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Flying wire tensiometer bought from Pitts Factory


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May 9, 2015
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SOLD (thanks) Flying wire tensiometer bought from Pitts Factory, excellant condtion.
Checks tension on wires 3/16 1/4 5/16 3/8 up to 2000 lbs.
Sell at a fraction of the cost of a new one. Tom 828-226-0624
Can email pictures. [email protected]

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Dec 23, 2006
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Mount Dora, FL
notice how close the markings are to each other and how there is a good bit of the arced scale plate that has no markings? This is because these units sold by the factory have a straight leaf instead of a taped leaf. The straight one was cheaper to make. Our original style tensiometer with tapered leaf looks just like this one except it has the marking spread of over the full length of the scale. The Pitts units like the one sold here with the tight markings make it hard to know if you are at 1100, 1125, 1150, 1200, etc.

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