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Asteroid Annie Backglass Version Comparisons

By xeneize

2 years ago



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#1 2 years ago

Gang:

I have an original AA backglass installed in my unit and the reds are starting to fade.

Several years ago, I purchased a repro from BGresto, but it does not have the same level of detail (dithering and shading) as the original.

I know Shay offers a repro as well, but the only photos he sent me are taken too far away to know if his version is closer to the original than BGResto's.

If you have a Shay glass installed in your game, will you PLEASE post a close up of Annie to help me know if I need to "invest" in yet another backglass?

Photos added to try to give you a comparison. My BGResto version is in storage so I had to borrow someone else's photo (boilerman). BGResto is the first one, and the close up is the original.

Thanks in advance and Happy New Year!

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#2 2 years ago

Bump to the top.

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#3 2 years ago
Quoted from xeneize:

Bump to the top.

here is shays new bg

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#4 2 years ago

Thanks boilerman and Rillo for coming through like champions!

Shay's version is definitely the version to get due to the art being closest to the source.

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#5 1 year ago

I have an original that I’ve kept since I was a kid. Fished it out of a truck headed to the junkyard like 25 years ago. Still looks decent.

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#6 1 year ago

Most beautiful girl in all of pinball!

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#7 33 days ago
Quoted from xeneize:

Most beautiful girl in all of pinball!

Agreed. My wife is an Asteroid Annie look-alike, in my opinion. Could that be why I fell in love with her?

We married almost 23 years ago. Still waiting for her to dye her hair green. ;>

I finally added the game to my line-up just a few months ago. I bought my game from Shay. Needless to say, it has a Shay repro backglass, with vibrant colors and high quality graphics.

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#8 33 days ago

I used to look forward to playing this at banning every year. Need to find another to play.

#9 33 days ago

And I fully agree the art matters. If I recall correctly the banning Annie was players condition. I still played.

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#10 2 days ago

ZNET awesome photo! Thanks for sharing - Annie definitely belongs in your lineup!

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