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I need to adjust the clutch control on an Allen Model T.S. motor scythe. Can you help me with how to do it please?

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Hi, yes I can help, first I would like to supply you with a manual which should help with this and any further help that you need. Just click on the following website link
http://itisthis.com/Allen_Scythe_pages/Allen_Manual.pdf

Please see page 12 of the above manual for the servo clutch settings. If you could be more specific with further questions as to how you want to adjust the clutch that would help me better to help you, otherwise let me know how this turns out.



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