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#1 Sawdust OFFLINE  

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Posted July 16, 2016 - 09:04 AM

I seen where a few of you have used this rpm meter & liked it so I bought one. I also needed a compression tester & although rather low in price it has good reviews. I had a very nice Sun brand tester along with a vacuum & timing light but can't find the compression tester anywhere. I probably loaned it out & everyone forgot about it. :mad2:

 

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Posted July 16, 2016 - 09:43 AM

Two very useful tools that can tell you a lot about an engine - thanks for sharing.  Now that you have a new compression tester the old one will show up and say hi. 

 

Strange how a vacuum gauge can tell you a lot about an engine when running as well but very few small engines have any where that you could easily attach one to measure vacuum.


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Posted July 16, 2016 - 01:34 PM

  You'll love the phototach!!

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Posted July 16, 2016 - 02:12 PM

  You'll love the phototach!!

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Definitely!


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Posted July 16, 2016 - 04:08 PM

I tried the vibrating disk with the wire that you adjust, but the Photo Tach is so much easier to use, and was half the price!!

 

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Posted July 16, 2016 - 04:25 PM

  As I've said before, when I got mine I checked it against a 1750 RPM elec motor and it was right on.

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Posted July 22, 2016 - 10:19 PM

I tried the vibrating disk with the wire that you adjust, but the Photo Tach is so much easier to use, and was half the price!!

 

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really? Those vibra tachs are pretty cheap to buy. at least mine was, 15ish years ago I need to get another.



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Posted July 23, 2016 - 05:25 AM

Hey, that reminds me. Can I borrow your compression tester?

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Nice add ons, hope they serve you well.
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