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Offline Al Smith

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Re: Carburetor chipped
« on: March 09, 2017, 06:12:43 am »
Some times you have to watch that air pressure .I unwittingly blew the check valve from a Tecumseh carb on a Power Products AH -58 engine and never found it .That gear drive saw at the moment is another one of my many projects awaiting  parts resting in a box on a shelf until that time comes .They will in time,always have in the past.

That damned saw had sat under a pine tree near Meadville Pa for what must have been years and given to me .What made it die on the vine was a disconnected wire going  to the ignition points .I stripped it right down to the bones and made a new reed valve and reassembled it .The Fairbanks-Morse type starter needed  some parts so I thought it was a grand plan to wind it up with a drill motor on the crankshaft nut .I wasn't such a good idea .Spun the nut off and the flywheel orbited my garage about two times before it stopped and just missed my wifes Cadillac.Could have turned out badly .

 

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