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#1 Phluphy OFFLINE  

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Posted August 07, 2015 - 05:58 PM

Went to the wanted section but it sez I can't start a new topic.  So here goes:

I need the deck Idler spring for a Craftsman Limited Edition or Craftsman II, the parts for both are interchangeable.

The spring part number is: 104361x  GT model 917.254422

I have various heavy springs that I can possibly Rube Goldberg but spring steel and myself do not get along too well.  I usually end up breaking the end off.



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Posted August 07, 2015 - 09:57 PM

I do not know if you have a guy like we do in Newton or not.
J & G small engines, travels all over the state buying up Garden Tractors
Brand does not matter to him. If he can not fix them and sell them, he salvages them.
He mostly fixes and sells the most popular brands and salvages the big box store models.
He saves a lot of usable parts and sells them for a reasonable price.
I said all that to say that I have bought a starter for a 22 hp Briggs and a spring for a Poulan Pro mower deck in the past month from him.
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Posted August 08, 2015 - 07:16 AM

When you try to bend a spring, heat it first, then bend it.  Then let it cool slowly and you should be in business.


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Posted August 08, 2015 - 08:14 AM

When you try to bend a spring, heat it first, then bend it.  Then let it cool slowly and you should be in business.

Entertained the idea but was concerned about losing the temper.  Will experiment with one.






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