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Adam Colins 224/11/2016 14:42:57
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Hi All,

I am looking for a retract pump or something to adapt 12vlt maybe any ideas...

I don't fancy paying £50 for a new one when i know i have one around but cannot for the life of me find it...

Any advice would be greatly received...

Thanks

Adam

Don Fry24/11/2016 15:20:52
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The Got this in E Bay from China. Does the job without callouses. About £8 delivered, from memory.image.jpg

Jon Harper - Laser Engines24/11/2016 15:44:33
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I have the same pump, got from amazon i think for about a tenner. You can get them at petrol stations too.

I wired up and inline switch and we are good to go. Ignore the pressure gauge though, what it says and the actual truth are probably 30psi apart!

Geoff Sleath24/11/2016 15:46:19
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Why not use a decent pedal cycle track pump? The one I have does both Presta and Shrauder valves, though I only use it for Presta. It has a gauge and will easily reach 100 psi and more if needed. We have 26" fattish tyres on the tandem it takes very few strokes to go from zero to 90psi.

The electric pump Donald illustrates looks very like one I bought a few years ago when it was on offer at a local petrol station. It works from the cigar lighter socket but is very noisy and quite slow for car/van tyres but they are much bigger volume than either bike or retract tanks.

Geoff

Don Fry24/11/2016 18:52:10
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Geoff, I an a retired, somewhat misshapen sex God. One does not pump. One of the perfections of my condition is semi deafness,

Engine Doctor24/11/2016 19:01:49
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Keep an eye on Aldi . They often sell battery powered air pump similar size to an electric drill. Work ok but battery is just so so. I put a lithium battery in it and it's now brilliant . 

Geoff Sleath24/11/2016 19:37:30
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Posted by Donald Fry on 24/11/2016 18:52:10:

Geoff, I an a retired, somewhat misshapen sex God. One does not pump. One of the perfections of my condition is semi deafness,

Well, I'm nearly 77 and also somewhat deaf but a decent pump takes very little effort and, who knows, a little gentle exercise might be beneficial

Geoff

Don Fry24/11/2016 19:59:36
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The lifting of a glass of Appelation Fitou Controleé is sufficient.

Adam Colins 230/11/2016 16:36:30
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Woohoo!!!

Found one at the Range £7.99 12 volt pump 100 psi should do the trick...

I will let you all know when the air flows

Cheers

Adam,

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