(Topic ID: 115983)

Bumpy playfield Lights not flush


By taxi_for_one

5 years ago



Topic Stats

  • 8 posts
  • 4 Pinsiders participating
  • Latest reply 5 years ago by taxi_for_one
  • No one calls this topic a favorite

You

Linked Games

#1 5 years ago

Good morning.. Just bought a beaten up Hi Speed for restoration
Main problem appears to be condition of playfield..
Some of the lights are sticking up above the playfield surface maybe 1/16th".
What would be the correct way to get them to sit back down flush with the PF surface.
Thanks very much..

#2 5 years ago

Heat from the underside with a blowdryer and press down till flush.

#4 5 years ago

Sorry is that like a regular hairdryer? Tried it for 5 minutes but nothings moving yet.. Thanks

#5 5 years ago

A heat gun will get a little hotter than your traditional hair dryer. At 500-1000 degrees, you probably wouldn't have any hair left. Anyhow, here's a link to one that might work for you:

http://www.harborfreight.com/1500-watt-dual-temperature-heat-gun-572-1112-96289.html

Hope this helps,
Ryan Claytor
Elephant Eater Comics
www.ElephantEater.com

#6 5 years ago

Thanks gentlemen.. Really appreciate the heads up..

#7 5 years ago

Be very, very careful with that heat gun.

It will melt mylar, melt the insert or set things on fire if you are not careful.

RussMyers

#8 5 years ago

Thanks Russ...

Promoted items from the Pinside Marketplace
$ 17.00
From: $ 129.10
Cabinet - Sound/Speakers
PinWoofer
$ 54.99
Cabinet - Shooter Rods
Lighted Pinball Mods
$ 29.99
Eproms
Matt's Basement Arcade
$ 109.00
Cabinet Parts
Tilted Pinball
$ 15.00
Playfield - Decals
Metal-Mods
From: $ 18.00
Apparel - Men
Pinside Shop
$ 164.99
Lighting - Led
PinballBulbs
$ 9.00
Electronics
Yorktown Arcade Supply
$ 19.99
Eproms
Matt's Basement Arcade
$ 10.00
Cabinet - Sound/Speakers
Gweem's Mods

Hey there! Got a moment?

Great to see you're enjoying Pinside! Did you know Pinside is able to run thanks to donations from our visitors? Please donate to Pinside, support the site and get anext to your username to show for it! Donate to Pinside