VStar 650, stalls until warm
I just bought a v-star 650, 1999 with only 4,000 miles. The previous owner didn't use it much.
When I take it out for the first time in a day it wants to stall out when I first take off. I'll let it warm up for a minute or so with the choke out, but when I first go to rev the engine it will stumble and die as soon as the clutch engages. After doing this a few times, I'll get it going and then it accelerates erratically for about a mile. After that mile of warm up it runs perfectly fine.
The mechanics said he wants to tear out the carbs and clean the jets. I have 92 octane fuel and some seafoam in there now. Is there anything else I should try before bringing it in to him?