No usually a "stationary" engine but hopefully someone will be able to
I've got an ancient "Gardenmaster 80" cultivator made by Landmaster in
the 1950's. It has been a good friend down the allotment saving a lot of
This year it won't start! I spin the flywheel and can get a nice
electric shock if I stick my finger in the plug lead but will it as heck
spark a spark plug. I therefore think the magneto has not enough magnetism.
Any theories welcome:
a) Specialists in JAP engines (model s80 type 24 two stroke).
b) Anyone got a manual
c) Any ideas how to get the flywheel off and take a look at the ignition.
It seems a shame to scrap the thing (I don't like to throw anything out)
as it seems to have so much more umph than my fathers modern rotivator.
Cheers for any advice
p.s. Here's a URL of one of the beasts:
17 years ago