Zipper flipper good or crap

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Zipper flipper good or crap

Postby rocket30 » Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:29 pm

I never try a real one, just on a virtual pin. Play like crap to much change in the angle of the flipper when in the close position. What you peoplekind think about zipper flipper? Serge
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Re: Zipper flipper good or crap

Postby Pindude152 » Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:35 pm

I'm a bally EM nut!
And I have to say zipper flippers are crap.
To quote cait001. Zipper flippers are about death.
That said. Most of my keeper games are zipper flipper
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Re: Zipper flipper good or crap

Postby Sparky » Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:55 pm

Zipper flippers are interesting but I find them best used as secondary flippers, such as in Medusa. As stated, they modify gameplay a bit too much. Yet they remain an interesting feature. I owned a 4MBC years ago and I liked them. But yeah, once closed, sure, they saved your ball, but the angle made it impossible to aim a shot. It made gameplay quite random.
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Re: Zipper flipper good or crap

Postby Chris Silver » Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:13 am

It's a neat, fun novelty feature and enjoy them fine but I wouldn't want one as my only pin.
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Re: Zipper flipper good or crap

Postby nostalgiaqc » Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:18 pm

As sparky said,they are great as secondary flippers like in medusa.
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Re: Zipper flipper good or crap

Postby Azatotht » Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:34 pm

They were a pain on the Medusa I had, would not work right.. :evil:
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