Recoil spring

Dh 1984

Banned
Oct 14, 2012
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Union county Tn
Whats the easiest way to put a recoil spring back in a saw? I have been work for 3 hours on this dang thing and still can't figure out how to get it small enough to put it back in this echo 8000 they sure didn't make it where big figures would fit.

Any help would be gratefully appreciated