welsh plug

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Old 02-11-03, 01:04 AM
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welsh plug

I have always wondered what a welsh plug is and what is it's purpose? Are they only found on tecumsehs?
 
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Old 02-11-03, 10:09 AM
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Welsh plugs are used just about everywhere. It's like a pressed in plug that seals off a passage to my knowledge
 
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Old 02-12-03, 12:09 AM
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Hello mower17!

Welch plugs, as Joe said, are used in many things. Most carbs on most engines have at least one. They can be used to seal or block off passageways, ports, adjusting screws, etc...
 
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A welsh plug is used to close a drilled hole that has been made into a carb or other parts body, so a passage way can be drilled into it. The welsh plug is simply a cap used to close the drilled hole.

Welsh plug most likely have to be removed to access tiny drilled passages when they becomed clogged or restricted. Especially those in carbs where gums and varnishes have collected & dried.

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