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i need a compression tester

anyone have the cheap $20 ones available from the local parts stores??
are they any they hold up??

where & what brand do you guys buy and what cost for a good one?

Rich Baratta
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"you get what you pay for"
I learned the hard way.
I thought I had a tired eng due to one of those "garden variety" compression testers
I also melted a hot-rod two-stroke in one of my sleds because the compression tester I had read low! Spend a little more now will save you in the later.
I bought a Snap-On and love it.

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