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    CO2 vs Big Air for (Stan's) tubeless?

    Currently using CO2 with an Ultraflate Plus and both CO2 and Big Air will fit the head. Are there advantages/disadvantages to these? The 16gm CO2s are certainly cheaper in bulk and fill my 29er tires just fine. Why pop for the more expensive Big Airs?
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    The Big Airs are a rip. Same thing. I purchased a few today and they were like $3 each, you can get the regular ones in bulk for $.50 each.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CCMTB View Post
    Why pop for the more expensive Big Airs?
    2.5 times the capacity for only 40gr. For me it's only good on a race course when you want to extend a slow leak to finish a lap before going to the pit. The ones I tested did not have a big enough force to pop the beads on my ZTR race wheel. For regular riding I use regular 16grs also.
    Last edited by trek551; 04-28-2012 at 09:00 PM.

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    Thanks. I'll stick with CO2 for now.
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    shouldn't use CO2 with tubeless tires with sealant... the CO2 will basically freeze/rapid dry the liquid and cause the dreaded latex ameba.
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