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Compressor tank is leaking---is it worth fixing?

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i have one of those 33 gal Craftsman compressors, probably about 10 years old. it recently started leaking from the bottom, probably rusted through.

is there anywhere i can get a cheap NEW replacement tank, or am i better off just getting a whole new unit?
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Mr. Chips, If you are still there and still have all your parts; listen and listen carefully. You are playing with a ticking time bomb. There is no safe fix for an air compressor tank that is 'whistling' out the bottom. It is only a matter of time before it is going to explode and take whatever is nearby with it. Shut it off, let the pressure bleed off, and go see Sears/Craftsman about a new pressure tank. A new tank is only a couple hundred dollars versus being maimed for life.
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