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CAP2560OL Air Compressor

Bostitch - CAP2560OL Air Compressor

Compact enough to move around inside, this pancake compressor from Bostitch still has enough air volume to power a framing nailer

$195.00 (As of 4/1/2006)

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Editor's Review: Choosing an Air Compressor You Can Carry

review date: April 1, 2006

Compact enough to move around inside, the Bostitch CAP2560OL still has enough air volume to power a framing nailer. This pancake compressor is oil lubricated, which means that it runs quieter and will likely last longer than most oilless models. This also means, however, that it requires regular maintenance (checking the oil level and changing the oil). It has a 6-gal. tank and an air-volume capacity of 3.6 cfm at 90 psi. It has a tool capacity of three finish nailers, or two roofing nailers, or one framing nailer. Despite its compact size, at 50 lb. it was the heaviest model in its category.

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Manufacturer Specifications

Manufacturer Bostitch
Manufacturer's Web Site www.bostitch.com
Manufacturer's Phone Number 800-556-6696
Weight 50 lb.
Dimensions N/A
Volume 3.6 cfm at 90 psi
Tank Size 6 gal.
Oil/Oilless Oil lube
Tool Capacity 3 finish nailers, or 2 roofing nailers, or 1 framing nailer
Motor Size 2.5 hp