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    Quote Originally Posted by courty View Post
    Rule One
    Rule Two
    It's full throttle or nothing(where you can safely)
    Definitely ...........

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    Default Re: Things that make me grumpy

    And I didn't realize these tanaka's have no carbie adjustments

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    Default Re: Things that make me grumpy

    last job today the self propeled on my Chonda gone, I used it 1.5 year and now I need to buy new one......

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greenie View Post
    Yuh I think the mechanic got Screwdriver and just punch a hole through it
    had that problem A LOT with my new stihl blower.

    the mower shop burned the carbon off for me 3 times before i got sick of it.

    the OLD stihl blower, 10 yrs of service, never ONCE had a problem with it. lol, prolly no screens in them back then.



    took out the screen, fixed. revs out like a b*&^ard

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    Quote Originally Posted by courty View Post
    Rule One
    Get rid of spark arrestor
    Rule Two
    It's full throttle or nothing(where you can safely)
    x2 on the spark arrestor first thing to go when i buy a new machine you'll notice so much more power at your disposal with it gone.

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    I will agree with that but if you know your mower mechanic well get him to tweak it. Makes a huge difference
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    Default Re: Things that make me grumpy

    Customer gave us 2 slabs of Crown for Christmas....rocked up this week to do his lawn and there is a FOR SALE sign out the front

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    Yeah I know the feeling. I have 2 like that. Both good customers but the writing is on the wall unless the new owners want the same service. C'est la vie
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    It also sux when a really good customer goes and dies on you.

    Quote Originally Posted by PhilG View Post
    Customer gave us 2 slabs of Crown for Christmas....rocked up this week to do his lawn and there is a FOR SALE sign out the front
    Everybody is entitled to MY opinion

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    Default Re: Things that make me grumpy

    Animals in the engine bay of the car

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greenie View Post
    Yuh I think the mechanic got Screwdriver and just punch a hole through it
    Remove it total, it can still clog up alittle on the sides.
    Infact, rermove the whole muffler & check the exhaust port 4 carbon buildup.
    Less than 5 min job, can make a world of difference!
    Cheers Fred.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluey View Post
    I will agree with that but if you know your mower mechanic well get him to tweak it. Makes a huge difference
    Bluey, I think its only chainsaws now that u can adjust.
    Most other carbies r factory set.
    Best u can do is clean air filter & clean exhaust port/ muffler.
    Cheers Fred

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greenie View Post
    well today first off, had to take my farther to the hospital ( Getting a tooth pulled )
    so i got to my first job late, then i started feeling my whipper snipper was looseing power finished the job not thinking too much about it, 2nd job the whipper snipper was getting worse, so i thought ill take it to my mower mechanic to have a look, But he was flat out and had no time, so i continued on all day with a whipper snipper that had no power, im thinking at this point did i put the wrong oil in or mucked up the measurments?? So on my way home i saw another mower shop and thought id ask the question he took a quick look and WALLAH found the problem, exhuast was blocked He told me i need to use more full throttel but who would of thought!
    Thanks for reminding me about that Greenie, my Husqvarna trimmer was getting weaker & weaker, so I changed the fuel filter, no difference, bought a new carby from the us, no difference, took the muffler off & theres so much carbon in the exhaust port there was only a tiny hole left, cleaned it up & now it screams

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    Got a call from a Real Estate agent i just started working for looking for a clean-up on a property before the open for inspection this Saturday so i go after work quote it, get a call back an hour later saying ohh no the landlord doesn't want to spend that much how about you mow and edge the lawn (corner block), pick up all the leaves and remove the dead branch thats stuck in the tree but also leaning on the carport (1 cubic metre of tree branches) and take it all to the tip, she says can u do it for $30 yes i kid u not $30, i said put another 0 on the end and you'll be a lot closer to the price i would charge, she says so you dont want the job rrrrr no.

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