Tender Water level indicator

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Tender Water level indicator

Post  Phil Uridge on Wed 11 Oct 2017, 9:11 pm

Hi all,

After several steaming I feel the need for a way of knowing how much water is in the tender. I have run out several times and then panic sets in. I have looked on other forums and am looking and an idea from the 4" forum by using a car brake pipe fitting and a float on a rod. Has anyone fitted something similar to a 2" or how do you know how much water is in the tender?

Phil

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Re: Tender Water level indicator

Post  Lynn@STW on Thu 12 Oct 2017, 3:30 pm

A Number of the 2" and 4" Agi owners have made the manstand inspection hatch easily removable. So a quick look in the tank is easy and also makes filling much quicker.

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Re: Tender Water level indicator

Post  Phil Uridge on Thu 12 Oct 2017, 4:15 pm

Lynn,

That's a good idea, nice and simple.

Many thanks

Phil

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