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Blower is hard to start. What should the screws be set out to start and then adjust from there.

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Most all carburetors are designed to have the screws set at 1 1/2 turns out from bottom. It sounds like you may have a different problem. The screws typically stay put until you move them. But you can certainly give it a try.

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