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Old 04-12-2019, 07:55 AM
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I shot some pics with the vividia borescope (new toy from OSH last year) during the condition inspection.

This is new technology for me; anyone have any thoughts on what I am looking at / how things look? These are all exhaust valve pics:

Cylinder 1


Cylinder 2


Cylinder 3


Cylinder 4


Cylinder 5


Cylinder 6


No issues with the engine, running great. Oil analysis and filter have been fine.
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Old 04-12-2019, 08:12 AM
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Sulfur deposits....normal.
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Old 04-12-2019, 08:23 AM
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Which vividia boroscope are you using? Great photos BTW.
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Old 04-12-2019, 08:55 AM
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I've got this one:

https://www.amazon.com/AbleScope-VA-.../dp/B005NHJIDU

I can't recall what I paid at OSH, but it wasn't that expensive.
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FYI, I cannot see any of the pics, even when I sign into Google and try to open them in a new window.

Google Photos strikes again....

Google Photos won?t work for hosting pics here for this very reason.
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There's an old saying......if it ain't broke don't touch it
No pix to see anyway
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Old 04-13-2019, 12:28 AM
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Sorry, what a pain.
Normally I use flickr but it wouldn?t upload them, so I tried google...
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Google Photos strikes again....

Google Photos won?t work for hosting pics here for this very reason.
I can't quite figure out why it works for some and not for others - very strange. I suspect you just need to set the permissions right.

Can you see this image?

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Old 04-13-2019, 05:10 AM
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Yep can see that image, bit hard to see the cylinder bore though with the cowl still on, just in case you wanna scope the engine also?...lololol
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I can't quite figure out why it works for some and not for others - very strange. I suspect you just need to set the permissions right.

Can you see this image?

It is not permissions. It is how google photos randomly changes the links. I could see his pics earlier now they are gone. It happens all the time with folks that try to use Google Photos.

Your pic will also likely disappear at some point.
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