Hello all, I was lucky enough to pickup a pioneer farmsaw 1982 model I think( and a nice older homelite too, but that's the next project)by the side of the road the other day. Anyhow the Farmsaw won't start (of course) and I'd love to fix it up. It was pretty gummed up but after some careful cleaning looks to be in great shape..so far I have: - fixed the starter pull so it retracts and engages nicely - Checked for a spark - yup there's a spark! - Checked fuel lines - they are solid and fuel is getting thru - cleaned out the fuel and put new mix in (1:24 right?) - cleaned the carb a little - looks fine on the inside - Looked thru the forums here for other ideas :O) pulling the exhaust and looking at the cylinder/exhaust valve next. I HAVE noticed that when i pull the starter with the carb removed there is a lot of air coming back out of the cylinder in the direction of the carb, as well as some coming out of the exhaust - faulty reed valve maybe? I'd really appreciate any other suggestions folks have out there to get this beauty running. Pics to follow. Thanks!!!