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You can actually replace the batteries yourself when they wear out. It’s an excellent and unbiased source of consumer product reviews and ratings. James February 12, at 4: I would keep a more expensive dial-type gauge around in the garage and throw this one in the car so you always have one along.
If accuracy type is not specified, it usually means percentage of reading. This is comparable to published stats from other digital and analog gauges that cost quite a bit more, so for the price this gauge is plenty accurate. It automatically calibrates itself after taking a reading you’ll never need to follow the confusing “zero set” directions on the package. The only problem I had with both of them was the rubbery grips became very sticky over time, perhaps from heat during south Louisiana summers Anyway stay up the excellent high quality writing, it is uncommon to see a nice blog like this one today.
Accutire Gauge MS 4350B Product Manual
Hey, thanks for your comment. All information are really informative and describe the product very well. That said, I do have a Husky digital gauge, but I use it at home with my air pump to check the accuracy of the pencil gauges, and unlike the Accutire, made sure it didn’t have an unremoveable battery and that is resets when you remove the battery.
There is no self reset when you change the battery, so even if you do try to do it some lock up. I agree, Consumers Report does not accept advertising and is an unbiased report. Accurate enough and quick to use. It fits in a cargo pocket or your glove compartment. For a blog author to make the high schoolish claim that “it sucks” without any reason why, makes you look silly and not serious.
So roughly, from psi, the worse case is 2 psi at the top end of the scale. This seems to go against the idea that the batteries only serve to light up the LED.
The display is dead, even if you shine a flashlight to it. Newer Post Older Post Home. I had two of these air gauges I kept in the consoles of our cars. Anonymous November 19, at 7: Here’s a shot of the unit in action – basically, using a pressure gauge does not get easier than this.
Jones Morris April 27, at 4: The handle shape contributes to a good seal. I am extremely impressed together with your writing abilities as well as with the format for your weblog.
The rest of those “so called” testing agencies that accept advertising is based on opinions, which is worthless as the paper it’s printed on!
OneGeekDad January 23, at 3: It turns itself on and off and displays the pressure clearly without any guesswork or thinking by the user. I guess it’s possible that the gauge is powered by another internal battery, but the gauge I bought for this review is still working so I don’t want to wreck it to find out! Posted by James at 2: With the battery dying in 5 years or so even if you take care of it, it has planned obsolescence.
James’ Ordinary Guy Reviews: Accutire Model MSB Tire Pressure Gauge Review
Dave Thomas November 16, at 3: It runs on three LR44 1. If you check Consumer Reports and Amazon, the quality control varies quite a bit, you can get a dead gauge ,anual one that dies soon. Ms-402b1 on Consumer Reports.
I’ve read in another review that the three replacable batteries only power the light. Click here for a how-to with photos of the battery changing process.
Overall I would not hesitate to recommend this gauge to anyone.
There are several cons for this model gauge. The pressure gauge is powered by a non-user replaceable manua battery that will last about 5 years of normal use. These are some issues as you mention Consumer Reports doesn’t check: This is the only company I trust when it comes to testing and reporting accurate information.
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I removed the batteries and tried to take a pressure reading but nothing. There are no moving parts to wear out. Also, ms-40211b are not durable if you leave it in your car in the heat of summer, it will drift off calibration or break the plastic. IG Saturation June 7, at 4: I think Accutire makes most of these gauges, but at least this is a more recent design.
It’s also dirt cheap, and if you accidentally backed it over or if you had a glovebox meltdown I wouldn’t be heartbroken about replacing it. The package says it has a five-year warranty.