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How do I do a basic tuning for a poulan pro 295? Just above the pull start are two access holes, one labeled "T", the other "L H". The saw is running pretty good, however I feel like it is not getting fast enough rpm's at full throttle. I remember watching a guy do a quick adjustment to the rpm's once and I think he was accessing the "L H" hole. Unfortunately I was not paying attention and did not ask questions, but he seemed to be working on the speed. Thanks, Ian

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The `T` screw is your throttle control,the `L` & `H` is low and high speed. The normal procedure is to turn these two screws in full and then unscrew one full turn each. You start the saw and adjust the `L` screw gradually either way until it runs, do the same with the `H` screw while reving the engine. On some carbs. this can be tricky and needs a lot of patience, so if you are happy with the low speed only adjust the high speed. Hope this helps. Stephen.

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H is the adjustment you need. If you can see a slot-head screw, you can adjust it--some are blanked off to prevent any adjustment by the user. Proper adjustment is: engine should 4-stroke at no-load (engine warmed up), but smooth out with light load (cutting wood). Make sure the air cleaner is not obstructed as well as the muffler is not plugged.

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