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Old 10-07-2012, 08:26 PM
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what to do with this vintage trimmer....shame to throw it away

ok so this trimmer fires but i cant seem to keep it running.

i tried a new seal but somehow its not sealing up good and not getting fuel.

do i really just throw it in the garbage.

i saw a while back someone was trying to sell this motor for $40.... not sure if it ever sold
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Old 10-07-2012, 11:39 PM
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throw it away
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Old 10-08-2012, 08:17 AM
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it was junk to start with -made by piston powered prodycts. later idc-junk
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Old 10-08-2012, 09:13 AM
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Take it to a scrap yard. Or you could put it on CL and sell it to some poor soul.
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Old 10-08-2012, 10:13 AM
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Mount it on the wall or ceiling of your shop.
It maybe junk to some but it history to others.
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Old 10-08-2012, 10:20 AM
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You won't get much if you scrap it.
I'm into vintage bikes.
Put it away and forget about it, you'd be surprised what becomes valuable after a few years.
Even turds from back in the day are in demand today.
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Old 10-08-2012, 11:52 AM
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Put it on Ebay. That trimmer was made by Kioritz. The same company that owns Echo and Shindaiwa. I wouldn't be surprised in the slightest if you could still buy parts for it.
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Old 10-08-2012, 12:16 PM
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Exactly, that's an old Echo engine on that trimmer. I bet a collector would like to have it.
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Old 10-08-2012, 12:41 PM
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Could I sell just the engine?
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Old 10-08-2012, 04:46 PM
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Maybe. Put it on Ebay. I started to throw out an old Stihl chainsaw that had not run in years, and only ran for about 30 minutes after sinking a pile of money into it in the early-1990's. Someone gave me over 100 bucks for it on ebay.
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