(Topic ID: 161883)

Spring washers Gottlieb score reels

By Spider3582

5 years ago



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    #1 5 years ago

    What are the spring washers for on Gottlieb score reels. I have cleaned some reels that still got stuck at 9 and I took that spring washer out and it worked perfect . Will taking them out cause any problems

    #2 5 years ago

    It likely will cause problems with the cam operated switches among other things. The spring washer takes up lateral play, while allowing a certain amount of give in the score reel unit. It is meant to be there.
    If the score reel binds with it installed, an adjustment, or lubrication is needed.

    #3 5 years ago

    That "wave washer" needs to be there.

    If cleaning and re-greasing the assembly doesn't help (still sticks on the "9" ), what I do then is to cut a couple of loops off of the long spring in there. That gives just a tad more pull to move the reel.

    #4 5 years ago

    You may just need to adjust all the other switches so the 9 doesn't have to work so hard to make...couple spring coils works too

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