Quoted from DCP:
I do that to all my games! On The Hobbit, don't forget the switch behind the top rubber ring above the pop bumpers. This switch triggers the two upper bumpers and adds a lot of action to the pop bumpers.
Mine were kind of dead until I adjusted that switch.
Well, I lied - it's Wednesday... BUT I did check out all of my jet bumper area switches and, as DCP
described (thanks!), the stand-alone switch that fires the (all three) jets in quick succession was bent WAY out of shape and was pretty difficult to trigger without a direct hit from the flipper.
Sooo, I ran a quick experiment!
1. I adjusted that stand-alone jet bumper switch to a hair trigger
2. I made sure each of my jets were hair triggered (no adjustment needed)
3. I pulled out the Gate at Bag End (literally, you just pull )
4. I did some play testing!
RESULTS: 17 of 20 back down the middle. 3 of 20 to the upper flipper.
5. I put the Gate back in and did some more play testing!
RESULTS: 1 of 20 back down the middle. 19 of 20 to the upper flipper.
Adjusting that switch to be more sensitive didn't have a dramatic impact on my jet bumper action, but I can imagine if someone's is in worse shape than mine, it certainly could...