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Ghostbusters Club - We Got One!!!


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#6201 10 months ago
Quoted from Midway-Man:

First thing I would check is it running latest code 1.13? There was a software related issue in earlier code versions regarding weak flippers. This could be your problem.

Thx. It’s running 1.11 I’ll investigate more this weekend

#6202 10 months ago
Quoted from billsfanmd:

Thx. It’s running 1.11 I’ll investigate more this weekend

Good news, they have fixed it after 1.11 so your problem will be solved.
You can download the newest software here https://f002.backblazeb2.com/file/gamecode/ghostbusters-1_13.spk

V1.12 - December 9, 2016
===================================

Fixes:
- pinnode v0.19.8 - Fixed "weak flipper" issue. This bug manifested itself as a
weak flipper
if the flipper EOS switch is working only intermittently during gameplay.

#6203 10 months ago
Quoted from billsfanmd:

Thx. Just looked. One of the kits has all glow rings. would love to see pics...

I did all glow rings from Titan which I shopped my GB. They are perfect IMHO. Looks like the game should have shipped that way, which is the way I like any mods on my games.

#6204 10 months ago
Quoted from Midway-Man:

Good news, they have fixed it after 1.11 so your problem will be solved.
You can download the newest software here https://f002.backblazeb2.com/file/gamecode/ghostbusters-1_13.spk
V1.12 - December 9, 2016
===================================
Fixes:
- pinnode v0.19.8 - Fixed "weak flipper" issue. This bug manifested itself as a
weak flipper
if the flipper EOS switch is working only intermittently during gameplay.

Thx. I’ll try it!

#6205 10 months ago
Quoted from LesManley:

I did all glow rings from Titan which I shopped my GB. They are perfect IMHO. Looks like the game should have shipped that way, which is the way I like any mods on my games.

So should follow rubber sizes on titan site or manual?

What did you use for post sleeves?

#6206 10 months ago
Quoted from LesManley:

I did all glow rings from Titan which I shopped my GB. They are perfect IMHO. Looks like the game should have shipped that way, which is the way I like any mods on my games.

Got any pics?

#6207 10 months ago
Quoted from yzfguy:

Got any pics?

I do somewhere, I'll look for them or I could take a few more. I used the Titan kit and I ended up with extras, but I don't remember being short any rubbers. They are black light reactive too which can make them really stand out if you have any black light LEDs or black lights in your game room.

#6208 10 months ago
Quoted from LesManley:

I do somewhere, I'll look for them or I could take a few more. I used the Titan kit and I ended up with extras, but I don't remember being short any rubbers. They are black light reactive too which can make them really stand out if you have any black light LEDs or black lights in your game room.

but if you have no black lights they just look light green?

#6209 10 months ago

I used the purple from Pinball life and they look great, it's a lighter purple and it matches the artwork really well. I went off of the manual and everything was correct.

#6210 10 months ago
Quoted from J-Freeze:

I used the purple from Pinball life and they look great, it's a lighter purple and it matches the artwork really well. I went off of the manual and everything was correct.

Perfect Play brand? thx

#6211 10 months ago

Yes

#6212 10 months ago
Quoted from billsfanmd:

but if you have no black lights they just look light green?

They are a very light green normally. Even without black lights they will get charged by ambient and game lights and glow. When I turn off my GB in my dark game room, the rubbers all are still glowing in the darkness which is always cool to see.

#6213 10 months ago

Anyone find a better / more sensitive micro switch for the right ramp? Bending the metal piece that sets it off either makes it to tough to get over and the ball gets stuck or too easy and the ball goes right over without setting the switch off. It was replaced by the original owner 1 time I think as an attempt to fix it. This would be the metal ball return.

#6214 10 months ago
Quoted from swinks:

check out the link for a few things, the 4th item along is the metal angle brackets if you are experiencing airballs, the flipper slipper is still in test - waiting on some samples, but there are a few shooter knobs, plunger plates and even a car bracket for over the shooter lane for the ecto

Added 11 days ago: edit:
sorry forgot to post the links
the target brackets
https://www.shapeways.com/product/GRBNG4DQK/stern-target-bracket-v2-5deg2mm?optionId=63971960&li=marketplace
and then all mods, parts, tools etc
https://www.shapeways.com/marketplace?q=swinks&sort=newest

Hey, swinks, if the flipper slip works, I am wondering if you can make a longer flipper bat decal to cover the longer flipper.

Like these, http://www.pinball.center/en/shop/pinball-parts-by-game/road-show/7669/flipper-bat-decals-for-road-show?c=2823

#6215 10 months ago
Quoted from bent98:

Hey, swinks, if the flipper slip works, I am wondering if you can make a longer flipper bat decal to cover the longer flipper.
Like these, http://www.pinball.center/en/shop/pinball-parts-by-game/road-show/7669/flipper-bat-decals-for-road-show?c=2823

hey bent98, I am holding off on getting a shapeways order as am designing a few things to be made all in one go and do in one order as the aussie dollar is crap at the moment. I have some decals like this already and they could possibly just be centred but I won't make any more for the moment until I know these work the way I want and there is demand for these.

#6216 10 months ago

Anyone add undercab lighting or led strip below flippers? Never done this on a spike pin.

#6217 10 months ago
Quoted from billsfanmd:

Anyone add undercab lighting or led strip below flippers? Never done this on a spike pin.

I haven't done those, but I did add a Cobb light strip under the upper train tracks to illuminate the pop bumper area. I was a little nervous about any extra load, but it's been going for about a year and all is good. I just used one of those bulb replacer bases that has an adapter and replaced one of those bulbs along the backboard, so no splicing/hardwiring advice.

#6218 10 months ago
Quoted from yzfguy:

I haven't done those, but I did add a Cobb light strip under the upper train tracks to illuminate the pop bumper area. I was a little nervous about any extra load, but it's been going for about a year and all is good. I just used one of those bulb replacer bases that has an adapter and replaced one of those bulbs along the backboard, so no splicing/hardwiring advice.

Great. My friend really wants under cab too but worried about messing up a spike board

#6219 10 months ago
Quoted from yzfguy:

I haven't done those, but I did add a Cobb light strip under the upper train tracks to illuminate the pop bumper area. I was a little nervous about any extra load, but it's been going for about a year and all is good. I just used one of those bulb replacer bases that has an adapter and replaced one of those bulbs along the backboard, so no splicing/hardwiring advice.

Link to Cobb light strip ? Comet ? Color ? Thx!

#6220 10 months ago
Quoted from billsfanmd:

Link to Cobb light strip ? Comet ? Color ? Thx!

I had it kicking around in my bulb box for a few years, so I cut the wires on one of comets adapter bases and soldered it on. I can’t seem to find it on their site, but I’m pretty sure I got it from comet before they changed hands. Looks like it might be just as bright if you got one of their led strips that already comes with that adapter base. It really brightened up the pops and ya can’t see it at all under the ramp.

#6221 10 months ago

use Comet's Matrix system
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and patch in to a #44/#47 globe and then hook up various items
https://www.cometpinball.com/category-s/1871.htm

#6222 10 months ago
Quoted from swinks:

use Comet's Matrix system
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and patch in to a #44/#47 globe and then hook up various items
https://www.cometpinball.com/category-s/1871.htm

Yep, that’s the one.

#6223 10 months ago

GB pro is my 2nd best earner ever after Deadpool pro.
Anyone else operating GB too?

#6224 10 months ago
Quoted from yzfguy:

Yep, that’s the one.

I use comet matrix a lot. What color looked good for you in pop bumper area. On most pins I alligator clip matrix. So on spike I’ll use the 44 bulb connector

#6225 10 months ago
Quoted from billsfanmd:

I use comet matrix a lot. What color looked good for you in pop bumper area. On most pins I alligator clip matrix. So on spike I’ll use the 44 bulb connector

I felt there is already enough color and just went with white to brighten up the area.

#6226 10 months ago
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#6227 10 months ago
Quoted from yzfguy:

Got any pics?

Here's a pic I found of my game. As you can see the green rubber color matches the green in slimer perfectly.
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#6228 10 months ago

Hey all,

So still new to my LE and lovin' it. What is frustrating to me is seeing the ball come out of the pops, under the gate, bounce off of the RT orbit rail just enough that the ball come SDTM. WTF!?

I need to order a hanging center post plastic but what else should I be looking at to help?

#6229 10 months ago
Quoted from dnaman:

Hey all,
So still new to my LE and lovin' it. What is frustrating to me is seeing the ball come out of the pops, under the gate, bounce off of the RT orbit rail just enough that the ball come SDTM. WTF!?
I need to order a hanging center post plastic but what else should I be looking at to help?

Level side to side?

#6230 10 months ago
Quoted from dnaman:

Hey all,
So still new to my LE and lovin' it. What is frustrating to me is seeing the ball come out of the pops, under the gate, bounce off of the RT orbit rail just enough that the ball come SDTM. WTF!?
I need to order a hanging center post plastic but what else should I be looking at to help?

A center post probably won't help that. Center posts only save a ball that is coming directly from the middle. If it's coming off the right rail at an angle that just misses the flipper, it will probably hit the side of the post and slide into the trough.

Leveling and pitch is a better fix.

#6231 10 months ago

Yeah, something is off level because that feed should go straight to the right flipper.

#6232 10 months ago

Thinking about framing up Vigo in a doll house frame to add to the game. I know there are only one or two callouts from Ghostbusters II, plus the river of slime, but it still seems like something pretty iconic from the series that deserves a place in the game.

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#6233 10 months ago
Quoted from lpeters82:

Thinking about framing up Vigo in a doll house frame to add to the game. I know there are only one or two callouts from Ghostbusters II, plus the river of slime, but it still seems like something pretty iconic from the series that deserves a place in the game.
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You lost me at "dollhouse frame."

#6234 10 months ago
Quoted from lpeters82:

Thinking about framing up Vigo in a doll house frame to add to the game. I know there are only one or two callouts from Ghostbusters II, plus the river of slime, but it still seems like something pretty iconic from the series that deserves a place in the game.
[quoted image]

Always thought it would be cool to replace that image of the cat in the ecto goggles with a Vigo image.

Anyone want to give this a try in pinball browser?

#6235 10 months ago
Quoted from yzfguy:

Level side to side?

Quoted from sethi_i:

A center post probably won't help that. Center posts only save a ball that is coming directly from the middle. If it's coming off the right rail at an angle that just misses the flipper, it will probably hit the side of the post and slide into the trough.
Leveling and pitch is a better fix.

Quoted from desertT1:

Yeah, something is off level because that feed should go straight to the right flipper.

Bang on! It was the front of the pin, I leveled it and now I only have an occasional drain, everything else goes to the RT flipper. Although there wasn't much of an adjustment the ball definitely shoots harder now as well. That part is odd but play is much better now, thanks!

#6236 10 months ago
Quoted from HighProtein:

GB pro is my 2nd best earner ever after Deadpool pro.
Anyone else operating GB too?

Doesn’t surprise me at all.

#6237 10 months ago

Some guy on FB posted a GB earning over 18k on location.

Basically he made a comment saying... "Stern, please release code for a game that actually earns on location."

That's some serious quarter drops.

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#6238 10 months ago

Looks like $18k is just since 1.13. Lifetime earnings is $25k. That's pretty awesome. Mine should finish paying for itself early next year. Where do you guys find this massive player base?

#6239 10 months ago

Im shopping one for a friend and I love it...May get one...

Id love the plastic piece for the center drain though....

Updated code and my right flipper seems to work perfect so far

#6240 10 months ago
Quoted from desertT1:

Looks like $18k is just since 1.13. Lifetime earnings is $25k. That's pretty awesome. Mine should finish paying for itself early next year. Where do you guys find this massive player base?

Since all the adjustments and audits get lost after each update. The game actually earned 18k since the last update. Lifetime stats are not functioning correct. My HUO GB claims to have earned a few Euros. Funny thing is, the game does not even have a coin mech.

#6241 10 months ago
Quoted from billsfanmd:

Anyone add undercab lighting or led strip below flippers? Never done this on a spike pin.

yes I've done both, doesn't seem to be a problem if you buy one that is made for it. I got mine from Mezel mods and the under cab lighting is amazing. so bright!

https://mezelmods.com/collections/ghostbusters-pinball-mods/products/pinball-cabinet-lighting-kit-bundle-spike?variant=36338363848

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#6242 10 months ago
Quoted from derekbro:

yes I've done both, doesn't seem to be a problem if you buy one that is made for it. I got mine from Mezel mods and the under cab lighting is amazing. so bright!
https://mezelmods.com/collections/ghostbusters-pinball-mods/products/pinball-cabinet-lighting-kit-bundle-spike?variant=36338363848[quoted image]

Thx I got lighting from rock. Lermods abs Mezel mods. Should be fine

#6243 10 months ago

I bought a 1 year old GOTG with $14k on it when I bought it. I think it was in Sunshine.

#6244 10 months ago

There is GB for sale in VA with a slimer prob. Seller says it hits pf. Is this an easy adjustment?

Thx !

#6245 10 months ago
Quoted from Bwilson:

Some guy on FB posted a GB earning over 18k on location.
Basically he made a comment saying... "Stern, please release code for a game that actually earns on location."
That's some serious quarter drops.[quoted image]

It does well here too.

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#6246 10 months ago

I wonder if I can make that kind of money if I charge my buddies to play when they come over...hmmm...

#6247 10 months ago

Vigo printed and ready for installation.

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#6248 10 months ago
Quoted from PinDoctor82:

I wonder if I can make that kind of money if I charge my buddies to play when they come over...hmmm...

The most recent time I moved, after I setup GB the moving guy asked me if he could play and reached into his pockets for quarters. I had to explain Free Play briefly but it would be pretty hilarious if you invited a bunch of people over for some pinball and had all of the machines set to $1.00 per game and pretended it was for real

#6249 10 months ago
Quoted from lpeters82:

Vigo printed and ready for installation.
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cool idea, where are you going to install it.

#6250 10 months ago
Quoted from lpeters82:

Vigo printed and ready for installation.
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I like it!

Want to make a couple more to sell?

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