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Winterizing an air compressor

I just would like to ask if I should bring indoors, my Dewalt 15 gal. vertical oilless air compressor for the winter. I have a outdoor unheated shed I was thinking of leaving it out in, here in Canada. I was going to leave the drain plug open and cover it with a tarp. Not having the most room in the house...but I feel a little uneasy about it and with it being recently new......well....I would like to do the right thing here!?

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Keeping it in the house is OK, However I store mine out side, A GOOD spray of WD40 on the switches and leave the drain plug open. I also spray WD 40 on the drain plug and inside the tank. It doesn't take much WD 40 on th4 inside if the tank and swish it around,.

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