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Re: Inflating the Leading Edge Bladder

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  • jnutterjr
    Excellent!!! Thanks for the feedback guys ... it
    Message 1 of 4 , Sep 30, 2002
      Excellent!!! Thanks for the feedback guys

      --- In kitesurf@y..., "zenwind1" <Kiteboarding@w...> wrote:
      > I do it all the time too. Since the pumps are high volume / low
      > pressure pumps, you still have to use your hand pump a bit to
      > complete the job, but it saves a lot of time and energy. You can
      > hook it up and leave it run while you pump up the struts, because
      > will not really pressurize the leading edge bladder. I bought my
      > rechargeable pump at West Marine in the US for about $40. Coleman
      > also makes one that I think you can get from Sports Chalet in the
      > States.
      > Gene
      > --- In kitesurf@y..., "drsurfau" <dave@m...> wrote:
      > > I do it all the time.
      > > I bough a cheap rechargeable pump at an outdoor store which is
      > usually
      > > used for inflating air beds etc. Low pressure, hi volume. I just
      > > connect it to the leading edge valve and let it blow while I hand
      > pump
      > > the smaller struts. By the time the smaller struts are inflated
      > the
      > > leading edge is ready to do the final inflate with the hand pump
      > to the
      > > correct pressure.
      > >
      > > Works great, saves time and energy, just do it!
      > >
      > > Have fun Dave (Dr Surf Australia) COM
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In kitesurf@y..., "jnutterjr" <jnutter@m...> wrote:
      > > > Has anyone used a battery powered pump to inflate the Leading
      > Edge
      > > > Bladder or is this a bad idea?
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