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Don't Let Your Recoil Spring Get In This Condition


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#1 rustyoldjunk OFFLINE  

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Posted November 02, 2014 - 12:42 PM

This is what I found inside the 6 hp Briggs cover from the early 60's Lawnmaster tractor that I am working on.

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Posted November 02, 2014 - 12:46 PM

I am old fat and lazy..I like the ones with starters....LOL


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Posted November 02, 2014 - 12:53 PM

Ouch, looks like it's time to get the get out the glue :thumbs:


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Posted November 02, 2014 - 01:01 PM

Ouch, looks like it's time to get the get out the glue :thumbs:

I'm doubtful glue would help that one!


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Posted November 02, 2014 - 01:18 PM

Auburn,me too except on the antique toys.BTS,I agree with KennyP....I am gonna just weld it. :toilethead: :hitting_self_roller:    :rolling:


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Posted November 02, 2014 - 01:34 PM

:bigrofl: That'll fix it for sure!


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Posted November 02, 2014 - 01:36 PM

:deadhorse: :rocker2: :worshippy1: Yep,let me know how that works out...hahahaha


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Posted November 02, 2014 - 02:55 PM

I thought you could weld it or overlap it and pop rivet it at each break............................... That's my theory and I'm sticken to it !                                              Roger


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Posted November 02, 2014 - 03:27 PM

Looks like the starter clutch locked up on that one.


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Posted November 02, 2014 - 03:29 PM

I think the cost to weld it would be more than what a new spring costs! :D


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Posted November 02, 2014 - 03:43 PM

You may be right Bolens,maybe I will just buy a new spring. :smilewink:


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Posted November 02, 2014 - 05:22 PM

Hey, how about some of that pallet banding?


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Posted November 02, 2014 - 06:43 PM

The pull rope probably doesn't rewind with a spring like that!


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Posted November 02, 2014 - 08:58 PM

Those are a P.I.T.A  to rewind!


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Posted November 02, 2014 - 10:50 PM

Ouch, looks like it's time to get the get out the glue :thumbs:


Pop rivets and gorilla tape is the OEM repair procedure, I believe.
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