What kind of pump do you use for canoe/kayak buoyancy bags? I have a usable 110V compressor, but I can't find a fitting that will mate to the twist-valve on the bag's fill tube. Do you just yank the end of the valve off so that you can jam the end of the tube onto a conical nozzle?
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Posted by: kayamedic on Apr-21-14 4:16 PM (EST)
(I know ick) and bought a little compressor that fills wading pools.
Posted by: pblanc on Apr-21-14 4:42 PM (EST)
I use the second link (option) |
Posted by: tdaniel on Apr-21-14 9:36 PM (EST)
to blow up my duckies and raft. They do wear out after a few years of use so I bought a replacement. I also use a "top off" hand pump for the final touches.
I use 30" and 48" bags, leave them in,|
Posted by: ezwater on Apr-21-14 5:00 PM (EST)
inflated, and never remove them. There can be problems with that, but in many years of open boating, there've never been *enough* problems to cause me to put them in and take them out before every cartopping venture.
Posted by: madmike on Apr-22-14 7:08 AM (EST)
Inflatable air mattress pump|
Posted by: timburris on Apr-22-14 8:11 AM (EST)
If you have a coleman inflatable mattress with the exterior pump. You will throw out the mattress before you throw out the pump. 4-D cell batteries and blows up your bags pretty quickly.
Posted by: bluemerle on Apr-22-14 12:35 PM (EST)
I have both Coleman "cigarette lighter" electric and rechargeable Pblanc mentions.