(Topic ID: 128814)

Data East sluggish flipper


By BigBangBack

4 years ago



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#1 4 years ago

Sometimes on my Jurassic Park, the left flipper will become a little weak after a fastball from the raptor. Like it will flip as if the ball weighs 15 lbs.

The flipper seems to go back to full strength, but it was something I noticed and wanted to address it before it possibly became worse. Is there something I can do to fix this?

Thanks!

#2 4 years ago

I had similar symptoms with my F-14 and it turned out to be the end of stroke switch. I made the switch gap smaller and it fixed the issue. I'm not familiar with DE games so I don't know if JP even uses EOS switches.

#3 4 years ago

Check the flipper cabinet button switch contacts, good chance they may adjusting and/or a clean.

#4 4 years ago

Doesn't the left flipper have some type of clutch or release mechanism to avoid it getting damaged by the Raptor kick? I've never taken a close look at mine but it does the same thing if it's up when the Raptor fires.

#5 4 years ago

Thanks for this feedback. I'll take a closer look tomorrow

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