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I have an old Craftsman 2 hp. 220 volt Compressor/Sprayer. It works GREAT but I need to know how much oil to put in the 2 piston compressor? I found a model number 919.15678. Thank You in advance.

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  • Gregg P. Apr 13, 2013

    I'd get rid of this old compressor before it blows up like mine did...they're not safe, check it out at:http://s1297.photobucket.com/user/magnam...

  • David Dennis Apr 14, 2013

    Did you get hurt? That must have been VERY LOUD. I am in the southern AZ desert where the humidity is very low and am digilent about draining the tank daily. I have no choice but to keep using that old compressor. The economy has kept me financially embarassed. What part of the country are you in? Thanks for the advice & the scary pictures!

  • Gregg P. Jul 09, 2013

    i'm in Wisconsin but, I could examine the inside of the tank easily now. rust was not the issue here either. After years of 120psi the metal tank stretches and gets thinner then boom! feel the tank when it run, it gets hot. I have a friend who's a metallurgist. Atleast lower your pressure to no higher than 100psi.

  • Gregg P. Jul 09, 2013

    or as low as you can operate it.

  • Gregg P. Jul 09, 2013

    oh, it was loud and luckily I was not in it's path across my garage!

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Fill to the lower threads on the fill plug hole.

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There should be some kind of plug on the compressor that will unscrew. Some times it will have a dipstick on the end of it with markings on it.

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