Date code or stamp anywhere on used 5hp 60gal magna force?

by Jeremy O'Dell
(Merrill,Michigan)

Recently purchased a used 5hp 60gal magna force. Had to clean it up and retorque everything. Changed the oil and air filter. Works great! I am curious how old it is though. Was wondering if it had anyway to tell its age. Also it only has the felt air filter and screen. I saw on the parts diagram there is a filter plate with 2 elements on it. Was that an option or standard? Do they use both the felt filter and filter elements or just one or the other?

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Jan 24, 2016
Found it!
by: Jeremy O'Dell

Guess I should have looked a little harder. Tank inspection tag says 92'. Cleaned up nice for a 24 year old compressor. Math calculated CFM is real close to 12 CFM.

I am happy, only paid 80$ for it and spent 30$ replacing the pressure switch and air filter. 110$ for a good working compressor! Sure beats 500-600$ for a cheap newer version!

Thank you for your suggestions

Jan 24, 2016
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by: Doug in s.d.ca

YMMV, but there "should" be a date stamp on the tank somewhere.

Finding it may be a challenge.

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