Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Starter Pads

Collapse

Adsense Classic 1

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Starter Pads

    Hey all... Got a question for ya. I just changed out a starter pad Sat. night, It was heavily eroded and hard as a rock. It was grey and color, I was wondering if these were the OEM starter pads.

    Well the real reason for the post is to ask which by majority is the best starter pad out there.. I know we all decided on the most liked kicker roller but how bout starter pads? I installed a soft red one from Murrey. It kinda looks like jello, or maybe im just hungry. But it is real soft and just sliped right into the starter pad frame. No trouble, seems to be holding. What are good starter pads, durriable yet not hard to install?

    deadwood
    Well thats just like your opinion man...

  • #2
    Re: Starter Pads

    Beware of the ones that slip in easy.....that means other have been there.....LMAO

    Seriously.....you need to drill a hole in the side of the pad frame and run a sheet metal screw into the pad if you wish for it to remain there.

    Take the whole assembly out and glue that bin bumper to the starter pad bracket where it contacts the lift rod cover.....this spaces it back and allows the ball in easier.

    Guru

    Comment


    • #3
      Re: Starter Pads

      The grey ones are from AMF. They work good and last a long time and aren't hard to get in. I have used some black ones from Vantage too. They are softer and install easily, but seem to wear a little quicker than the AMF ones. I have never seen a Murrey one so I can't say anything about those. I also agree with 82/70 guru about the screw deal. If the pad can slide up in the bracket, it will and you'll have balls just sittin' in the door.
      Give me a hammer and some duct tape and I can fix it!

      Comment

      Topic Starter RibbonScript

      Collapse

      Adsense Classic 2

      Collapse
      widgetinstance 666 (Related Topics) skipped due to lack of content & hide_module_if_empty option.
       

      Well this is a first.

      We all from time to time have one of those “wow I’ve never seen THAT before” moments. Well today was one of those for me when my night tech texts me to say lane 16 is out...
       

      Ball return wheel guide roller removal.

      Hey guys, i could just use a bit of advice trying to get this part out, first time I've had to do one of these. I got it to move a few turns but its come to a point where it has...
       

      Even old mechanics find something new.

      All my years working on these things I never had this happen…… until last week. ...
       

      82-90XL Frontend Gearbox Parts - Rebuild Woes

      We have 5 of the 088000365 replacement gear kits on the shelf, and I pulled two gearboxes off machines earlier this week, so I thought I'd try my hand at rebuilding them and save...
       

      Prolane damage

      Can this be repaired?
       

      LED Ball Lights

      Made an LED conversion for A2's and Frameworx masks. It can also be modded for the Harmony masks to accept 2 x 5mm led's and/or a 12v supply. Once I'm happy with the performance/design...
      Working...
      X