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    Silver Member simonmeridew's Avatar
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    Northeastern Vermont
    Kubota L4400

    Default mantis carb settings

    does anyone know what the H and L needles settings should be on a 2 cycle Mantis? I've opened them both 1 turn from gentle seating but I don't want to lean it out too far. It won't 4 cycle like a chainsaw.

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    Silver Member heviduty's Avatar
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    Kubota L3400HST/LA463 loader JD 318 / 3ph(cat. 0)

    Default Re: mantis carb settings

    H and L are the High and Low speed mixture adjustments. Unless the needles have been jammed closed, most 2-strokes will start at 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 turns out, but consult your manual if you have one.
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    Gold Member Winmac's Avatar
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    Landini 6860


    I found a mantis manual and the base settings are not given, you could try searching by the engine manufacture for the info.

    Dose the carb have limiters on the h l screws? Or have they been removed?

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