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Got to think about some tires soon


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Speaking of Atwoods I went by there to get some dogfood and was browsing through their tools and saw some 1/4" 25 ft air hoses for about $12.
Thing was there were 2, I hadn't seen one yet and suddenly there were 2 there to choose from.
One was PVC and the other was Rubber. I got the rubber one but really haven't had any experience with one or know how well they work, unless that's what my full size hoses are.
The PVC is rather handy, not having to roll it up or nothing
So, most of my air hoses have always been rubber or polyurethane. I’ve never really had a problem with them because I’m not really careless with any of my stuff. I do dumb things sometimes, but that’s different. So I still have most of the air hoses I bought up to 18 years ago. The one thing I always hated about the pvc and some of the blends and stuff was that when it came to colder weather, basically anything below 50*, those air hoses would become frozen loops, and usually when you got below freezing, they would pretty much become entirely useless, frozen into a coil. They are indeed lighter than the rubber, but at 10*f, I can still unroll and use my rubber hose. Same with the polyurethane.
 


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Yeah, I agree ^^^.
I bought some "arctic air" (iirc) lines that are very flexible and great in cold weather. Rubber, poly, PVC would be my next choices in that order.
***Tip for running your splash oil compressor in winter; wrap a battery blanket around the head and plug it in 15 minutes before you plan to use it.
 

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I have the long 1/2" rubber hose for running the impact or that stuff, I just like the shorter, lighter hose for adjusting the tires or haha, I'm not gonna joke about cleaning out the glovebox or nothin'
My second thoughts on this deal was the fact that PVC hose coils up by itself, you don't got to roll it up.
 

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