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[*] posted on 1-10-2018 at 10:18 AM


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Quote: Originally posted by woody with a view  
Economical?

https://www.airhawk.com/?mid=8712547


Go ahead and get one, then let us know how it works out for you.


But wait! If you order right now, you will also get free air for life! (or until the tool melts down)




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[*] posted on 1-10-2018 at 08:25 PM
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Quote: Originally posted by micah202  
...What are recommendations for a reliable, economical compressor for re-inflating tires? ;D


[Edited on 12-22-2017 by micah202]


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[*] posted on 1-26-2018 at 11:52 AM


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https://www.amazon.com/Master-Flow-MF-1050-MasterFlow-Compre...


...ended up getting a knock-off of this one,, was next to it on the Amazon page,,,, a Superflow HP-35...... and glad I did!
$35 buy price suit my budget,, hopefully the longevity is good., but it's already paid it's worth, with a desert camping flat,,, finding the spare to be low too! ...then airing up after going low pressure to escape the sharp rock zone!
I thought it was a bad joke when I saw it's 6" size,, but it's got an amazing kick to it, very impressed so far. <;~}
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[*] posted on 1-26-2018 at 12:01 PM


Quote: Originally posted by micah202  
Quote: Originally posted by JZ  
https://www.amazon.com/Master-Flow-MF-1050-MasterFlow-Compre...


...ended up getting a knock-off of this one,, was next to it on the Amazon page,,,, a Superflow HP-35...... and glad I did!
$35 buy price suit my budget,, hopefully the longevity is good., but it's already paid it's worth, with a desert camping flat,,, finding the spare to be low too! ...then airing up after going low pressure to escape the sharp rock zone!
I thought it was a bad joke when I saw it's 6" size,, but it's got an amazing kick to it, very impressed so far. <;~}


That's good to hear, as the ones that plug into a cigarette lighter are generally quite slow. Is this the one?: https://www.amazon.com/Industries-MF-1035-Santa-Portable-Com...




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[*] posted on 1-26-2018 at 12:44 PM


https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000WG951W/ref=oh_aui_deta...

...this be the one,,, I brought some battery clips, 'just in case',, but so far so good.
Inflated 4 tires from 20 to 32 lbs in 10 min, engine running makes it go stronger,, not at all an issue for overheating. <;~}
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[*] posted on 1-26-2018 at 01:49 PM


Quote: Originally posted by micah202  
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000WG951W/ref=oh_aui_deta...

...this be the one,,, I brought some battery clips, 'just in case',, but so far so good.
Inflated 4 tires from 20 to 32 lbs in 10 min, engine running makes it go stronger,, not at all an issue for overheating. <;~}


That's almost identical to my Viair 85P. Mine works great too!

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[*] posted on 1-28-2018 at 02:38 PM


...wowwww,, I'm a conver David.... was having 'challenges' with soft sand at my beachcamp,, went from 32 to~20lb tire pressure,, and my daily outings have become... ohhh,, soooooo EASY!!!

I'm a convert! <;~]
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[*] posted on 1-28-2018 at 04:01 PM


Quote: Originally posted by micah202  
...wowwww,, I'm a convert David.... was having 'challenges' with soft sand at my beach camp,, went from 32 to~20lb tire pressure,, and my daily outings have become... ohhh,, soooooo EASY!!!

I'm a convert! <;~]


Oh yes, it is all about tire pressure! 2WD vehicles can drive the sand if the air is low enough. 20 psi is usually the high end of sand driving pressure. If the sand is still not easy, drop more air. I have run at 10 psi often. Just no high speed or sharp turning or quick braking when deflated.




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[*] posted on 1-29-2018 at 06:04 AM


....^^... heh,, got a bit overzealous returning to camp yesterday, got good'n stuck,, will follow your advice on this,,,,, not so much on the {non} global warming though. :P
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[*] posted on 1-29-2018 at 09:19 AM
Stuck, or delayed?


I have never been stuck in Baja, although I have been delayed a few times! If you got moving again without being towed, you weren't stuck.



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[*] posted on 1-29-2018 at 09:36 PM


Quote: Originally posted by AKgringo  
I have never been stuck in Baja, although I have been delayed a few times! If you got moving again without being towed, you weren't stuck.


...potatoes, potato AK,,, needed 'mechanical assist', by way of my jack (and bed planks),, stored deepest in the nether regions. <;~}


One item of note with the air pumps,,, mine came with a 'cute' little fabric case,,, AND I notice now that some of the plastic housing is broken, must have packed things too tightly one day,,, in any 'case',, I'd suggest it's a MAJOR selling point if there's a hard case included ,, looking for something like that now. Luckily tape and glue take care of it, but almost damaged the switch. <;~\
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[*] posted on 1-30-2018 at 03:53 PM


Quote: Originally posted by David K  
Quote: Originally posted by micah202  
...wowwww,, I'm a convert David.... was having 'challenges' with soft sand at my beach camp,, went from 32 to~20lb tire pressure,, and my daily outings have become... ohhh,, soooooo EASY!!!

I'm a convert! <;~]


Oh yes, it is all about tire pressure! 2WD vehicles can drive the sand if the air is low enough. 20 psi is usually the high end of sand driving pressure. If the sand is still not easy, drop more air. I have run at 10 psi often. Just no high speed or sharp turning or quick braking when deflated.


...went to 15,, works well on sand, but really affects driving -anywhere- else,, even at very low speeds., Guess that's why I got the pump. <;~l
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[*] posted on 1-30-2018 at 04:37 PM


Well, yes... almost like being on a flat tire if on pavement.
I am glad you found bliss in the sand at 15 psi!

[Edited on 1-31-2018 by David K]




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