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Unread 06-04-2007, 08:08 PM   #1
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Staun or Trailhead Tire Deflators

Anyone used Staun? Are they any better than the Trailhead?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/STAUN...QQcmdZViewItem

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Unread 06-04-2007, 08:16 PM   #2
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Never heard of trailhead, but my Stauns sure work well.
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Originally Posted by Divinitous
I did something like this a while back for my corolla. I poked a hole into the ducting and ran a hose to stick into my shorts. It didnt work thew best cause I never plugged up the vents, but it did help.
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Unread 06-04-2007, 08:20 PM   #3
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I have Stauns they do very well airing down. At times its sucks adjusting it for the right pressure.
But, all in all I'll give it a 4 star out of 5.

At $45.00 is a good price
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Unread 06-04-2007, 08:22 PM   #4
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OK, good deal -- Stauns it is.
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Unread 06-04-2007, 08:23 PM   #5
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HERE's a great comparison write-up of several deflators .

I use the TrailHead deflators , they could be a bit more precise for my tastes .

I have a wheeling friend that uses the Stauns . I kinda like them better .
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Hint on setting the presure on the Stauns. Get your wheelbarrow (or borrow one) to set the pressure. Real quick to reset/reinflate and air down.
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Unread 06-04-2007, 09:26 PM   #7
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Hint on setting the presure on the Stauns. Get your wheelbarrow (or borrow one) to set the pressure. Real quick to reset/reinflate and air down.
How would that work? Air pressure in a wheelbarrow tire, given a smaller circumference, wouldn't seem like it would transfer to Jeep tires. If I want 14lbs in my 33" BFG's, wouldn't setting all 4 Stauns at 14lbs on the same Jeep tire (using a pressure gauge to check) work fine and actually be more accurate?
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I did something like this a while back for my corolla. I poked a hole into the ducting and ran a hose to stick into my shorts. It didnt work thew best cause I never plugged up the vents, but it did help.
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Unread 06-04-2007, 09:34 PM   #8
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How would that work? Air pressure in a wheelbarrow tire, given a smaller circumference, wouldn't seem like it would transfer to Jeep tires. If I want 14lbs in my 33" BFG's, wouldn't setting all 4 Stauns at 14lbs on the same Jeep tire (using a pressure gauge to check) work fine and actually be more accurate?
It works .
I did the same with my TrailHeads .
Setting and deflating to any pressure setting on the Jeep tires takes forever .
It's real quick when using a wheelbarrow tire to set them up .

14 psi , no matter which tire is the same .
Less volume in the wheelbarrow tire = much faster set-up time .

See the paragraph just under the picture of all
the different deflators being tested on the link I posted .
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Unread 06-05-2007, 07:32 AM   #9
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It works .
I did the same with my TrailHeads .
Setting and deflating to any pressure setting on the Jeep tires takes forever .
It's real quick when using a wheelbarrow tire to set them up .

14 psi , no matter which tire is the same .
Less volume in the wheelbarrow tire = much faster set-up time .

See the paragraph just under the picture of all
the different deflators being tested on the link I posted .
Hey, thank for the info. That's a great link, too.
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Originally Posted by Divinitous
I did something like this a while back for my corolla. I poked a hole into the ducting and ran a hose to stick into my shorts. It didnt work thew best cause I never plugged up the vents, but it did help.
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I just used my spare......aired down to what I wanted (10 lbs)...set..rechecked..added a few more lbs of air and verified they were at 10lbs..reair to 15 lbs (quick) and repeat on the rest
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Unread 06-05-2007, 10:21 AM   #11
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You might consider the Currie EZ deflator. I air down quicker than the Staun fellas and it is more consistent. Really easy.
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You might consider the Currie EZ deflator. I air down quicker than the Staun fellas and it is more consistent. Really easy.
Yep, I finally got a Currie EZ Deflator and it's pretty darned nice. Very fast deflation times too since it removes the center valve core while you're airing down.
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You might consider the Currie EZ deflator. I air down quicker than the Staun fellas and it is more consistent. Really easy.
And for the price of a set of stauns you can buy two Currie's and have a buddy do one side while you do the other side
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I consistantly finish before my buddy with the Currie...and he only goes down to 15 on 33's...I do 10lbs on 35's....AND Im not bending down at every tire for the duration of the airdown...screw em on and walk away...come back after BS'n and take em off...
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I consistantly finish before my buddy with the Currie...and he only goes down to 15 on 33's...I do 10lbs on 35's....AND Im not bending down at every tire for the duration of the airdown...screw em on and walk away...come back after BS'n and take em off...
Using Staun's ?
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