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Old 10-10-2012, 09:29 PM   #5926
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Get this "gizmo" instead. It works great.
+1 - works great and quickish too. I didn't think it was particularly noisy though.
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Old 10-11-2012, 12:42 AM   #5927
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I'd pass on that.

I carry an electric pump, think it came from Aerostich or some such. Some guys like one made by slime. Has served me well so far. Might go with manual pump if rtw or really concerned about the weight (guessing 1 pound.) Nice time saver as instead of minutes pumping, rolling up tools and getting trail ready while filling up (which happens pretty damn quick.)
Oh yeah, I have a manual pump also.
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Old 10-11-2012, 12:57 AM   #5928
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A friend of mine have the same slime pump. It works great.
But I was thinking about avoiding the bulkiness of it, as I like to ride with just a waist tool-bag and a water bag. I'm not a fan of strapping luggage to the bike unless I really have to.
I guess I'll stay with the hand pump.

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Old 10-11-2012, 08:37 AM   #5929
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I stripped all the plastic of my slime pump just have the pump, motor, and hose. The whole package is the size of my fist.
It goes everywhere I ride.
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Old 10-11-2012, 08:54 AM   #5930
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That thing gets hot. How long does it take to cool so you can pack it without the plastic on it ?
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Old 10-11-2012, 09:15 AM   #5931
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Update.....



ECU and battery mounted, wiring harness is moving forward. Should be running in a few more weeks!
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Old 10-11-2012, 10:24 AM   #5932
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Looking good.
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Old 10-11-2012, 12:43 PM   #5933
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That thing gets hot. How long does it take to cool so you can pack it without the plastic on it ?
its cool by the time you put the tire back on your bike and collect all your tools.
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Old 10-11-2012, 08:22 PM   #5934
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Update ... ECU and battery mounted, wiring harness is moving forward. Should be running in a few more weeks!
The hard part is coming ... It's what in the ECU that really matters ...

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Old 10-11-2012, 08:44 PM   #5935
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Old 10-12-2012, 03:40 AM   #5936
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Old 10-12-2012, 06:07 AM   #5937
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Oh yeah, I have a manual pump also.
Me too - on my older R bikes - part of factory kit - stores inside the frame
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Old 10-12-2012, 07:34 AM   #5938
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Apple killed MobilMe several months ago.
I still feel betrayed...
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Old 10-12-2012, 07:39 AM   #5939
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Request-consider posting smaller pictures. It's a pain to scroll around to see what you are talking about. The perspective is so large it is sometimes not evident. Especially on a mobile device. Thanks.
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Old 10-12-2012, 09:03 AM   #5940
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Request-consider posting smaller pictures. It's a pain to scroll around to see what you are talking about. The perspective is so large it is sometimes not evident. Especially on a mobile device. Thanks.
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