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Earthshaker - How to replace bulbs in the Earthquake Institute?


By jmhewitt

1 year ago



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#1 1 year ago

The grid 1-9 bulbs are very hard to reach. I've tried
* Just untwisting the bulb sockets from the back. I've used needle nose pliers to get a few but no luck on bottom row.
* Removing the institute from the bottom, but that doesn't work well because of the plastic protector at top.
* Removing the front plastic with 1-9 numbers, but the bulbs are slick and my pliers don't fit well, afraid of breaking the bulbs.

What obvious thing am I missing? I tried searching forums and google to see if this was already covered.

#2 1 year ago
Quoted from jmhewitt:

The grid 1-9 bulbs are very hard to reach. I've tried
* Just untwisting the bulb sockets from the back. I've used needle nose pliers to get a few but no luck on bottom row.
* Removing the institute from the bottom, but that doesn't work well because of the plastic protector at top.
* Removing the front plastic with 1-9 numbers, but the bulbs are slick and my pliers don't fit well, afraid of breaking the bulbs.
What obvious thing am I missing? I tried searching forums and google to see if this was already covered.

you need to drop the whole assembly out from the bottom of the playfield

#3 1 year ago
Quoted from Dkjimbo:

you need to drop the whole assembly out from the bottom of the playfield

This, that top plastic guard on the earthquake instatute will bend drop it out of the bottom and then change the blubs I don't recall If I had to unscrew a ramp. But I think I can wiggle it out.

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