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O.S. - OSMG8978 OSM73003000 73003000 531028605497 4531028605497
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O.S. #5 Recoil Starter Assembly
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This is the Number 5 Recoil Starter Assembly.
It replaces the starter assembly originally used on the following engines:
.12 CV-X, .15 CV-X, .12 LD-X, .15 LD-X, .21 RG-X, .12/.15/.18 CV-RX


One way bearing (available seperately).
Direct replacement for the old starter OS Max #73002000)
Allows the engine to be easily started without use of a starter box
Plastic recoil body with rubber spacer and plastic T handle


One Complete Recoil Assmebly with one way bearing
Four 2.6 x 6mm Mounting Screws


The parts of this assmebly are availible seperately:
OSMG8979 is the recoil body and spring
OSMG8980 is the one-way bearing
The older version of this recoil did not have a one-way
bearing available separately.
BBS 2/20/00
The difference between this and the old recoil is that the old recoil had
a sticker on the back. This one the writing is molded in the case.

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Parts Compatibility for O.S. #5 Recoil Starter Assembly
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