Should I bring a pump for an inflatable on an overnight trip?

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asked Feb 22, 2017 in Stand Up Paddle Boarding by MrFloats (78 points)
Planning on leaving it inflated overnight and trying to pack minimally. What do you do?

4 Answers

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answered Mar 24, 2017 by Big Papa (113 points)
Definitely bring a pump and a repair kit. The after market two stage pumps take up less space and take a lot less effort to use.
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answered Jun 13, 2017 by ohallork (175 points)
Always! You can let air out of board and sleep on top of it, then pump it up next morning.
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answered Oct 28, 2017 by richardehyman (2,630 points)
Absolutely. What if you need it and you don't have it?
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answered Mar 20, 2018 by EddieR (100 points)
Yes bring a pump. Board pressure can change with temperature, valves can be a little loose and slowly lose pressure requiring the valve tool in repair kit to tighten as well as pump to top off.
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