The pressure is getting to me!

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  1. Brakers

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    Hi There all you experienced MH’s I'm looking for a easy to use reliable tyre pressure gauge, digital or analog is fine. All the ones I've seen on reviews are for cars and don't go high enough.
    Any thoughts anyone?
    Many thanks Tony
     
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    Hi there thanks for the link it looks a bit dumpy to me do you have to remove the wheel trim to use it?
    Many thanks Tony
     
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    I cannot seem to find the following info.
    1) Is the read out switchable ( PSI, atmospheres, kg etc )
    2) what is the upper limit of what it can read ?
    3) is it in any way water resistant ?
     
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    I haven't found it a problem. I use it on 16" standard wheels with the trim on with the steel valves. I also have tyre pressure sensors so I have set the pressure with this device and monitor the pressure in the cab. Works well as does the pressure alarm if you set it to low!
     
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    Try this one from Amazon - less than £10! :) 41dgpiPor3L._SY300_.jpg
     
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    Click on the more info but here it is!

    Halfords Digital Tyre Pressure / Tread Gauge Extra Info
    • Operation Range: 5~99psi / 0.35 ~6.85bar / 35 ~ 685kpa / 0.4~ 7.00 Kg/cm2
    • Depth: 0-15mm / 0-19/32inch
    • Activation Pressure: >5 psi / 0.35bar / 35kpa / 0.4 Kg/cm2
    • Measurement Units: PSI / BAR / KPA /Kg/cm2 / inch/mm
    • Display type: Positive LCD
    • Display format: 8.8/.8.8 PSI / BAR/ KPA/ Kg/cm2 /inch/mm
    • Uses 1 x CR2032 battery (included)
     
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    Perfect ! I have a ten quid voucher from Halfrauds ( had to return some camping cooking pots that all the paint came off on first use ! ) so will pop down and get one
     
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    another for this one had it for four years works fine and accurate.
     
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    Against what benchmark ?
     
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    Tried it out and compared with our local tyre fitting company was within couple psi of theirs can only assume theirs is accurate.
     
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    Can I jump in on this thread and ask what people use to pump their tyres up if they are a bit low or is it a trip to the garage? I'm suire I saw a thread on here recommending a pump but I can't seem to find it with the search and my "michelin" pump from Halfords only goes up to 50psi (or so it claims but not sure that I want to try it...)
     
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    I use Morrisons air line which goes up to 90 PSI I think but beware not garage forecourt airlines do!
     
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    I bought one of these which has a pressure gauge and is more than powerful enough to pump up camper van tyres to over 80psi. At £50 its a bargain. Don't buy a double barrelled pneumatic pump as they are not man enough for the job.
     
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    I use the electric pump that came with the van, when away use my bike track pump.
     
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    One of these what....?

    I saw some double-barrelled foot-pumps in makro; they have a gauge that goes up to 99psi but I can't see them surving my big fat feet for long (c: I might get one for the push-bike.
     
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    Sorry ! Forgot the link!
     
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    I bought one from Maplins It works well and on offer at present.
    http://www.maplin.co.uk/p/heavy-duty-air-compressor-12v-140psi-a31hu#
     
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