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Scott, go here and download the 'numbering system...

Scott, go here and download the 'numbering system fact sheet' and it will explain what you are looking for....

http://www.briggsandstratton.com/maint_repair/manual_and_more/

That will be a big...
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Sounds like it's ignition/electrical as opposed...

Sounds like it's ignition/electrical as opposed to fuel but to be sure, the simplest way to start is with a 'gap type' spark tester. When it dies, and you are trying to restart, see if you have any...
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Initial settings for both the idle and high speed...

Initial settings for both the idle and high speed needles are 1.25 turns out.

If you are having problems getting it started, the LAST thing you should do is try and adjust the mixture screws. ...
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Couple of comments... I would invest in a 'gap...

Couple of comments... I would invest in a 'gap type' spark tester. Good news is they are inexpensive and available at most auto parts stores. Set the gap for a quarter inch or so and you can leave...
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Not sure how old it is but older fuel lines don't...

Not sure how old it is but older fuel lines don't fit so tightly as they did when new. Is it possible the source of the leak is where the intake fuel line slips over the nipple on the carb? You'll...
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I'm with cheese. More than likely a carb...

I'm with cheese. More than likely a carb problem. Does this have a separate rope type pull starter? (gives an idea of the age, not related to problem!) Also, does it have a sediment bowl under...
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The answer to that depends on the extent of your...

The answer to that depends on the extent of your adjustment. If the unit is able to properly respond to load changes and maintain rpms, then you should declare victory! That's the real measure. If...
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As Cheese said, I'd verify that you have spark...

As Cheese said, I'd verify that you have spark first and I'd invest in a gap type tester. These are very inexpensive and available at most auto parts stores.

Let's assume you still have spark. ...
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It's exhibiting the classic symptoms of a sheared...

It's exhibiting the classic symptoms of a sheared flywheel key, which is highly likely given the scenario you describe. The good news is that is exactly what is supposed to happen when the motor is...
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