Powermate PPA1982054 Has A Leaking tank
Hi, I recently bought a Powermate PPA1982054 2 hp 20 gallon compressor (manufactured Sept-2009)for a great price...I thought! After owning it for a week it developed a pin hole leak at the bottom of the tank by a seam. My first thought was to weld it but after looking around online, it may not be a good idea due too potential tank explosion. I've read that some have patched / welded and gotten many years out of their tanks. Please advise on welding or patching a tank. If welding a patch over the hole is not recommended, what about having a new bottom welded into the tank? It's really a shame, the unit looks brand new.
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