(Topic ID: 233419)

CGC Remake Scoop Problems


By guymontag451

2 years ago



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  • 56 posts
  • 33 Pinsiders participating
  • Latest reply 31 days ago by Sleepy
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“Have you had inconsistent scoop issues with CGC remakes?”

  • Yes 21 votes
    66%
  • No 11 votes
    34%

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#51 1 year ago

I placed a small 1” piece of 1/4” weather stripping along the right side wall of the scoop about three quarters up, never get any sdtm.

#52 1 year ago

I never had any issues with my AFMrSE, but my MBrSE had issues right out of the box. I increased the power like others stated and adjusted the pitch, it greatly improved the SDTM.

11 months later
#53 35 days ago

First day with NIB MBr LE...Love the game, but I'm having same issue with the scoop SDTM 98% of the time. I tried all power settings for the R Eject. The only thing that helped was to turn the power to MIN. The eject now sends the ball to the R flipper tip which allows me to save most from SDTM, but it still isn't right...I hate that I have to start to mod a machine right out of the box.

#54 35 days ago
Quoted from soslower:

but it still isn't right.

Try loosening the screws holding the bracket to the playfield and turn as hard as you can while retightening the screws. See if it aims a little better.

LTG : )

#55 35 days ago

I found my scoop needed a slight “twist” towards the left, but it’s not for the faint of heart... I had to lock a pair of vise grips on the scoop and gave it a couple of degrees of leftward twist. That aimed it more towards the left flipper pivot point and it now is a non issue, mine is 100% NOT SDTM, but ranges across the face of the left flipper, from the tip on a soft and slow eject to shooting it back up the inlane on a hard and fast eject (very rare)... I also did the wavy washer add to snug up the coil, and I tried the foam in the inside throat but doing the twist solves this 100%, and I highly recommend it.

#56 31 days ago

I added a spring washer to the coil assembly and tightened it as much as I could to reduce all the slop in the mech. It has hit the center of the left flipper every time now for almost a year.

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