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(Topic ID: 242599)

Hobbit issues


By drewbo81

1 year ago



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#1 1 year ago

I recently acquired a Hobbit gold Smaug edition. Balls were ending early and sometimes 2 balls were being ejected into shooter lane. I was trouble shooting a bit and it seemed vibration from playfield was causing ball to end early as I had glass off and was hitting playfield and end of ball was triggered. Between the distributor and I we deduced that it was probably a flaky opto board in trough. JJP sent me 2 new boards which were installed today and unfortunantely the problem persists and now 2 balls being ejected after ball is ended early. Any help on this matter is appreciated.

Thanx in advance

Drew

#2 1 year ago

5 balls in the ball trough, and only 5 ?

Captive ball behind the ball screwed into the middle rear of the playfield, didn't come out and get mixed into the other balls giving you 6 balls in the ball trough ?

LTG : )

#3 1 year ago

I was thinking the same thing. You may have an extra ball in there perhaps.

#4 1 year ago

Put the game in switch test and roll a ball around - see if anything triggers that shouldn’t be

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