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Old 12-18-21, 07:34 AM
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Originally Posted by SJX426 View Post
I agree with the threaded stems. But with the new washer it isn't so bad.
0-60 psi gauge would only get me half way there. I use my compressor to get to 100~ PSI then use the Silca floor pump to get to my target.
Understood. I pump my tires to 45psi, the 60psi gauge is more readable and theoretically more accurate at that pressure than the original 220psi Silca gauge.
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Old 12-19-21, 10:27 PM
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At the risk of sounding insensitive, if your floor pump gives you a workout, it's probably good to be getting that workout.
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Old 12-19-21, 10:41 PM
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Originally Posted by HillRider View Post
The Lezyne pumps with the screw-on head are fine unless your tubes have removable valve cores. Removing the pump head tends to take the core with it.
Lezyne ABS-1 Pro head largely significantly improves on that issue. Essentially it allows for a better control of the head's direction, during unscrewing, reducing the chances of catching the core.


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Old 12-22-21, 08:08 AM
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Lezyne ABS-1 Pro head largely significantly improves on that issue. Essentially it allows for a better control of the head's direction, during unscrewing, reducing the chances of catching the core.
As I noted in my earlier post in this thread, I was surprised by how much I like the ABS-1 Pro. I just find it very comfortable and convenient to use.

I don't use threadlocker on my Presta valve cores, but I do check the valve core on every new tube to make sure that it's tight.
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Old 12-22-21, 08:51 AM
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I don't use threadlocker on my Presta valve cores, but I do check the valve core on every new tube to make sure that it's tight.
+1. I just snug up the valve on new tubes and never have a problem with them unscrewing using my Lezyne mini pump.
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Old 12-22-21, 10:37 AM
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Originally Posted by John Valuk View Post
As I noted in my earlier post in this thread, I was surprised by how much I like the ABS-1 Pro. I just find it very comfortable and convenient to use.

I don't use threadlocker on my Presta valve cores, but I do check the valve core on every new tube to make sure that it's tight.
Sorry, John, I missed it. I am glad to hear that they equip the new pumps with that head. I replaced the original heads on a full-size Lezyne floor pump and their mini floor pump with ABS-1 and it is happy sailing. I tend to go with removable cores in my tubes for the sake of added flexibility in repair and testing - there had been tubes in the past with nonremovable cores that had to be tossed because of a failing vent.
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Old 12-22-21, 02:38 PM
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Sorry, John, I missed it. I am glad to hear that they equip the new pumps with that head.
Hey, no harm in two or more people sharing in the same thread that they like the ABS-1 Pro! I think it's good that you posted a picture, too, because these really aren't exactly like the old Lezyne chucks.

Lezyne actually has a page about their air chucks: History and Compatibility of Chucks. The one I purchased recently is the first Lezyne floor pump I've owned, so I never lived with any of their earlier models.
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I recently bought a Topeak Joeblow X. I like it and chose it because the gauge is near the top which makes it easier for old eyes to read.
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Old 12-22-21, 04:32 PM
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Originally Posted by John Valuk View Post
Hey, no harm in two or more people sharing in the same thread that they like the ABS-1 Pro! I think it's good that you posted a picture, too, because these really aren't exactly like the old Lezyne chucks.

Lezyne actually has a page about their air chucks: History and Compatibility of Chucks. The one I purchased recently is the first Lezyne floor pump I've owned, so I never lived with any of their earlier models.
Thanks for the link. I wonder about ABS-2. I got a chuck like that from Birzman and it was horrible. Besides the floor pump from Lezyne, I also have their mini floor pump and it has worked well for me, far more durable than a similar in functionality pump from Topeak. Further, around Lezyne and pumps, I got to like their digital gauges and equipped my old Zefal pump with one. There was quite a bit of agony there though with regard to the threads for the fit. When you go to hydraulic/pneumatic threads it gets much worse than elsewhere
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