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Old 09-08-2013, 09:46 AM   #1
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Fuel tank gauge options

Our fuel tank sight tubes are in the lazarette and need to be back-lit with a flashlight whilst grovelling on deck, and contorting below. So, the search for a fuel tank gauge began and was wondering what others might be using...

Found the following option from Electrosense; simple, no moving parts, cheap, brilliant;

Optical Fuel Gauges

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Old 09-08-2013, 02:52 PM   #2
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I have no experience with these.

If I decide to do something these would be at the top of my list to look into.

I like everything I've seen about them.

Thanks for the heads up.
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