Re: Inflating the Leading Edge Bladder
- 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
> --- 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
> > 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
> > the smaller struts. By the time the smaller struts are inflated
> > 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
> > > Bladder or is this a bad idea?