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Gottlieb ball gate A-15550 - any alternatives?

By Boslaw

1 year ago


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#1 1 year ago

Can't find my ball gate for a Target Alpha. Everyone's out of stock. Are there any alternate parts that would work in place of this gate?

#2 1 year ago
Quoted from Boslaw:

Can't find my ball gate for a Target Alpha. Everyone's out of stock. Are there any alternate parts that would work in place of this gate?

check ebay or the parts thread

#3 1 year ago
Quoted from Boslaw:

Everyone's out of stock.

I'd put a wanted up here in classifieds.

#4 1 year ago

I'd go to Marco. Search gates. Pick one that looks similar. Use that.

Long shot, make one.

LTG : )

#5 1 year ago

I have searched ebay, added Want Ad on pinside, searched all resellers. Zilch. My concern is that similar ball gates I find at marco etc don't have proper dimensions to work on this machine (else they would usually be listed as suitable replacements for this particular part number).

#6 1 year ago

i have this one , but you may have to trim it to create the triangle base

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#7 1 year ago

trim along the line shown

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#8 1 year ago

Marco has some similar ones. You might have to make them fit :

https://www.marcospecialties.com/pinball-parts/19645

https://www.marcospecialties.com/pinball-parts/231-2517-L

Probably more. I didn't go through all the gates.

LTG : )

#9 1 year ago

Did you call Steve Young at PBR?

#10 1 year ago
Quoted from kermit24:

Did you call Steve Young at PBR?

Haven't called him but the PBR website (and everyone else) has them out of stock. Modifying another seems like the only option at this point.

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#11 2 days ago

Just picked up a target alpha and the ball
Gate was missing just cut the edge off.16607156467521656031422121904793 (resized).jpg
Raff

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