Mechanical oil temp gauge

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Mechanical oil temp gauge

Post by Monkeydust » Tue Sep 06, 2016 2:09 pm

Anybody have moisture get in there gauge besides me? New gauge, After pulling boat in rain Water droplets in glass of gauge.Nice gauge from aircraft spruce.

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Re: Mechanical oil temp gauge

Post by SWAMPHUNTER45 » Tue Sep 06, 2016 2:14 pm

It happens all the time.

Some gauges are sealed or raised bubble faces they are less likely to leak or fog.

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Re: Mechanical oil temp gauge

Post by GMAC 76 » Tue Sep 06, 2016 2:50 pm

had the same problem with a cht gauge from aircraft spruce....man at spruce told me their gauges are for airplane cockpits not airboat panels out in the weather...said I should buy marine gauges for that application

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Re: Mechanical oil temp gauge

Post by Monkeydust » Tue Sep 06, 2016 3:02 pm

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Re: Mechanical oil temp gauge

Post by Scarecrow » Tue Sep 06, 2016 5:54 pm

GMAC 76 wrote:had the same problem with a cht gauge from aircraft spruce....man at spruce told me their gauges are for airplane cockpits not airboat panels out in the weather...said I should buy marine gauges for that application
Well Greg you did tell me your boat would fly. :lol: :rebel:

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Re: Mechanical oil temp gauge

Post by GMAC 76 » Tue Sep 06, 2016 8:30 pm

Scarecrow wrote:
GMAC 76 wrote:had the same problem with a cht gauge from aircraft spruce....man at spruce told me their gauges are for airplane cockpits not airboat panels out in the weather...said I should buy marine gauges for that application
Well Greg you did tell me your boat would fly. :lol: :rebel:
No no...I said I never wanted my boat to "fly"...lol

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Re: Mechanical oil temp gauge

Post by terrible ted » Thu Sep 08, 2016 12:49 pm

My tach is destroyed by it- It works but the back ground is rust.

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