Quoted from Rascal_H:
I joined the club today!
Welcome Rascal! Glad you were able to find one.
I changed mine a while back. After a couple years the video mode became boring. Now with the harder settings it is something you have to gear up for.
And I have to say GRRRRRRRRRR. Last night I was right there. First ball I had mist lit, 2 balls in the coffin, 2 balls in the castle and I was ready to rock the house. I was absolutely on fire... until Dracula burned me again. I got NOTHING started. Lit the castle for the third, lost the ball. The next two balls were just flail fests, and anyone that owns one knows that lack of control means death on this game. In about 20 seconds the entire thing was over and I was walking away swearing at the game. No other game I own has such high heights and such low depths, and sometimes it has them all in the same game. So close.
Newpinowner, BSD is kind of a tough game to shop. Sometimes people take them apart, but have a bit of difficulty getting them back together correctly. Some things may look right, but not be correct. So more than other games, just assume the last guy may have done it wrong.
For the gummed up diverter, that may not be just the sleeve. It's possible to put the bracket that holds the coil in backwards. So look very closely at it as you are in there. If you just pop in the sleeve and it still rubs that is probably what happened in the past.
Same thing with anything around the coffin. The standoffs are easy to confuse to the point that you can't even put the glass back on over the coffin itself. When that happens someone in a hurry may have substituted the wrong posts just to get the glass on (that's what someone did to mine), which messes with the alignment.
It sounds like you are taking the right approach to get it all correct, but just make sure you are looking at how it is right now with a skeptical eye.
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