(Topic ID: 68791)

the Shadow left ramp switch mod


By Shredso

6 years ago



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#1 6 years ago

I'm getting either intermittent registering or ball hangups. I installed the 3" actuator and while it's better, it still isn't right. I don't get 100% switch registers and it still hangs up sometimes. I did a search and some people extended the switch with some lexan. I see lots of descriptions but all the pics lnks seem to be broken. Does anyone have the dimensions for this mod and a good pic? Thanks.

#2 6 years ago
Quoted from Shredso:

I'm getting either intermittent registering or ball hangups. I installed the 3" actuator and while it's better, it still isn't right. I don't get 100% switch registers and it still hangs up sometimes. I did a search and some people extended the switch with some lexan. I see lots of descriptions but all the pics lnks seem to be broken. Does anyone have the dimensions for this mod and a good pic? Thanks.

I saw it a while back and it didn't seem very refined. I would think if you would experiment you could do as good or better yourself. I need to do mine and am probably going to try to use metal instead of lexan.

#3 6 years ago

I'm very interested to see what you come up with. Nothing sucks more than nailing the skill shot and not having it register.

#4 6 years ago

I just made one out of Lexan. I saw somewhere that it should extend by about 2" so I started with that. I should have tested it in cardboard first. 2" wasn't long enough. Looks like I need about 2 5/8". I will revisit tomorrow a little more sober.

#5 6 years ago

I would love to see a picture of this modification.

#6 6 years ago

IMG_20131102_105053.jpgI did one that seems to work well, will post pic shortly

#7 6 years ago

Here's mine. Works most of the time.

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#8 6 years ago

Here is a pic of the Lexan piece cut and drilled and installed in the machine with the 3" actuator. This isn't my mod, I found it somewhere and couldn't find the details so I can't take credit for the idea. It's 3 1/4" long which seems to work pretty well. I tested it with the glass off and couldn't get it to miss a switch hit or get stuck. The true test will be when I have people over but for now it's at the very least a huge improvement.

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