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Default Idle speed with butterfly carb

So I'm on an old 1986 883, trying to lower my idle speed. On the original butterfly carb setup. Have tried adjusting idle screw, both throttle cables at the handlebar end, the air mixture screw. Is there something I am missing? I still can't get the idle to drop and everything is set to the bottom limits. I can push the throttle back a millimetre and get the idle to drop, but as soon as I release it back again the idle jumps up again. It's not critical, just really frustrating!

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