Greyhound skill crane issue

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Mac Green
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Joined: Sat Jun 13, 2015 1:01 pm

Sat Jun 13, 2015 1:04 pm

Hey everyone just picked up a greyhound skill crane today and there's some problems with it ): first of when I flip the switch to start it the crane assembly keeps moving to left and won't stop. Secondly the display that shows credits just shows the number 3. I can provide pictures and videos of anything you might need to help me fix this thing. Thanks!

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Allen K
The Outclaw
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Joined: Sat Jul 28, 2012 8:16 pm

Wed Jun 24, 2015 12:45 pm

Hi there,

Does the display change numbers when you first turn it on? It typically shows the date of the firmware. It sounds like either the left limit switch is bad (the switch that gets pressed when the claw comes all the way to the left), or there's a problem with the CPU board that would need to be fixed. I would suggest to visit It's run by a former Grayhound technician, who will be able to help troubleshoot and provide repair or replacement board.

Allen K

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Joined: Sat Jun 03, 2017 7:17 am

Sun Jun 11, 2017 6:15 am

Well, I killed my Grayhound somehow. I kept flipping the switch on and off to test joystick mode.. A fuse blew behind the power supply, I switched the machine off and replaced the fuse. Then when I switched it back on, a fuse blew and I saw a small flash on the board where the joystick / 2 button mode plug goes. I replaced that fuse along with another untested board. All it will do now is light up and the claw tries to snap sometimes. I tried switching the spare (untested) motherboards and the joystick / 2 button mode boards out.. They must be bad boards or something.. or either its going to be in the wiring that goes from the joystick / 2 button mode board to the claw trolley... I don't know. I need help :cry:

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