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Can anyone suggest the cheapest place to buy parts like for the carb, throttle assembly and governor linkages? Seems the cheapest in amazon but for 20 bucks for carb rebuild kit and 20 bucks for throttle parts and 20 tachometer, its starting to add up.
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Have to shop around. Amazon is not always the cheepest, the best places are with free shipping, its the shipping that kills. Be surprised what you can find at a local dealer or repair shop. If they have parts in stock, no shipping. Or if they have other stuff to order for other people, only have to pay partial shipping.
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No one place is cheapest for everything. You need to hunt and depending on what you're buying some times it's best to pay a little more for a better warranty.
How much time you can wait for something comes into play too. A lot of times something is really cheap coming from China but you're waiting 3-5 weeks for it
I've had some luck with getting lawn and garden parts at Oreillys. Need to use "primeline" Prime®Line Power Equipment | Parts that works as hard as you do to look up the part number and then see the price and if Oreillys stocks or can order it on Oreillys web site.
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i buy from ereplacemant parts, ebay and amazon. usually ebay is the cheapest, ereplacemant parts are the second cheapest(except for carb kits), and amazon is the most expensive
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Perfect! Thanks. Going to take a look now.

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i buy from ereplacemant parts, ebay and amazon. usually ebay is the cheapest, ereplacemant parts are the second cheapest(except for carb kits), and amazon is the most expensive
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