posted by oldred
You can have a made in the USA compressor at a decent price. Northern Tool has started carrying Quincy air compressors now. These big ole' Quincy's have Baldor motors and large slow turning pumps and IMHO are simply unbeatable for dependability.
$1250 will get you a 100% duty cycle 2 stage 4 cylinder cast iron pump on a 60 gal vertical tank coupled to a 5 HP BALDOR motor. That's true HP and the dang thing is rated at 40 AMPs!
Quincy has a fairly large plant in China and offers it's website in both Chinese and Spanish....