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Gobbledy Gook

Letter received on Thursday August 29th 2013.

Thursday August 29th 2013

Dear Lloyd,

Have a 1963 Gottlieb Square Head. Got it all working except when the ball drops in the two gobble holes, it won't score when lit. Occasionally will score on the right gobble hole,when lit. Can manually touch the switch and make it score when playfield is raised. But the ball running through trough over switch does not. Please any help would be appreciated? Before we pull every hair on our Head out!

Thanks so much,

Loves Holes

Dear Loves Holes


Lets see. You raise the playfield and it works. You lower the playfield and it doesn't. You raise the playfield and it works. You lower it and it doesn't.


Hmmmm.............. any chance to are moving or stretching the playfield harness and it is dragging on top of stuff below it shouldn't, or pulling on wires or connectors and making a break in continuity at the plugs or solder joints ?


You know the wire colors so I'd check them over first.


LTG : )




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