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Pump with reliable pressure gauge recommendations?

inkspot2011-02-21 03:24:18 +0000 #1
So, I just figured out that my floor pump is none-too-accurate when it comes to measuring tire pressure. I was pumping up my tires and got to about 80 psi on the gauge when the tube blew. Max pressure on the tire is listed at 100 psi, so I was no where near that point. So now my ears are ringing and I'm officially on the hunt for a better pump with a reliable pressure gauge. What pumps do you recommend?
Grog2011-02-21 03:34:07 +0000 #2
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Originally Posted by inkspot

So, I just figured out that my floor pump is none-too-accurate when it comes to measuring tire pressure. I was pumping up my tires and got to about 80 psi on the gauge when the tube blew. Max pressure on the tire is listed at 100 psi, so I was no where near that point. So now my ears are ringing and I'm officially on the hunt for a better pump with a reliable pressure gauge. What pumps do you recommend?

This most likely has nothing to do with the gauge and everything to do with a pinch flat... Or, just perhaps, a poor quality tube, although I favour the pinch-flat explanation.

Even if max pressure is 100 psi, you would be able to inflate to a point where you cannot inflate anymore (unless you are very, very strong) before getting an over-inflation incident (which wouldn't necessarily be a flat tire).
Chicken Little2011-02-21 03:40:18 +0000 #3
Joe Blow. I love it.

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