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I have a 1942 Standard Twin Garden Tractor (hp) that as a Zenith
Carburetor #10925.  It has a cork float that is bad.  I would like to replace it with a brass float. I understand that the new gas effects cork or the coating on the cork.  The float is 1.125" dia and 1" tall.  Where can I by a float or where can I have one made?

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Those, cork floats, are very difficult if not impossible to find.

Have you looked online at some carburetor specialty sites?

I used Google images and searched carburetor floats but I did not find any that provided float dimensions.

Have you tried you local mower repair shop, tractor repair shop, or checked in your area to see if there is a carburetor specialty repair shop that might be able to find a float that could work?

Eric

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Eric A. Jones

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Lawnmower Repair . Certified Master Service Technician from B&S. Have 23 years experience on B&S, Lawn Chief, Weed Eater, Echo, Peerless, Wheel Horse, Snapper, Atlas, MTD, McCulloch, Homelite and many other numerous brands. Specialize in electrical repair.

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Born and raised in the midwest. Started tinkering with engines when I was about 14 on my Suzuki RM-80. I began lawn mower repair at a small hardware store. I knew absolutely nothing. I read lots of repair manuals and met an older fellow who taught me many lessons. I continued working on small engines through high school and paid my way through college working on mowers at the same hardware store. Decided to get away from the midwest and mower repair so I joined the Air Force. I repaired air traffic control electronic equipment and ended up in Hawaii where I got a part time job at Small Engine Clinic. I gained a lot of experience from the Small Engine Clinic and had a blast repairing small engines. I then took the Briggs and Stratton Master Service Technician test and earned my MST. I then traveled to Wisconsin where I attended the factory update training seminar and received formal training. Continued working on mowers part time as I completed 20 years of military. Retired from the military on a Friday and continued in the lawn and garden industry the next Monday.

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MAS Aerospace Operations BA Mathematics AAS Electronic Communications AAS Electronic Technology

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