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    Has anyone tried taking off the weaker counter balance springs? It seems as if the 2 springs on each side is a little too much. As the table spots pins its as if the table doesnt want to go all the way to the pindeck and it even has a bit of a bounce. This is not one machine but all of them.
    If it cant be fixed with a hammer, use a bowling pin.

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    Steel table? Doesn't it need all four springs because the table is heavier? Would that hurt the gearbox without the small springs?

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      The machine height needs to be checked from the pin deck. It won't work very well if it's over 18 7/8". You can remove one of the springs (either side) for a while. I've had to on some new machines.
      With all 4, the table is lighter that a cast alum table at the bottom, and yes, it's heavier at the top with no counterbalance spring tension. This is why the new mounting spec is 18 7/8 instead of 19". Else you can add a lead brick for additional weight
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        Originally posted by Ted View Post
        Else you can add a lead brick for additional weight
        We talking pinspotters or racecars?

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