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Offline Raywoodhams

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Recommendations for an acurate tyre pressure guage?
« on: July 18, 2015, 11:39:59 pm »
I have benefitted twice from the TPMS on my Trophy - two puncture in a week!
I keep the TPMS readout on the dash all the time, but I know they are not dead on accurate.
Can anyone recommend a reliable and accurate tyre pressure gauge that I can use regularly while the tyres are cold?
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Re: Recommendations for an acurate tyre pressure guage?
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2015, 10:27:55 am »
I just got a simple dial one from Halfords I think it was only around £10 and seems accurate when I have tested it on tyres after filling at a station... gives the same readings so seems good
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Re: Recommendations for an acurate tyre pressure guage?
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2015, 11:16:58 am »
We're getting ever close to Airless tyres - so no more air & no more punctures! :018:

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Re: Recommendations for an acurate tyre pressure guage?
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2015, 02:11:57 pm »
airless looks like the way forward Steve - but in the meantime....... :023:
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Re: Recommendations for an acurate tyre pressure guage?
« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2015, 04:53:59 pm »
That is spooky as I also had a puncture this week. Thursday and in the rear it was ok at 70 as the centrifugal force kept the tyre in shape. Slow down it was like a jelly  :005:

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Re: Recommendations for an acurate tyre pressure guage?
« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2015, 08:51:19 pm »
I saw the airless tyres on a polaris ATV under test by the Army.  The tyres looked good and I asked if I get them for the ride on lawn mower but I thin they are a bit expensive at the moment and you probably will need new wheels.  Oh well soon?

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Re: Recommendations for an acurate tyre pressure guage?
« Reply #6 on: July 19, 2015, 08:54:38 pm »
+1 on the Halfords digital model,  cheap but works fine....... :028:
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Re: Recommendations for an acurate tyre pressure guage?
« Reply #7 on: July 19, 2015, 10:19:50 pm »
I recenty piked up a Slime digital at the auto parts store because I was down to one gauge (an Accu-Gage) due to discovering that 2 of the 3 I owned were giving terribly false pressures per the Accu-Gage and my compressor gauge.  I checked the tires with the Accu-Gage on the cage and it registered dead between 33 and 34 psi, and when I used the slime digital it read 33.5 psi.  I may carry the slime on the bike since it is so much smaller and lighter than the Accu-Gage.  The SUV doesn't really care how much weight I put in it.  Based on my one experience, I would consider the Slime a reasonably priced, reliable, choice.
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