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Chain saw will not start

I haven't used my chainsaw in 5 years and when tried starting, it wouldn't. I began adjusting the 2 mixture screws and believe they are now too rich or too lean because the saw will not start.What is the static setting for the top and bottom mixtures adjustment screws?All the way in then 1/3 turn out?Thx, D2

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