flipper rubber change


By mickthepin

6 years ago


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    #1 6 years ago

    when i put new rubbers on my flippers or turn them around to get more out of them i get worry that perhaps i should have somthing under the flipper when i push down to get the rubber on. can u bend the flipper down when you put new rubbers on and f*ck them up or what.

    #2 6 years ago

    .. I don't know what you mean.

    #3 6 years ago

    im not sure exactly what you mean either, but i do know that if you use the rubbers inside out, you get a lot of jump shots because the inside of the rubber is a bit concave.
    i clean the rubbers often with a bit of alcohol, rotate them a centimeter or so. they tend to get worn at the tip.

    #4 6 years ago

    Believe he's asking if the downward pressure on the flipper shaft will some effect on the mechanics below the playfield. I believe the answer is no as the shaft is bolted in place.. if it does, the bolt holding it in place was too probably too loose anyway.

    #5 6 years ago

    yep you got it mystic thanks. and thunderpants just figured out why im getting so many jump shots thanks guys

    #6 6 years ago
    Quoted from Thunderpants:

    I clean the rubbers often with a bit of alcohol, rotate them a centimeter or so. they tend to get worn at the tip.

    I recall reading somewhere (probably on RGP) that there is some product that is specifically designed to clean rubber. Does anyone know what this is?

    #7 6 years ago

    Cp100 is great for cleaning the rubber.

    #8 6 years ago
    Quoted from donjagra:

    Cp100 is great for cleaning the rubber.

    Yep, I'm pretty sure that's the stuff I was thinking of. Does it in any way affect how the rubber plays?

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