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(Topic ID: 134548)

NBA Fastbreak question


By PinballHog

5 years ago



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#1 5 years ago

I just bought an NBA Fastbreak. I have a couple of questions. There are 2 plugs I see under the playfield all the way at the back that are not being used or not plugged into something, are they supposed to be unused or am I missing what they plug into? The ball in the back glass can it be replaced with a Ping pong ball or do I need to by the ball from Marco? Thanks for any info.

#2 5 years ago

Not sure if its a ping pong ball or not...

http://www.marcospecialties.com/pinball-parts/31-2816.1

*Edit*

Did a quick search on the specs of a ping pong ball and found this:
"International rules state the ball shall weigh 2.7 grams and be 40 millimeters in diameter."

Marco ball weighs 3oz so I would say its not a ping pong ball.. definitely heavier.

#3 5 years ago

You need the ball that goes in the machine. I just restored two of the back box panels. I might still have a used 1 if you want me to send you one if your is missing. I did say "used".... Free is free....

#4 5 years ago

No it's got an old ball in it. I'm going to try to clean it. If I can't get it like I like it then I will just order one from Marco. What about the 2 plugs under the playfield at the very back that are unplugged, are they unplugged on y'all's games as well?

#5 5 years ago

I will look but could be a day before I can. Maybe someone an answer that before I can get to it. Also, I take a photo or two.

#6 5 years ago

The two plugs are for linking two fb together thats what makes fb so cool you can actually play against sombody on another pin

#7 5 years ago

There are no plugs under the playfield for linking the games. The cable that links the games connects to the A/V board in the backbox of both games. The link cable should run through a vent hole in the back of each backbox.

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