Thanks again for the speedy response. Here is what I have done this
evening with findings/results:
1). inspected the points, I just install them new Sunday-points not pitted
or discolored and they are clean with no oil or any substance on them.
2). the area inside the distb is clean and dry
3). the condenser is not shorted or open
4). the points are definetly making contact and are adjusted to .020
inch for battery ign/distb
5). I can draw a nice "blue" arc across the points with the ign switch on.
6). have measured the voltage on the (-); (+); and the distb output on
the coil while cranking. The voltage does not vary .10v from 6v.
7). held the distb end of the coil wire near [.020-.125 in] from ground
while cranking and no spark.
. have measured two coils across the terminals [1 to 1.25 ohmns]
from (-) term to distb lead is 7500 to 8000 ohmns; from (+) term
to distb lead is 7500-8000 ohmns
9). the screw through the distb is not shorted to ground [distb housing]
10). the rotor is definetly turning
11). the wiring from the ign switch to the coil and "L" term on the voltage
regulator looks to be 12 ga. as well as the wire from the ign switch
to the (-) term on the coil.
12). I have check and re-checked the wiring schematic for a 6v batt ign
with voltage regulator and aside from the smaller wiring it is exactly
as the schematic. I have checked all wiring and it all has continunity.
13). I check all the plugs and they all have a good ground and the
electrode is insulated on all of them.
I have noticed that the relay at the "L" terminal on the voltage reg is open
and when you manually force the contact closed you get the same "blue"
arc with the same intensity as across the points. I have not checked to
see it this relay closes when you start to crank and if this breaks the
connection somehow to the points.
I would like to have a complete schematic as to how the points fit into
the picture as well as the voltage reg.
I can't believe that this simple DC circuit has me so stumped. What am
I overlooking guys?
I plan to replace all the wiring with awg #10 tomorrow night and see what
happens. I also plan to perform all the above test on the running one with
a coil. However, it does not have the external voltage reg.