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Re: Hand vs Electric pump

Postby Laughingman » Fri Dec 19, 2014 10:32 pm

AeolianKitesurfing wrote:how about both?

A Hybrid/Electric Kite Pump

1.Electrically inflate to a full, unpressurized state
2.Pressurize manually by pumping up
3. and down

[youtube]http://youtube.com/watch?v=IQPLVs1-Mz0[/youtube]
http://youtu.be/IQPLVs1-Mz0

Cut your work down and Pump Smarter Not Harder
www.tripleactionpump.com
Or you could just use this and not pump at all.....
http://tinyurl.com/owdq4ob for $138

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Re: Hand vs Electric pump

Postby AeolianKitesurfing » Fri Dec 19, 2014 10:46 pm

Laughingman wrote:
AeolianKitesurfing wrote:how about both?

A Hybrid/Electric Kite Pump

1.Electrically inflate to a full, unpressurized state
2.Pressurize manually by pumping up
3. and down

[youtube]http://youtube.com/watch?v=IQPLVs1-Mz0[/youtube]
http://youtu.be/IQPLVs1-Mz0

Cut your work down and Pump Smarter Not Harder
www.tripleactionpump.com
Or you could just use this and not pump at all.....
http://tinyurl.com/owdq4ob for $138
Where's the battery in your price? How about the weight?
I think if you factor all that in, yours is twice as expensive and thrice as fat.

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Re: Hand vs Electric pump

Postby Laughingman » Fri Dec 19, 2014 11:51 pm

AeolianKitesurfing wrote:
Laughingman wrote:
AeolianKitesurfing wrote:how about both?

A Hybrid/Electric Kite Pump

1.Electrically inflate to a full, unpressurized state
2.Pressurize manually by pumping up
3. and down

[youtube]http://youtube.com/watch?v=IQPLVs1-Mz0[/youtube]
http://youtu.be/IQPLVs1-Mz0

Cut your work down and Pump Smarter Not Harder
www.tripleactionpump.com
Or you could just use this and not pump at all.....
http://tinyurl.com/owdq4ob for $138
Where's the battery in your price? How about the weight?
I think if you factor all that in, yours is twice as expensive and thrice as fat.
The battery cost about $25. I'd say it would take about the same space as a regular pump volume wise. It weighs a bit more but not much. Well worth not having to pump at all.
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Re: Hand vs Electric pump

Postby AeolianKitesurfing » Sat Dec 20, 2014 12:58 am

The battery cost about $25. I'd say it would take about the same space as a regular pump volume wise. It weighs a bit more but not much. Well worth not having to pump at all.
and if the battery dies? You will always need a manual backup...

Anyway what's wrong with having a choice? Is progression not fueled by people trying new things???

Nice bag btw...
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Re: Hand vs Electric pump

Postby Laughingman » Sat Dec 20, 2014 5:00 pm

AeolianKitesurfing wrote:
The battery cost about $25. I'd say it would take about the same space as a regular pump volume wise. It weighs a bit more but not much. Well worth not having to pump at all.
and if the battery dies? You will always need a manual backup...

Anyway what's wrong with having a choice? Is progression not fueled by people trying new things???

Nice bag btw...
...
Well I keep a spare battery in my truck. But I've never needed it. A 7amh battery will pump my 5 kites with ease and then some.
Nothing wrong with choices. Just having a discussion on what makes sense to me.
The bag comes with the pump. It has a compartment for the battery and hose.

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Re: Hand vs Electric pump

Postby Caesar » Sat Dec 20, 2014 6:08 pm

Laughingman wrote:
AeolianKitesurfing wrote:
The battery cost about $25. I'd say it would take about the same space as a regular pump volume wise. It weighs a bit more but not much. Well worth not having to pump at all.
and if the battery dies? You will always need a manual backup...

Anyway what's wrong with having a choice? Is progression not fueled by people trying new things???

Nice bag btw...
...
Well I keep a spare battery in my truck. But I've never needed it. A 7amh battery will pump my 5 kites with ease and then some.
Nothing wrong with choices. Just having a discussion on what makes sense to me.
The bag comes with the pump. It has a compartment for the battery and hose.
Mmmhhh, sorry, I don't want to highjack this tread, but my lovely Bravo BST 12 Kite pump comes with a car charger cable which you plug into the cigarette charger. Recharged from zero to 100% in appr. 1.5 hours.

Have a great day! :D

Cheers
Caesar 8)

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Re: Hand vs Electric pump

Postby NHKitesurfer » Wed Dec 24, 2014 12:02 am

I went Bravo electric nearly a year ago and I'll never go back to manual. I use a high power lipo battery and can pump quite a few kites between charges, maybe around 20 or so. And I keep a manual pump in my jeep as a backup but have never needed it.

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Re: Hand vs Electric pump

Postby Vin Stefanelli » Wed Dec 24, 2014 2:02 am

you guys
real snow/land kites don't need
pumps of any kind
at all

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Re: Hand vs Electric pump

Postby darippah » Wed Dec 24, 2014 3:08 am

I bought the Bravo Pump from Windchaser

WORST EXPERIENCE EVER

First pump I received wasn't working properly, it would go straight into high pressure mode and skip the high volume mode

I returned it for a refund because they had no stock.

Few months later they received stock so I bought another.

This one would be stuck in High Volume mode and wouldnt switch to high pressure mode. Much worse than my first experience!

Windchaser refused to help because I mentioned to them that I didnt baby the pump since this is a fragile pump that requires babying...

Not to mention the hours wasted trying to fix the pump based on Windchasers recommendations

I much rather spend the few minutes and energy pumping than deal with the aggravation

Shame on you Windchaser

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Re: Hand vs Electric pump

Postby Dimitri M » Wed Dec 24, 2014 1:58 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Pumping your kite with a hand pump is part of your warm up before going kiting.
I always use a pump to warm up before I go kiting. This is why some times I don't mind pumping 2 or 3 kites but they can be bigger then 10 meters.
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