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Classic Stern/Bally Drop Target Centering Plate

By seshpilot

1 year ago



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    #1 1 year ago

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    Classic Stern/Bally Drop Target Centering Plate

    Added: March 23rd, 2020 Re-listed: 1 time (February 10th, 2021) Ended: March 5th, 2021

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    Looking for a 4, 5, or even 6 drop target centering plate as shown in the photo below. I have a 4-bank that is missing it, but could trim down a 5 or 6 if necessary. Hit me up!


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    #2 1 year ago

    Hi Steven !!
    All right ?
    I think , it is possible to make a copy of this plate, using an original model.
    there are CNC laser cutter machine , that can do this.
    Here , i know about a people who can make this, after the quarantine ends , could be possible i think...

    #3 1 year ago
    Quoted from XPABLO:

    Hi Steven !!
    All right ?
    I think , it is possible to make a copy of this plate, using an original model.
    there are CNC laser cutter machine , that can do this.
    Here , i know about a people who can make this, after the quarantine ends , could be possible i think...

    Thanks my friend!

    #4 1 year ago

    Is this what you need

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    #5 1 year ago
    Quoted from Cheddar:

    Is this what you need[quoted image][quoted image]

    That style (or generation) of target doesn't have one. Sadly only some of the Stern targets used a "centering plate" and some didn't. The guys buying these 4 bank targets for use in certain applications need that centering plate on their assemblies. I spent a couple weeks learning and working with Stern targets this Spring and it is totally crazy how many different variations of Classic Stern targets there actually are.

    As far as the centering plates go there are two revisions on those also. One is a thin strap about 3/4 of an inch wide with a lip on it that has slots cut into that lip to guide targets. The other "revision" has the same lip with slots but the part that mounts on to the target is about 2" wide. You can use either but when using later style plastic targets you need to have a guide on your assembly.

    It would be a very easy part to make for someone with a machine shop or metal shop. And with the demand so high for Classic Stern parts if someone had some made up they could likely sell a couple dozen of them over time. It wouldn't be a high demand item but I know of 3 or 4 people still looking for 4 bank targets right now and with that guide you can make any Classic Stern 4 bank target into the style target they need.

    #6 1 year ago

    Good to know. Back in the parts box it goes

    #7 1 year ago
    Quoted from Cheddar:

    Good to know. Back in the parts box it goes

    Cheddar, thank kindly for being willing to share the love. Unfortunately, too-many-pins is correct and that is the older style that doesn't have the right part. Nonetheless, kudos for being generous!

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    #8 7 months ago

    Added new pic. Any help?

    #9 7 months ago

    Hi !!! still i have a complete 3 and 4 drop targets banks , restored as new, if interested.
    Can ship to USA by fedex, delivery time is 1 week.
    Thanks !!

    #10 7 months ago

    That part is easy to build at home , using a "L" shaped aluminium alloy profile , saw, drill ,and file ...
    i can send you the drawing , with all sizes , if you tink capable of doing...
    let me know it

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