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O.S. - OSMG8979 OSM73003100 73003100 531028605503 4531028605503
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O.S. #5 Recoil Starter Body
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O.S. #5 Recoil Starter Body
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This is the replacement No. 5 Recoil Starter Body for OS engines.
This recoil is for several engines including: 12CV-X, 15CV-X, 12LD-X,
15LD-X, 21RG(P)-X, and FS26S-CX.


One Recoil Body with handle and cord installed.
Four mounting screws


One-way bearing, use OSMG8980 if needed.


The complete unit is OSMG8978.
Also fits the later production Tower Hobbies ST15 with the "large"
pull starter. For the early production Tower Hobbies ST15 with the
"small" pull starter, order SUPG6631.

cmc 01/09/02

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Email: enginesupport@hobbico.com
Web Site: http://www.osengines.com/
Phone: 217-398-8970
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Parts Compatibility
Parts Compatibility for O.S. #5 Recoil Starter Body
This item is a replacement part for the following:
 LXBDKD O.S. 15CV-X ABL w/10E Rotary Carburetor  (Parts List)
 LXGGP6 O.S. 18CV-RX ABC w/11G Slide Carb  (Parts List)
 LXGGP7 O.S. 18CV-RX ABC w/11J Rotary Carb  (Parts List)
 LXGGP8 O.S. 18CV-RX (S) ABC w/11J Rotary Carb  (Parts List)
 LXWY01 O.S. Carburetor #10ER Rotary 12/15  (Parts List)
 LXSS31 O.S. #5 Recoil Starter Assembly  (Parts List)

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