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    Pump Oil

    Are the manufacturer oils synthetic? I remember Jerry talking about gear oil - 80 wt I think - which is available synthetic. Anyone use gear oil?
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    Honda Air Filters?

    I have GX690's. Can you buy just the paper element? Pretty ridiculous if not.
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    TSF2221 Head Neaded

    Looking for a General TSF2221 head
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    Band-It Hose Clamp System

    For anyone who hasn't seen it, pretty handy little deal <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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    Engine bolt hole template

    It sure would be nice if new engines came with one. Maybe there are some somewhere? Printable?
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    Ferguson? Or Iraq?
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    Was pretty giddy this morning after all night of work, about cried laughing at this - almost hit the neighbors fence! <iframe width="420" height="315" src="//" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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    Is premium gas worth it?

    Is there a benefit to using high octane in small engines? Theoretical benefit? Actual experienced benefit?
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    Bilge Pump to Supply Pressure Pump

    Anyone using a bilge pump to flood their pressure pump? Wondering about sizing and anything else I don't know. Was thinking a bilge rated twice the pressure pump volume. One of those Aussies or NZ guys was using one I think.
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    Clutch Drive

    Can I use a PTO clutch on the engine to turn a pump, or is the 0 to 1750 acceleration bad for the pump?
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    Unloader Confusion!?

    Why does it seem like every brand of unloader is actually PA? Go to giants company website and half their unloaders are PA. Cat Pump flow unloader - PA pulsar zero. Are general and PA the same company?
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    Engine electrical and charging

    Alternator diagnosis Generac
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    Engine electrical and charging

    Engine stopped charging battery. AC voltage off the stator is around 52v for about 30 sec after engine starts, then 26 and bounce around then zero. I'm wondering if there's anything to try and fix or just replace the stator, also what to look for trouble wise when I do get to it. Diodes or...
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    UPS guy came this afternoon...

    Here's what he brought me The Bat-Pump
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    American sanity quiz

    The country really is off the deep end