I have a quality issue on my LE. Some line worker was getting cute. Doing 3rd rate work. He just got caught. I will be sending these pics to Stern.
We are looking at the Dragula platform on the left side of the play field.
This post was not screwed down all of the way. Matter of fact, it was not even screwed in at all. See how the plastic has been distorted and pushed up?
It is the post for one of the rubbers. It gets worse.
Post not screwed in at all.
This is the post on the other end. Same deal. Not screwed in. At all.
So, what is the reason for all of this? It is a clearance issue.
The discrepancy has been corrected in this pic. You can see the washers I have installed underneath the wire ramp. The washers are needed to obtain clearance between the wire ramp and the outlane metal guide.
Instead of screwing the two posts into the installed play field T-nuts, laying down the plastic, and then installing some washers on top of the plastic, and then installing the wire ramp, the lazy fuck just set the two posts into the holes without screwing them down. Then he flopped the plastic on, proceeded to screw the plastic down in two other places. This distorted the plastic and the two posts that were not screwed down were used as "spacers" for the wire ramp.
If Stern has any quality control inspectors on the line, they are not paying attention and not doing their job. If there is any inspection paper work at all, the inspectors are just pencil whipping it.
This kind of horse shit should not be happening on a $10,000.00 machine.
My LE is #380. Assembly lines do not operate in a vacuum. And this turd of a line worker has probably done this same substandard work on the pins in front of mine and the pins after mine.
Take a good look at your Munsters on the left hand side at the Dragula racer. If your plastic ends are pointed up and there are not washers/spacers under the wire ramp, you have been had.
Can I see a show of hands?