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Old 09 September 2015, 14:20   #21
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Richard,
All chambers have the OPVs.
Aren't they supposed to release at 7-9, but recommended is around 3-3.5?
I guess I should have specified that it depends on the intent of the manufacturer. I have never worked on any Wing products before, so I do not know their engineering thoughts.

With the F470, the OPVs begin releasing air at approximately 3-4 psi since they are part of the rapid-fill system.

With your boat, they might be there for the even of a collision causing an overpressure situation, in which case, they may be dialed in at 7 to 9 psi like you stated. However, they make also be set up to operate with a rapid fill system?

Either way, if you are running the Leafield A6 OPV, then there is a colored dot on the inside plastic piece. The color will tell you what the pop pressure SHOULD be. : A6 Pressure Relief Valve for life rafts, RIBs and river rafts

If it is a different manufacturer, then I am not sure.
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Old 09 September 2015, 16:09   #22
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Old 10 September 2015, 09:20   #23
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So maybe they are just low, and may not have a hole somewhere?
Probably low and probably weep a little. As I said above, a day or two apart in use, I'd need a top off if it was cold in the morning. A month between uses and they'd need a good pump for sure!
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yep, i can relate,,,

if I go a month between uses, I need a good pump too.
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Congrats! Look forward to seeing pics in the water!
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Congrats! Look forward to seeing pics in the water!
I've tried posting pics, but most come up sideways, and not sure how to fix that.
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