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Whitewater issues
« on: February 24, 2010, 09:18:52 pm »
Hey folks!
Just picked up a fairly nice whitewater. Am having problems with the ball getting stuck in the top orbit during skill shot. Is this common?Looks like a low spot in there. Wondering if anyone has any knowledge of this and if there is an easy fix. Getting sick of tilting machine to get ball out, in fact right now i disabled tilt bob.
Thanks for any help!
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Re: Whitewater issues
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2010, 09:36:33 pm »
The spot where the VUK literall slams the ball down on the playfield will create a decent divot that will hang the ball up. Wade had that on his and it was REALLY annoying. There on KLOV I think where he discussed fixing it. It's also a fairly common issue, so you shouldn't have trouble finding ways to deal with it.

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Re: Whitewater issues
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2010, 11:11:59 pm »
http://www.passionforpinball.com/wh20.htm

Put some body filler in the dent before installing a protector like this, or you'll just dent the protector.
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Re: Whitewater issues
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2010, 02:36:42 pm »
That protector is really thin, I'd maybe put something under it, like mylar.
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Re: Whitewater issues
« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2010, 07:30:43 pm »
Thanks for the answers guys!
I think I will definitely invest in the protector. Machine already has the protectors on the ramps, strange previous owner didn't install this one. In response to PB Jim, didn't try mylar, tried some cheesy nametag stickers as a temporary fix, the divot is just too big, would take multiple layers of mylar. gonna go for a more permanent fix. This game replaces my Whirlwind, in order to keep up the "W" theme, gonna have to go for a
whodunit next. Thanks again for the info and link!
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