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Old 07-24-2015, 06:47 PM   #31
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No it's air for a tow truck to hook up to the Berkshire's air brakes. It just has several uses.
A tow truck MAY (meaning I don't know one way or the other) be able to release the parking break by energizing that air fitting, but I had to have a semi towed and the guy had to crawl under the back of the rig (near the rear axle) and mechanically release the brakes from there.

As as aside, I still laugh about it, but the tow truck owner, his son and a "flunky" towed me back to their yard, then proceeded to get into a huge argument. It culminated in the guys son chasing the "flunky" all around the yard, swinging a 4 foot 2x4!! It was scary then, but funny as hell now (in retrospect)!!!

Moral.... If you ever need towed in Zanesville, Ohio.......

Be afraid..... BE VERY AFRAID!!!

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Old 07-24-2015, 07:00 PM   #32
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I wouldn't want mine towed other than flat towed I drag my back way too often.
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Old 07-25-2015, 04:47 PM   #33
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Just took delivery on the Viair 450P. Impressive piece of engineering...all metal; includes a 35' air hose, in-line pressure gage, 12' DC power cord, kit bag and accessories. Max pressure is 145psi + or - 5psi. Best price online three weeks ago was $242.16 from "GoAiring" (free shipping).
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Old 07-26-2015, 01:20 PM   #34
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Thanks

Thanks for all the input folks, I appreciate it
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Old 07-27-2015, 09:54 AM   #35
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I got this idea from camp freightliner. The air compressor kicks on around 100-110 psi (I believe) so if you need to inflate greater than that, you need to dump some air and go below that threshold so that the compressor kicks on. The valve on this contraption allows you to start dumping to get the compressor to kick.

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Old 07-27-2015, 11:09 AM   #36
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I got this idea from camp freightliner. The air compressor kicks on around 100-110 psi (I believe) so if you need to inflate greater than that, you need to dump some air and go below that threshold so that the compressor kicks on. The valve on this contraption allows you to start dumping to get the compressor to kick.

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Me thinks the term "Rube Goldberg" could apply here!!

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Old 07-27-2015, 01:23 PM   #37
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Me thinks the term "Rube Goldberg" could apply here!!



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That was my first thought😈
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Old 07-27-2015, 04:11 PM   #38
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Ah.....now you guys are just being hurtful....



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Old 07-27-2015, 04:40 PM   #39
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Ah.....now you guys are just being hurtful....



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Not intended in the slightest, Rich..... Just "stirring the pot"!!!

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Not intended in the slightest, Rich..... Just "stirring the pot"!!!

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Well since you said that, I have a whole bunch of Rube Goldberg stuff to show ya ........... I know you guys were kidding...err...I think....



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