Quoted from chuckwurt:
Spooky and AP use Baden now. That appears to be the difference between them and the companies having playfield issues.
I'm not familiar with Baden, is that a company or a product?
I think my TNA was #75 if I'm remembering correctly. I sold it when I was downsizing my pinball collection to make space for another project, and it's one of the few games that I've let go that I still genuinely miss. No issues aside from the pooling around the slingshot posts. But still, glad to hear that's fixed, it did bother me. Was always worried if I tried to take the posts off something would chip.
Dang, now I want to play TNA lol.
Anyways, put me in the camp of "this has been an issue for years and you're just now announcing a fix?" Is this really that crazy of a problem? Pinball was done for a long time without this issue. Did all the clear formulas change?
Quoted from vid1900:
The ink is being lifted off the wood, so job #1 would be to get a new printer, that uses new ink, that actually stays adhered to the playfield.
Because large format printers are $$$$$$, people are reluctant to replace them.
That would make sense for sections of the playfield lifting and delaminating, but I wouldn't think would be a factor with the pooling. At least on my TNA there was no sign the ink was shifting underneath, the clear just seemed soft and like it was bulging up under the pressure of the star posts.
I have no info to base any suspicions on, but I always figured the pressure of keeping lines moving was making companies not wait for the clear to properly cure before assembling.
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