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(Topic ID: 98666)

Sling shot "chatter"...

By njPinWiz

6 years ago

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#1 6 years ago

Not sure I am calling the problem properly, but on my Firepower when the ball makes contact with the sling, the sling occassionally vibrates back & forth very rapidly as it launches the ball. It doesn't do it every time, but does occur (on both left & right slings) often enough. This wasn't happening before I just upgraded the CPU to a Rottendog. Anyone experience this & know what the solution is? Thanks.

#2 6 years ago

Generally, "machine gunning" is caused by one of the leaf switches at the sling shot adjusted too close together. As it fires, the rubber returns and fires the leaf switch again. Check and adjust the leaf switch gap.

#3 6 years ago

thanks Freeplay40 - thought it was something along those lines....will check it out & regap.

#4 6 years ago

The switch is likely gapped too close.

#5 6 years ago

Yep, very likely gapped too close. If you hold the switch closed it will give you the same chatter.

#6 6 years ago

What works for me is to take off the rubber and bend the front blades out a ways. Then put the rubber back on and adjust the rear blades for the sensitivity you want.

#7 6 years ago

Thanks, made the adjustment & the machine-gunning has stopped. Appreciate the advice.

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