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Old 03 September 2016, 04:49   #1
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Is there such thing as a valve adaptor with a car air hose fitting?

I cant find one, it just seems easier to attach this and check the pressures at the local garage when I am refuelling before a day out.

Anyone know of one? If they dont exist, any idea why? Is it worth me making one myself?

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What are you wanting to check? Boat tube pressure? If so, I doubt very much if it will work. Boat tubes are typically 2-3psi, that wouldn't even register on a garage airline.


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What are you wanting to check? Boat tube pressure? If so, I doubt very much if it will work. Boat tubes are typically 2-3psi, that wouldn't even register on a garage airline.


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The outer tubes and hull tube on my Honwave T40. Outer tubes are 2.5 bar and hull tube is 3.5 bar. Thats 35-40psi I think
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The outer tubes and hull tube on my Honwave T40. Outer tubes are 2.5 bar and hull tube is 3.5 bar. Thats 35-40psi I think
You got very lucky when you decided to post this question!
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Is there such thing as a valve adaptor with a car air hose fitting?

I think that might be 0.25bar and 0.35bar.
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I think that might be 0.25bar and 0.35bar.

D'oh... I guess I'd better double check!
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D'oh... I guess I'd better double check!

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Ash as hinted above you've had a lucky escape!

If you are trailing the SIB inflated then the time to check it is when it's been in the water a few minutes where the pressure can drop due to cooling. It will never need more than a few pumps with the foot/hand pump you use.
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Just buy an electric pump with a pressure setting ash takes all the thinking out of it as the boys have said lucky man you could have ended up with a T80
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This link comes up with the owner's manual if you haven't got one - I've just had a look at it. Page 28 shows the pressure - which is indeed 0.25 and 0.35 bar.
Where did you get the idea that it was 2.5 and 3.5?
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