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I own the Star Galaxy Pinball machine, made by Science Tech. It needs a new mechanism for kicking the ball into the ball "alley"...so that the plunger can launch the ball. Seems the spring is broken. We need a new piece with a new spring so that we can use our machine. Please help!

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