Quoted from Cserold:
Exactly. Makes me think it's the clear being dimpled. That magnet is coated, right?
jesus christ how thick do you think clear is that it can dimple and not make the wood under it also dimple??
Quoted from rubberducks:
Pretty much all newer Sterns suffer horribly from dimpling, it's not something that's just started to occur since they switched from Churchill as sole supplier.
My ST Premium is heavily dimpled, AC/DC to a slightly lesser extent. All examples of these or other same era games are the same, that I've seen.
In contrast, none of my BW or DE games are dimpled. Nor are my Mirco playfields (Funhouse repro and WOZ). The B&T Automaten BoP repros that I've seen have not been dimpled either.
I'm calling BS. I have micro fields, they dimple. I have un-restored B/W games, they have dimples. The heavier the use the less its noticed for the already noted reasons. The newer home used sterns are in better lighting then the routed games and are played way less then a routed game ever was. They don't get beat flat and the better home lighting makes the dimples easier to see. If the ball goes airborne the field will dimple, not maybe, it *will*.
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