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Wizard match counter help needed.

By Jstrube

3 years ago

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#1 3 years ago

So the match counter in my Bally Wizard is missing the screws and spacers, so it does not work. I called PBR, they helped tell me what I was missing, but he did not happen to have any on hand. He did say that I could possibly fabricate a spacer, and get some #4 or #6 screws and nuts to work.


Can someone measure the spacing I am supposed to have between the 2 boards? I think a hollow tube could be cut to fit.

Or, if anybody has the parts, I would gladly buy them. The counter works when I press the boards in, I just need to hold them there. I think there is a stepped bolt, and a spacer, but not 100% sure.

Or, other ideas or suggestions?

This is my first pin.



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#3 3 years ago

Thank you, that is an amazing write up, and one I did not find when searching. Now the only mystery is the thickness of the missing spacer. If I can figure that out, I surely can fab one.

Thanks again!

#6 3 years ago

DrDre thank you so much! Looks like your spacer is 3/4” from the photo. Assuming just one? I’ll buy both screw sizes, to save a return trip to the hardware store.

#9 3 years ago

Thanks! I looked close at mine, and it has one threaded hole. I found a spacer, store had no #5 screws... try again tomorrow!

#11 3 years ago

I ordered 50 from EBay after stopping at 2 stores today. If anybody needs one, I’ll mail then out.

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