(Topic ID: 131537)

Upgrading Xenon Flippers


By yyyyyikes

4 years ago



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#1 4 years ago

Does anyone have any suggestions about upgrading the flipper mechs in a Xenon?

Could i replace with fliptronics style mechs - and coils?
Or replace the mechs and use similar coils?

I definitely feel more power would be better but also i feel
that if i put the flippers in from my Addams, i'd destroy the machine
with the ball.

#2 4 years ago

Vid's got the lowdown. I would first be certain that I have done everything possible to make the existing design work perfectly, then if still desired move into modification. Perhaps Xenon owners can chime in on the pros & cons, such as damage that could be caused from overdoing it.

https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/vids-guide-to-upgradingrebuilding-flippers/page/3#post-773606

#3 4 years ago

I just did mine. search for replacing xenon flippers. They have a little more power. So far I haven't broken any plastics. G.L. Joe

#4 4 years ago

Those Bally Linear flippers are crap.

If you just want to add **a little** extra jism to your pool linear flippers, rebuild them into conventional:

https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/vids-guide-to-upgradingrebuilding-flippers/page/11#post-1855100

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