Which Portable Tire Inflator?

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  1. etaoin

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    After unsuccessful forum searching, I'm soliciting recommendations for your favorite, reasonably-priced portable tire inflator. Something that will ride in my Vision Tour saddlebag along with the tool kit. I'm looking at a Sears/Craftsman unit for about $30 that you can set the desired pressure, clamp-on the hose, plug into a 12V outlet and go. What do you like? Thanks.
     
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    I carry a "Slime" branded tire repair kit with included air compressor.

    If you want something fairly cheap, try this unit recommended by Rider Magazine.
    http://www.ridermagazine.com/gear/stop-go-mini-air-compressor.htm/

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    I'm planning to pick up one of these this year. It seems similar to what bigfoot recommended.
     
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    I have the Aerostich Mini Compressor 3500. The compressor is very small and has a lot of options for electrical connection. It costs $47. Aerostich stuff is usually very high quality.
     
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    I have the same one MIC has, but without the bottle of slime. I purchased the little package of plugs and inserter tools separately.
     
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    I have the Slime version but I didnt get it with all the tire patch/repair stuff..... I have used it once just to try it out and it works fine. BUT! It would be really nice to get on that has a pressure gauge built into it or like you said for the craftsman one being able to set the psi and just let it go.
     
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    Another vote for Slime, had mine for years and helped many a "flat" brothers and sisters on the road :) After a few cheap compressors i wish i brought the slime, I really thought it would have crapped out by now but still keeps on going!
     
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    Airman Tour. http://my-airman.com/product/inflators/tour
     

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