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Old 06 September 2006, 18:25   #1
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how often do you pump yours up!

Hi there, my tubes have gone soft on my rib, im not sure if this is a slow puncture or the fact that we have not put any air in them for probably a year or so.
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Old 06 September 2006, 18:40   #2
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I'd go with the year tbh, also the winter is coming to atmospheric pressure is lowering, hence the pressure in your tubes is lowering
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Old 07 September 2006, 02:40   #3
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I pump mine up every time. My tubes are pretty sensitive to heat changes, and will go from sagging to rock hard from night to a warm day. With that in mind, I religiously let air out when I pull the boat onto the trailer.

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Every time - old worn tubes

Anyone had any luck with that sealant which goes in through the valves??

I'm trying to figure out how to get it up into the bow - Delta is particularly high. Thinking of putting the trailer nose as far down as it'll go and just massaging it up with an over-application of sealant...Nurse! The screens...
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I'm trying to figure out how to get it up into the bow
Cruise down a waterfall?

Not having pressure relief valves I let mine down after each trip and pump them up again and it is a PITA.
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Cruise down a waterfall?

Not having pressure relief valves I let mine down after each trip and pump them up again and it is a PITA.
Ditto.
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Quote, "I'd go with the year tbh, also the winter is coming to atmospheric pressure is lowering, hence the pressure in your tubes is lowering"

A lowering of atmospheric pressure would make your tubes inflate.
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