Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-06-2016, 06:22 PM   #21
USN Desert Storm Vet
 
Join Date: Mar 2016
Location: Wherever the work is
Posts: 28
Send a message via Skype™ to bfhammer
I have the $75 jump starter with compressor from costco. It works great and it's small. I haven't gone over 80 lbs with it though so I can't vouch for that.
__________________

__________________
bfhammer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2016, 06:24 PM   #22
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2015
Posts: 14
Lowes lil blue compressor

Quote:
Originally Posted by Cathcartww View Post
I bought 1 and it has 120/12v also the auto air feed both are pluses however it takes forever to pump up tires and the unit got hot and I had to let it cool down returned it to lowes and got a small tank unit that puts out 135psi
__________________

__________________
locoengnr11 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2016, 06:25 PM   #23
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Location: Missouri
Posts: 410
Diesel Pusher Air Brakes

Quote:
Originally Posted by pdqparalegal1 View Post
If you have a Diesel with air brakes, tap onto the air tanks ans cary a 25' hose. No air brakes, get the dc compressor and splice/modify wires to hook to what you have and include enough wire to reach all tires.
Just a suggestion. Hardly anything I own has the original hook ups.
We too had connections for an air hose on our diesel pusher, but we couldn't adjust the pressure for blowing up air mattresses or blowing out water lines. 150 lbs is too much for those types of use. That's why we purchased the Kobalt from Lowe's. Great little compressor.
__________________
gfarmcafe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2016, 06:27 PM   #24
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2015
Location: Killeen, Texas
Posts: 54
Had one of those but it took a long time to air up any tire I had on my Georgetown. You would have to start and let the pressure build up then put in a couple of pounds and then repeat the procedure. I got tired of holding the Air Chuck to the Valve Stem. So in all reality you need something that can produce 150 lbs. and have enough storage, Air Tank capacity, so that you don't have to spend hours adding Air to 6 Tires. Looks like everyone has an idea but spending a lot ot time doing this job is not for me. My arm and fingers get tired more easily now days.
__________________
David L Horton
2016 Georgetown 328
dphorton is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2016, 06:46 PM   #25
Senior Member
 
camaraderie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Posts: 1,722
Quote:
Originally Posted by dphorton View Post
Looks like everyone has an idea but spending a lot ot time doing this job is not for me. My arm and fingers get tired more easily now days.
Harbor Freight sells a nice & cheap inflator tool w/clamp on chuck that makes things a lot easier for $10 or less.
Tire Inflator with Gauge

__________________
________
Cam
2015 Georgetown 280DS
2014 Vespa LX150 2014 StellaAuto 125
camaraderie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2016, 06:49 PM   #26
Senior Member
 
Vince and Charlette's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: Spring Valley OH
Posts: 504
If you want the best, go with the Viair 450P RV - 150 PSI, 1.80 CFM, all metal, mostly stainless steel. Pricey at about $300. But you owe it a look if you want the high-end. Sold at most RV Web sites and even at Walmart.
VIAIR Corporation - 450P-Automatic Compressor (P/N 45043)
__________________
2015 GT 364TSF
Vince and Charlette is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2016, 07:39 AM   #27
Senior Member
 
Carl17's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: New York
Posts: 217
Lightbulb air compressor.

I have FR3 with 19.5 tires and use up to 100 psi to inflate. so I use
Craftsman 1.2 Gallon AirBoss™ Oil-Free Air Compressor and Hose Kit 135 PSI cost about list 160.00 can find for a bout 130.oo . works great takes up little space.
__________________
Carl & Bette
2015 FR3
NEW YORK
Carl17 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2016, 07:55 AM   #28
Senior Member
 
shughey00's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2015
Posts: 161
And if you are a vet you get an Extra 10% off at Lowes and Home Depot don't forget. I bought the Kobalt also on sale plus the 10% military discount. Yahoo
__________________
2004 Cedar Creek 34CTKS heavily customized
2006 Ford F350 FX4 Lariat Dually w/tow boss
1999 Lance 1110...cause it's easier for short trips.
shughey00 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2016, 07:59 AM   #29
Senior Member
 
LTRVing's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2015
Posts: 220
I bought a Stanley Fatmax which croaked trying to top off my tires. Went to Lowes and got one of their "pancake" type compressors, works great, stowes in one of the bays on our FR SS 3170DS.
__________________
The Millers, enjoying life, spending the kids inheritance.
2013 Sunseeker 3170DS
2014 Honda CRV Toad

LTRVing is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2016, 10:57 AM   #30
Senior Member
 
Iggy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Desert SW - Arizona
Posts: 6,360
I bought this 120 volt AC compressor for these reasons from Home Depot.
1. Large 3 gallon storage
2. Max 125 psi
3. It is a oil bath compressor and last longer than those dry compressors.
4. Builds up to 125 psi quickly
I picked it up for under $100 and have been using it for 3 years now.
Yes it's larger but that is what you need for 22.5" tires




Husky 3 gal. Portable Electric Air Compressor with 9-Piece Accessory Kit and 25 ft. Coil Hose-L13HPD - The Home Depot
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Capture.JPG
Views:	42
Size:	35.3 KB
ID:	107141  
__________________

__________________
2012 Georgetown XL - 378TS 60,000 miles
Life is a journey, not a destination !

Iggy is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
tire, tires

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




ForestRiverForums.com is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:42 PM.