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does stern pinball are tested with a ball at the end of production?


By IBARAKURO

7 months ago



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    #1 7 months ago

    does stern pinball
    are tested with a ball at the end of production?

    #2 7 months ago

    Hahahaha, dream on !

    #3 7 months ago

    I’ve seen videos where an employee has a pinball on a stick, moving it over roll overs, testing pop bumpers, targets, switches etc.

    #4 7 months ago

    Yes and no. Yes they roll a ball around but no not all are test played. However some are test flipped with a ball. I toured the factory and can confirm that. Just look for small dimples on the playfield when you open the box. Also one of my machines had "hi" in sharpie under the apron which I actually thought was cool lol.
    Can you imagine the flame threads if they were really played maybe 20 plays. People would be all over it about dimples.

    #5 7 months ago

    They use a ball on the end of a stick, kinda like what is used in the newton ball assembly.

    #6 7 months ago

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