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Old 13 August 2007, 09:30   #21
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Some years back with a mate at the marine base he said the ribs were set between 2-2.5 psi in general, however I always had mine at around 3-3.5psi
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Old 13 August 2007, 10:30   #22
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Is their a nifty bit of kit that you can use that shows the pressure ?

Much like a car tyre pressure gauge.
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Yes, Ribcraft sell one!

£22.50 plus VAT plus postage!
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JABS,

Cheers for that. Would probably be worth in investing in one. Would take the guess work out of tube pressures.

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not sure, but this may fit the bill? I spotted it the other day whilst nosing around, a little cheaper too.

http://www.rib-shop.com/product.asp?P_ID=287
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Old 13 August 2007, 12:10   #26
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Most tubes should be @ 2-3psi and are tested to 10psi
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Old 13 August 2007, 12:20   #27
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not sure, but this may fit the bill? I spotted it the other day whilst nosing around, a little cheaper too.

http://www.rib-shop.com/product.asp?P_ID=287
This looks like a good buy, BUT...

It is a 15 psi gauge. Working to 2 psi with an accuracy of 5% of full scale, which this could be, gives two plus or minus five percent of fifteen which is anywhere from 1.25 to 2.75 psi. This seems like a huge swing??

I guess the answer is to buy the gauge and 'suck it and see'!
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Old 13 August 2007, 12:30   #28
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I'll pop down to RIBSHOP and speak to Kieron and have a look at that bit of kit.

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not sure, but this may fit the bill? I spotted it the other day whilst nosing around, a little cheaper too.

http://www.rib-shop.com/product.asp?P_ID=287
Does it fit the Leafield type valves, or are the valves all the same fitting regardless of manufacturer?
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