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Compass: How Th refill the fluid?????


Dave Gelinas (XP-300)

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Back in the day they were filled with kerosene. As to how? Kind of hard to say sight unseen. If you google Compass fluid there is some info there including a rather stern warning about older compasses using radium based paint and it leaching into the fluid...................Bob

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You might try the FBO (fixed base operator) at your local airport. Surely there will be an old airframe and powerplant mechanic who can answer your questions.

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