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PostPosted: Tue Aug 11, 2009 6:54 pm 
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Just traded for an i9s with no info. which chambers inflate first and what are the max. pressures---I have the hobie hand pump also the valve in front is different--why Thanks for any help---David


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 12, 2009 10:53 am 
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Don't inflate the front cap - that is a vent area and not designed to be inflated - you will just fill the three chambers through the valves that are located in the read of the kayak. Th Hobie hand pump is a high volume pump and once it gets stiff - you are there, there isn't a good way to measure PSI, but you can feel it by touch that its full - and the pump will no longer add air.

Call your dealer directly for help if needed 1800hobie49


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 18, 2009 7:08 am 
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Also; remember not to use an electric pump to fill, just to start the process if necessary. Electric pumps will continue to fill and split a seam!!!
There is a user manual somewhere in the hobie site... Go there and search the site....


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