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Old 12-31-2014, 07:09 PM   #1
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Tire Inflator

I have a fairly significant portable electric air compressor that I keep with my Redwood. I have a hard time however reaching the suggested 100 PSI on the trailer tires. I max out around 92 to 94 PSI. I am wondering if it is my compressor, hoses, or my technique. Does anyone have a small compressor you are carrying along to keep tire inflation up to the suggested levels. Thanks for sharing.

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Old 12-31-2014, 07:20 PM   #2
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I use a Porter-Cable pancake compressor, fits either in the front compartment (no generator) or underneath the tonneau cover in the truck. Does quick work airing up all my tires including the RWs to 110.
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Old 12-31-2014, 07:21 PM   #3
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I carry a Porter Cable pancake style compressor. Fairly small footprint and not to heavy. Six gal, 150psi. Around $100 at Home Depot.


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I carry the VIAIR 400P. Small and simple with a lot of power. Someone on one of these forums recommended it and I have been very happy with it.
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Old 12-31-2014, 07:56 PM   #5
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Michelle and Ann suggested this to me and By Golly it was under the Christmas Tree last year.

http://www.amazon.com/PORTER-CABLE-C...150+compressor

Best little RV compressor I have ever had! Recovers 150 psi in no time with the 2.0 cfm compared to my old one that was 0.25. It gets those G614s up there - takes a bit, but it does it fine.
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Old 12-31-2014, 08:20 PM   #6
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I carry the VIAIR 400P. Small and simple with a lot of power. Someone on one of these forums recommended it and I have been very happy with it.
I have the same one.
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Old 12-31-2014, 08:21 PM   #7
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What is the max psi on your compressor and can you adjust the output. Is it set high enough. My garage compressor is only 100psi. It was slow to get the last 10lbs of 80 in my previous trucks tires.




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Old 12-31-2014, 08:29 PM   #8
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Michelle and Ann suggested this to me and By Golly it was under the Christmas Tree last year.

http://www.amazon.com/PORTER-CABLE-C...150+compressor

Best little RV compressor I have ever had! Recovers 150 psi in no time with the 2.0 cfm compared to my old one that was 0.25. It gets those G614s up there - takes a bit, but it does it fine.

Have the 'red' version of that exact one (from sears as a Craftsman brand) but it's starting to have issues.... gets to 150 psi fine and fast, but I can no longer limit the output...
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Ruh-Roh - you mean it is running away on pressure or you can't regulate it anymore?
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Michelle and Ann suggested this to me and By Golly it was under the Christmas Tree last year.

http://www.amazon.com/PORTER-CABLE-C...150+compressor

Best little RV compressor I have ever had! Recovers 150 psi in no time with the 2.0 cfm compared to my old one that was 0.25. It gets those G614s up there - takes a bit, but it does it fine.

I have had the Craftsman labeled version of this compressor for 3 years, and so far, it has worked very well. It limits out at 150 psi, so, it is easy to reach the required 110 psi on the G614 tires.
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