Welp, I bought a cabinet

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Re: Welp, I bought a cabinet

Post by MonMotha » Mon Jan 04, 2016 11:35 am

Pull the bracket, clean off all surfaces both on the bracket itself and the surrounding stage structure. Verify that the paint is in good condition. If it's chipped or bubbling, it will need to be sanded down and, ideally, re-painted. Ensure that all 3 screws and spacers are properly installed when re-installing the bracket. If any are missing, it will tend to tilt and bind up.

If that doesn't work for some reason, try a little silicone lubricant on the surface between the stage structure and the bracket.
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Re: Welp, I bought a cabinet

Post by Ho » Tue Jan 05, 2016 10:27 am

The index card trick, if you're talking about what I think you're talking about, is if the sensor isn't registering reliably because it's sitting too low in the holder for the bracket to actuate it. I'm guessing you'd only make the issue you're having worse that way.

Are you sure the L-bracket is the problem? Does it move freely? Are all the metal spacers on the screws? Are all the screws (3) for it snug against those spacers? Are they the right spacers?

With the arrow panel out, is that sensor still stuck on? Can you lift the L-bracket and does the sensor clear?
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Re: Welp, I bought a cabinet

Post by Ho » Mon Mar 21, 2016 3:35 pm

Are you still having troubles with panels sticking preventing you from playing doubles? I can't even remember what your exact issue was and I'm too lazy to read the history here right now. But, if you've got sticking panels, this might be caused by missing spacers on your L brackets. And if that's the case, you might be interested in this:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/4876291 ... 283851609/
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Re: Welp, I bought a cabinet

Post by MonMotha » Mon Mar 21, 2016 10:17 pm

As I recall, the spacers (or something that's, for all practical matters, close enough) are a stock part at McMaster-Carr.
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Re: Welp, I bought a cabinet

Post by Merk » Wed Mar 23, 2016 12:15 pm

Yuuuuup I am missing a whole lot of spacers so that is likely the issue in all honesty. Can I order McMaster-Carr shit off of Amazon or something?
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Re: Welp, I bought a cabinet

Post by MonMotha » Wed Mar 23, 2016 7:03 pm

You can order it from McMaster-Carr...

www.mcmaster.com

I can give you the part number if I can find my bag of them that I ordered a while back. Either that or just measure the existing one (note that it's metric, so it will be "nice" in mm, not inches) and look it up on their site. Their parametrics are pretty good.
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Re: Welp, I bought a cabinet

Post by Ho » Thu Mar 24, 2016 8:55 am

Or you could just buy the things that I linked. They're not original, but I've heard very good things about them. And they're basically what is used in Pump. They seem to do a pretty good job there. I haven't had any issue with them.
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Re: Welp, I bought a cabinet

Post by Merk » Thu Mar 24, 2016 10:37 am

Ho wrote:Or you could just buy the things that I linked. They're not original, but I've heard very good things about them. And they're basically what is used in Pump. They seem to do a pretty good job there. I haven't had any issue with them.
This is probably the best approach. I posted on that listing, do you know how to order one? Do I just sent that Marco guy a PM?
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Re: Welp, I bought a cabinet

Post by Ho » Thu Mar 24, 2016 10:53 am

I don't know any more than what's in that post.
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