I’m trying to talk myself into making an entire set of ball guides. Here’s how the first one went….
The far left is the bent original and is the only one that appears obviously damaged.
The middle is its mate on the other side of the playfield which I used to draw on the blank piece.
Tape things down to a yard stick
Crisp hole is drilled. I got a fancy drill bit set from a guy who sells these bits for a living. I helped him fix one of his pinballs last year.
Time to cut off the excess. It’s best not to work late at night or the dremel skips into an area I didn’t want it to. Oh well, took a little more material off to even it out.
The cutter blade (left) comes standard with just about any Dremel took kit you can buy. Thanks to vid1900 for posting that large kit for $15 on Amazon awhile ago which included another stone (right, mounted in Dremel) which was easier to control.
Not a perfect professional finish but looks respectable.
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Lined up with the rest of the guides. The throw away pushed above
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