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I am so sick of cheap junk

Old 01-03-2019, 07:21 AM
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Nicotine-free for 11 years, don't miss it even a little bit.

Oh, yeah, a tire gauge. Try one of these:

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Old 01-03-2019, 07:27 AM
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Old friend of mine was the local Hunter auto equipment dealer/service tech, he gave me a couple gauges in different configurations. Been consistently accurate, and yeah pick one gauge and stay with it you'll worry less over things.
Old 01-03-2019, 07:57 AM
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Been using this for a few years now. Spot on when compared to the TPMS in my truck.

Old 01-03-2019, 08:02 AM
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There is also a lot of expensive junk out there.

My foot pump has a gauge built in and it has worked fine for about 20 years now.

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Old 01-03-2019, 08:41 AM
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This works well for me. Take it to a local tire shop once a year to check accuracy and it’s always been dead on.
Old 01-03-2019, 08:49 AM
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Find the accurate one and test it against the preferred one, note the difference and use that. Or spend the money on what you want. I don't sweat a couple of pounds either way.
Old 01-03-2019, 09:11 AM
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I can commiserate w/ the OP.
My rant is tire shops not having "state of the art" tire pressure gauges.
I'd like a gauge that reads in 1/10 of a pound, mine reads digital in 1/2 pounds.
For a street Harley 1/2 pound will do nicely.
Summit Racing dot com maybe the best site to search for that quality tool?
I have not experience as to which guage/ brand is best only stating I bought a $10
digital from Radio Shack a decade ago and it is accurate and still working.
Good luck wished for finding your perfect tool!
Old 01-03-2019, 09:28 AM
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True enough. I've bought stuff from Walmart that's lasted years. I've also paid premium prices for some expensive gadget that doesn't work worth a damn.

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Old 01-03-2019, 09:46 AM
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I use the HD branded air gauge. It seems to be good, if nothing else itís consistent.
Old 01-03-2019, 10:00 AM
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Bought the previous generation of this a few years ago. Love it
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