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Unread postAuthor: imjustpk » Wed Jan 31, 2007 1:24 am

for someone who doesnt have a huge air compressor, what are some other ways of pumping up a pneumatic? preferably cheap
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Unread postAuthor: Mr.Russ » Wed Jan 31, 2007 1:25 am

A bike pump, about $5 and last forever
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Unread postAuthor: imjustpk » Wed Jan 31, 2007 1:27 am

wouldnt that be a bit slow?
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Unread postAuthor: Mr.Russ » Wed Jan 31, 2007 1:32 am

If your thinking of the little cylindrical ones that you pump up footballs with, not that kind

I use it, may take a while but im not allowed compressers
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Unread postAuthor: maz oner » Wed Jan 31, 2007 2:36 am

use an emerqency car tyre pump or foot pump these work well can get from most auto stores
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Unread postAuthor: Mr.Russ » Wed Jan 31, 2007 4:13 am

yeh, some foot pumps/bike pumps have build in pressure gauges so you don't need one
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Unread postAuthor: pyromanic13 » Wed Jan 31, 2007 2:58 pm

co2/hpa tanks
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Unread postAuthor: PneuJose » Wed Jan 31, 2007 3:01 pm

compressor and bike pump

compressor when my dads around...cuz he has the key!
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Unread postAuthor: iknowmy3tables » Wed Jan 31, 2007 3:18 pm

also dry ice, but it harder to get and a pain in the but,
also if you buy a cheapo 12volt compresser Watch Out they say can reach high presure but they break or over heat before presure gets that high
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Unread postAuthor: alextheametuer » Fri Feb 09, 2007 6:39 pm

i got a cheap air compressor for 15 dollars and it can fill my tank up to 150 pretty quick and it still works fine i got it at auto zone it was designed for car tires.
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Unread postAuthor: imjustpk » Sat Feb 10, 2007 7:08 am

thanx for all the advice guys
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