(Topic ID: 18292)

VID's Guide to Upgrading/Rebuilding Flippers


By vid1900

7 years ago



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14 key posts have been marked in this topic

Post #6 Get the right EOS switch Posted by vid1900 (7 years ago)

Post #8 Make System 11 Flippers Feel Tight Like Fliptronic Posted by vid1900 (7 years ago)

Post #88 Replace Old Series Coils With New Parallel Coils Posted by vid1900 (7 years ago)

Post #140 Udate Old Solid State Flippers Into Fliptronic Style Posted by vid1900 (6 years ago)

Post #292 List of games with longer/shorter flipper travel Posted by vid1900 (6 years ago)

Post #294 Rebuilding 1967-1979 Flippers Posted by vid1900 (6 years ago)

Post #390 Coil stop differences between system 11 and Fliptronic Posted by vid1900 (5 years ago)

Post #520 Rebuilding Bally Linear Flippers Posted by vid1900 (5 years ago)

Post #710 Classic Bally Early Solid State Flippers Posted by vid1900 (4 years ago)

Post #712 Coil Stop Wear Posted by vid1900 (4 years ago)

Post #713 Plunger wear Posted by vid1900 (4 years ago)


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#363 5 years ago

I have a wpt that i rebuild the flippers on and I'm having an issue with my left flipper.
when i push the flipper button flipper goes up but after a push on the flipper (or a ball hitting it) it becomes de-energized. I thought this was the EOS switch so i replaced it and it works and is gapped properly. I've also replaced the coil sleeve, plunger mech, and end stop. Is my actual coil bad?

Any help is appreciated…
thanks,
PDXmonkey

#365 5 years ago

EOS is NC
And opens at about 95% of the end.
Kind of sometimes it tries to move back up and will lazily twitch.
Sometime is just goes dead but makes a noise.
Depends on the amount of force down.

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