Originally Posted by Bear
It sounds as if the starter solenoid is not engaging at first start (she just spins). I would look at replacing the solenoid or if your pockets are deep the starter (with a new solenoid).
Agreed. Josh, it isn't anything else, the solenoid is shot. Either get a new solenoid or starter, or leave it for a bit and buy a new flywheel too.
Sounds like there isn't much time, either.