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Old 08-01-2018, 12:56 PM
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Default Borescope cylinder

Just wondering what the latest scoop is on a borescope for looking at valves.

Since selling Aurora I purchased a '58 Cessna 182 to allow a little cheap flying and my daughter is getting her private pilots cert in it. But a low cylinder compression and squeal coming from the exhaust has me in investigation mode.

So looking for a cheap Borescope that works with my Iphone to take a peek.
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Old 08-01-2018, 01:10 PM
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I?ve bought several cheap borescopes to do what you?re doing with no real luck. I bought one of these,

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalo...?clickkey=4060


This one actually worked, but you also need the $100 WiFi adapter for Apple phones/ ipads etc. YMMV.
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Old 08-01-2018, 02:07 PM
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The one mentioned above (Vividia VA-400) works well and can plug into a Windows machine via USB, which is how I use it. It is a bit on the delicate side but if used carefully, should provide years of use.

Available for less $$ from other online sites.
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Old 08-01-2018, 06:02 PM
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+1 for Vividia VA-400

I have one 2 and it does an amazing job
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