(Topic ID: 115092)

Best backhand shots in pinball...

By zombywoof

5 years ago

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  • 56 Pinsiders participating
  • Latest reply 39 days ago by Wildbill327
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#51 5 years ago
Quoted from evanshane237:

IJ mode start has gotten me 6 Enternal Life multiballs, But now the trunk shot on TOM is very satisfying as well.

I second IJ's mode start. That damn hole makes me cuss at least once a game and I am stoked when I can nail it with the left flipper!

#52 5 years ago

I like back handing both ACDC Ramps and the right ramp on LOTR.

#53 5 years ago

Some good ones mentioned already. The most satisfying backhand for me at this point is the black widow ramp in AV. Tough to do but when done it's a good feeling.

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#55 39 days ago

JP2...backhanding the Control Room and Helicopter!

#56 39 days ago

Quicksilver - backhand left spinner off drops

#57 39 days ago

Another great feeling backhand on FT is the backhand on the right flipper to the right boat ramp.

It's extra special when you can hit it to light the Monster Fish and then combo it with a Left Orbit to claim the 20(+)Mil.

#58 39 days ago

Dialed In, right flipper to the phone. The shot rattles around the scoop too much from the left flipper, but from the right it drops on in. I also like the Metallica graveyard drops from the left flipper. Ball gets out of control too often from the right. The tall subway ramp in Ghostbusters prem/le also feels slick when you can get it from the left.

edit: Didn't realize this was 5 years old. Well, whatever.

#59 39 days ago

How did I miss this thread 5 years ago? Nice topic.
I put about 10 games on FT last night, played like shit the whole time. That extra ball is TOUGH. What really pisses me off is that every single fucking ball launched bounces off of the guide or the rubber at a different trajectory EVER SINGLE FUCKING TIME.
And it's not just mine. It's every FT I've ever played.
Think that ball's comin to the right flipper? It might. It might fucking not.
Drives me crazy. Time to relevel machine maybe?

#60 39 days ago
Quoted from Gryszzz:

Think that ball's comin to the right flipper?

Will it kiss the Sling?

Will the Sling Go Off?

It's a grab bag of 'good luck with that'.

#61 39 days ago

Pit Stop- Left flipper backhand up the lefthand lane back to the top.

#62 39 days ago

POTC Tortuga ramp when the flippers are built and set correct is the best ever. Frankly, both multiballs, Tortuga and Dead Man's Chest SHOULD be backhand-possible....but most of the time flippers suck and aren't set correctly for the left side to work because of how steep the ramp is.

#63 39 days ago

Some that I enjoy are backhanding the left ramp on ACNC. Backhanding the right ramp on GOT and backhanding the add a band member on GNR.

#64 39 days ago
Quoted from Coolpinballdino:

Backhanding the right ramp on GOT ...

I like a nice exit left orbirt, dead bounce off left flipper to right flipper backhand right orbit.
Just feeeels right.

#65 39 days ago

First off, big upvote to snaroff for his searching ability!

On topic, I love to backhand the Spine Chiller in wh20. It’s always satisfying and often strategic — when you have 2 balls locked, third lock lit, flashing whirlpool and the Boulder award is 5x playfield so you can get that stacking, then getting to the upper pf is much easier and safer via backhand rather than a tricky timed shot from the right flipper.

Beyond stacking 5x pf and multiball, backhanding to the upper pf usually means a slower ball coming around to the upper flipper. So it’s easier to hit the shot you want, like for a combo.

#66 39 days ago

I find backhanding the drop targets on Iron Maiden to be pretty satisfying. One difficult backhand shot is(lost in space)trying to get the robot scoop especially when your trying to start robot multiball.

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