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Re: mowing


On Apr 20, 2007, at 8:39 PM, Kitty wrote:

...Last fall the blade hit a stone. I bought a new blade. But when I tried to put it on, the part that connects it to the engine broke. I replaced that. But couldn't get it tight enough to stay on. The other day I tried to start it, forgetting that the blade wasn't attached. Pull string stuck. Today I attached the blade, yanked my arm out trying to pull rope, but it came out - I think all the way - but still no start. Cleaned the spark plug, checked the oil. Could use some oil, decided to drain and add new. Drain screw was gooey; came out too easily. Drained oil and put screw back in and, as I twisted it, it broke off.... they don't seem to make them like this anymore....

Thank goodness!

Island Jim
Southwest Florida
27.1 N, 82.4 W
Hardiness Zone 10
Heat Zone 10
Sunset Zone 25
Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
Maximum 100 F [38 C]

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