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bassmann77

Eskimo Mako M43

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Does anyone have one of these? I wasn't recently given one, but noticed that this thing leaks gas like a sieve. I tore it apart, and the way they have the gas lines running, there is no wonder why it leaks. For the owners out there, any tips on how to keep the leaking gas to a minimum?

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I have this auger withe the 9" blades. I have had to replace the gas lines twice now in five years. I recently filled the tank and checked it the next day only to have it empty. The nuts that are molded into the tank seem to leak so I replaced the tank as well. I would check the tank to see if there is a leak underneath.

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My tank leaks around them stupid nuts as well. If you lay it down with the carb and gas cap side up it will leak less then with carb and gas cap down.I never run more than a half tank either, seems to help a bit. But it still leaks a bit. Mine doesn't ride inside my vehicle anymore. it stays in the sled and rides on a receiver rack thing.

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Not what I wanted to hear. I just bought one of these and am taking it out for the first time tomorrow.

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I got an 8" m43 for x mas. Had it out maybe 10 times and haven't had a problem yet. The only precaution i take is transporting in truck or trap tank up.

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Had my M43 for 8 years or so. Last year My gas tank leaked at the mold seam. Ordered new tank and while i was at it new tubing and primer ball. Never sharpend blades and i burn a tank of fuel per year. No other isses. Sure like mine. Cuts fast and pretty light so i got one for dad this year.

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I have been running an Eskimo Mako 8" for the last couple years and it is working like a champ. No leaks, starts easy, drills smooth all the way through the bottom of the hole. I'm a happy Mako owner.

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