Sporty’s Fuel Tester

$10.95
$10.95

Availability: In stock

Product ID: 2788A

New Design

This tester fits all popular quick drain valves and includes a removable metal rod for recessed drains. Octane color codes are molded onto the transparent cylinder. A reversible (flathead/Phillips) screwdriver is mounted on the tip. Measures 8.5” long.Read more

New Design

This tester fits all popular quick drain valves and includes a removable metal rod for recessed drains. Octane color codes are molded onto the transparent cylinder. A reversible (flathead/Phillips) screwdriver is mounted on the tip. Measures 8.5” long.
Reviews
4.3 / 5.0
8 Reviews
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Durability
4.8 / 5
Reliability
4.3 / 5
Performance
4.3 / 5
Ease Of Use
5.0 / 5
Value
5.0 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes (6)
No (1)
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
I don't pre-flight without it
Very small and gets the job done and doesn't take up too much space at all in the flight bag.
November 21, 2018
Purchased
6 months ago
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
1 / 5
Performance
1 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
No
Blue shows as clear
Bought this because I wanted a tester with a metal pole. Everything works as expected, but for some unknown reason my 100LL fuels does not show as blue in this tester. Before anyone says I had water, I drained from the same tanks using to other testers first and they clearly show blue. Tries it many times always with same result. I can’t risk trying to determine whether I have water or a faulty tester before each flight so sticking to the gats jar I also have.
November 3, 2018
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Great value
Great value for the money or should i say an investment. Base screwdriver comes in handy!
October 16, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Great product
It works perfectly. I have bought over 5 different types of fuel testers however none of the ones I had purchased had worked on the DA-20. I was extremely happy when this one worked.
September 17, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Durable Fuel Tester.
FINALLY! A fuel tester with a metal probe that won't break and doesn't fall out!
July 4, 2018
Purchased
5 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
metal rod needs stay in
just as it should be in every way, except one thing. the metal rod in the middle needs to stay there, but it doesn't. This is my 2nd one, and same issue. I think they are unfortunately just designed that way. When you dump out the fuel tested, that middle inner rod goes with it. Hope you like looking for it in the grass, or getting it out from the tank in your wing, cause that's where it ends up. Other than that, it's great.
April 19, 2018
Purchased
9 months ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Full-length metal pin will never need replacement
I didn't realize that when I bought it, but I'm very glad for that. Was growing frustrated with the plastic pins in the fuel testers I'd been using from the flight school.
October 13, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Works as Expected
Just as what was expected
June 7, 2017
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Will this work on Curtis twist drains as well as push drains?
A shopper on Sep 19, 2018
What is the spread on this tester? Octane lowest to highest range? and at what increments?
Joe S on Oct 31, 2017
BEST ANSWER: This tester only is for draining fuel from aircraft tanks and checking for water- water will sink to bottom. It does not measure octane levels. The screwdriver end is strictly a convenience that is probably not used a lot.
How wide is it?the
A shopper on Nov 2, 2018
BEST ANSWER: About the size of a Nickel.
what is the volumetric capacity in fluid ounces? Thanks
James H on Oct 30, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Approximately 3 oz.
Is the screwdriver reversible from Philips head to Flat head?
Leonard K on Nov 12, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It has both.
Does it measure diesel cetane levels?
A shopper on Oct 7, 2017
BEST ANSWER: This does not.
Looking for a part number or NSN for the sporty screwdriver fuel tester, does anyone know of one?
Evelice C on Sep 8, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Our part number is 2788A. We do not have an NSN for the tester.
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