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What is the pston ring size

The piston rings in my Powermate PCV43 were broken and I am tring to find the ring size so I can order some new ones . Does anyone know the size and dimensions of these rings?

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MIne too! I'm ordering some 43cc rings that seem to match the size of the one good one I had left. They are sold by many different eBay sellers and apparently are most all the same for a 43cc displacement piston....
43cc, OD=42mm, ID=38 mm, Thickness=1.5 mm

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