Quoted from Ricochet:
Has anyone tried this replacement ball deflector?
This one is curved compared to the original. I've only seen the straight (original design) replacements available up until this point. This may be irrelevant, but it's something that I just noticed, and I look at this crap a lot!
So that deflector will work, but you have to remove the plastic as it’s too tall. There is an Indy on location near me that has that exact deflector on it and you still get the occasional ball reject. that deflector is actually intended for the ball
Lock shot behind the drop targets...
I have found the following gives me a true 75% success rate:
- lowering the saucer
- slotting the deflector so you can move it back
- bending the deflector to the proper angle
I tried the drop foam, and though it does help a lot with shot success not for me,,, part of pinball is satisfying sounds and that kills the clunk you get when you knock it in there.