(Topic ID: 250046)

Gottlieb Merry go Round


By ValleyGuy

57 days ago



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    #1 57 days ago

    Working on this pin and have found a switch that I cant seem to locate its proper mounting position

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    #2 56 days ago

    Here is a picture under the playfield...
    https://www.ipdb.org/showpic.pl?id=1578&picno=67766

    Is it the left switch with white wires means at the wrong place?
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    #3 56 days ago

    Here is a pic of the one I have, different from ipdp?
    Thanks

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    #4 52 days ago

    Yes it's the left switch with white wires.. I cant locate it's original mounting position.
    Thanks

    #5 52 days ago

    As you can see on your 1st picture, white wires are strap with others, so it seems at the right place, the problem is that your solenoid isn't the same. You'd better put an original one and fix the switch on the original braquet, or make a part that activate the switch when the solenoid is activate.

    #6 52 days ago

    After a better look I see the real problem...the central ramp is cut on your pinball and the blue solenoid might not be there and was probably added to the game...dont know why. You might form a plate in a sin aluminium or stainless steal plate to reproduce this ramp and make an elongated hole to put the little braquet (same as nearest switches on ramp) than activate your misplaced switch)...good luck

    #7 52 days ago

    Yes...it looks like they replaced the center gobble hole with a pop bumper, or maybe converted it to a rudimentary kickout hole...what's the topside of your PF look like? Have you compared that to IPDB's pics of those topsides?

    #8 52 days ago

    Yes, that's look like a kickout hole, but I don't have this pinball and on IDPB we only see a hole at the center of the playfield...
    https://www.ipdb.org/showpic.pl?id=1578&picno=7378

    #9 52 days ago

    I agree benhurr - they cut the center subway ramp that returns the ball from the center gobble hole, and that switch the OP was asking about used to be on the cut-out portion of that. So I'm assuming they did that so they could turn it into a pop bumber(that's what it looks like from the bottom to me). I was just speculating it could also be a kickout hole, but from those views the OP provided it doesn't look like the right hardware for a normal kickout assembly.

    So I was wondering what the topside of the OP's PF looks like...I'm hoping they're able to reverse that hack, and REALLY curious about what that hack is exactly.

    #10 51 days ago

    Hi, you guys are right heres a closer look the ramp was cut, I will get some of the playfield tommorow.
    Thanks

    I

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    #11 50 days ago

    Here are some more pics,
    The switch is for the second center 100 point.
    I would like to take the ramp apart and get a better look at the switch that was installed.. not my pin I may ask the owner.
    Thanks
    Paul

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    #12 47 days ago

    I think it could be a great upgrade if the ball is directly launch on the playfield instead of going down under the apron and have to wait to be replayed. But only if it's works fine...

    #13 47 days ago

    I didnt remove the ramp to look closer but got a glimpse of the modification, looks well done. Also curious to see the game play being modified. I have more to do to and will post if anything different shows up.

    1 month later
    #14 10 days ago

    Just an update, the game is up and running and the
    Kick out modification is working good. Fun pinball game to play.

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