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Broadmoor not sparking

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I just got a 1964 Broadmoor. It didn't have any spark so I cleaned the points up and I fixed a broken wire that went from the points to the coil. After I did that I turned the motor with my hand and held the end of the coil wire and got shocked a little. Then I put the spark plug on the coil wire and held the plug up to bare metal but there was no spark. So now I'm at a dead end, Can anyone help? Thanks

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Recheck your point gap and then wipe the contact surfaces by pulling thru a calling card on a closed set. Sometimes your your fingers might leave an oily residue on the surfaces. Oil is an insulator and not a conductor.

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I don't think the gap is 0.20 thousands, which is what it's supposed to be right? But I don't know how to adjust the points on the vertical shafts, I'm used to the ones on the horizontal shafts. It doesn't have a jam nut or a set screw.

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