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    OK so we only have 1 Wraptor with Tanaka power train left, EVER

    Shortly we will have them available with honda GX35 motors and a US made planetary gearbox. Small weight increase and a price hike which we still need to calculate.

    Of the 1000 or so Tanaka units out there NONE have failed.

    Just saying
    "Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face." -- philosopher Mike Tyson

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    Joe Davis is still rocking the one you sold him here locally way back in the day.
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    Yup, sux. They just don't quit

    Hope the Hondas prove to be as good
    "Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face." -- philosopher Mike Tyson

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    I don't speak with him much but I believe he had issues with screws and bolts falling out of it. But what kind of person keeps running a life support machine after noticing loose screws without addressing the issue? Seems like a lack of due diligence to me.
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    they are assembled with red loktite on all threads so not sure whats up with that. Maybe it degrades after 8 years??
    "Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face." -- philosopher Mike Tyson

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    I'm on my second clutch spring
    Interesting how a limited gene pool and a limited labor force seem to be so closely related.

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    Of the 1000 or so Tanaka units out there NONE have failed.
    THAT is all that matters.

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    My accelerator pump went out. So it goes.

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    awesome news Paul! glad you figured it out

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    Quote Originally Posted by SeanKroll View Post
    My accelerator pump went out. So it goes.
    What in the carb??

    Didn't know they had one
    "Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face." -- philosopher Mike Tyson

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