Well, can't say for sure as we didn't hook a tester up to it He basically stuck his thumb over the spark plug hole and moved the flywheel. There was a decent amount of pressure and it was noticeable when he let the pressure off. If this isn't enough to rule out compression issues, let me know, and I'll track a tester down. The friend I mentioned is a mechanic, so I'm sure he's got one stashed somewhere. Let me know and I'll get it right away, I need to pick up the pace on the repair to help my wife get the garden tilled. And as always, thanks for all the help!!!