Hitachi EC89 4 Gallon Air Compressor (Reconditioned Grade A)

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87% of 100
Hitachi EC89 4 Gallon Air Compressor (Reconditioned)
Price $129.95

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Condition: A
Product Options:
N New $199.00 Out Of Stock
ARecon $129.95 Out Of Stock

N New
New tools have never been opened and have never been used. These are brand new tools.
A Reconditioned Grade A
Grade A Tools are restored or rebuilt to factory specifications then fully tested and inspected to make sure they operate properly and safely.  Grade A tools have a cosmetic condition of very good to excellent, having no more than light scratches or other minor blemishes.
C Reconditioned Grade C
Grade C Tools are restored or rebuilt to factory specifications then fully tested and inspected to make sure they operate properly and safely.  Grade C tools will have pronounced cosmetic imperfections.

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A-EC89
Manufacturer Part Number: EC89

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The EC89 twin stack compressor, which weighs just 57 pounds which makes it light enough to be portable from your home shop to the job site. The EC89 has enough power to provide air for all different types of nailing jobs. Whether you are a framing contractor that needs a portable compressor for punch out jobs or you are a remodeling contractor that needs a compressor to power all your different types of nail guns. This compressor features an oil-lubricated cast iron pump and 13 amp direct-drive induction motor for long life. And with its all metal inner construction and fan, you can trust that it's built to last.
  • 3.0 cfm at 90 psi for multiple operations 
  • Locking regulator ensures the proper pressure is delivered to the tool 
  • Has a quick coupler for fast tool changes 
  • Ball valve drain-cock makes draining simple 
  • 13 Amp Direct drive electric motor provides durability and long life 
  • Vertically stacked twin tanks, 2 gallon capacity each for running multiple nailers 
  • Manual reset themal overload protection stops the motor preventing damage from overheating 
  • Incorporates a 105 PSI On and 135 PSI off pressure switch which ensures less cycling 
  • All metal inner construction and fan to withstand rugged use 
  • Cast Iron Oil lubricated pump improves efficiency and ensures cooler operation 
  • Light weight design allows for easy transporting on the jobsite
  • Power Output: 1.35 HP
  • Amperage: 13 Amps
  • Voltage: 120 Volts
  • Maximum Pressure: 135 PSI
  • Air Displacement: 3.0 cfm @ 90 PSI
  • Air Displacement: 2.8 @ 100 PSI
  • Start/Stop Control: 105/135 PSI
  • Tank Capacity: 2.0 Gallon each Tank
  • Number of Tanks: 2
  • Lubrication: Oil
  • Coupling Socket: 1/4 Inch X 1
  • EC89
  • Quick Connect Coupler
  • 8 oz. Synthetic Oil SAE5W50
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Customer Reviews
  1. Japan
    My pops has the same one made in Japan tho has been running since 1998 his frost compressor and it's still going strong see
    How this one Turns out

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  2. Good price, lower quality parts.
    U Get what you pay for. China made with low quality plastic control parts. On and off switch is cheap plastic and air pressure control valve was same quality. It broke first time to use it.

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  3. good deal
    quick service

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  4. Good buy - tricky tool setup
    I'm very happy with my EC89 compressor (reconditioned grade A) so far. However, I had to take it to my local tool supplier for setup as no manual was included and the secondary regulator was not working out of the box. Thankfully tool service man was able to fix the regulator and leaky coupler in about 5min. Tool runs great now.

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  5. Great price,
    Great compressor for the price,

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  6. Great buy
    The compressor works flawlessly. It's so much quieter than my older one and the air does not leak out.

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  7. Awesome
    There is no better, great price and top quality

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  8. Good value for price
    Replaces an older Porter Cable of similar size. This one has oil so it is quieter. It does take it longer to fill than the PC, but it is adequate. Good value for the money. I did have a bit of trouble figuring out how to adjust the air pressure since no manual was included.

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  9. Great unit at a great price!
    This is the second EC89 I have purchased. I recommend this unit to all my construction buddies! Great unit at a great price. Will soon get another one!

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  10. Portable Compressor
    Very nice compressor,fairly quite and fills quickly,Only complaint would be that its a tad heavy,other then that an excellent unit for the money

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  11. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great product

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  12. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Very good deal!!!

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  13. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great price! Works perfectly!

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  14. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Hitachi is very reliable

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  15. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    It was used last week for the first time and am very impressed with it. My only complaint is that I should have bought 2 :-)

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  16. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    was better than i had hoped. I'm very satisfied

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  17. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Perfect condition. Fast shipping. Great packaging.

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  18. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Compressor arrived in good shape. Close to new. Put oil in and ran for 10-15 minutes. Ran smoothly with no problems. Only complaint I have is 2 of the rubber feet were almost halfway warn through. Otherwise no problems.

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  19. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Works great but very heavy and loud

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  20. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Arrived in good condition and works fine

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  21. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Really like the air comprresor

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  22. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Very nice compressor. I do finish carpentry, and home re modeling, as well as wood floors and a lot of trim and finish work. I have used pancake compressors a lot in the past, however, I have looked into going to a double stack compressor (double lung as they are refereed too) Do mostly in that they are more efficient. This one is efficient as well as quieter which is a big plus.

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  23. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    This is the second Hitachi 4 gallong air compressor that I have purchased from these fine folks! The products they sell work well for me and the cost are more than reasonable. This tool is compact, nice looking and a very safe air compressor to operate.I would like to say that Bigsky Tool folks are nice to deal with. Will buy more great products here as needed.

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  24. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    please send me more info about carpenter tool's only

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  25. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great Item.

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  26. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    This air unit is nice if you are looking for a top of the line air unit stop looking and buy this one

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  27. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I would give it a score of 10 but there is always room for improvement. I have no complaints about the compressor it works perfect and no complaints about the service .

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  28. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I have purchased several items from Bigsky over the past several years with good results this purchase however did not meet expectations. This is the second EC89 I have purchased from Bigsky; the first one will not run unless the ambient temperature is above 50 degrees F. The current one leaks down so I hope to make one good unit of the two.

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  29. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I received this product and it works like new, it looks like new as well! One of the "better" investments in air products that I have made! These folks work hard for customers,and that produces great products!Thanks, Pat Alexander

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  30. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Works fine like it.@ times it starts up a little slow but it is reconditioned and I am fine with that.OK product

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  31. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I bought this to replace my hot dog style Hitachi compressor that I bought 15 years ago. I am very impressed with the features this compressor has compared to my previous Hitachi compressor. The design is much more stable and the 1/4 turn ball valves for the tank drain is impressive! I will always stand by Hitachi and this compressor is certainly no exception! I would very highly recommend this compressor to anyone who uses their tools frequently and needs to be able to depend on them! Thank you Big Sky!

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  32. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    It is a very good unit and the price was outstanding. Thank you

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  33. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Very well built unit. A little heavy to what I was expecting. Runs fairly quite. Med recovery rate. Very strong unit. No regrets at this time. Perfect for the price.

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  34. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I really like the product,Iuse it verry ofton and had know problems with it. thank you . i would do biss. with you afain.

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  35. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Compressor looks and works like new. Works great for the smaller air volume requirement tools I use it for.

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  36. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I was very pleased. The order came within a few days, it was in perfect shape, it was just what I expected. I am a hobbyist woodworker so I have used it a lot yet but when I did it was what I expected. I am now waiting for another reconditioned tool which I will order when it is available.

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  37. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    All I can say is Best Quality for the Best Price ! Looks new, put oil in it & fired it up. Runs like new ! Have not used it much yet, but appears to be a winner.

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  38. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    seems to work well good price

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  39. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    exactly as advertised, and about the half the price of new from Lowes. This compressor works perfectly and appears to be new.

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  40. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Very good deal. No problems.

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  41. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    It works great, very nice dilivery time.

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  42. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I am very pleased with the Hitachi EC89 compressor. What I am not pleased with is Bigsky support. IT SUCKS! I asked a question regarding the insertion of the dipstick. I never got an proper answer to my question. I had at least five communications back and forth without getting the answer I needed. One call to Hitachi support is all I needed to get an answer. David Long 210.492.4065

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  43. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Arrived quick, works great, thanks

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  44. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Was looking for a good air compressor for my dad to air up tires that doesn't take forever to fill. Didn't want to spend over $100. This is the best you can get at this price. It takes half of the bottle of oil it came with(4 oz). It takes 2 minutes for the compressor to fill up and shut off. When you consider this thing weighs 60 lbs, and you get free shipping, the deal really is incredible. I'd like to get one for myself I like it so much except I already have 2 but they're nowhere near as fast or as good.

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  45. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    This is the second one we own. Its works great right out of the box-just add oil - Thanks Big Sky

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  46. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Mine looked new, but came with a broken pressure switch, which BST replaced very quickly & with no hassle. -1 star for that. Now it works well, as expected. This particular model is pretty loud (compared with my $450 Thomas), but for the price it's incredible. It came with a new bottle of Hitachi oil but no instructions or anything. I will be buying more stuff from BST, as everything I've thus far bought has been great.

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  47. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great compressor for the price. Fairly quiet compared to my old porter cable pancake compressor. Free shipping was great. Product arrived in great condition.

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  48. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    looked as good as new. Works great for framing and roofing. fast recovery.

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  49. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Just like new. Quick shipping!!!

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  50. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    This is a great little compressor. Thank you.

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  51. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    look & work like new.... t-you.

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  52. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    My reconditioned unit was in near-new condition. Some tool marks on bolts. Arrived well packaged in a heavy duty cardboard box packed with expanded packing foam. The Hitachi supplied 5w50 seems thicker than I expected for a 5w and predictably, the compressor has troubles starting when my garage temps are below about 45F - this might be resolved through use of a different oil in the winter. Once running, it fills fast, noise level is acceptable, I feel I could carry on a conversation near it without shouting. My fingers appreciate the use of quarter turn dump valves on the tanks rather than the screw-type. Overall very happy, but only 4 of 5 stars because of the cold-starting issue.

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  53. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Havent used it yet. Looks like it could be leaking oil.....

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  54. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    It leaks, otherwise it would be a terrific product.

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  55. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    A great performer. Easy to carry to work locations.

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  56. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Very happy with this purchase, seems to work very well, wish I had purchased 1 week later on sale for less money.

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  57. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    This is a great compressor. My last one still runs after 20 years of heavy use, supplying air for 2 roof nailers all day long. Shipping was so fast [2days] during Christmas season too.

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  58. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Well pleased. Works great. Thanks!

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  59. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Haven't used it yet but when I got it the knob on the regulator was broke. I called up and told a woman what happened and she sent me out a new regulator. She was very nice. I got the regulator 2 days later. Wasn't an easy fix though. I had to remove the motor to replace the regulator

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  60. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The compressor itself I like quite a bit. However, I've not be overly impressed with the reconditioning process. One, after the first fill I emptied the tanks to a great spray of rusty water. I understand some condensation but this was excessive and the color of the water indicated the tanks were already rusting internally. Furthermore, on the second start a nut and washer popped off the compressor mount. All told, like the compressor but not the reconditioning.

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  61. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great product, Great price. Thank You.

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  62. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I have not had this long enough, or used it enough, to give this a true rating. However, the limited use that I have given it has been excellent. If it continues, as it has, for a lengthy period of time, it would be an easy five. However, since I have not really been able to put it to use for a full day (eight hours of driving pneumatics), I'll put the rating at a four. The compressor arrived exceptionally well packed. It would have taken a thermo nuclear device to have damaged it. Moreover, there was not so much as a scratch or even a minor blemish. I've seen new out-of-the-box items that weren't in as good of condition. I'd buy it again and definitely recommend it to a friend. I'd tell my enemies to steer clear.

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  63. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    works great at a really good price,hope to use it for many years to come

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  64. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Looks great, very solid. Should work nicely. Only 4 stars because I haven't got to use much yet

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  65. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    This is a really nice unit. It's reconditioned, but appears brand new. It's quiet and fast. It keeps up with my plasma cutter without a sweat. I'm very happy.

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  66. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Compressor arrived in time. Packaging was perfect. Absolutely no problem, worked like champ. Looks brand new. No sign of reconditioned. Came with a can of lubrication oil. Little on a noisier side.

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  67. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    This is a excellent air compressor. I like the quality of this product.

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  68. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Love it. I recommend it to anyone

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  69. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great Product and I came the condition as promised.

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  70. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    so far so good no complain

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  71. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Item is as good as new (better .... bcs it's half the $$$). VERY PLEASED. Haven't had the opportunity to use it other than to add air to my tires. VERY QUIET compared to my old Craftsman pancake.

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  72. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The price was great. It works well and is less noisy than my old compressor.

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  73. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    great price on what seems to be brand new. This is the second of these i have owned and the first lasted over 10 years with use almost daily. This product arrived in brand new condition and is much quieter than my old one. The only bad is the cord is to short. Just by a 6 gauge extension cord and attach. now I have a 25 foot cord and it works great!

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  74. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I like the product, but I think there needs to be a little more care taken with the packaging of the tools. The get bounced around quite a bit with the delivery system.

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  75. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I just open the box to start using it but I found out that the two pieces of rubber for the off/on with the screw for releasing the air are both broken somewhat cut in half. So when you turn it off or on it won't turn. I have requested a replacement of the parts a few hours ago. I was hoping that being rated remanufacted A is like a good condition ready to use. Please send the parts asap. Thanks

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  76. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Perfect good value

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  77. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Arrived fast. Looks brand new even though it is reconditioned. Works great! Very pleased

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  78. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The product was in good cosmetic shape as described. I was displeased to find significant amounts of rusty water draining from the tanks when I opened the valves. This tells me the unit was not properly drained after reconditioning.

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  79. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Worked great right out of the box. Couldn't be happier.

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  80. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Air compressor was shipped quickly and arrived in perfect condition. It looked like brand new when I pulled it out of the box. Added the oil that came with it and attached a hose and air gun. Works perfectly.

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  81. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I was a bit leery on ordering a reconditioned product on the internet but was very pleased when I received it. It looks nearly new and operates like new. The dip stick came broken so I contacted Big Sky Tool right away and they said they'd ship a new dip stick and that was 3 weeks ago. No dip stick yet. Because I received the compressor in 10 days I would expect a dip stick could be shipped in that amount of time or less. Other than the broken dip stick I'm very happy with the product.

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  82. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Works great. I've used this compressor about 20 hours thus far with no issues.

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  83. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    great piece of machinery.

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  84. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The product was in new condition, works fine. We received quickly, and pleased with the product, it's ample for our needs. The only thing missing was the container of oil which the billing slip said was supposed to be included.

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  85. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Nice! As advertised.

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  86. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Looked new out of the box. Have used the compressor for a few Weeks now with no problems. Expect it to be a workhorse. Good value.

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  87. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The compressor was in excellent condition and has worked well. It will be an excellent addition to my shop. The only issue has been the compressor oil dip stick which can be difficult to read and get out.

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  88. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    overall I am pleased with the Compressor. The value for such a top notch piece of equipment is apparent. My only dislike with the compressor is that it is equipped with a circuit interrupter that shuts the unit off several times when first starting the unit for the day so you have to keep resetting it until the proper air pressure is reached in the tank. I don't know if this is a flaw of the tank design itself or of the refurbishing. In any sense this tank handles full day work loads with a framing nailer pretty easily.

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  89. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Awesome deal! Great Product!!!

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  90. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Product DOA - Sounds like a blown capacitor. When turning the unit on it hums for a few seconds before the thermal shutdown flips and kills the unit. Hopefully you're luckier than I.

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  91. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    LOVE IT, Great buy -works like a champ and shipped with no damage.

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  92. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Very nice air compressor and heavy.

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  93. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Appears to be very nice. Have not used it as yet.

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  94. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great product. Wonderful price. Almost half what Lowe's charge. It really works great also. Will run two framing nailers.

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  95. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    This compressor is designed for durability and dependability, not light weight and high portability. Since I haven't had it for long, and don't have that much use history with it, I can't evaluate it in that key area. It does seem to work well, and I'm hopeful that it will meet or exceed my expectations.

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  96. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    excellent air compressor, looks new

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  97. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great product....great price....fast shipping!!!

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  98. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Have not used it yet will let you know when I do...

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  99. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The Hitachi EC89 air compressor, (reconditioned) that I purchased from Bigskytool operates flawlessly. It recovers quickly, (fills the tanks) and pressure cutoff is 135 psi. the cuton pressure is 105 psi. It did have some minor scratches on the tanks that were touched up, and the cylinder and pan gaskets are wet with oil, so if you rub your finger across the gasket areas it will fill slippery, but that is normal with oil compressors. You can expect oil compressors have much longer service life than oiless air compressors. Over all, this is a really nice compressor especially getting it at the $98.00 sale price.

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  100. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Arrived as advertised, works great and meets all of my needs.

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  101. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Well, I used it a total of 2 times and now it won't turn on. It is now going to cost me to ship it back to have it re-reconditioned. I live 3 hours from Salt Lake City, and when I tried to have it serviced there I was told they wouldn't do the warranty work on it because it was a reconditioned compressor. So in all honesty by the time I pay to have it shipped back to Hitachi for repairs and then don't have the use of it for a month or so, I should have bought new. Don't think I will be buying much from you any more. Blaine

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  102. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The bigsky tools company has the best deals on top of the line tools, no junk. I have never had to return anything I have purchased for this company, and will always check their prices before buying any tools any where. Jim Holmes

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  103. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Was delivered quickly, looks like new, runs fine. Did have some air leaks around fittings, and the quick connect broke right away, but with some teflon tape and a new quick connect, seems to be doing fine.

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  104. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The product was better than expected. A great value. A+++++. Thanks!

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  105. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Looks and works like new, no quams about purchasing reconditioned equipment again, quick delivery and good cuscomer service, THUMBS UP

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  106. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Electric motor takes 3 or 4 restarts to finally run.

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  107. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    As new condition, works great

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  108. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    It works great, I just can't figure out the air amount output

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  109. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Works great, it is everything that we expected.

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  110. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Love this compressor !!! Works great and is in virtually NEW condition. Couldn't be happier.

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  111. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    This compressor looked no different from a new one and worked just as well too. It was priced at a price I couldn't resist and does what it is suppose to do.

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  112. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Excellent overall, light weight, reliable and portable.... well built and surprisingly powerful... caution: use short length extension cords - 12 guage only - not too far from main breaker box... otherwise, starting capacitor cannot handle voltage drop and motor may not start correctly. Happy with the product and superfast shipping time.

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  113. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I am very pleased with the compressor and the fast shipment. When I need additional tools this will be the first place I look.

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  114. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    product was as described very good value

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  115. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Good value for the money. Does just what I want. Only problem is the plastic oil fill cap vibrates loose.

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  116. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The product arrived soon after ordering it and so far it works just fine.

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  117. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Looked brand new! Smaller than I thought it would be, which is a plus. Has worked very well.

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  118. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Works great

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  119. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The compressor is great. Works very well with my framing nailers. Exceeds my expectation. Would certainly recommend doing business with you.

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  120. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    exactly as described. pleased with sellor

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  121. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great air compressor, looks like a new compressor, cannot tell it is a reconditioned compressor, Operates like new, very happy with this purchase

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  122. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    it is awsome for the money

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  123. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Everything as advertised.

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  124. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    After unpacking the compressor I was hard pressed to tell that it was not brand new. The paint was perfect. I checked over everything and then ran the compressor with no load to see how well it ran and to 'break-in' the compressor. Ran perfectly and was quiet. With the quality of the reman, I find it hard to justify the added expense of a 'new' one. Great Job.

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  125. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    NICE SIZE, USABLE WEIGHT, GOOD PRICE,BUT DOSE NOT RECOVER AIR PRESSURE VERY FAST...

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  126. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great compressor

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  127. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    looks and runs like new,same warr.

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  128. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Although I haven't used the unit very much yet, this I can say. The reconditioned compressor arrived in good packing and appeared brand new. The machine has run well and performed as I expected for a small portable. This machine is very handy since it is portable and seemed to be well made. The only problem I have with it is, the Hitachi design of the oil inspection dip plug. You almost ( I do) have to remove the air cleaner to get a good reading on the oil level. Of course that is no reflection on the recondition job itself. This thing is a solid little compressor and will do 95% of homeowner's little projects, probably all of them actually if you don't mind waiting a few seconds to recharge pressure if your shooting a lot of nails fast. Bottom line is that reconditioned unit was a bargain, about 50%-55% less than a brand new one and it performs and looks like a new one. Use your savings and buy some hose, and accessories. I would most definitely purchase from this company again.

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  129. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Nice quiet compressor!

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  130. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    So far everything is great,good value.Your company has been great to do business so far.The product are as good as new.Thank you.

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  131. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great product, love Hitachi, have had a few issues with some power tools, but they always made things right. Wish the compressor was lighter, little heavier than I wanted, but dont blame Hitachi. When your company reconditions them, do they use improved versions of the failed parts? Please email with answer. I have told several people about the deals your company offers and given them your website. I thank I bought a Hitachi 10" miter saw from you, love it too.

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  132. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great product. Works just like new!

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  133. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Haven't used it enough

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  134. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    so far so good

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  135. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Nice clean unit. The low pressure gauge was broken in shipping, and it trips out every now and then. It's OK and does what I want, thanks. Fred Lindley

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  136. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Fantastic deal!!!! Fast shipping!!!! I will buy again!!!!

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  137. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    USED FOR THE FIRST TIME TO DO A ROOF AND PERFORMED PERFECTLY. A VERY GOOD VALUE AND MODERATELY QUIET.

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  138. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I can see having problems starting with a long extension cord in the winter. Plugged into an outlet in a warm basement it works great ans starts every time, albeit slowly. Do not buy this if you plan using it with a long 14 gage cord. It will trip. Fills the tanks in about 15 seconds and quiet enough not to wake up the kids sleeping upstairs. (The Sears Crapsman 5 hp wakes up my neighbors!) It looks like a quality product and came in looking brand new with no shipping damage and a new oil bottle. I would DEFINITELY buy from reconditioned tools again.

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  139. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    came when promised and performs perfectly!

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  140. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    very convenient & nice working compressor, have not used it for much yet, but it runs and gets up to pressure ! Good value !

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  141. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I received the compressor in a very timely manner. I have used it, and it appears to be working well. It was a great price, and a quality name if the professional tool market, this is not a weekend warrior type of tool. This could be used by the professional on a daily basis. Keep up the good work, and let me know if you have other quality tools by this manufacture.

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  142. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    We use compressors every day and this compressor is performing above our expections

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  143. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    ExcellenT product I'm real happy.

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  144. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    GREAT COMPRESSOR WILL BUY AGAIN FROM DEALER THANKS

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  145. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I am very happy air compressor. It works just great.

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  146. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    'like new' condition---fast delivery---I'm happy---thanks

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  147. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The compressor works well. So far I am very pleased with my purchase!

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  148. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    excellant product, and the price was great. Filled the compressor with oil started it up and used it the first day i received it. The plastic lens for the gauges were scratched to were it was hard to read, contacted customer service and they sent replacements very quickly. It is alway a pleasure doing business with this company, and i always look to them first when i'm needing a new tool. Thank you so much!

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  149. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great product and fast shipping. The compressor started right up and works great with my 3 1/2 framing nailer. When the compressor arrived, I filled it up with the oil that was provided and turned on the compressor for 15 min with both air tank bleeders open. This allowed me to blow any water or gunk out of the tanks.

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  150. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Very compact in size, powerfull enough to drive my finish nail gun.

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  151. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Received Unit and it works perfect thatnks for the great deal

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  152. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I think it is a fluke, but it stopped working after a couple of days. I'd bought it for my son-in-law who threw out the packing and we need to send it back.

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  153. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Very pleased with the product. It does pull a lot of amps so I have to make sure it is plugged in to a dedicated outlet. If too many things are plugged in at one time the unit won't cut on. If that wasn't the case I would give it 5 stars.

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  154. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    came without a manual. logic would say that I should put all 8 ounces of oil in bottle into the compressor, but I wanted to be sure.

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  155. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I HAVE HAD THIS FOR ABOUT A MONTH AND SO FAR IT WORKS GREAT. I USE IT ABOUT EVERY WEEKEND AROUND THE HOUSE. WORKS GREAT WITH MY FRAMING NAILER.

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  156. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Unit was like new ,excellent price and has worked good so far,Thanks for a great deal

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  157. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    works great, very good value

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  158. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    loving it .will do what i wanted to do

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  159. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    good

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  160. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Pros: (1) Good quality build; (2) Compact & portable; (3) Solid construction; (4) Plug & play w/compressor oil; (5) Recon is almost like new; (6) Professional packing & shipping is fast; Cons: (1) Like most feedback, "cold" start is problematic due to internal trip circuit activating; need to start about 5-6 times before engine kicks in; note: my definition of "cold" is shaded garage temp (72F) in Texas!!! (2) BUT have learnt to overcome above, by warming up EC89 under the hot TX sunshine; after 15 mins of sunbath, EC89 starts up at snap of finger; (3) So if you are a contractor (unlike me), you should not be too bothered because your EC89 should be outside under the sun most of the times anyway; Summary: I actually bought 2 EC89 (recon) units to operate in parallel to boost my CFM run-rate. When the EC89 runs, it is really a good compressor.

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  161. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    excellent as usual!

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  162. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    So far this has been a great deal!

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  163. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    works great great price immediate delivery highly recomended

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  164. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Good like new product, quite and arrived on time.

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  165. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    A great value for the money. It looks brand new, and operates like new. I should have purchased an air hose with it, because I had to go right out to get one.

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  166. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I was very surprised to find the compressor in impeccable condition, packaged well. Running the compressor was very impressive as well for it was a very quiet machine. Guess I had expected a scratched up, nosier machine for the price I had paid.

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  167. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    the item is like new works well i just love the recondition center.

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  168. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great product but hard to run in cold climate with oil filled. But otherwise is a best for home projects.

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  169. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    JUNK!!! The pump worked when I unpacked it, but when I went to use it a week after the pump had seized up. You only have 15 days to return things and after that your stuck dealing with factor service. Buyer beware, if something looks too good to be true, it is. Shop for tools at Lowes or Home Depot.

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  170. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Nice, compact, portable unit. good air recovery time and quiet. All around a nice little unit although a manual would have been handy to have with it.

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  171. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    very unhappy with this compressor Motor protection breaker pops out every cold start must be above 70 degrees to operate without popping

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  172. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I am a little disappointed there was a bad hose coupling on the compressor which I understand happens , no big deal , but when I got in touch with you guys you sent me a new one right away , except you sent me a freaking used 2 dollar part with bad threads still had old tape on it I cant beleive it .

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  173. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Useless! Will not even start up on a 65 degree day. Missed my window to return it. Love your other products, but this thing is junk. What a shame.

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  174. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Motor will not turn compressor when temperature is below 50 degrees. Have to heat with hair dryer. I would think this is not normal...

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  175. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The product, Hitachi air compressor, is great. I would appreciate products from DeWalt, Bosch, other great name products, etc. including Hitachi.

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  176. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    THe compressor would throw the re-set switch unless the ambeint tempature was 65 degrees or higher. Re-set switch not heavy enough or re-built motor to tight. Other than that I would recommend the air compressor.

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  177. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Nice rpoduct. All as expected. Works well!

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  178. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I like the compressor - I received it with a broken dip stick which you replaced promptly. I noticed it leaks down considerably after remaining idle for an hour or so - must be a leak somewhere - can you point me to the areas must susceptable to leakage - I do not hear any hissing. On a side note: I was entertaining purchasing the reconditioned Hitachi air finish nailer that is on sale - Does it take the same nails as a Paslode angle gas operated nailer - the dispensing mechanism seems to be the same as Paslode.

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  179. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great condition. It looked like new. worked great and the price was about half of retail.

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  180. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    great product except for the startup issue having to reset the breaker 7 to 10 times before it starts

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  181. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The Hitachi EC89 4 gal air compressor is very nicely set up. I like where the guages are mounted along with the regulator and hose attachment. There are two valves, one on each tank, to drain condensation is nice also. When turned on this compressor stays put on its rubber feet. I've had some that want to drift. With this one being a recondition unit that I purchased it appears to function as described but I have not used it much in the winter. My one complaint is, most oil filled compressors will be hard to turn on in cold weather although I figured it would run. This model would not or just barely turn over in 20 degree weather. After warming up the unit to room temperature it would operate and not kick out the breaker that is on the unit. If you need one to run in cold weather get an oiless not this unit. I very seldom need to use a portable compressor outside in cold weather so I will probably be happy with this unit. This is the reason for the 4 stars instead of 5.

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  182. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    This is a good unit, but it would have been better with some modifications. I removed the feet and installed wheels instead, making it easier to move around my garage. Also, the oil dipstick is very difficult to read, so you are not sure if you've under or over filled the compressor with fresh oil. Ideally this unit would include four locking wheels and a dipstick that reads as distinctly as on an automobile.

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  183. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    great price great ship time works great thanks!

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  184. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Works great,but if it is cold out its a little hard to start.....

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  185. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Doesn't start when cold. Trips breaker many times before actually starting.

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  186. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    In the product write up it did not mention that the operating temperature of a oil filled air compressor needed to be 32 degrees or warmer, in cold weather it does not work well at all. Above 32 degrees seems to be all I expected it to be, I will keep it but never purchase another oil filled compressor, it will be oil less from here on out.

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  187. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The Hitachi EC89 does everything I expected and does it well. At the reconditioned price, it is the best light/medium compressor available anywhere. The people at Reconditioned Sales were very helpful, and I would be happy to do business with them again. A happy customer!

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  188. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    A real good deal specially since it had free delivery. I would recommend it.

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  189. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    good product,good price

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  190. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    HOLDS GOOD PRESSURE. HAVE USED QUITE A BIT. SO FAR SO GOOD.

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  191. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    This is a great compressor. It is compact, not overly heavy, and works like a charm. We were quite pleased with our order. If the need arises, for a different type of machine, we will definitely be looking to Recon Sales!! PS-You saved us from getting a U.P.O.S. (Useless Piece of Steel) from a shyster! Thank You! Albert & Jonette Bumgarner

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  192. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The best investment I have made! A great back up to my large compressor.

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  193. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    does not start in cold weather

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  194. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Works fine. Had no problems

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  195. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great compressor. Only problem is like most oiled compressors it is slow to start when cold

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  196. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    JUNK.Does not work if the temperature is below 60 degrees fahrenheit.In the northeast that just isn't good enough.Definitely a southern area tool only.

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  197. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Very satisfied with my purchase. I have purchased many items from this site and have been very pleased with all of them. Keep up the good work and thank you very much.

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  198. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The compressor has not worked properly since I purchased it. It will cycle and run one time, then trip the breaker repeatedly afterward. Letting the compressor sit for a few hours, it will repeat this process...I attempted to contact the customer service department several times, and have been surprised that recon sales won't respond to my inquiries. I am very disappointed with this, as I have always had good experiences in the past with them.

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  199. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    hardly used, but performed well.

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  200. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    This is a good compressor. I have used it for several projects and it has done a great job for me. It is about average on noise and weight, but it it just what I expected. I would recommend it for use with nail guns and other similar applications.

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  201. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Air pressure dial cover was off when I received product. Starts a little hard in the cold weather because of the oil lubrication. Works well otherwise. Hopefully will last a long time.

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  202. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    This is a great compressor. It has been exactly what I needed. I am in the middle of remodeling my basement and was dreading swinging my hammer that much. I bought a pneumatic nailer and then this compressor. It is making my job much easier. Plus the service and promptness of getting the compressor to me was great. I ordered it earlier in anticipation of not getting it for 2-3 weeks. On the contrary I got it very quickly. As a matter of fact it sat for about a week in a half because I wasn't ready for it. Thank you for giving me this "problem". It was much easier dealing with that knowing I had when I was ready. I will purchase items from your site in the future.

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  203. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great product. Good size. Easily portable.

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  204. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Unit runs well, no issues other than it does not like the cold weather like most compressors. Has been a great purchase with a timely delivery.

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  205. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The compressor seems to work just fine unless ambient temperature dips below about 40*F. Then it is a crap shoot as to whether it will start without tripping the overload protector. After several resets it has always got going and functions properly thereafter.

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  206. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Looks like new and performs better and quieter than my previose 6 gallon pancake = Porter Cable. Quite pleased about the purchase.

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  207. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    GREAT PRODUCT LOOKED AND WORKED BETER THAN NEW,ONLY PROBLEM IS THAT IT WAS STOLEN. TRYED TO FIND OUT BY WHO, BUT NO LUCK. THANK YOU FOR A GREAT ITEM! WISH I STILL HAD IT.

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  208. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Very difficult to get going when chilly. Easily trips the breaker when trying to fire it up first thing in the morning.

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  209. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Have not used it much but as It stands I am happy with item. Thank you

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  210. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I recommend excellent thanks

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  211. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Just like new, but with half the cost.

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  212. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Very good compressor and great price

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  213. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The compressor works like a champ!! I am very happy with my purchase. THANKS!!

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  214. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Quiet compressor. This is our second one and would by again if we had to. The first one was stolen, so that's why this is our second. It performs flawlessly and came to us looking brand new. The first one came a little "weathered" but worked just as well. I highly recommend.

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  215. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I have had electrical problems during startup - sometimes it takes several tries to get it to start and fill up the tanks with air. I will probably have to fix it on my own since it will be too expensive to ship it to Hitachi.

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  216. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I did not work, not buying again. Will like a refound.

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  217. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Works great. Would buy again from this seller.

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  218. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Keeps tripping the breaker in cool weather. After it warms up it will start but not in the colder environment.

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  219. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    The price is what I like the most. It is small & fits my shop nicely but it also is handy to put in the pickup and go.

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  220. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    good unit good price like it a lot only one problem:hard to get goin in the morning I mean t 10 - 20 minutes of resetting thermal to get started once its running runs great

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  221. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    super value

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  222. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    This was an unbelievable deal! I am confused by the "reconditioned" label as this compressor arrived new in-the-box, was $140 cheaper than the best price I could find at the national home improvement store, has the capacity to run multiple tools at once, and is fairly quiet. Another perk is I got to shop from the convenience of my home and had it delivered to my front door. This is a great site that has excellent deals on great tools.

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  223. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great piece of equipment, the compressor is a little heavy to carry any distance and it would nice it it had wheels and a handle to be more mobile. I use this equipment daily.

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  224. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Thank you. Excellant buy.

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  225. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great product, better than I could have ever expected. I have been using it for some time and have had no problems.Thanks

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  226. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    wished i had'nt purchased this

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  227. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    It's fabulous. It is smooth running, not too heavy to carry around, and works as well as any of the much more expensive compressors I've had. I would recommend it to anyone.

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  228. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    i have used the compressor quite a bit and it seems to do a good job

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  229. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Certainly was shipped promptly. Hitachi is a product I have grow to trust over the last thirty years in the construction trades. I have numerous air nailers and staplers and in all those years I have only had to have one framing nailer rebuilt. This compressor was just what I was looking for and it seems to be just as good as a brand new one, it certainly looks like a brand new one. It has a great recovering rate, not too loud and is not all that heavy, even for someone in the rather advanced years. Thank very much, I couldn't be more pleased.

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  230. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Reconditioned Sales recomended this product for my needs and it works great.

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  231. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Looks new. Works perfectly on my nail guns. Not overly loud when running, for an air compressor.

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  232. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Great product but doesn't work real good in cold weather. It keeps tripping the breaker on the compressor.

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  233. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    works fine

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  234. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I had an issue with the amount of oil in the crank case when I received the unit, but I was assured that overfill is OK on this product. It is a high producing compressor that only needs to run a short time to fill the tanks. It is also quiet for an air compressor. I can leave it unused for weeks at a time and it never loses pressure so it is very well put together. Overall I am very happy with this product and buying it Reckon Sales saved me many dollars.

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  235. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    works great

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  236. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    looks brand new. works great

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  237. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Put the compressor to work the day we received it and it been running great ever since.

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  238. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    reconditioned? no way, this was brand new!!!! i will always buy "reconditioned" from now on!

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  239. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Very nice compressor for the money. I would buy it again.

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  240. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    I love the compressor, that is when I can get it started. I've had trouble with starting from day one. Once it has ran awhile and warmed up it's good to go. It acts like the start capacitor is too small or maybe the motor is simply too small for the job. I've had to disconect the exaust line (line from compressor head to tank) to relieve any back pressure, before it will start, especially if the tempture is less than 50 degrees or so.

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  241. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    It doesn't work,contacted Ebay seller warranty only good in USA.Will not buy this kind of item again.It would be cheaper for me to buy another one than to pay shipping costs to ship to a repair shop in the USA.Not a happy customer

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  242. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Real good comperssor, happy with it. it was new so I do have to warm it up if it sat outside over night for it to run right vary tite but getting better with uses, have used it over 10 hours in a day and the power used to run it was low I know this because my power used was from a off gride set up :}

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  243. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    it does a real nice job

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  244. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    This works fine and have had no problems

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  245. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    It works ,I'm happy.

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  246. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    IT WORKS GOOD WHEN IT IS WARM, when it is cold it starts very slow

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  247. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    it is a great product works great!!! no problems so far. i enjoy it!!1

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  248. Big Sky Tool Reviews
    Very satisfied wirh the product and the service.

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