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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 (6 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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#366 5 years ago

Well I picked up a SWE1 and I'm on to the flippers. This is my first machine and I'm learning as I go. I have a question and I have read every post but I still might have missed it.

I'm going to start my flipper rebuild and I noticed that mine don't have the capacitors. I looked in the manual and didn't see one listed. So....should I put the capacitors on ? If so how do I wire them up since it don't have any to begin with?

Thanks in advance

#368 5 years ago
Quoted from dmacy:

No capacitors needed on that generation. I believe Williams Fliptronic and newer no longer need capacitors for flippers.

Thanks. That's what I was wondering.

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