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PostPosted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 12:24 pm 
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this is an aircraft control cable tension meter. i got it for building my wheels and it worked superbly. i was put off by the massive price of dial test indicator style gauges and didnt think the cheaper ones looked too brill and they wasnt actually very cheap so had a go with this and my gamble paid off. it is obviously very accurate and has its own calibration piece included in the rather lovely solid aluminum case. it measures from 10-200lbs so not suitable for very high tension wheels but you can measure higher if you set the dial to. it is very easy to use with a grip lever and you can whizz round the wheel in minutes. being made for aviation use its extremely well built and very accurate also at a price point that would only buy you one of the low end of the market pieces of plastic with a spring type which are only as good as the calibration its set with. i really cant see me building another set of wheels but will hang onto the dishing tool and repair stand i got at the same time as they were cheap and have already paid for themselves. now, any questions?

asking £70 posted.

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