Quoted from Kholmes:
Guys, so I received the new part from Stern. I see no difference whatsoever and in just using the mech after taking it out of the package, it still doesn't appear to work, mechanically. There is still a gap so the target will not drop. See below pics.
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The reality of it is Stern most likely sent you the exact same mech hoping that by trying stuff you will figure it out! You didn't really need the new mech, but that was the easiest thing for them to do. They mean well though.
The best thing you can do is study the problem and try to learn WHY its not working. Then make slow adjustments to correct the issue. I was at Waxx's house when we fixed his game. There are probably many ways to fix this, and Waxx is correct that the maplesyrup method is probably the 'easiest' way to approach this. If that is not working for you I would suggest trying to bend the trigger plate.
When you play the game you will most likely hear that it is trying to push the target off the ledge, it simply doesn't have enough power to do it with the added weight of a ball on the drop target. You can help it out by bending the trigger plate forward a bit to give it more leverage, and additionally if needed bending the trigger plate closer to the magnet.
Go slow, make small adjustments and test. Look at what is happening to see if what you are doing is helping.
Don't get too frustrated and keep trying you WILL figure this out and it will be a great feeling once you do.
See picture, I hope this helps.
1.) Bend red highlighted section in direction of red arrow 2-3 millimeters. Test
Optionally if needed
2.) Bend blue highlighted section in direction of blue arrow 2-3 millimiters. Test
Note: The maplesyrup method is basically doing the same thing in an easier way. i.e. moving the trigger plate closer to the target.
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