(Topic ID: 195853)

Flight 2000 Spinner Keeps Getting Bent


By clodpole

2 years ago



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#1 2 years ago

Right spinner on Flight 2000 is in a "gets-hit-hard" location. Pop bumper sometimes fires ball back down the spinner lane while spinner is still spinning. Hard, wrong-direction hit bends wire and knocks spinner out of balance. I know how to rebalance spinner, but wonder if any of you have ideas of how to avoid problem?

Steve Young sells a heavier wire version; might that be the answer?

#2 2 years ago

I recall on mine that the post holding it on the left was loose and fastened with a wood screw.

I replaced the wood screw with a machine screw through-bolting through the playfeild

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#3 2 years ago
Quoted from clodpole:

Steve Young sells a heavier wire version; might that be the answer?

Those are the ones I used on mine and they have held up great so far. Mike

#4 2 years ago

Thanks to both of you - I'll check the left post screw just to make sure it's solid, and order a thick wire spinner from Steve Young. Best wishes!

#5 2 years ago

Ordered a spinner from Steve Thursday; what did you use to expand the hole in the spinner bracket? ...a tiny drill?

#6 2 years ago
Quoted from clodpole:

Ordered a spinner from Steve Thursday; what did you use to expand the hole in the spinner bracket? ...a tiny drill?

Yes

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