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Old 07-03-2012, 07:33 PM
OldLawnMowerMan81 OldLawnMowerMan81 is offline
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Originally Posted by cgaengineer View Post
Generally the rpms are set at no load which is called high idle.
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So, even with the blade disengaged, then, if I were to measure the governed speed using a tachometer (TinyTach, for example), it should still read 3000 or so tops, correct?

Likewise, most Honda lawnmower-size engines (GV150, GV200, GXV120, GXV140, etc.) are governed for 3100 RPM tops, with a marginal error (the plus/minus constant) of 100 RPM (3000-3200 RPM). That is, if any of you mechanics are familiar with and/or have preferences to this term.

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