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Adjusting Williams 60's Playfield Rollover Buttons

By rfordut

8 years ago



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#1 8 years ago

I am fixing up a 1965 Williams Bowl-A-Strike, which has ten rollover buttons in the middle of the PF for the pins. I think Williams used this type of rollover button on other machines in the 60's. I haven't dug too far into adjusting them, but I know some are "looser" than others. I took a quick look over the weekend and the plastic button appears to be fixed to the switch blade. Does anyone know if there's a simple way to adjust these? Is it a matter of adjusting the switch blades only?

Thanks,
Ryan

#2 8 years ago

The originals usually have a nice little wobble to them. They are attached to the switch with that little metal press in piece. Reproductions from PBR have that little plastic screw to attach them to the blade. If memory serves are a little more rigid once installed You can adjust the switch blades for sensitivity.

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