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Old Dec 08, 2012, 09:42 AM
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BoingK is right.

You don't need a starter with that engine.

You don't need a chicken stick, either-let your newly repaired Rotomatic starter do its job.

Open the needle 4 to 4 and a half turns.

Force the fuel through the line, into the carb by pressurizing the fuel line (cover the vent and squeeze the bulb or fuel bottle) until the venturi fills up about half way.

Squirt fuel on the exhaust port.

Make sure the glow plug is tight and is glowing a bright orange.

Turn the starter counter-clockwise gently until it stops, then let it go.

It may take a few tries.

With the right fuel and mixture setting, and broken in, these will start in a few tries.

What fuel are you using (I know it is somewhere in this thread)?

Remember what I said about the starting fluid, very early in this thread. That made a huge difference.

These should start and run well. This is a wall broken in Wen Mac Mk XIII (very similar to your engine. It usually starts on the first of second try:

WenMac P-39 (1963 Vintage) (2 min 13 sec)
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