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What Size Rope To Use on My Lawn Mower

Small Engine Starter Rope Sizes

 

Rope Diameter Size Chart

Rope Diameter Size Chart

When selecting the size of rope for your small engine, chainsaw, trimmer, push mower or riding mower, you need to know the correct size. Listed below is a guide you can go by:

  • #3 (3/32″ Diameter) and #3-1/2 (7/64″ Diameter) rope is used on most trimmers and small 2-cycle engines
  • #4 (1/8″ Diameter) and #4-1/2 (9/64″ Diameter) rope is used on most chain saws and larger 2-cycle engines
  • #4-1/2 (9/64″ Diameter), #5 (5/32″ Diameter) and #5-1/2 (11/64″ Diameter) rope is used on most 4-cycle push mower small engines
  • #6 (3/16″ Diameter) and #7 (7/32″ Diameter) rope is used on most larger 4-cycle engines

If you ever have any questions on recoil starter rope, send us an email or give us a call.