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PostPosted: Tue Aug 06, 2013 7:43 pm 
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After giving away a spare pump, I've discovered the one I kept doesn't fit the forks I have, as the bit that screws on to the valve is too long to allow it to engage the valve inner and compress it, so I find myself needing an alternative one. Can anyone recommend one that will not break the bank and do a good job? I've seen a specialised one that apparently doubles as a standard pump, but not so sure about it, so anyone got any recommendations? Can't put air into my sts forks without one, and its almost finished.


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 06, 2013 7:51 pm 
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ishaw wrote:
After giving away a spare pump, I've discovered the one I kept doesn't fit the forks I have, as the bit that screws on to the valve is too long to allow it to engage the valve inner and compress it, so I find myself needing an alternative one. Can anyone recommend one that will not break the bank and do a good job? I've seen a specialised one that apparently doubles as a standard pump, but not so sure about it, so anyone got any recommendations? Can't put air into my sts forks without one, and its almost finished.


I had the same problem with a shock pump that the valve screw bit was too long! I went for a fox one in the end with a short more flexable adapter was 24.99 on ebay...not got a model name but good for 300 psi and now had it a few years with no problems

Doug


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 06, 2013 7:52 pm 
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this one...

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Fox-Forx-Shoc ... 232d16123a


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 06, 2013 8:38 pm 
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I've got one of these in the shed. essentially a schraeder for upto 400 psi.


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Raleigh-MTB-M ... 460fcc95be

It worked on a strata shock if that helps, as per orange X1.

If i can find, and it suits your needs i will let it go, cheap.


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 06, 2013 8:47 pm 
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Thanks, the fox one is the same as the one I gave away - doh!

If you have a spare, I'd be happy to take it off your hands.


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 06, 2013 8:58 pm 
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ishaw wrote:
Thanks, the fox one is the same as the one I gave away - doh!

If you have a spare, I'd be happy to take it off your hands.



Doh indeed I have had a few shock pumps and this one is good...you can borrow it but you cant have it!


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