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Have you checked the coil voltage to see if it cuts back to 6 after start? Usually the points burn because the voltage is not being cut back.
Some engines will start ok on 6 volts. You would just have to try it. As for electronic ignition, would need the engine numbers to check.
Engine uses the 12 volts to make strong spark. Some engines are easier to start than others. If your's is easy start, 6 volts might be all you need.
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The first thing that I would do is set the points at .018 inches, I have found in my 30 years that this tends to work better than the factory suggested setting. The next thing that I would look for if to make sure that you aren't getting a oil film back into the point area, I have seen some of these engines that get a small amount of oil back into the points and that oil will burn onto the points and cause this same problem.
I am going to have to do some digging to try to find out on this one whether there is a conversion kit available or not. I can't find anything that is referenced at this time but I will make a few phone calls to my suppliers and see if they have an answer for that then I will get back with you.
I will do some research and let you know what I come up with. It may be tomorrow now before I have any answers but I will respond back here as soon as I can get more information.