Originally Posted by bdickson
A 3/8 hose will not fill tires any faster than a 1/4 inch will. The valve stem opening is a restriction that is much smaller than either hose. The limiting factor is the volume of air that the compressor can put out. Get whichever hose is easiest to store.
You are right! Everyone forgets the first rule of hydraulics and pneumatics, the smallest restriction(valve stem) determines total flow rate. I'm sure everyone knows the effect of the cheap, round water pressure "regulators"; same effect.
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