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    Need source for ABI-3200 tailwheel inner tube

    I have an Alaskan Bushwheel model ABI-3200 tailwheel on my Legend Cub and need to find a 2.80/2.50-4 inner tube for it. ABI doesn't show it on their website nor does any other AC tire distributor. I found one on Amazon that's the right size but inflates to 30 lbs. maximum. (It's for a scooter).

    What do y'all use and where do you get them?

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    www.aircraftspruce.com Part 3223 $19.95

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    Most good local tire shops carry tubes of all sizes...

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    I may have to go to AircraftSpruce, but I'd rather not. I read on one of the inner tube posts here that someone mentioned tractor supply. I'd need to get a tube that will withstand 50 lbs. pressure. I'll try to call ABI, Monday. And, I might be able to patch the tube.

    I don't have a clue how it got a hole in it. I run 50 lbs. in it and I've not been bashin' an beatin' it around. For such a great tailwheel assembly, it's got a pretty flimsey little tube.

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    There was a similar thread a couple months ago. Any updates on the supposed bad batch of tubes?

    http://www.supercub.org/forum/showth...Tailwheel+tube

    Thanks. cubscout

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    Yep TSC (Tractor Supply Co) or up here Princess Auto also carries the 2.8/2.50 - 4 with a 90* stem

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jasperfield View Post
    ... I'd need to get a tube that will withstand 50 lbs. pressure...
    I don't think tubes are rated for pressure. All they do is transfer it to the tire.

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    ..yep they just hold the air in, it's the tire's job to hold the pressure in place!

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    AK Bushwheel has the tubes and tires. I have gotten them from Desser Tire and Spruce. The valve stem goes 90 degrees. Not a big deal to patch either. Have done many because of mesquite thorns. I believe the other thread was on tubes for the Gar Aero tire and the glider tire. I don't believe Tony (TXpacer) has had any more issues after getting a tube from Desser.
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    Search for 2.8/2.5 - 4 on Amazon.com. I got one for $1.99, free shipping.

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    Quote Originally Posted by irishfield View Post
    ..yep they just hold the air in, it's the tire's job to hold the pressure in place!
    What he said, Tractor supply

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    As long as everbody is recommending chinese inner tubes don't forget Harbor Freight aircraft supply.

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    I looked at that $1.99 tube online, but didn't know what to think. Mine was made in Vietnam. I'm going to patch it tomorrow and see if that works.

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    Cub junkie, I can't stop laughing

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    I patched it yesterday morning and it's holding. My Tractor Supply didn't have any tubes that small.
    Thanks for the help.

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    Wrong kind of Cub?


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