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Old 29 December 2012, 08:27   #1
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12V inlatable pump suggestions!

10 for an Argos pump to 120 for a Bravo pump. I've only got an old Avon R280 without air deck so don't need anything powerful - any suggestions, trying to keep costs down, all the sailing kit/costs are adding up

Are these any good 10 Buy 12V Portable Electric Pump at - Your Online Shop for Air pumps.

How about a Rule High Speed inflator for 70

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Old 29 December 2012, 08:53   #2
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Some of them are just for overall volume inflation reaching very low pressure, will still need a foot or hand pump to top sib to at least 3.0 PSI. Ask before buying.

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Old 29 December 2012, 09:23   #3
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The Argos one will probably do the job, but slowly. The Rule hi speed inflator is excellent (assuming they haven't changed in the last few years since I last had one) - it draws too much current for a cigarette lighter socket and clips straight in to the battery terminals.
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