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Need to know spacing requirments for magneto on mcculloch model # 600016h. is it possible to test coil and how would you do so?

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Spacing is probably .010. You can test it by getting a flashlight battery and light. Connect the base of the light to the spark plug cable. Connect the ground wire of the coil to the bottom of the battery, and hold the other end of the battery on the light. If the light lights, the coil is good. If not, the coil is bad.

Do not use anything over a 1.5 volt flashlight bulb and battery. The bulb does not have to glow, just light, to prove the coil.

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