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Is your Stern ghosting / crazing / insert lifting / other ?


By flashinstinct

4 years ago



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“I own a GB, GOT, SMVE, Other”

  • My SMVE playfield has issues 47 votes
    12%
  • My GOT playfield has issues 56 votes
    15%
  • My GB playfield has issues 125 votes
    33%
  • My SMVE playfield has no issues 19 votes
    5%
  • My GOT playfield has no issues 60 votes
    16%
  • My GB playfield has no issues 72 votes
    19%

(Multiple choice - 379 votes by 293 Pinsiders)

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#120 4 years ago

Just my thoughts regarding the reason for the playfield issues: could it be that the reason might be the ball itself, especially due to airballs, which crashes on the inserts and makes the cc lose. I know that as main reason the different movement of plastic insert and wooden playfield is stated, but that alone does not explain why the cc gets chips in the shooterlane (where no plastic is) and why there are comparatively low damages already out of the box.

So as a consequence, if the ball play itself causes the cc damages, a plastic playfield protector should prevent the ghosting. I do not see which machines have such protectors, but it would be interesting, if anybody has damages despite a playfield protector.

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