(Topic ID: 91164)

Firepower Playfield Restore

By theseadoomaster

5 years ago

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  • Latest reply 5 years ago by theseadoomaster
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#1 5 years ago

I picked up a cheap and very worn Firepower.
I tried to find a better playfield but no luck so i figured what the hell i can't make this playfield any worse so i had a go at touching up and clearcoating.
Here is what i started with...

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#2 5 years ago

Here she is with the cupped inserts removed..

#3 5 years ago

And finally after some airbrushing and a lot of touch up she is as done as i can get her.
I'm not 100% happy but it is 1000 times better and will play a lot better!

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#4 5 years ago

Looks pretty good. That center of the playfield is very tough....too tough for me so I bought a CPR... Hopefully I'll come across the game one of these days!

#5 5 years ago

Yeah,if I was able to match the dingy yellowed white it would have turned so much better.

#6 5 years ago

That looks great! Please share some details. What kind of paint did you use and how did you match the color? I've got some touch areas I need to do, but I suck at painting.

#7 5 years ago

I use acrylics and mix and match as good as I can.
Airbrush the large areas and hand paint the rest.
The clear coat hides a lot.

#8 5 years ago

What specific colors did you mix for the red target areas? I started with a fire engine red, but it's a bit dark.

#9 5 years ago

It's bright red,it matched pretty good but I re-sprayed all 4 of them anyway.

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