Rollercoster tycoon Help with magnet.

(Topic ID: 209867)

Rollercoster tycoon Help with magnet.

By Paul1478

11 months ago

Topic Stats

  • 11 posts
  • 3 Pinsiders participating
  • Latest reply 11 months ago by Boomer71
  • No one calls this topic a favorite


Linked Games

#1 11 months ago

Until yesterday I did not know there was a very small magnet used in RCT. It holds releases a "ghost" target. I did not know because the one I have does not work. You can release it by hand no problem, when paushed up it locks back in place but during game play it does not work.
I have checked the fuse related to it (and all others just to be sure), removed from the holder and it is securely connected.
Any ideas?

#2 11 months ago

there is a diode on it..I would check it and reflow the solder connections.

#3 11 months ago

Ok. Good idea. I will do so

Thank you

#4 11 months ago

Check the ghost down switch, I had the same problem and the switch was bad.

#5 11 months ago

Thank you, I checked the switch in test and it registers. I will check again with the meter and also the diode as suggested today when I get home...

#6 11 months ago

I got the magnet to work during test but not during game play. The switch under it registers during test but I think I will try and adjust it...

#7 11 months ago

That yellow standup tends to get knocked around from the upper flipper shooting balls into it. I would see if during a test game you hit it with a ball to see if it registers with the glass off. Mine needs adjusting occasionally.

#8 11 months ago

Thanks! Seems ok but I will check.

#9 11 months ago

I may have said the wrong switch. I meant the one behind the ghost flip up door, not the one on the yellow stand up. If it was the one than ok. That little switch on mine failed twice.

#10 11 months ago

Fixed it!!
Thanks boomer It was the switch. Just needed to be adjusted. No big deal with the game really but Great feeling!
Need to go play and break something so I can fix it!

#11 11 months ago

Good to hear it , enjoy.

Promoted items from the Pinside Marketplace
From: $ 369.95
From: $ 9.99
From: $ 5.00
Cabinet - Other
Rock Custom Pinball
$ 40.00
Lighting - Other
Rock Custom Pinball
From: $ 16.95
€ 9.95
Playfield - Other
$ 76.95
Cabinet - Shooter Rods
Super Skill Shot Shop
From: $ 180.00
$ 29.25
Cabinet - Armor And Blades
The MOD Couple
$ 92.00
$ 15.00
Playfield - Decals
$ 39.95
Playfield - Protection
Little Shop Of Games
$ 90.00
Lighting - Under Cabinet
Rock Custom Pinball
$ 49.99
Playfield - Toys/Add-ons
Lighted Pinball Mods
$ 8,599.00
Pinball Machine
Classic Game Rooms
$ 30.99
Lighting - Interactive
Lee's Parts
$ 14.95
Playfield - Toys/Add-ons
$ 79.95
Cabinet - Shooter Rods
Super Skill Shot Shop

Hey there! Got a moment?

Great to see you're enjoying Pinside! Did you know Pinside is able to run thanks to donations from our visitors? Please donate to Pinside, support the site and get anext to your username to show for it! Donate to Pinside