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How much pressure in air retracts system???

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Old 06-20-2003, 09:26 PM
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Default How much pressure in air retracts system???

I'm new to this, and I dont want to blow up the little air tank...so...how much air pressure is enough, and how much is too much pressure for the system to bear.
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Old 06-21-2003, 12:35 AM
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Default How much pressure in air retracts system???

You didn't say what brand of air retracts you have but I emailed SpringAir once to ask the same question. The instructions that came with their retracts didn't say one word about how much pressure to pump into the system. Their reply was:

"The max pressure we recommend is approx. 80 psi."
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Old 06-21-2003, 02:10 AM
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Default How much pressure in air retracts system???

A sound set up should hold 100 psi. Most retracts will function on 60 psi but it all depends on the system. It's always good to have more pressure than it really needs for reserve.
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Default How much pressure in air retracts system???

Typically 80 to 100 psi should be sufficient to get your flight in and not cause any damage to your system.
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