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    presta valve adaptor for air compressor?

    I've tried, and failed to get my 29'er tubeless back tire sealed. At a bike store I saw a mechanic's set-up. He had a presta valve chuck attached to his air compressor. When I asked about where to get one, he didn't know.

    Anyone know anything about this?

    Thanks.

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    Search this forum for "presta compressor" and you'll find a bunch of threads on the subject.

    A few:
    Presta Valve inflation with an Air Compressor
    Heavy Duty Pump Head
    Cheap Presta Chuck that works great!

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    presta valve adaptor to air compressor problem solved

    Got the problem solved. I think what I made is like a prestaflator, but I couldn't get an answer about the air flow if the core was removed from the presta valve.

    This works perfectly. See photos.
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    That was quick, nice work!

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    Thanks. I got a little obsessed when my bike mechanic told me he didn't know where I could get a set-up like his. These posts helped me figure it out.

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    Get this:

    Tire Inflation Gauges, Inflators and Tools | EVT

    It's a little pricey, but you will not regret it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rmoore View Post
    Got the problem solved. I think what I made is like a prestaflator, but I couldn't get an answer about the air flow if the core was removed from the presta valve.

    This works perfectly. See photos.
    We have one of these at the shop I work for and we just added a replacement presta/schrader pump head to the hose. Works perfect.

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