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We had bought a compressor that went up to 7 bar but ran off the cigarette lighter. No chance on a nearly 5 ton motorhome. Lin said that she had conversations with Geoff and Simon the other day about compressors that ran off the engine battery or the inverter. Would prefer the one that runs off the inverter. Simon apparently this is what you have? Our inverter is 1200 W. Will the one you have work of this? And if so what is it please?

Was going to PM you, but this might be of use to other members.

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I’ve seen this thread. I’m just popping out to get my MH back from aircon regas. I’ll answer more fully dreckly. 
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Simon and I both have the Ring RAC900 tyre pump, but he also has one that runs off mains power.

Personally I think the one that runs off 12 volt gives more options.

You can run it off van battery or even off a leisure battery if necessary. I connect mine under the bonnet and usually run the engine while the pump is in use.

If you have solar, that is providing your top-up.

If you are on hook-up, you can put the charger on and still use it off battery.

The mains one has to be used off the inverter (which also consumes power from the battery) or directly off the mains when on hook-up.

Why are you preferring the inverter option, Katherine?

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I’m back. 

Geoff is correct, I have the Ring RAC900, which is a 12v high power professional style of pump, and easily capable of pumping a motorhome tyre. However, being 12v it only has a short cable, mine I have extended to allow it to gain greater length. It does have a long coiled Air hose to allow it to reach. I also have an adaptor on my main vehicle battery under the floor that allows me to plug it in without using the emergency contacts under the bonnet  

alternatively, I also have a 240v Ring compressor that I use on the inverter, but its main use is in my garage when I do the bike tyres. Today, the Ring options for mine, which is around 5 years old, is a Ring RAC660 which is conveniently 12v/240v , there’s another Ring RTC6000 which is 240v. 

 


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Another vote for the Ring. I have been using one for many years. My van has 80psi in the rear tyres and it copes with this although it can get a little hot.

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This is ours/mine I would have no idea what to do with it [confused]

Must find out.

Oh the two little bits to clip onto a battery I think are not showing, there they are. IMG_1828.jpeg 
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Thank you Geoff and Simon.
Have just ordered the Ring RAC900. With 7m of hose and a bit for the wire, hoping it won’t need adapting.

Discovered Feu Vert in France have compressors that go to 10 bar, But in a lot of countries it is not always easy to find one that can cope with the weight of a motorhome.
A few pics of our tyre change… Rather large nail. RAC French contractor arrived in a battered car with a mahoosive jack.



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Ahh, Feu Vert, the French version of Halfrauds. 😊

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I think Geoff and Simon should get a consultancy fee from the manufacturers. - We have got ours now as well. 😁
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Excellent idea, Lin, you pay us the fee and claim it back off Ring.
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I’ll pop up and see you Lin , you pay me and I’ll let Geoff have his share, less fuel expenses etc. 😉
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Excellent idea, Lin, you pay us the fee and claim it back off Ring.


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I’ll pop up and see you Lin , you pay me and I’ll let Geoff have his share, less fuel expenses etc. 😉

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And now we all have these great bits of kit, none of us will get a puncture so slow leak! It’s an insurance policy really.
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Errr, just post me mine, Lin, I don't trust that Simon. He'd be tempted to use my share to buy another motorbike!
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Your expecting a large amount of commission then geoff 👍 
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Seems like a load of hot air to me I'm afraid.
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Your expecting a large amount of commission then geoff 👍 


Darn tootin'. It was Lin's idea, so she can't back out now. 

Think of the shame. The ridicule. The embawathment. Thorry about the lithp.

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Now when have you ever managed to get money off a lady geoff that’s like asking them for your change NO CHANCE. 🤪 just wait till the girls see ya post at least it’s giving us a laff.
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Now when have you ever managed to get money off a lady geoff that’s like asking them for your change NO CHANCE. 🤪 just wait till the girls see ya post at least it’s giving us a laff.


We are very poor, so I don’t have any money to give Geoff anyway Al.  ☹️. All the pennies I own I have to save for our French trip....if it ever happens!  😳

OH got a new pressure gauge today to complement his new pump. It is a Draper 69924 with a flexible hose. I will let you know how good it is!

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HA HA told ya geoff 😂🤣😎
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Pfft, that's the last time I take Lin flowers and booze.

It'll be dandelions and Irn Bru next time.[wink]

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Money what's that, I only use plastic.
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Pfft, that's the last time I take Lin flowers and booze.

It'll be dandelions and Irn Bru next time.[wink]


I can always make a special exception for you Geoff......but you know what the rest of them on here are like, - so don’t tell them! 😂

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Now if you’d just said Dandelion and Burdock 🍺


yes, Lin, the Draper 69924 is a good one - I’ve got 2. One in the MH and t’other in the garage for the bikes. 

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