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  • Kicker wheels..where's those "new" ones?

    Someone here was working on a new kicker ..a blue one...any updates on testing/availability? [img]/content/btubb/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/confused.gif[/img]
    I never had a "10" ;..but ,one night after closing,..I did five " 2's" !

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    Re: Kicker wheels..where's those "new" ones?

    I re-made a kicker roller out of the vantage black ones. It looked like a radiation symbol. Never tested it but it looked like it would have worked. Maybe ill put it on if i can find it...

    deadwood
    Well thats just like your opinion man...

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    • #3
      Re: Kicker wheels..where's those "new" ones?

      radiation ???

      sometimes i think i really need atomic power to get a ball under the lift-belt !!! thanks for the hint [img]/content/btubb/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/smile.gif[/img]

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      • #4
        Re: Kicker wheels..where's those "new" ones?

        I'm not sure if your referring to ours or not.... I didn't really mention a color yet...was thinking hot pink or neon green. Anyway.... it wont be ready for the market for a few months yet...still in R&D...making a kicker isn't as simple as it sounds...cheap either!

        I'm sure once I find a few centers for R&D the topic will pop up here sooner or later.

        Charlie [img]/content/btubb/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/smile.gif[/img]
        Please buy MADE IN USA!

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        • #5
          Re: Kicker wheels..where's those "new" ones?

          Ed: Keep me in mind for R&D man..I love R&D!!!! [img]/content/btubb/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/laugh.gif[/img]
          ALso dont make em green... AMF has a green one and to tell ya the truth i dont understand it..were always complaining that we want a kicker to kick in a ball that is pretty oily..well this one i got as a sample felt like it came out of my kustodian's recovery tank. Go figure! [img]/content/btubb/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/confused.gif[/img]

          P.S. Make em blue :~)

          deadwood
          Well thats just like your opinion man...

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          • #6
            Re: Kicker wheels..where's those "new" ones?

            Originally posted by deadwood:
            Ed: Keep me in mind for R&D man..I love R&D!!!! [img]/content/btubb/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/laugh.gif[/img]
            ALso dont make em green... AMF has a green one and to tell ya the truth i dont understand it..were always complaining that we want a kicker to kick in a ball that is pretty oily..well this one i got as a sample felt like it came out of my kustodian's recovery tank. Go figure! [img]/content/btubb/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/confused.gif[/img]

            P.S. Make em blue :~)

            deadwood
            <font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Will do! But if you dont like it you cant say anything! [img]/content/btubb/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/wink.gif[/img] :p

            Charlie [img]/content/btubb/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/smile.gif[/img]
            Please buy MADE IN USA!

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            • #7
              Re: Kicker wheels..where's those "new" ones?

              Hey Guys. I'm not a big Vantage fan but they make a kicker that has a notch that protrudes from the side. You buy them as a left hand and right hand unit. They work well for me. I was ready to install a couple more humpbacks but after installing these babys no more problems. Good luck.

              Mike

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              • #8
                Re: Kicker wheels..where's those "new" ones?

                Originally posted by GPS:
                Hey Guys. I'm not a big Vantage fan but they make a kicker that has a notch that protrudes from the side. You buy them as a left hand and right hand unit. They work well for me. I was ready to install a couple more humpbacks but after installing these babys no more problems. Good luck.

                Mike
                <font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">I'm currently running them, and they work good... just remember if anyone else tries them, that they aren't universal... there is a lefthand one and a righthand one... put them on backwards, and they tend to take themselves apart... the notch catches the side of the ball and rips loose, or wears off fast... I made that goof once already.
                <span style="font-style: italic">Educatio est omnium efficacissima forma rebellionis</span>

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                • #9
                  Re: Kicker wheels..where's those "new" ones?

                  We also have a few of those from Vantage that we threw in and I must agree they work VERY well. As said earlier just be careful that ya put the proper one on as they aren't universal. Anyway they do seem to work VERY well. Rarely a ball call on any lanes with em in

                  Rep [img]/content/btubb/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/laugh.gif[/img]
                  All I want in life is to turn wrenches and climb around pinsetters/pinspotters again :/

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                  • #10
                    Re: Kicker wheels..where's those "new" ones?

                    I liked the red lightnings too until a ball got stuck in the exit and it ate them away. I do want to try and get more though. Still nothing like the whities.

                    deadwood
                    Well thats just like your opinion man...

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                    • #11
                      Re: Kicker wheels..where's those "new" ones?

                      What about HEADWAY??? Thats all I used to use years ago.

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                      • #12
                        Re: Kicker wheels..where's those "new" ones?

                        Originally posted by Jimmy Jam:
                        What about HEADWAY??? Thats all I used to use years ago.
                        <font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">You said it yourself JJ...."years ago" [img]/content/btubb/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/wink.gif[/img]

                        Charlie [img]/content/btubb/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/smile.gif[/img]
                        Please buy MADE IN USA!

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                        • #13
                          Re: Kicker wheels..where's those "new" ones?

                          Jimmy, notice in my other post I said we used a few of the vantage ones. Got headways in all the others, mainly red devils and a few of the old black round ones. They do us well, we also have a few of the white murrey ones in that also work well [img]/content/btubb/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/smile.gif[/img]

                          Rep [img]/content/btubb/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/laugh.gif[/img]
                          All I want in life is to turn wrenches and climb around pinsetters/pinspotters again :/

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                          • #14
                            Re: Kicker wheels..where's those "new" ones?

                            Kickers - NAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

                            You can justify putting in Humpbacks.

                            Convert 2 pair a season.

                            I havent touched one in months.

                            Ball door rings as sturdy as an anvil.

                            0 ball calls.

                            Oil em up and watch the house balls come back.

                            SORRY ED!!

                            Jerry

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                            • #15
                              Re: Kicker wheels..where's those "new" ones?

                              Originally posted by 82/70 king:
                              Kickers - NAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

                              You can justify putting in Humpbacks.

                              Convert 2 pair a season.

                              I havent touched one in months.

                              Ball door rings as sturdy as an anvil.

                              0 ball calls.

                              Oil em up and watch the house balls come back.

                              SORRY ED!!

                              Jerry
                              <font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">I have to agree with you king. The humpbacks are worth it.

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