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Get something like this, tape a magnet to the end of it. Or use a magnet probe and use the scope to guide it.

They had these at Wal-Mart the other day for about $65.

Fuel won't hurt most of these. Police use them to inspect gas tanks for contraband.

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That's a real *****. Has to come out, however. Maybe a good time to install an access panel to clean the tank, if you don't have one.


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Re: Fuel tank faux pas

Thanx lots
The magnet thru the fill tube luckily worked out.... Otherwise I'd have to pull the tank as there's not the clearance to remove the top plates. Lesson learned maybe to put in a access port in the cockpit floor above the level gage sensor assembly plate.

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