NRS Pressure Gauge Adapter for Leafield Valves
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- This handy adapter makes accurately checking your boat's air pressure easier than ever.
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- May Pop Out With Force
- Inflatable Boats
Comments about NRS Pressure Gauge Adapter for Leafield Valves:
I'm new to inflatables and wanted to be sure to get the proper pressure in the chambers. This adapter can be used with an inexpensive low pressure tire guage by adding a fitting from an easily obtainable inflator kit ($2 at an auto parts store), plus the valve stem from a bicycle tube (probably available for free from your local bicycle shop). The low pressure guage may be found where 4 wheelers or motorcycles are sold. The one I bought ($10) registers from 0 to 8 psi in half pound increments, making it very easy to read 2.5 psi, the recommended pressure for my boat. You will have to saw the valve stem off just above the tube and run the nut over the sawn threads to clean them up. I used thread sealing tape to make the two connections air tight. Be careful when you take your hand off the adapter after pressing it into the C7 valve; it may pop out far enough to strike you if it is not in real tight.
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- NRS Pressure Gauge Adapter for Leafield Valves
Q:What is the thread size? Thanks.Asked on 9/28/2013 by Bob
A:The inner thread size is 9.15 mm. I use the adaptor with the Sevylor 4wb manometer (external thread size 9.75 mm) and it works p e r f e c t.Answered on 11/2/2013 by Anonymous
I used this adaptor on a gauge with a 1/8" NPT thread. It fits perfectly and no leaks.
LMAnswered on 9/28/2013 by Anonymous