Primer Bulb On A Stihl FS-110 Trimmer, Idle Problem

I came across a Stihl FS-110 trimmer that would run, but wouldn’t idle. At first glance everything looked as it should, but once my finger touched the carburetor primer bulb … Continue Reading →


Tecumseh HM80 155509N Engine Carburetor, Governor And Throttle Linkages

  • By George
  • May 7, 2017
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Thought I would post photo’s of the carburetor-throttle-governor linkages found on a Tecumseh HM80 155509N engine powering a Mighty Mac Leaf Vacuum, Chipper and Bagger, model VCB258, so here it … Continue Reading →


Mighty Mac Leaf Vacuum, Chipper And Bagger – Model VCB258

  • By George
  • May 7, 2017
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I came across an older Mighty Mac Leaf Vacuum, Chipper and Bagger, model VCB258. Its powered by an older, and discontinued, Tecumseh engine, and was manufactured from 2000 to 2006. … Continue Reading →


Low Profile Socket And Ratchet Set

  • By George
  • March 17, 2016
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Craftsman sells a socket and ratchet set call Max Axess, and Harbor Freight had a similar one with the part number #67974.


How To Lubricate Cables And Maybe Prevent The Cables From Freezing

  • By George
  • February 23, 2016
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Condensation can cause water to form inside cables, and if the temperature falls below 32 degrees Fahrenheit, the water will turn to ice and freeze the cable to the cable … Continue Reading →


Oil Change and adding Fuel Stabilizer to an Ariens Compact 24 Snow Blower

  • By George
  • February 1, 2016
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I brought an Ariens Compact 24 snow blower into the shop for an oil change. The Ariens Compact 24 snow blower is a 2-stage snow blower, and uses a single … Continue Reading →