Instructional Hub on how to repair your Craftsman Air Compressor. This information may be relavent for repairing other air compressor brands as well.
A faulty air compressor unloader valve can cause the compressor to stall out, but replacement valves are readily available so learn air compressor repair.
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running compressed air lines in the garage to avoid carting the compressor around. However I would place a few spring loaded air hose reels around the garage