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Small Engine & Lawn Care Equipment Reviews And Repairs

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Why A Snowblower Was Hard To Start - Briggs & Stratton Engine
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Published on Jan 11, 2018
Watch this video and see why something unusual was making this snowblower engine very hard to pull over!
 

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How to Fix a Mower Overfilled with Oil
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Published on Jan 6, 2018
This mower was overfilled with oil. This is how to fix it.
 

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Small Engines Q & A Video #108 in HD
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Published on Sep 21, 2012
Welcome to my bi-weekly series where your Small Engine questions are answered.

Visit my channel for more repair videos;
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Link to Lawnmower brake cable repair video;
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Questions & Tips in this video;

1. How do I repair a defective pressure washer pump? 0:38

2. Why does the brake band on my chainsaw not retract? 1:19

3. Why does the brake band on my chainsaw keep breaking? 2:35

4. What is a good starting point when setting the screws on a 2 cycle carburetor? 3:17

5. Where can I get parts for my Stand Up scooter? 4:14

6. Why does my lawnmower not have spark? 4:54

7. Does my lawnmower have points and a condenser? 6:19

8. Why won't the wheels on my lawn tractor turn? 7:03

9. Can I use Tygon fuel line on lawn mowers? 8:10

10. How do I tell people tactfully that their equipment is not worth fixing? 8:52

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A Briggs and Stratton Snowblower Won't Move
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Published on Jan 10, 2018
The owner of this snow blower was kind enough to bring the needed parts for me to replace on this 7HP Briggs and Stratton snowblower.
 

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Scavenging and Removing a Briggs Crankshaft
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Published on Jan 14, 2018
Part 1 of this project, this is not worth it unless you already have this crank on hand to replace a bent one with. Prices for a new crank run around $50-100 depending where you source it from. Being the fact that you can buy a good used mower for that price that is why this is not worth doing. This video was done solely for my entertainment and for you guys watching it.
 

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HOW-TO Install LED Lights On Your Snowblower Without The Flicker!
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Published on Jan 18, 2018
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Pull Start Repair on a Briggs and Stratton Snowblower
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Published on Jan 12, 2018
The owner of this snow blower was kind enough to bring the needed parts for me to replace on this 7HP Briggs and Stratton snowblower.
 

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Small Engines Q & A Video #109 in HD
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Published on Oct 5, 2012
Welcome to my bi-weekly series where your Small Engine questions are answered.

Visit my channel for more repair videos;
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Link to "Lawnmower Storage Tips" video;
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36nVRr...

Questions & Tips in this video;

1. Which way should the augers on my snowblower be pointing? 1:05

2. The correct way the fins on a snowblower impeller should be pointing. 1:55

3. What is varnisized gas? 2:40

4. A quick way to gap an ignition module. 3:12

5. Is it normal to prime or choke your chainsaw after it runs out of gas? 3:49

6. Do I have to hold my weedeater or grass trimmer wide out when trimming grass? 4:30
7. A few reasons why a carburetor has to be replaced. 5:36

8. Why does my Kohler engine backfire after it is warm? 6:58

9. Would adding oil inside a cylinder with low compression actually restore the compression permanently in the engine? 7:48

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Scag Mowers Won't Start, Let's Figure It Out
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Published on Jan 24, 2018
Scag mower won't start, trying to figure out the issue.
 

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Small Engines Q & A Video #110 in HD
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Published on Oct 19, 2012
Welcome to my bi-weekly series where your Small Engine questions are answered.

Visit my channel for more repair videos;
http://www.youtube.com/user/donyboy73...

Questions & Tips in this video;

1. Is it ok to run a pressure washer without water connected to it? 0:45

2. Is it common for an engine that hasn't run for years to smoke when you start it? 1:41

3. How long does the carburetor diaphragm last in a 3.5HP Briggs lawnmower engine? 3:00
4. Why does my lawn tractor backfire when I stop it? 4:33

5. Why will some old engines only start when oil is poured in the cylinder? 5:26

6. If I have an old chainsaw that's been sitting for many years, do I need to install a new carburetor kit in it? 6:04
7. Can I re-use stiff carburetor diaphragms if I soak them with oil? 6:48

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HOW-TO Easily Fix A Snowblower That Won't Drive
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Published on Jan 25, 2018
If the wheels won't drive anymore on your snowblower make sure to watch this video for an easy repair solution!
 

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Scavenged Briggs Crankshaft Installation
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Published on Jan 20, 2018
Replaced a bent shaft. Did this for fun, not really worth it under normal circumstances.
 

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Resurrection of a 1986 Murray Mower!
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Published on Jan 27, 2018
Man this thing is old! Thankfully with a whole hoard of parts I should be able to get it working on the cheap!
 

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Attempting Revival of a 1988 Murray Mower
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Published on Feb 10, 2018
This thing may well have come from the bottom of a lake!
 

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will it run? free bike engine,
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Published on Feb 7, 2018
I stopped by a friends shop that builds high end racing pedal bikes and had this small engine laying around from an old project that he offered to me, so lets see if we can get it to run for a future project. the coil and engine spin direction messed with me for a bit.
 

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3.0 Horsepower TECUMSEH Engine. H30 side shaft. HOW TO INSPECT. CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENT and TUNE
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Published on Feb 24, 2018
How to Fix a 3.0 Horsepower TECUMSEH Engine that STARTS the DIES or STOPS. WILL NOT STAY RUNNING. H30 side shaft motor repair. Fuel gas delivery problems. STARTS but WON'T STAY RUNNING. Carburetor Service and ADJUSTMENT. This style of TECUMSEH small engine CARBURETOR has several ADJUSTMENTS that are needed. Fine tune. Initial presets preliminary adjustment explained. Specification.
 

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Small Engines Q & A Video #111 in HD
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Published on Nov 2, 2012
Welcome to my bi-weekly series where your Small Engine questions are answered.

Link to Honda Lawnmower oil change video; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KgIjK0...

Visit my channel for more repair videos;
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Questions & Tips in this video;

1. What is a good way to clean off the carbon and "blow by" on a piston? 0:43

2. Is the only way to drain the oil from a Honda lawnmower engine through the dipstick tube? 2:19
3. Why does the oil in my Kohler engine keep getting filled with gas? 2:49

4. Why it's important to keep your chainsaw engine clean. 4:32

5. How can I get the rust out of a lawnmower fuel tank? 5:41

6. Why do the blades keep spinning on my lawn tractor when I disengage them? 6:44

7. A few tips for storing your outboard motor. 7:33 HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!
 

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Snowblower Auger Belt Replacement On Troy-bilt/Cub Cadet/Yardworks & MTD
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Published on Mar 1, 2018
In this video I show how you can easily change the auger belt on your newer Troy-bilt/Cub Cadet/Yardworks & MTD snowblower.
 

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RARE ANTIQUE MOTO-MOWER REPAIR
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Published on Feb 22, 2018
We get a Rare Antique Moto -Mower Reel Mower repaired for sale at our next Show!!

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"Saw Symphony" Just Saw Sounds...Addendum to 562 video ( Spike60 Hates The "Bee" sounds )
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Published on Mar 4, 2018
Wanted to hear those saw! ( Instead of me going 4x on all the work...) SO I culled out a lot and boiled things down to around 15 minutes from 3 hours of video.....
 

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Chainsaw Husqvarna 572 XP First Acquaintance
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Published on Mar 5, 2018
Chainsaw Husqvarna 572 XP First Acquaintance
 

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Small Engines Q & A Video #112 in HD
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Published on Nov 16, 2012
Welcome to my bi-weekly series where your Small Engine questions are answered.

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Link to "How To Winterize a Grass Trimmer / Weedwacker" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrolA6...

Questions & Tips in this video;

1. Why won't my snowblower turn off when I put the throttle lever down? 0:52

2. Is there an oil filter on older 12Hp Briggs & Stratton engine on lawn tractors? 2:26

3. Where can I buy engine storage spray or engine fogger? 3:06

4. A question in regards to my video entitled "How To Winterize a Grass Trimmer / Weedwacker" 3:28
5. What grease do you recommend for a snowblower auger gear box? 4:27

6. What grease do you use in your grease gun and around the shop? 5:31

7. How do I repair a starter with a broken magnet inside of it? 6:35

8. Some snowblower carburetor parts that often need replacing. 7:18

9. How to identify a non-adjustable carburetor vs and adjustable one. 9:29 HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND FROM DONYBOY73!
 

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7 MINUTE Engine SWAP on a JUNKYARD Lawnmower! By Jeff. HONDA engine, TROY-BILT frame
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Published on Mar 8, 2018
7 MINUTE Engine SWAP on a JUNKYARD Lawnmower
( Troy-Bilt frame, Honda engine )! Jeff from Jeff's Little Engine Service tries to Remove Replace / SWAP a push LAWNMOWER Engine as fast as he can! Honda GCV 160 motor. GCV160 same as GCV190 model Also, TB , Yard Man, Yard Machines , Toro Craftsman Poulan etc... How fast can you change out a walk behind lawn mower engine?
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HONDA Lawnmower SURGING Problem. Plugged Carburetor jets. Is it the MAIN JET? SLOW JET? Both?
Jeff's Little Engine Service


Published on Mar 8, 2018
A good condition HONDA HR215 Lawnmower that has started SURGING. Surges at LOW speed and HIGH speed. HARD to START or RUNS with CHOKE on ONLY. Will Not STAY RUNNING. EASY Repair and FIX without taking off the Carb. A quick HOW TO inspection and check of the CARBURETOR PILOT / IDLE / SLOW speed JET (removable plastic style jet). Is it the slow jet or the main jet that is the fuel delivery problem.? low rpm's , Explaining Unplugging the Slow Jet , High and Low speed Jet function explanation , drain the gas, Cleaning the Fuel System tank etc...
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The Best Mower For Under $5,000 | Starting Up A Commercial Lawn Care Business | Exmark Turf Tracer
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Published on Mar 10, 2018
I was up at Weingartz today with my friend Brandon, and I shot this quick video answering probably the most popular question I receive. That is, what do I think is the best commercial lawn mower for under $5,000.

If you're jumping into the lawn care industry, the most expensive tool (usually) that you're going to invest in, is a quality lawn mower. Now there are dozens and dozens of mowers out there to pick from, no denying that. But if I was to do it all over again, I would hands down pick the Exmark Turf Tracer.

These walk behinds are a staple piece in any lawn care business's arsenal. Whether you're a solo/owner operator, or you intend to build a larger company, the 48/52/60" Turf Tracer will always have a use.

Hands down one of the best mowers on slopes, gated back yards, wide open fields, tiny yards and everything else you can imagine. Want to double the productivity? Throw down another $200-$300 on a sulky/velke/wheelie cart and you can up your ground speed from 3.5mph to 6-7 and tear it from the frame.

No, I don't get paid to endorse Exmark. No, I don't care if you buy a red machine, a yellow one, or an orange one. But, I do care if you guys are here to make money. And I do care if you're serious about throwing down a gob of money to make that first mower purchase. I remember like it was yesterday when I bought my first mower, so I don't take it for granted when you guys share the same anxious feeling about your first mower purchase.

You can't go wrong with one of these guys. Brand new they're about $7k. But a good used unit can go for about $3.5-$5K. So they're definitely in the budget of a new lawn care business owner, and rest assured, you'll have this puppy for a long time, which will pay you dividends for the length of your business.

What's your guys opinion on the best commercial lawn mower for a start up? What do you guys think about my pick on the Exmark Turf Tracer. Do you guys have a different unit/brand you suggest that is also a great start up mower? Let me know, leave me a comment down below!

Keep Up With Us!
 

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Electric Chain Saw Narex EPR 35-25
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Published on Mar 10, 2018
Electric Chain Saw Narex EPR 35-25
Elektrická řetězová pila Narex EPR 35-25
 

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Electric Chain Saw Riwall RECS 1840 1800W
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Published on Mar 10, 2018
Electric Chain Saw Riwall RECS 1840 1800W
Elektrische Kettensäge Riwall RECS 1840 1800W
 

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Electric verticutter AL-KO Combi Care 36 E Comfort
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Published on Mar 10, 2018
Electric verticutter AL-KO Combi Care 36 E Comfort
Elektrický vertikutátor AL-KO Combi Care 36 E Comfort
 

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Small Engines Q & A Video #113 in HD
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Published on Nov 30, 2012
Welcome to my bi-weekly series where your Small Engine questions are answered.

Questions & Tips in this video;

1. Why won't my chainsaw accelerate on wide open throttle after sitting for 2 years? 0:40
2. Where can I find an oil cap for my Partner 500 chainsaw? 2:44

3. Can I install a grease fitting on a blade spindle? 3:19

4. What's a good way to get the rust off of an ignition module? 4:00

5. Why do I hear a squeaking noise when I turn the impeller on my snowblower when it's not running? 4:48

6. What does it mean when you see black powder near the gear of your starter and is it no longer any good? 6:04

7. Are the Homelite Super 2 and LX 30 the same when it comes to replacing the carb kit? 7:37 HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND FROM DONYBOY73
 

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Load Test of a Refurbished Harbor Freight Predator 3500
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Published on Mar 11, 2018
Torture Test Load Test of Harbor Freight Predator 3500 Refurbished Generator Inverter
 

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Day In The Life - Picking Up New Equipment w/ Brandon | New Blower + Hedge Trimmer | Lawn Care Vlog
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Published on Mar 11, 2018
A lot of you guys were requesting more Day In The Life type vlogs, so here you go! I am actually pretty excited about taking the camera with me more often, and just showing you guys a regular day and creating more lawn care vlogs.

Today Brandon and I went to pick up some new equipment that he purchased from Weingartz of Farmington MI. Brandon invested in a brand new Redmax 8500 backpack blower and ECHO 2420 Hedge Trimmer, which is awesome.

Afterwards, him and I met up with Kevin and LawnMenLLC to go get some lunch over in Novi MI. Kevin showed off his new equipment that he was picking up that morning, including a brand new Gravely Pro Stance 36", which looked awesome.

If you guys enjoy this vlog, let me know. These take a while to make and edit, but if you guys enjoy them, I will try to keep making them! Every day is different but it's always slammed packed. I can't wait to get back out there and start mowing and landscaping!

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