(Topic ID: 193535)

Fathom Stainless Steel Ball Guides


By Orbian

2 years ago



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  • 44 posts
  • 30 Pinsiders participating
  • Latest reply 1 year ago by Orbian
  • Topic is favorited by 12 Pinsiders

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#1 2 years ago

Hello!

I'm posting to gauge interest in having these made. If we get enough people Kerry Stair at Mantis Amusements will make these. There are four flat metal ball guides on the playfield (please see pictures). The originals are made of soft metal. They tend to be worn, damaged or missing on some Fathoms. The wooden supports are not going to be included. You could repaint and use your old ones or buy them from a Pinsider that makes them.

Price will be determined once enough interest is received. Kerry doesn't think these will be very pricey and you would be buying directly from him on his web site.

If these are received well future sets could be reproduced for other games.Please post or PM me with your interest or questions.

Thanks!

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#2 2 years ago

I'm in for a set. These would look killer on that game!!!

#4 2 years ago

I am in for a set please

#5 2 years ago

I'm in for a set

#6 2 years ago

Count me in for a set

#7 2 years ago

I'm interested depending on price

#8 2 years ago

Interested depending on price

#9 2 years ago

Interested depending on price

#10 2 years ago

I'm in for set.

#11 2 years ago

Count me in please

#12 2 years ago

Count me in please as well.

Also interested in the metal posts for the plastic lane guides near the flippers. I haven't been able to find them.

#13 2 years ago

I'm interested depending on timing.

#14 2 years ago

In for a set

#15 2 years ago

I'm in.

#16 2 years ago

Thanks for all the interest! Looks Like these will be moving forward. I did have to edit the title. These are going to be regular stainless steel guides. They'll still be nice and shinny! If you need them mirrored you can always polish them. I'll keep you posted!

#17 2 years ago

I'd be interested in a set

jody

#18 2 years ago

Would be cool if he could make these for Centaur also.

#19 2 years ago

I would be in for 2 sets of Fathom and 3 sets of Centaur if we could get those in the mix as well.

#21 2 years ago

Interested depending on price

#22 2 years ago

in

3 weeks later
#23 2 years ago

I just wanted to give everyone an update on this project. The four piece ball guide sets will be $80. If you've ever purchased a product from Kerry, you know his work is exceptional.

The price will be for the metal guides with support brackets to attach to the playfield. You will have to use your old wooden rails to attach them to.

Please send me a PM to confirm you are still interested and this will move forward. We need to have 25 sets sold and confirmed to make this happen.

Future sets for other titles will only happen if this is a success. So please pass this information along to other people.

Thanks!

#25 2 years ago

Pm sent

#26 2 years ago

Any idea how much to ship to canada?

#27 2 years ago
Quoted from Redketchup:

Any idea how much to ship to canada?

Ditto

1 week later
#28 2 years ago

I'd take a set.

#29 2 years ago

I'd take a set, sending you a PM.

#30 2 years ago

Question - are the matching/correct nails available to install? I imagine I'd cut new wood rails from oak, spray to match and drill tiny pilot holes, rather than take apart the original ones. Thanks!

#31 2 years ago

These should be ready in the next week or two!

No idea on international shipping rates. You will pay on the Mantis web site. Shipping should be calculated then.

I don't know about the availability of the original style nails. I haven't tried sourcing those.

If you're interested in a set please PM me. I don't come here as much as I used to and don't see some of your post. There are only a few sets left. When these are gone I have no idea if they will be made again. If they are I know Kerry will require a minimum run of 25 sets or he won't do them. We had a hard time reaching that with this offering.

People have asked about sets for other games. It's possible but at this point there isn't enough interest. The most I have for another set is Centaur and I only have 5 request. So as it stands for now those don't look like they will get made. unless we find 20 more people wanting them.

#32 2 years ago

I thought this would help clear up any confusion as to who I have confirmation from. If you requested multiple sets don't worry, I have those recorded.
If your name is not on this list and you want a set. You need to PM me so I can add you.
Cigaretteman
Drgnlair
High-End-Pins
Joey_N
kursiv
mbt
megadeth2600
MGPIN
planetbiz
Skins
sparkup
Tallon
tandem2
Tsskinne
Whysnow
xeneize
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Madmax541
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2 weeks later
#33 2 years ago

The ball guides are done and ready for their new homes. You can see them here and order directly from Mantis Amusements.

https://mantispinball.com/product-category/fathom/

#34 2 years ago

fathom3 (resized).jpg
Looking good!
One outlane guide seems to have an unintended bend??

3 weeks later
#35 2 years ago

Would definitely be interested if you did Centaur!

#36 2 years ago

Get'em now. Good deal if you need them.

#37 2 years ago

I have asked for Stargazer. No response yet.

#38 2 years ago

I got mine they look great.

#39 2 years ago

They look great guy

2 months later
#40 1 year ago
Quoted from Orbian:

I thought this would help clear up any confusion as to who I have confirmation from. If you requested multiple sets don't worry, I have those recorded.
If your name is not on this list and you want a set. You need to PM me so I can add you.
Cigaretteman
Drgnlair
High-End-Pins
Joey_N
kursiv
mbt
megadeth2600
MGPIN
planetbiz
Skins
sparkup
Tallon
tandem2
Tsskinne
Whysnow
xeneize
Added 120 days ago: Additions to the list!
Madmax541
Pinballer73
Added 116 days ago: Pimpbot_5001

Any way he could do StarGazer ?

1 month later
#42 1 year ago

Does anyone have a set of these they would part with?

NEVERMIND.. found the link..

#43 1 year ago
Quoted from Troutfarm:

Does anyone have a set of these they would part with?
NEVERMIND.. found the link..

If you didn’t order them I have a set that I ended up not installing. Let me know.

4 months later
#44 1 year ago

Incase anyone is interested there's another post for Centaur guides here: http://tinyurl.com/ydx8tla2

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