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Old 08-15-2013, 08:07 AM   #29
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I like the Viair 12 volt models. I've had mine for a year now and it pumps my 19.5 tires up to 90 PSI very quickly. Very small and very quiet.
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X2 for the Viair. Our coach requires 125 psi for all tires. Onboard air compressor would do fine up to about 115 psi and that was it. The Viair works great. Love the screw on connection with easy to read gauge and trigger. Clips directly to battery lugs so no worries about blowing a fuse on one of the receptacle circuits. Compact design comes with its own carry case for compressor, hoses and accessories. Have even used it with air nail guns for small projects around the RV.
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Old 08-15-2013, 12:54 PM   #30
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I just used my Craftsman 6 gallon pancake compressor. My front tires take 115 psi and my chassis compressor cut off is 120 psi so it is not useful for the last 8 psi.

The Craftsman cuts off at 150 psi, and cuts in at 120 psi which means it is always at higher pressure than my tire needs. Works great. I bought it used on Craigs List several years ago.
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Old 08-15-2013, 08:56 PM   #31
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Air Compressor

I have been using a Porter Cable 120V 4 Gal pancake oil-free compressor Model C2004-WK for the past few years with great success. My Motorhome tires require 120 lbs pressure which this compact unit handles without difficulty. The compressor features a cut-out max pressure of 165 PSI and a cut-in startup pressure of 135 PSI. It weighs approximately 30 lbs and is easily stored in a basement compartment. It comes with a 25' x 1/4" hose but I purchased a higher quality 50' x 1/4" coiled hose for utility and convenience.

Once pressurized, I can quickly check and top-up my 6 coach tires (or the toad) as required, usually with the pump cutting in perhaps once or not at all. Here is a link for more details on this unit:

Porter Cable Product Details for 165 psi, 4 gal Oil-Free Pancake Compressor with 25' PU hose and fittings - Model # C2004-WK
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Old 08-15-2013, 09:22 PM   #32
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x's on the Porter wait until someone has them on sale, I purchased mine at Home Depot.
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Old 08-18-2013, 02:07 PM   #33
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The Vilar portable 12v compressor is a quality unit. It gets the job done. I bring it also in my auto for when a generator is not available. The Vilar and a pack of plugs will often negate the need for a spare.
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Old 08-18-2013, 05:35 PM   #34
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I bought a 150 psi Porter Cable pancake compressor at Lowes last month that was on sale for $89.95. I got 10% off for retired military and I had a $10 coupon so I paid about $70. The oil-less compressors are indeed noisy but I found I had unused space in my water tank bay. I built a sturdy wood shelf and bolted it in place and voila, I have portable air. Combined with a polyurethane 50ft hose I can air up the RV, toad or use for a air source to blow things out.

I see now that Lowes has the compressor for $150, so I lucked out. Watch the sales! Be careful because all pancake compressors are not alike. Many only reach 100psi which is insufficient for RV tires.
Why did you decide to purchase the Porter Cable instead of using Entegra's on-board compressor? And, why this model vs. the other popular Porter CableModel CMB15?
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Old 10-01-2013, 09:29 AM   #35
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The Craftsman model 919-153090 portable air compressor is still available as I just ordered and received one from Sears. It works well for my 19.5 inch tires, taking them to my required 85 psi. The noise is tolerable but I recommend checking your tires at night as already suggested by an earlier post.
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Has anybody had experience with the one camping world sells?

12-Volt Air Compressor - Wilmar 60404 - Air Compressors - Camping World

It is a Wilmar 60404 and rated at 150 psi. It is takes up less room than most of the others.
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Old 05-19-2014, 03:27 PM   #37
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I just ordered the porter cable 150 psi one, but found a youtube video with a link in the description that saved me $20 off the amazon price of $108. Not a bad deal. My wife has amazon prime so free 2 day shipping as well.
Link is legit, no scam.
Ohh and it applies the discount on checkout, I just did it so can verify it works.
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