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Cover for New Stern

By Rokablly

6 years ago


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#1 6 years ago

Getting a GB Premium and want to get a cover for it. eBay has a listing for a standard size cover and another listing for a New Stern size cover which costs more. Is there really a difference in size between the two?
If eBay is not the way to go please let me know where I should be looking. Thank you!

#2 6 years ago

Stern use to sell these directly. As I recall they were pretty expensive. My memory say $500 or so.

#4 6 years ago

Stern still sells their covers, we just bought one a couple months ago.

*edit* yup that one ^

#5 6 years ago

Dang, the ones on eBay are under $100

#6 6 years ago

Always happens, post 2 questions and only the second one gets answered.

#7 6 years ago

Yes, apparently the Stern ones are slightly bigger, according to the guy who used to run pinball armor.
Awesome product. A-1 quality. Too expensive for more people unfortunately.

#8 6 years ago

I have the pinball armor cover sold by Stern. I love it. Completely protects the machine.

#9 6 years ago
Quoted from Rokablly:

Dang, the ones on eBay are under $100

Can you post a link to the ebay one? That seems super cheap.

#10 6 years ago

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#11 6 years ago

Pretty sure a dust cover like that is different than the "armor" covers others are talking about. Yeah a dust cover will be much cheaper.

#12 6 years ago

oh ya that is just a cover. The one Stern sells is actually padded armor that envelops the entire machine for transport. Very heavy duty.

#13 6 years ago

The Stern one seems to be more for storage.
So for this dust cover, is the standard size smaller than the New Stern size or is it just a ploy to get more money?

#14 6 years ago

Thanks for the Stern link. I am moving across the country and wanted some better protection for my games. I have a LUCI and did not want anything to happen to the cabinet. I hope these work well.

#15 6 years ago

Just get a dust cover. Dust and UV protection is plenty.

The only drawback is pins are art and always nice to look at and you lose that when they're covered.

For mine I cover the lower cabinets only so I can still appreciate the uppers.

5 years later
#16 6 months ago

Hi all,
I'd like a fitted protected cover for pinball moving. Are the Stern Pinball (padded) Armor kits still available anywhere to buy...or can anyone suggest a current alternative?

Cheers!
Adam.

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