Hey folks! I recently picked up an X-Files and it has an annoying recurring issue: About 25% of shots into the filing cabinet get hung up at the bottom and don't enter the subway. Of course, when the happens, I have to wait for a ball search -- and naturally, when the filing cabinet moves up during the ball search, the ball then gets dumped into the subway and play continues on. (Nuisance aside, this also does affect gameplay if there's a timed shot in the cabinet, which then doesn't register.)
I played until it happened again so I could get some photos, and you can see the ball stuck between the cabinet and then subway. It looks to me like my cabinet is broken in this area; perhaps if the thick piece of cabinet were present there, it might not get trapped.
I wonder if any of you have run into this before, and/or what your suggested fix is. I think my options here might be:
1) Build a shim/"platform" that could attach at those two screws to fill the "gap" where the cabinet piece used to be
2) Move up the angled piece at the bottom of the cabinet (don't know if its holes are slotted perhaps?)
3) Move/adjust the cabinet mechanism higher (though this might make the 2nd drawer now be in the way of the ball entering the cabinet)
4) Adjust the position of the subway
I think the shim is probably the best option, but I don't really want to mess with anything until I polled you more-experienced folks. Any of you ever run into this? What was your fix?