Air Compressor/Tyre Inflator

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  1. cbrown1360

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    Any recommendations for a 12V air compressor with decent cable length capable of achieving MoHo tyre pressures?
     
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    Ring RAC900 .. the dogs nuts
     
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    Ditto!
     
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    Mentioned this one in an earlier thread.... It's rubbish, tried two and took them back, wouldn't even put 50psi in my wheelchair tyre...:unsure:
     
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    Another vote in favour of the Ring RAC900 from me.
     
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    Most of what Maplin sell is rubbish. Apart from small electrical spares and batteries, almost everything I have bought from them I have had to return
    I can also recommend the Ring RAC900.
     
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    Totally agree,it is not at all powerful and takes ages to put a small amount of air in,simply not worth buying.
     
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    Got it and it does the job fine , inflated khizzies tyre to 70psi in good time .doesn't cost silly money and is guaranteed for two years ..
     
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    and double ditto - cracking piece of kit, and if its good enough for AA & RAC its good enough for me. The cable isn't so long but the air hose is, reaches all tyres on my 7.5m moho with the pump sat by my battery locker. The only slight criticism, if there is one is that the on/off switch is on the pump so its a bit easier if there are two of you...but it doesnt put air in so fast that you will overpressure anything if you have to walk back to the pump when you reach your desired airpressure. All fits in a nice neat bag too.

    Bought on recommendation on here thanks guys....:thanks3:
     
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    Yet mine would repeatedly put 115psi into an old 24ltr compressor tank from empty in approx 8 minutes.
     
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    I must also have got a good un. Had the Maplin one for about 4 or 5 years, use it regularly to blow tyres up and even an inflatable boat a couple of times. Have noticed the rubber pipe is now showing signs of cracking, so will be looking to change that soon.
     
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    I carry one of the total tyre repair kits that come with new cars. Ebay is full of them, the original one was from a new Honda & is about 12yrs old, still going strong. The one that we carry in the Moho came with a Ford Galaxy that we had from new in 2011. You can use it as a stand alone pump or use it with the tyre repair gel, it simply screws into the pump & Bob's your uncle Fanny's your aunt. Very long flex, they're usually made by Continental & are way better quality than you can buy off the shelf.
    This kinda thing.....
    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/GENUINE-F...720418?hash=item236f555be2:g:l7gAAOSw5IJWcGBf
     
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    Ring RAC900 yet again, the best(y)
     
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    Have you seen my signature ..?

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    For info - I bought an RAC820 in April. Went to use it the other day and it would not inflate my rear tyre - the pump was making a noise but not the right one!
    Exchanged it today for an RAC830 which is advertised as handling motorhome tyres. Exactly the same problem. Spoke with Ring Tech Support and they agreed it was faulty, just like the other one.
    So I've bought the RAC900 after reading all these plaudits and ... it works!
     
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