Bostitch BTFP02012 Oil-Free Compressor

It’s hard to find an oil-free compressor that has enough power for the job site but is still quite enough to make most homeowners happy. Bostich managed to pull off that rare feat with the BTFP02012, a pancake compressor rated at around 78 dBA. This compressor falls into the homeowner category but still delivers enough […]

Last updateJuly 23, 2018
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Bostitch BTFP02012 Oil-Free Compressor

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It’s hard to find an oil-free compressor that has enough power for the job site but is still quite enough to make most homeowners happy. Bostich managed to pull off that rare feat with the BTFP02012, a pancake compressor rated at around 78 dBA.

This compressor falls into the homeowner category but still delivers enough horsepower to be of use on job sites. It has an oil-free pump, so you will not want to overwork it although keeping it maintained will be a breeze.

The high-efficiency motor starts easily in cold weather, and you’ll get two couplers to work with instead of just one.

Just how quiet is it?

While the BTFP02012 is rated at 78 dBA by Bostich, you’ll want to take that measurement lightly. As you can see from the video below, it’s a little loud compared to similar models.

That shouldn’t be a deal breaker given the price, and the fact distance makes a big difference. But it’s something to keep in mind nonetheless.

The compressor is average when it comes to weight and size for a pancake compressor at 29 pounds. We can say the same about the warranty as it’s the usual 1-year standard.

You’ll get a maximum of 150 PSI from the 6-gallon tank which delivers 2.6 SCFM at 90 PSI. That’s enough for two nailers or staplers once you factor in the high flow regulator.

Overall, this compressor is solid albeit a little basic out of the box.

But only if you pick this particular kit...

The Bostitch BTFP02012 is available in several combo packs which range from kits featuring a single tool to several or a big brad nailer. If you already have tools on hand, but need accessories the Premium Compressor Kit is an excellent option as well.

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  • 150 PSI Max
  • 6-gallon tank
  • Oil-free pump
  • High flow regulator
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