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Learning about engines on a budget

  1. Apr 5, 2012 #1
    I want to learn about engines. Besides reading up on different kinds, what's a good way to get my hands on small gasoline engines, and what kind of things should I do to get some hands on learning?

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  3. Apr 5, 2012 #2


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    Put an ad out on craigslist for just what you are wanting to do. Somewhere I am sure there are nonworking lawn mowers, snowblowers, etc. that someone would be willing to let you take away. If you get it for free, rip it apart, screw something up, what's the loss? You most likely learned something right? If you get it running, well that's just a bonus.
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