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Author Topic: Ball hitting Left Popper from outer left lane  (Read 18215 times)

Offline Pablito

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Re: Ball hitting Left Popper from outer left lane
« Reply #15 on: November 02, 2015, 09:43:58 PM »
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Re: Ball hitting Left Popper from outer left lane
« Reply #16 on: November 02, 2015, 09:44:35 PM »
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Has anyone figured out a fix?

I noticed on my game the stainless steel ball guide running from the left side, back around the castle, over to the right side. Was kind of flat along the left side. Balls would hit it and deflect over to the moat VUK. ( same as on my MM when it came out ) I gently bent that ball guide so it was a little curved, and end of problem.

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Re: Ball hitting Left Popper from outer left lane
« Reply #17 on: November 02, 2015, 10:34:16 PM »
Nice. Now that's a repair I can get behind.
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Re: Ball hitting Left Popper from outer left lane
« Reply #18 on: November 04, 2015, 07:29:51 AM »
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Has anyone figured out a fix?

Balls would hit it and deflect over to the moat VUK. ( same as on my MM when it came out ) I gently bent that ball guide so it was a little curved, and end of problem.

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Lloyd, I have this issue (ball hitting VUK on left orbit) and can see the impact area on the VUK edge.  In fact, it happens frequently and is very easy to replicate manually.

I tried to gently bend the ball guide, but it seems pretty solid.  Should I remove the guide to adjust it?  I also read where someone removed material from the VUK edge.  Is this something to consider and if so, how much material should I remove?  Obviously I don't want to create a new problem.
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Re: Ball hitting Left Popper from outer left lane
« Reply #19 on: November 04, 2015, 01:23:09 PM »
I adjusted ( bent ) my lane guide in place. Big screw driver, big hammer. A little at a time, so you don't mark the stainless steel guide.

I have read of people grinding or cutting some of the VUK edge, it wouldn't take much. Maybe half an inch.

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