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Old 10-12-2018, 11:24 AM
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As EdwardC pointed out to me, mine starts quickly even after a lengthy hiatus indicating perhaps too rich a mixture. Anyhow, copying and pasting from below:

Cold start...
Starts right up. 1-2 seconds (Full Choke)

Warm...
Starts right up. 1-2 seconds. (No Choke)
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Old 10-12-2018, 11:31 AM
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Based on the responses it seems most if not all have their engine started in under 60 seconds regardless of temperature or layoff time. Sound about right?
Yes.
Assuming the choke and the rest of the engine is "set up" correctly and is mechanically sound.
To take it one step further if the engine does not start normally* there is something wrong and grinding on the starter usually will not result in the engine starting. Time start diagnostics.
*Get to know your engine! All who have posted have done just that.

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Old 10-12-2018, 11:37 AM
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I'd like to ask the same question, but using a Hand Crank.
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If my engine took more than 10 seconds even after a couple of weeks off, I'd be looking for a problem. Usually 5 seconds or less.
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