Tire inflator recommendations

Discussion in 'Prime Accessories and Modifications' started by Marine Ray, Sep 7, 2019.

  1. Salamander_King

    Salamander_King Senior Member

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    As I said, mine was virtually free give-away. Since you don't own any ONE+ tools, it makes no sense to buy all of those batteries and chargers just for the inflator. If you already own other ONE+ tools with batteries and a charger, it is a cheap but very useful tool to have in hand.
     
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    Yeah, good points. I'm a bit of a luddite about the whole battery operated power tools, so far.

    I used to care, that Chevron had free air. Then I picked up a hand pump, and gradually that took over. Too, the last few times I got air at Chevron, it was actually kinda alarming: the compressor was so weak things came to a standstill, around 36 psi.

    Then a week or two back, my son was asking who it was that has free air, and sent him to Chevron, and surprise surprise: $1.50 for 5 minutes. :mad:

    Corporations don't seem to get it, that if you nickle-and-dime potential customers, they can walk.
     
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    A good number of the air stations have a button on the back of the unit which, when pressed two or three times, turns the compressor on. HEY PRESTO! Free air!
     
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    Just received this 12V inflator free from DBPower by purchasing JumpStart power bank mentioned in Tire inflator recommendations | PriusChat and registering it on-line. IMG_20190902_120027.jpg

    Great deal if you plan to buy both a jump starter and an inflator. With coupon applied, $70 for both units. Not the premium heavy-duty pump, but feel more solid than many ~$10 cheapies.

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    I guess I'm an outlier, but I just find/use free air at a local gas station or auto shop. I also keep a healthy pile of quarters in my Prime in case I'm on a trip and have to use a pay one (and to pay tolls before I got my ez-pass).
     
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    Yeah, but all those quarters won't do any good if you have flat on a road and you have to inflate the tire after plugging it. I think that was what OP intended to use the inflator.;)
     
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    Very happy with Viair (00077) 77P Portable Compressor Kit
     
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    I have used and liked the Kensun tire inflator. It's a bit pricy at $60 but it does what it says. Has a auto shut off at the prescribed pressure. You set it and it turns off. I like it so much that when the first one got stolen, I bought another one... YMMV
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