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@Maxxis Thanks for the info. I'll read between the obvious lines and say that should I give these tires a shot, I'll make sure I won't use my compressor to seat the tires and then stay on the trigger after they're seated and blow them off the rim at 90psi or something. Ha.

I'm sure that "don't use a compressor" disclaimer is a lot like the "caution: extremely hot" disclaimer on coffee cups. ;-)

@cyclocross really? yall seat up all your tires by a floor pump? I've never successfully seated one even with the valve core pulled and with a high volume Lezyne pump. I'll stick to the compressor ;-) BTW, if yall have never seen the Prestaflator, check into it. It's a god send for the compressor!

Bummer that yall haven't had any luck with the PDX's mounted tubeless long term. Can you explain what you mean? I had woes with them last year (kept burping), but I have custom wheels this year that use the Velocity a23 rim that has a nice "shelf" for the bead to sit on, rather than just relying on the low air pressure to keep the bead in the hook.

Thoughts?

1 week, 5 days ago on First Look: Maxxis Mud Wrestler TR Tubeless Cyclocross Tire

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The tread profile looks awesome and I'm definitely keeping my ear to the ground when it comes to tubeless ready cx tires (read: stiffer bead that better resists burping), but you "can't" use a compressor to seat them? Wtf? Most people will NEVER get them seated without that new bontrager pump. Any idea why they say NOT to use a compressor?


How do yall at CXM think they compare to the Clement PDX's?

2 weeks, 1 day ago on First Look: Maxxis Mud Wrestler TR Tubeless Cyclocross Tire

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I guess Craftsman updated this tool because the inflator I received (purchased late December 2012) has a different red cap that holds the tube in the inflator. This new cap does NOT fit the Park Tool PFP-4 hose.

 

The good news is that they didn't change the size of the actual chuck itself, so the tube still fits like a glove into the actual inflator. All I had to do is simply pop a drill bit in my dremel and open up the hole in the red cap just a bit and it's perfect.

 

Just wanted to let everyone know that the new cap design will need to be dremeled out for the tube to fit through into the inflator.

1 year, 7 months ago on How To: Craftsman Cordless Inflator Dials In PSI To Presta Tires With Minimal Conversion

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Will any park pump hose and head work or does it have to be specific? There is a hose that fits PFP-2 and -4 and a different one that fits PFP-3 and -6. Does it matter which one?

1 year, 8 months ago on How To: Craftsman Cordless Inflator Dials In PSI To Presta Tires With Minimal Conversion

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