*


All times are UTC + 1 hour



Post new topic Reply to topic
 [ 13 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: Homemade Electric Kite Pump
PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2012 4:26 am 
Offline
Very Frequent Poster
User avatar

Joined: Sat Jun 26, 2004 7:41 pm
Posts: 2479
Location: Mtn View, CA (S.F. Bay)
That is a low-pressure/high-volume stage only. Certainly there are people that use such a pump to fill the kite and then pump it up to pressure by hand. I used one like that years ago. But I definitely prefer the two-stage pump.


Top
Profile
 Post subject: Re: Homemade Electric Kite Pump
PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2012 2:16 pm 
Offline
Very Frequent Poster

Joined: Sun Jul 24, 2005 6:39 pm
Posts: 3030
When my low pressure stage failed on the Bravo, it was such a hassle and so expensive to replace that I connected in the Coleman to do the low pressure stage and have a toggle switch.

Its cumbersome and you do lose some air as you put the non-return valve into the kite after the Coleman has inflated it.

There is a market for a simple, cheap, reliable two stage pump.


Top
Profile
 Post subject: Re: Homemade Electric Kite Pump
PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2012 4:58 pm 
Offline
Very Frequent Poster
User avatar

Joined: Sat Jun 26, 2004 7:41 pm
Posts: 2479
Location: Mtn View, CA (S.F. Bay)
I'm surprised you found it expensive to repair the Bravo. It's been a long time since I've done one, but I think I was paying less than $20 for a replacement low pressure stage.


Top
Profile
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic
 [ 13 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2

All times are UTC + 1 hour


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot], Konza and 21 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group