Buy a MSD tester it will be a lot easier!
http://www.msdignition.com/Products/Tools/Testers/8998_-_Single_Channel_Digital_Ignition_Tester.aspxWhat is this MSD tester you speak of, delltang?
bushmec, I did their spark test and I do have spark. I believe it is a bad signal for some reason. I am going to recheck it tomorrow night after I move the pickup in some. Its at .065" now. The weird thing is that it would not idle out of the box, but it would run fine above 1500 rpm, but I guess that makes sense. According to MSD the higher the rpm the stronger the signal. I will let you guys know what I find. Check the polarity of the magnets in the pickup? MSD recommended that as well. I have to find a magnet with the poles identified on them. Thanks for the help. Nick