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Any updates???
I pulled the mag and am taking it to Morris Magneto on Fri. to be checked out.
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Let us know what you find out.
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^^^^ yes.if you have no continuity between the coil springs it sounds like the coil is open.
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>...sounds like the coil is open.

It's open to new ideas, like a new coil.

01rk, you may want to consider getting a rotor with a rare earth magnet while your mag is at Morris. It will help with easier starting. The downside is it will probably run around $300. Cheaper than rollers...
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Took the mag to Morris on Fri. didn't find much out. When I called I asked if it could be checked while I was there, was told yes, but when I got there that didn't happen.
Just seemed to want to sell me one of his mags, don't want to spend $1200.
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that sounds like the MM3.i bought mine in the 80's.it was 400.00 then.i have no regrets.
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that sounds like the MM3.i bought mine in the 80's.it was 400.00 then.i have no regrets.

I don't know anything about an mm3, but I don't have $1200 to spend on a mag.
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