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Gottlieb Surfer/Surf Champ playfield protector list needed


By gjm

1 year ago



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#1 1 year ago

I just talked to the owner of the pinball playfield protectors buisness in Germany. He said he needs at least 6 people to commit to him about making a protector for the Surfer/ Surf Champ playfield to make it cost effective. I would like to have one while we wait for Wade to make the playfields, (which may never happen).
Would anyone be interested also? I have 2 people so far including myself, the other guy is the one who started the thread about getting a list together for Wade but that is still 9 people short I believe.

1 month later
#7 1 year ago

Thanks, I will add your names to the list right now and send it to him.

#8 1 year ago
Quoted from jbovenzi:

I would be in on both the Plastic Protectors and the Playfield Protector.
Want to preserve a Gottlieb Surfer for my son, so this is helpful.

He asked me if I know how to do a playfield scan.
I said, no.
Do you?

#9 1 year ago
Quoted from Fifty:

gjm @gjm I would be interested in the protector. What is the cost?
For the new playfield I'm not sure if I want to spend the money at this time.

He asked me if I know how to do a playfield scan.
I said, no.
Do you?

#10 1 year ago
Quoted from swinks:

thanks gjm
I am in on this as well as the new playfield
contact gjm for the protector list
and head to this thread for the playfield list with only 7 more people to action that possible project
https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/wade-krause-repro-gottlieb-surf-champ-playfield#post-4784980

He asked me if I know how to do a playfield scan.
I said, no.
Do you?

#11 1 year ago
Quoted from ChipS:

I'm interested in both the playfield protector and the playfield. How do I add my name to the list?

He asked me if I know how to do a playfield scan.
I said, no.
Do you?

#14 1 year ago
Quoted from Fifty:

Do I know how to do a playfield scan? Yes.
Do I have time to do a playfield scan? No.
The whole point of buying a protector is so that I can get one without doing the work. If I'm going to do the work why wouldn't I just make the protector myself?

I agree with you 100%
My guess is Micro in Germany is pulling my chain on this plan.
He has not returned any of my emails for over 2 weeks.
Sorry to have wasted my time and especially yours.

#15 1 year ago
Quoted from swinks:

have to agree with Fifty while I know how to do the scan but stripping the playfield to do that is alot of work and if I did that I would then route one myself. Doesn't sound like he overly keen to make them.

I agree with you 100%
My guess is Micro in Germany is pulling my chain on this plan.
He has not returned any of my emails for over 2 weeks.
Sorry to have wasted my time and especially yours.

#17 1 year ago
Quoted from ChipS:

I'm interested in both the playfield protector and the playfield. How do I add my name to the list?

Just received an email from Micro, he is going to make the playfield protector in about 2 weeks.
Please email him about wanting one.

#18 1 year ago
Quoted from Fifty:

I still appreciate the effort. I have a hard time believing that Surf Champ doesn't have a protector out there for sale, but based on this thread I guess the demand just isn't there.

Just received an email from Micro, he is going to make the playfield protector in about 2 weeks.
Please email him about wanting one.

#19 1 year ago
Quoted from swinks:

have to agree with Fifty while I know how to do the scan but stripping the playfield to do that is alot of work and if I did that I would then route one myself. Doesn't sound like he overly keen to make them.

Just received an email from Micro, he is going to make the playfield protector in about 2 weeks.
Please email him about wanting one.

#20 1 year ago
Quoted from jbovenzi:

I would be in on both the Plastic Protectors and the Playfield Protector.
Want to preserve a Gottlieb Surfer for my son, so this is helpful.

Just received an email from Micro, he is going to make the playfield protector in about 2 weeks.
Please email him about wanting one.

#24 1 year ago
Quoted from Fifty:

gjm who do we contact exactly?

mirco@playfield-protectors.com

#26 1 year ago
Quoted from Skidave:

Do you lay a paper ruler or scale reference on the playfield when you take the photo?

I do not know how to do it. This guy in Germany is going to do it: mirco@playfield-protectors.com
Email him to order one, he said it will be ready to purchase in about 2 weeks.

1 week later
#27 1 year ago

Micro is taking pre-orders for the protector. It is listed on his site: mirco@playfield-protectors.com

#28 1 year ago
Quoted from Fifty:

gjm who do we contact exactly?

Micro is taking pre-orders for the protector. It is listed on his site: mirco@playfield-protectors.com

#29 1 year ago
Quoted from swinks:

have to agree with Fifty while I know how to do the scan but stripping the playfield to do that is alot of work and if I did that I would then route one myself. Doesn't sound like he overly keen to make them.

Micro is taking pre-orders for the protector. It is listed on his site: mirco@playfield-protectors.com

#30 1 year ago
Quoted from jbovenzi:

I would be in on both the Plastic Protectors and the Playfield Protector.
Want to preserve a Gottlieb Surfer for my son, so this is helpful.

Micro is taking pre-orders for the protector. It is listed on his site: mirco@playfield-protectors.com

#31 1 year ago
Quoted from Skidave:

Do you lay a paper ruler or scale reference on the playfield when you take the photo?

Micro is taking pre-orders for the protector. It is listed on his site: mirco@playfield-protectors.com

#32 1 year ago
Quoted from ChipS:

I'm interested in both the playfield protector and the playfield. How do I add my name to the list?

Micro is taking pre-orders for the protector. It is listed on his site: mirco@playfield-protectors.com

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