To inflate your Inner Tube, you will need a standard air compressor with an attachment like that used for car tires, to ensure proper inflation we recommend using the start\stop method; small burst of air then stop, continue until full. This keeps the tube round and helps the air disperse within the tube evenly.
- There is NO PSI reading on the tube due to the lack of an outer tire
- The Large Inner tube will stand about 16 inches high and the Mini tube about 12 inches high when properly inflated
- During inflation If you notice any asymmetry in your tube remove any air in the tube and re-inflate slowly using the stop and start air flow method to prevent bulging
- Due to the heavy rubber compound it can take a few weeks for your tube to break-in and may require more air, we recommend filling the tube slowly and adding more as needed. Inflating the tube too quickly or over inflation of the tube will decrease the lifespan and can also cause bulging
- If you encounter a slow leak in your new inner tube it is likely due to a loose inner valve stem core. If this part is not tightened all the way it will allow air to slowly leak over time. Use a small pair of tweezers or the valve tool that came with your Jungle Jumparoo to tighten this part by turning the inner pin in the valve stem clockwise (to the right) until it stops. You can also remove this part to deflate the inner tube quickly by unscrewing this part counterclockwise (to the left). A video is available on our FAQs section of the website to guide you through this process
The Jungle Jumparoo Tube has been specifically developed and tested to withstand the impact of jumping and is made from the heaviest premium rubber compound on the market and there are a few key steps you can take to ensure the lifespan of your Inner Tube:
- Avoid abrasive or corrosive chemicals, such as pool treatment chemicals, motor oil, fertilizer, industrial cleaning solutions, sharp objects, high heels, sports cleats, weed whackers lawn mowers etc.
- Avoid Sunlight/UV exposure, we suggest using the Tube Cover and the All-Weather Cover to protect the Inner Tube when enjoying the Jungle Jumparoo outdoors. The Jungle Jumparoo Tube Cover is not UV resistant and will fade when used outdoors, but adds an extra layer of protection, helps prevent tube splits, bulging, adds traction when using the Turret Sprinkler and protect little feet from a hot tube
- Avoid extreme temperatures hot and cold, remove air for the hotter summer months
- Under inflation or Over inflation, long periods of non-use (such as seasonal storage)
- Inner tubes that are used often will last longer as this maintains the elasticity and flexibility of the rubber. During the manufacturing process, the tube manufacturer adds a protective compound to the rubber formula. Regular use allows the inner tube to flex and compress, pushing this protective substance to the surface. This doesn’t happen in an unused inner tube, so the rubber is more vulnerable to damage from ozone and oxidation. Tubes that are stored over the winter are more likely to have rubber rot and develop holes when inflated in the spring. If you must store the tube deflate, store in a plastic bag in a cool dark location. However, this does not guarantee that there will be no rubber rot.
Over or improper inflation, bulging, outdoor use and storage without suggested protection and care, seasonal storage and contact with sharp objects are not covered by warranty.