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Review by Beginningwoodworker posted 1509 days ago 1976 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I recently bought my Bostitch Trim Air compressor. from Amazon.com for $80.30 and UPS delivered it in a couple of days. There was no damage to either the factory packaging, nor the compressor. I am real impress so far.

Pros

  • Light weight., It is easy lug it around when I need to nail up some cabinets or trim.
  • Powerful enough to run my finish and brad nailers. I have not tried it with a framing nailer yet.
  • Noise level. At 75 db, the Bostitch I think its quietest in its class.

Cons

I have not found not so far.

For what pay for it, its a great compressor and it get the job done.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker




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#1 posted 1509 days ago

You got that for eighty bucks????

Sweeeeet!!!

For lots of woodworkers, I could see it being a great compressor even if it didn’t like powering a framing nailer. I’m guessing that pin and brad are what most of us use, most of the time, anyway.

One thing, though, Charles: you forgot to mention how darned cute it is, too :-)

Nice tool. Nice write-up.

-- -- Neil

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#2 posted 1509 days ago

Yes Neil its an $153 bucks now.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#3 posted 1509 days ago

wow , charles ,

that will toot your horn !

nice deal .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#4 posted 1509 days ago

Nice review, I’ve been looking for a nice compressor. Too bad about the price hike.

Dennis

-- My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them.

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degoose

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#5 posted 1509 days ago

Charles… you are certainly the bargain hunter and collector…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#6 posted 1509 days ago

That’s my kind of bargain!! Nice review!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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Lenny

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#7 posted 1509 days ago

You got it at a great price. It is working well for you. Life is good! Nice review Charles.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#8 posted 1509 days ago

Way to go Charles.
Your tool collection is growing by leaps & bounds!

-- Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. Albert Einstein

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brianl

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#9 posted 1509 days ago

That’s a nice compressor – great price too.

-- Brian - Belmont, Massachusetts

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bigike

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#10 posted 1509 days ago

nice steal, and great review.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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lew

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#11 posted 1509 days ago

Nice Score, CJ!!

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Loucarb

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#12 posted 1508 days ago

Very nice. Thanks for the review.

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#13 posted 1508 days ago

Nice and compact…. Good job!

-- Mike, VT

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#14 posted 1508 days ago

Wish I had caught it at $80. Nice find.

-- Ralph New Hampshire, www.realcomtel.com

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