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After starting and running for a few minutes will stall when putting throttle to max and choke to minimum.

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All small engines take a few minutes to warm up...especially so as they age.

You have to learn to 'feather' the throttle to very, very slowly increase the gas.

After it is warmed up, you are much more likely able to rev it up...release, etc.

I've had many over the years, and this is a very common problem...that you learn how to handle.



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