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20hp B&S on a Craftsman lawn tractor. Will not start

I cannot get this motor to start. I changed the plug. I am getting spark. I changed the flywheel key. I took off the head and ground the valves. put back together, still will not start. I am getting gas. What else can I check.

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You can check the compression

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