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Old 16th July 2016
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Originally Posted by Tom Beckner View Post
Is the throttle locked in wide open position, and (CV Carburetor) the slide
propped open?

Tom Beckner
I'm not sure what you mean, while I did the compression test?
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Yes. Otherwise the cylinder may not fill quickly enough for a good reading at kicker or electric start RPM. Do that and crank until the gauge needle stops rising, which isn't many revs, usually five seconds crank time is ample.

(I'm sure the original poster solved his problem but this reply is for reference since it's a reference thread.)
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