(Topic ID: 157455)

Metal backbox covers?


By fixintoplay

3 years ago



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  • 10 posts
  • 5 Pinsiders participating
  • Latest reply 3 years ago by 1974DeltaQueen
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#1 3 years ago

Never had a need for the big EM backbox metal covers, now I need 2 - one each for '76 4-player GTB and BLY. Wondering what's easiest, least expensive, best: do I look & wait until a used one becomes available, or have them fabricated? I have no idea of $$ used, new, hand made, $shipping, etc. Didn't see anything on PS or eBay. Any advice would be appreciated. Plywood is not an option.

#2 3 years ago
#3 3 years ago

I need one for a Spirit of 76

#4 3 years ago

You can buy some of them from pinballresource.com depending on the year/model. He shows some online but also call to see if he has others.

I'd post on the "EM Seeking Parts" thread as these come available from time to time. I've bought 2-3 from other collectors. I actually have a fabricated one that fits a Gottlieb 2-player if anyone wants it. $25 plus shipping.

#5 3 years ago

PBR doesn't/won't make a GTB 2-Player rear door. I have inquired. Need one for a Solar City. Hopefully I have some luck finding one at the Allentown flea market this year.

#6 3 years ago

If you're interested in that two-player one I have (fabricated, not original but fits perfectly), let me know and I can send you some pics.

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#7 3 years ago

A year ago a guy contacted me thru PSND asking for detailed pics of my Aladdin's Castle rear door, which I sent him. He was having it fabricated locally, which I will probably have to do. Good idea. I should have asked him what it costs. Hmmm... wondering how important that original rear door is to other collectors?

#8 3 years ago

Get to Allentown next weekend , back doors up the wazoo highly likely

#9 3 years ago

Ah yes. Of course. But that's when my wife picked to take her to France as payment for her tolerating my neurotic EM addiction. She's earned it.

#10 3 years ago

Got to have EM buddies in NC have them bring one back

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