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Drag Saw, Vaughn, Model L Breaker Points


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Old 07-28-2018, 11:16:04 PM
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Default Drag Saw, Vaughn, Model L Breaker Points

The breaker points on the end of the crankshaft make and break (VOM reading), but the resistance is apparently too high to consistently fire the batt/coil/plug system. Before I tear into it to clean it up, please describe the hardware and what to look out for. And what is with the one wire terminal that seems to be "floating"? Engine hasn't been run in recent times--ignition system parts missing. But we've built one up with a T-Model coil and batt and just need the points to work well to try to start the engine. Also, How should we set up the carb mixture to start it? Any advice is welcome. Thanks
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Can you post some pictures? Also, serial number and model. There are a few different styles.
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Hi Chris--Don't know S/N. Here's pics.[IMG]img_20180617_160931_burst_02[/IMG] and IMG_20180617_160931_burst_01. Thanks. chl
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No pictures...
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Hi Chris J--I finally got info. It is SN 52540 and Model L. Here's pics. I need help. Thanks. chashlow
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Sent you a private message chashlow, I have some paperwork that will help you.
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Hi Chris J. I already answered, but found another pic to post on my Vaughn. chashSN and Model1.pdf

I hope this comes through.
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Sent you a private message chashlow, I have some paperwork that will help you.
Thanks, again, Chris. Got it running!! New question---Can you tell me if I can solder to the 3 terminals on a T-Model coil without damaging the coil. I want to adapt the coil for use on the Vaughan and wire it direct to the other components. Thanks. charlie
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Old 10-24-2018, 10:45:46 AM
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Yes, A lot of people solder clips onto the terminals so it is easier to connect and remove the wires. Or you could solder the wires and "hardwire" it.
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