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Old 13-07-2007, 08:49   #1
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BST HP Electric Inflator

Just wondering if anyone has any experience with one of these pumps.

We've ordered one for an inflatable with a high-pressure air deck but I'm having some second thoughts.

Comments will be appreciated.

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Old 13-07-2007, 11:03   #2
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To blow up a swimming pool float the size of a double bed, we used an electric leaf blower. We did not even have it attached to the wide air intake of the float. The float inflated in about 15 seconds.

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Hi, I've used one for about a year. Got it from West Marine for about US$180. It had poor reviews and i worried i had purchased a dud. It inflates my Achilles hypalon airdeck (9'6" or 2.85m long) in about 3-4 minutes. Only used it about 8 or 9 times, so far so good. The battery clips it came with were rubish so rewired a plug for a 12v outlet near the cockpit. Regards, Brad P.
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