(Topic ID: 254221)

Locking mechanism in Xenon head


By osis253

5 months ago



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  • Latest reply 4 months ago by vec-tor
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#1 5 months ago

I'm slowly shopping a XENON head and one of the hacks from a previous owner was to replace the head locking mechanism with a bracket that you have to unscrew to access the head. Obviously this sucks, but all the parts are missing from the lock mechanism. I have detailed pictures of the parts from another collector in the UK, but looking through the Bally parts manual and browsing through Marco hasn't gotten me very far in locating parts numbers or figuring out if this is even something I can fix or find parts for. Anyone have any advice on tracking these down? The parts manual doesn't look like it shows a mechanism to lock the head.

2 weeks later
#2 4 months ago

The back box has a "hook" cam. Third coast pinball has reproduced it...
the "stem" that the cam fits around I do not know.

#3 4 months ago

Not sure if this mech was used in other games. Time to start posting and searching. Good luck. Someone has to have one.

#4 4 months ago

It was used in Eight Ball Deluxe, Space Invaders, Xenon and Vector

#5 4 months ago

Thank you. That doesn’t make it any easier. Although lots of EBD made.

#6 4 months ago
Quoted from Nhpolarbear:

Although lots of EBD made.

3rd generation... the one with the swing open back box door.
Like Eight Ball Champ.

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