(Topic ID: 238595)

Iron Maiden RHTF thud?!


By jardine

8 months ago



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  • Latest reply 9 days ago by andre060
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#1 8 months ago

Not sure what's going on but can anyone help?

My top RHS flipper makes this thud sound while playing. more so than the other flippers??

Hopefully this video explains and shows what I mean. Just started happening!

#3 8 months ago

Did you try pushing your pf to the left once its down? I noticed that after lifting the pf on mine I would get a noise from the top right flipper when I dropped it back down. If I nudged pf to the left when it was down to get it away from the right side of the cab, the noise seemed to go away.

#4 8 months ago
Quoted from Flex_in_Aus:

Did you try pushing your pf to the left once its down? I noticed that after lifting the pf on mine I would get a noise from the top right flipper when I dropped it back down. If I nudged pf to the left when it was down to get it away from the right side of the cab, the noise seemed to go away.

Hmm, ok...will try tonight.

Do you think it might be hitting something on the right side??

#5 8 months ago

I’m having this same issue on mine, the metal flipper plunger stop bracket is vibrating the right metal side rail every time the right flipper is struck and making that thud sound. That’s why when you lift playfield it doesn’t make that sound anymore. Was thinking about putting some dynamat in between the side rail.

#6 8 months ago
Quoted from FtWorthPinsider:

I’m having this same issue on mine, the metal flipper plunger stop bracket is vibrating the right metal side rail every time the right flipper is struck and making that thud sound. That’s why when you lift playfield it doesn’t make that sound anymore. Was thinking about putting some dynamat in between the side rail.

Chuck up a photo if you can of what you mean please. I noticed that some screws were needing tightening but didn't want to pull apart the mech.....well...cause I'm lazy....haha

#7 8 months ago

My IM Prem has developed this as well.

Following.....

Later,
EV

#8 8 months ago

See where I have the felt pads (ghetto rigged I know) on the the metal stop bracket on the upper right flipper, it’s touching the right side rail and making the thud sound you hear.

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#9 8 months ago

Wow! That's really close! This "mod" hehe, has that reduced the noise? I'm guessing yes.

Presume this will have no detrimental effect to the mech if left alone?

#10 8 months ago

The felt pads have helped a little, but still making that thud sound. It’s pretty annoying when you’re playing so need some other sound deading material like Dynamat (haven’t tried it yet). Let me know if you figure something else out?

#11 8 months ago

I think I'm just going to ask falconpunch to come over and help...seems he won't help in here...hahaha!!

#12 8 months ago

Take a proper video with your playfield up!

8 months later
#13 9 days ago

Mine just started doing this as well. Did anyone ever find a cause and fix for this?

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