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What is my compressor worth? This is a question that gets asked a lot on this website. This page will allow you to get help finding out. We are talking about Air Compressors on this site folks, so, please make sure that you are posting about a compressor, OK?

Please read this whole page before posting, in particular, the part that says “You must upload a least one photo, yet preferable one from each side of the compressor – or the posting can not go live.” If you are not notified by the system about your posting being accepted, that may be why!

Many factors come into play when trying to figure out the value of an air compressor. Here are some of the reasons why it’s really hard to nail it down and why you must provide as much information about your compressor to let folks help.

Important information to provide about what is my compressor worth?

  • Has the compressor been used or has it been abused? No way to tell from looking at a picture on an on line forum.
  • Is the compressor really working well, or is the poster just saying that to elevate the price?
  • Is it a well known brand with parts and service departments easily available?
  • Where is the compressor? They are difficult to ship inexpensively, and some folks may not want to chance a long drive.
Older pancake style air compressors

Nevertheless, there’s a need to get a consensus about what is a compressor worth and that’s where this site comes into it.

At the bottom of this page is a comment section in which you can ask folks to help you figure out “what is my compressor worth?” by adding information about your air compressor.

There are a few things are important to get your air compressor posting in front of the thousands of people that visit this site every week.

  1. You must upload a least one photo, preferably one from each side of the compressor – or the posting can not go live.
  2. Identify the Make, Model and Year (if you know how old it is) in the Title Line on the form.
  3. Provide as much detail about the condition of the compressor in the description, including any faults with it.
  4. In the posting make sure you indicate the location of the compressor. The town or city and state or province.
  5. Subscribe to this thread so you know when someone provides information on your compressor.

That’s it. Use the form, add the info, add the photos, and let’s find out What Is My Compressor Worth?


Existing comments about What Is My Compressor Worth:

Value of Big Red air compressor

It’s a 60 Gallon, 5 hp, 208-230 volt, 15 amp, 3450 rpm, 1 PH, MagneTek Century AC Motor

How much for a DeVilbiss Pro Air II?

I recently saw a DeVilbiss Pro Air II, 6.5 HP, 80 gallon, 175 psi, two-stage vertical air compressor