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The Carburetor Christmas Ornament is the perfect thing for a tree.  It is a unique piece that I am sure that nobody else on your block has:)  To make this item you have to start with a 2cycle carburetor as anything larger would be kinda heavy for the tree to hold up.  

The tools Required are: 

Phillips Screwdriver
Flat Screwdriver
Wire Brush(to clean it)
Small Flat Screwdriver(to pull the eclip)
Pliers

We put these ornaments for sale in our shop with the money going to Shriners Hospitals so  please if you like this ornament think about donating to the Shriners Hospitals to help kids that have been hurt on lawnmowers.

Remember over 9000 kids a year get hurt or killed around outdoor power equipment.

to Donate go to 

https://secure2.convio.net/shfc/site/Donation2?idb=0&df_id=3381&3381.donation=form1

for more information about helping your kids stay safe goto

http://www.webmd.com/parenting/news/20060808/lawn-mower-injuries-common-in-kids
 
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Step 2: Pull the Needle and Spring

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You have to remove a screw to pull the needle and lever It will be much easier with a decent screwdriver so use the best one you have.  

Again I recommend saving them as I will likely post some of our projects that use use them for later.

Step 3:

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Remove the Butterfly's  They are also soft screws so I would suggest using the best screwdriver you have to avoid stripping them.


Step 4: Pull the Throttle levers

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You have to remove a e-clip to pull the throttle levers out of the carb.  I have found a small screwdriver makes short work of these.  You then just use pliers to pull them out.

Step 5: Remove the Adjustment screws

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Again we are trying to make this as light as possible for the tree so remove the adjustment screws and everything you do not want on it.
Great! You should enter this in the "redneck contest" here at Instructables!
backyardengineer (author)  bertus52x111 year ago
I have entered it into that contest but the main focus was I thought my ornaments were attractive enough to share.