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Roger is right, even tho the carb was put on new...

Roger is right, even tho the carb was put on new last spring, it's hard telling how long it sat on a shelf somewhere. I've worked on a lot of these saws with the WT324 carb, they're Walbro, takes a...
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Turn both of the mixture screws...

Turn both of the mixture screws counterclockwise until they stop. Do not attempt to adjust the screw beyond the stops as damage can occur.
Turn idle speed screw clockwise 1/2 turn.
If engine...
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Excellent idea, last one of these I fixed was,...

Excellent idea,
last one of these I fixed was, owner had removed a wheel and lost the key when he put it back on.
fwiw
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A couple of other things to check for is...

A couple of other things to check for is compression, 2 smokers won't run much if below 90 psi, and, make sure bolts holding cylinder are tight.
hth
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Did the mechanic check compression? or put in new...

Did the mechanic check compression? or put in new plug ?
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I would also be looking for a broken tensioner...

I would also be looking for a broken tensioner spring.
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If this is the model with the briggs&stratton...

If this is the model with the briggs&stratton engine, you don't mix oil with the gas, it is a 4 cycle engine.
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Way to go! You just did what I categorically do...

Way to go! You just did what I categorically do on any 2 cycle unit!
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Remove the muffler and make sure there is no...

Remove the muffler and make sure there is no carbon buildup on spark arestor screen and exhaust port
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Might be the kill wire from the coil has burnt in...

Might be the kill wire from the coil has burnt in two.....
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It was largely due to your perseverance...!

It was largely due to your perseverance...!
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Chuck, that was one conclusion I'd come to,...

Chuck, that was one conclusion I'd come to, screen full of crud,
why I suggest a clean/re-kit.
My 1500 has a ZAMA C1U-W12 carb, kit RB-47.


Check to see which carb manufacturer it is
If...
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And you're sure the filter is not the problem? ...

And you're sure the filter is not the problem?
btw, any problem I encounter with a cube carb, I categorically disassemble, clean and make sure the metering diaphragm is good and pliable and the...
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The fuel line to carb is a small line, it could...

The fuel line to carb is a small line, it could be that it is full of fuel after 1-2 pushes of the bulb, and you just can't see any fuel movement.
The only route for the fuel is from tank, thru...
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My FL1500 has two lines on the carb, of course,...

My FL1500 has two lines on the carb, of course, the one closest to the air purge bulb is the return line, it only sticks down in the tank about 1/2 inch. This is a 3/16 OD and 3/32 ID.
The line...
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Fuel will exit carb thru return line when you...

Fuel will exit carb thru return line when you push the air purge bulb, fuel will be drawn into carb from the line with filter on it in the tank, when you release bulb.
Can you see fuel going thru...
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You can get the IPL and OM on the Poulan site,...

You can get the IPL and OM on the Poulan site, (when it's working)
Home (http://www.poulanpro.com/node7962.aspx)

Usually, the L and H needles can be turned CCW from lightly seated 1 1/2 turns to...
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I'm assuming you used the new needle from the...

I'm assuming you used the new needle from the kit.
I always shine up the float needle cavity with 0000 steel wool strands twirled by a broken toothpick or Qtip

Also, if you used new metering...
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I've cleaned/rekitted dozens of ZAMA carbs, have...

I've cleaned/rekitted dozens of ZAMA carbs, have yet had a need to replace the welch plug.
Remove the L needle and spray wd-40 into the L port, the spray will come out the idle progression holes,...
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Me and most everyone I know uses a business card...

Me and most everyone I know uses a business card between the flywheel magnets and coil to set the gap.
hth
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How 'spacious' is the lawn ?? Enough for a...

How 'spacious' is the lawn ?? Enough for a riding lawn mower ?
Items I would suggest to take care of property would be;
Mower, which you've already got, just don't know what kind.
......a bag...
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You didn't give the 917.xxxxxx model no. of the...

You didn't give the 917.xxxxxx model no. of the unit so I have to make an assumption,
the boomerang hangers are held on the rod by an adjustable nut.
these units are adjustable front to back and...
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What are you expecting to see as 'primed up' ? ...

What are you expecting to see as 'primed up' ?
looks like you've got the lines hooked up right.
If the lines are devoid of fuel, what you should see when you push the bulb is:
fuel being pushed...
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