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    We have our machines set to use the NPS on a strike and in 10th frame. Today I had to replace a detector with a broken c shaft bearing. My guess is it’s from slapping against the cam when 2nd ball is selected by the NPS. Has anyone else had a bearing failure due to this?

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    I have the older detectors with toes (no cam bearings, except MD and rake selectors).
    I had a couple selector arms get snapped off when the solenoid was not adjusted properly and was allowed to yank on the parts too far.

    I would imagine the bearing had just outlived its life.

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      That’s what I’m hoping but if all the detectors have the original c shaft bearing I’d think there may be problems down the line.

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        Under pinsetter parameters in technical lane setup, change the settings to Mode Q. This will eliminate the firing of the NPS on a strike, but leave it for foul, no-tap and tenth frame. The signal on the strike cycle is what killed or will kill your Standing Pins Cam Follower bearing. You have to re-upload the change after it's made.

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