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Old 01-18-2011, 09:13 PM   #1
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Cool way to air down: http://www.powertank.com/products/sfID1/15

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Old 01-18-2011, 09:58 PM   #2
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1998 called, they want their air down system back.
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Old 01-18-2011, 10:20 PM   #3
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What do you suggest?
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Old 01-18-2011, 10:25 PM   #4
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That these have been around forever, yet I still have never bought a set!
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Old 01-18-2011, 10:31 PM   #5
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Power Tank is the way I am going.
You have to drill/install monster valve stems opposite the stockers to get quick air down/up.
I am not looking forward to that part.
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Old 01-18-2011, 11:04 PM   #6
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I use a Power Tank. I don't have Monster Valves. I simply remove the valve stems to air down and use the Power Tank to air up.

Although it isn't as crazy fast as in this video, a high speed valve stem tool complete with spare valve stems is about $5-6. Generally speaking, I've got all four tires aired up in about the time it takes others with on-board air to do one tire.

Edit: Yes, valve stem cores. That's what I meant to say. Again, very easy. Very effective. Very cheap.

Good idea to have spare cores just in case you shoot one into the woods.
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Old 01-19-2011, 08:31 AM   #7
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I've been using the valve caps with the built in core remover forever and would not even use an airdown tool if i had it. What a gimmick. You do need to be carfull not to let the air rushing out blow the valve core out of your fingers but after a couple of times doing it this way it's really fast and simple. I just hold my guage up to the open valve and reinstall the core when i'm close to the PSI I need. Walmart has a 4 pack for about $1.00. http://www.amazon.com/Myers-Valve-Stem- ... B003LNOJUK
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Old 01-19-2011, 07:24 PM   #8
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I've been using the valve caps with the built in core remover forever and would not even use an airdown tool if i had it. What a gimmick.
Why don't you like air down tools? I've been using quickair deflators and my back loves them.

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Old 01-19-2011, 07:58 PM   #9
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Why don't you like air down tools? I've been using quickair deflators and my back loves them.
I've always wanted some- no need to check and recheck pressure, no need to air up when you mess up one tire- or air 3 down further ... everytime I air down I wonder why I never bought any of these.

Stumpalump, if you've got some you don't want send them my way!
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Old 01-19-2011, 08:14 PM   #10
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I guess I've pulling valve cores for so long I never did understand deflators when they came out. I guess they are OK but by the time you find them and put them on I'm on my third tire.
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