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  • Re: Korean arcade parts discussion

    blankaex wrote: »
    Made an order from Makestick yesterday, fingers crossed now. I ordered from them 3 months ago which (I think) was after Rohan left and that went all right, but still praying nonetheless. Why does it feel like such a gamble to order from them lol.

    Also hearing all of the positive feedback about the Crown buttons makes me regret not getting any with my last order. :(
    blankaex wrote: »
    sgraff1 wrote: »
    blankaex wrote: »
    Made an order from Makestick yesterday, fingers crossed now. I ordered from them 3 months ago which (I think) was after Rohan left and that went all right, but still praying nonetheless. Why does it feel like such a gamble to order from them lol.

    Also hearing all of the positive feedback about the Crown buttons makes me regret not getting any with my last order. :(

    Let us know how that works out mane with the orders and all
    Will do.
    m_abdalla3 wrote: »
    I ordered from makestick too on Wednesday and sent an email straight after because I forgot the pin converter to sanwa :(

    I really hope they get back to me this week, still eagerly waiting for my stick and just missed the focus attack stock. Payment is still pending and no shipping notice yet :(
    So last time I ordered I didn't get any emails at all, let alone order or shipping confirmation. It basically just arrived at my doorstep a week after I ordered.

    Update: It arrived lol
  • Re: Korean arcade parts discussion

    I got a minor update on that purple Crown lever that JDCR, Saint and Kkokkoma have been trying out. Someone who was watching Kkokkoma's stream said this might be version 2 of the 309 Help Me lever. Might be in early test phase so we probably haven't heard much.
    So Saint, JDCR and Infiltration are in Australia for BAM9, and what better to do than to get some answers about their levers?

    Confirmed from JDCR that the purple Crown lever they've been using in arcades is a HelpMe hand-made product, but he's not sure if it's supposed to be a version 2 of the 309-HelpMe. He said maybe.

    As for the Crown SDL-301, Infiltration said it's coming out in June some time. Looks like he lived up to his word - it really is coming out in Early 2017. :^)
  • Re: Korean arcade parts discussion

    just my opinion but the myoungshin bat top is really bad quality, mold lines everywhere, easy to scratch, sometimes, sprue points not fully cut, scratching your hand during play. One of the reasons I think we need a better solution (or wait for crown to release the frosted bat-top from that "infiltration" lever lol)

    that said, I've never extensively used a Crown handle/stick, is the acrylic susceptible to cracking? anyone experienced cracked crown handles?

    Only cracked handle I've ever seen was surprisingly on a Fujin lever. You're right that the Myoungshin handles usually have a lot of manufacturing defects - in that regard, I think Crown wins by a bit. Theirs are typically smoother and cleaner from what I've seen. They're really ugly though, and just because of that I think I prefer the Myoungshin ones.