If you do any real off road driving in sand eventually you will get stuck.
I know I have lots of times over the years when hunting, fishing, running
trap lines, and sometimes just going for a drive.
One of the easiest ways to get unstuck in sand is to break out the old farm
jack, lift the vehicle, fill in the holes, and flatten (drop down to about 8
PSI) all your tires. Doesn't always work, but when it doesn't you are in
real trouble. Sometimes it works in mud too, but it's hard to control with
four flats in mud.
Anyway, I have had 4 or 5 different 12 volt air compressors and none of them
have done a decent job of refilling 4 flat tires when I get back to hard
ground. Does anybody know of a GOOD compact air compressor I can carry in
my truck? I don't mind paying a little more, but throwing a Honda Powered
Roll-Aire or Sanborn compressor in the back of the truck is a little more
than I can justify.
Something that can fill a truck tire in a reasonable amount of time and
doesn't burn up or blow a fuse if you try to fill 4 of them. I'm not
thinking of even being able to fill them to full pressure. Just 30-35
pounds so I can safely drive to someplace with air and finish filling them
to road pressure.
Way back when I was a kid some of the farmers used to have an engine driven
compressor under the hood that was engaged with an electric clutch like an
an air conditioner compressor, but there just isn't a lot of room under the
hood on a modern truck much less a place to put one more belt.
That reminds me. After today's fishing adventure I need to remember to
throw my farm jack and my shovel in the truck. LOL.
Bob La Londe