Looking at picking up a Champion Pub but the boxers right arm is apparently not working. Anyone have an idea of how tough/expensive of a fix this is?
As long as the coil is there, look for a loose wire. If it's missing the coil, good luck because they are more rare than diamonds. If you do resolder a loose wire make sure it's not exposed or you'll short out the machine and probably blow some chips on the power board. Good luck!
If the coil is bad,the boxer will pretty much have to be taken completely apart.If you like tinkering with mechanical things it will be fun.Take your time and study each move you make as it comes apart.If you need a coil,don't waste your time looking for the exact one.I could show you what I did for mine if it comes to it.Don't let this problem stop you from buying this pin if the price is right.Most likely it will cost you $6.00 for a coil and a little patience.
Thanks guys! Gives me some ideas of what to look for when I check it...Any other gotcha's with this pin when test driving?
The Ball trough. Mine had one that the balls got stuck in and I replaced it with a revised one. I guess this was a common problem.
The arms can be problematic. The shoulder post in the boxer arms can strip out but they can be filed flat and fixed as I did. The coil wires to the arms can get pinched from the boxers movement. The coils can be hard to find but Brokedad posted a link a while back to a place that made them.
Check for broken ramps and plastics as the ball flies around a lot in that game.
Quoted from wesperron:
The arms can be problematic. The shoulder post in the boxer arms can strip out but they can be filed flat and fixed as I did
I will second that, the op at the bar I work at had put a CP in our bar for awhile, and the only problem we ever had was with the boxer. Arms not working, or not turning around completely, that sorta thing. Just keep up with it, and you'll be enjoying a fun new pin.
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