after 6 months in storage (appropriately drained and kept indoors all winter to avoid drastic temperature drops that might affect seals and metal integrity) I sprayed out the carb with carb cleaner to remove any gunk and filled the tank.
she won't start.
My 66cc Grubee has always been a testy beeyotch, usually taking me a good half dozen attempts to start before coughing to life, but this is the first time I've had it just not start. wires are good. spark is good. air intake is full on open, RPM screw is at 3.5 turns.