(Topic ID: 181252)

Adding Dimples/Holes to NOS PF

By Pmaino

3 years ago

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  • Stars Stern Electronics, 1978

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#1 3 years ago

I have a NOS Stern Stars play field that has no holes/dimples. Looking to make a template off another playfield before I send it off to get cleared and had a question about how big and deep I should drill holes.

The older sterns don't use bolts/t-nuts for any of the wire guides or posts but screws. Do I just match the size of the hole the screw makes or do I make it smaller? Same question with the wire lane guides. Here are a few pictures of what I am talking about.

How deep do I make the hole?

Thanks guys.

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#2 3 years ago

Congrats on the NoS play field. Can't help you on the hole depth. Just picked up a great working example for $200.00 Very fun game.

#3 3 years ago

Drill a 3/32" hole to 3/8" (no deeper) deep for #6 size screws.

#4 3 years ago

Thanks. Holes are drilled and off to get cleared by Neo.

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