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by MIchael R. Kujawski
(Watertown, WI)

I have an Alton 3.2 gallon, 2.5 HP air compressor, about 10 years old. Thank you for the information about changing the oil.

Alton air compressor
Alton air compressor

However, in the process, I broke off the Oil Fill Plug.

The hardware store I bought this at has closed, so I am clueless as to where to look for a replacement. The Alton Industries website is confusing and the Home Depot site may carry it, but their schematic is rather crude and I’m not sure if it is the same thing.


Oil plug
by: Doug in s.d.ca

It might be a press-in affair, but you say “broke”.

Can you put up a pic, or three or …