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Yep, looks like the "Ugly Head" would have cured...

Yep, looks like the "Ugly Head" would have cured the clogging problem. Never thought about replacing the trimmer head. Learn something new everyday, but in this case to late.;-(
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Unfortunately, I bought a Troy Bilt string...

Unfortunately, I bought a Troy Bilt string trimmer TB32EC also. Worst piece of equipment I ever owned. It lasted slightly over two seasons. Poor trimmer head design lead to constant clogging from...
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Posted By Tomick

No, only when using. I'm thinking that the...

No, only when using. I'm thinking that the pressure problem may be due to winter fuel mix and a bad gas tank cap vent leading to over pressurizing the fuel system. Can't think of anything else that...
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Ok, I did readjust the lever to spec. I used the...

Ok, I did readjust the lever to spec. I used the Walbro gauge. The trimmer worked after that but, the next day I had the same problem. Too much pressure in the carb/fuel tank. Other than heat related...
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Posted By Tomick

Sorry, I should've proof read this before...

Sorry, I should've proof read this before sending. It was late and the old mind a bit foggy. Anyway, the part that was bent was the inlet needle metering lever, not the spring ( carb is Walbro...
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Posted By Tomick

Flooded 2stroke hedge trimmer???

Weedeater 2stroke. Just rebuilt card. Ran fine on test after rebuild. Filled tank and left it sitting in the sun for couple of hours. Tried to start it and it was locked up. Flooded to the point that...
09-23-16, 05:33 PM
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Posted By Tomick

Justin, I was thinking about replacing the plug...

Justin, I was thinking about replacing the plug with a GFCI one, but couldn't find anything reasonable that was rated for 20 amps. Wouldn't the outside GFCI receptacle serve as open neutral...
09-22-16, 03:54 PM
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Posted By Tomick

Ray, I considered bypassing the panel breaker,...

Ray, I considered bypassing the panel breaker, but decided against it. Can't gut the panel box as all the heater and pump speed controls are in it. Not sure what the local codes for outside hot tubs...
09-22-16, 06:20 AM
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Posted By Tomick

Justin, the hot tub is plugged in with a heavy...

Justin, the hot tub is plugged in with a heavy duty but normal 120V plug. The receptacle is GFCI protected as well. So, it seems the tub has double protection.

Geochurchi, the red adapter allows...
09-21-16, 03:03 PM
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Posted By Tomick

The hot tub is 120v. I don't know why a 2 pole...

The hot tub is 120v. I don't know why a 2 pole breaker was used, but both wires, hot (black)and white (neutral) were wired through the original breaker. Don't know if the code called for that back in...
09-20-16, 02:21 PM
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Posted By Tomick

Thanks for the info. Now, I see that the breakers...

Thanks for the info. Now, I see that the breakers can be purchased without me trying to jerry rig something. 'nother question, the original breaker is a 2 pole where the hot and neutral wire were...
09-19-16, 10:16 AM
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Posted By Tomick

GFCI breaker adapter???

Is this adapter available as a separate item? It was glued to the top of a GE breaker that came from a hot tub. The original breaker went bad and I pried these off it to reuse, but will probably need...
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