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alrdy in my cart... going to cash in at coinstar for an amazon gift card! (ive been looking for something to buy on amazon so i could cash in my coins for it lol)
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Originally Posted by SLeeZeY View Post
http://www.amazon.com/Topeak-Road-Mo.../dp/B000FI6YOS
That thing? How on earth do you clean your computer with it? Wrong thread?
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Meh, I own a real air compressor for pneumatic tools, no need for me.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by joshconsulting View Post
http://www.amazon.com/Topeak-Road-Mo.../dp/B000FI6YOS
That thing? How on earth do you clean your computer with it? Wrong thread?
If you don't know how to use a pump, then you shouldn't be on a PC.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SLeeZeY View Post
If you don't know how to use a pump, then you shouldn't be on a PC.
I'm an avid biker, so I own several pumps (3 hand operated freestanding ones, 2 electric, 1 in my trunk for emergency flats). I also own two just like that one (hand operated, designed to be stuck onto a frame) - one of them a nice Schwinn frame pump.

But I can't see how it could possibly be used to clean a computer - it delivers small puffs of air designed to be forced into a high PSI container. I could see it working if you inflated a tank and used it to blow out the dust, but each puff on its own isn't more then 1 or 2 cubic inches. Am I missing something? Is this not a regular bike pump? Or does it really work better then I envision it working
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I've never used compressed air. Have always used an air compressor to give my system a good blast. Works wonders for cleaning fans and radiators too.
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do they still make the re-usable canned air?
I got one years ago at compusa. looks like a normal canned air can but on the bottom is a valve and it came with a small pump. just hook the pump up to it and pump it up
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Quote:
Originally Posted by joshconsulting View Post
I'm an avid biker, so I own several pumps (3 hand operated freestanding ones, 2 electric, 1 in my trunk for emergency flats). I also own two just like that one (hand operated, designed to be stuck onto a frame) - one of them a nice Schwinn frame pump.

But I can't see how it could possibly be used to clean a computer - it delivers small puffs of air designed to be forced into a high PSI container. I could see it working if you inflated a tank and used it to blow out the dust, but each puff on its own isn't more then 1 or 2 cubic inches. Am I missing something? Is this not a regular bike pump? Or does it really work better then I envision it working
I think you took it to seriously
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I think you took it to seriously
I tend to do that

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do they still make the re-usable canned air?
I got one years ago at compusa. looks like a normal canned air can but on the bottom is a valve and it came with a small pump. just hook the pump up to it and pump it up
I saw a few, but they were all really expensive and supposedly could only store a little air before they ran out (propellant is more efficient in a real can). Plus, they still have the liquid problem.
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