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  1. Custom Capacitive Fuel Sensor

    capacitive fuel sense diagram

    Sometimes it's hard to resist the urge to fix something that's not broken. The stock fuel sensors on Van's aircraft are float-type resistive or possibly magnetic angle sensors (why is the word "sender" typically used? did someone mis-speak years ago and it stuck? weird.) These work ok, but have a …

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  2. Better Rivet Tape

    Instead of rivet tape, I discovered that Scotch matte finish "Magic Tape" works better than painter's tape or masking tape. It's mostly clear so you can still see the rivet head move around when you poke it from the back to identify that the bucking bar is in the correct …

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