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post #1 of 73 Old 12-14-2017, 07:35 PM Thread Starter
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Accurate/Affordable Tire Pressure Gauge?

Looking for a Accurate/Affordable Tire Pressure Gauge. Searched the Forums and didn't find much current info. What do you guys that've done research recommend?

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I got this one from Sealey.
Accurate, plus has interchangeable tip options of different angles to suit access to the valve stem.
Can't vouch for affordability, but very happy with it.
Much better than the cheap digital one I got first.

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Thanks , Mate - $100USD is a bit more than I want to spend.

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I've been using the couple-dollar metal pen type gauge sold at any auto parts store. Been working fine for years, and seems accurate enough.
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I use Accutire digital gauges.
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I've been using the couple-dollar metal pen type gauge sold at any auto parts store. Been working fine for years, and seems accurate enough.
Yeah, Thanks for that but the fact that you choose to blindly trust your life to a cheap $2 stick-gauge of unknown accuracy isn't really helpful.
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I've been using the couple-dollar metal pen type gauge sold at any auto parts store. Been working fine for years, and seems accurate enough.
+1 have a short pencil type $3 from Advanced Auto.. it agrees with 4 others I have (compressor, guage, shop compressor, etc) in my experience they don't differ more than a couple PSI.

Guys at the store had no prob for me trying several and it is nice to have it the pocket, easy to check at stops.
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China/Hong Kong to the rescue. I have 4-5 of these in two vehicles and garage etc. They work great and are within about 1 psi of my expensive ones. I need 100 psi for my F-350 and RV which have heavy load tires that go to 80 psi. Under $10. The car parts places like O'Reilly have high end ones for $30. Just not necessary for motorcycle tires.

Harbor Freight has them too. $4. I would buy some spares.

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analog Accu Gauge, right angle stem on enuf flexible hose to keep the dial were you can easily read it, + pressure release valve



$21 on Amazon

I store it in an old sock
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Yeah, Thanks for that but the fact that you choose to blindly trust your life to a cheap $2 stick-gauge of unknown accuracy isn't really helpful.
I'm not blindly trusting them. I have a few, they all agree with one another and with the bike pump I have, and none has ever failed or read off. What else is left? They are not a complicated design.

But you apparently know better, so you do you.
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