Quoted from BrandonLaw:
We see some of these posts and say to ourselves "How in the world is this happening to that guy? Stern engineering should have figured that out from the get-go. Welp, in this case, I along with many of us are 'that guy.'" Ball stuck under Gauntlet. It happens just enough to piss me off, but not enough to do something about it. After happening 4 times...and twice in a row yesterday, I was fed up. I broke out the cardboard and did what I could with the mediocre brain I was given. I then transferred the template to a cheap piece of corner guard from Home Depot I had laying around.
This area is tough to work in and I ended up removing the outer post entirely to make this installation palatable. After some quick cardboard measurements, I ended up with this shape and 2 holes to be drilled. Fun-fact...the second (inside) hole is NOT necessary as it will always be pressed against the impossible inner-nut which made this whole thing work wonderfully. Found it by accident when I drilled the first and knew it would be gripped enough to never move just the one way so I left it. I polished all the marker and light scratches off with some Novus before install.
Get out your fucking magnet because here we go. Put your magnet with the nut through the back corner and your left forefinger through the front bending the plastic ever-so-slightly towards the front of the cab just to get a couple of turns. Then I used this low-profile ratchet system from Lowes to drive it down. It's crude. It's rude, but it works. Almost unnoticeable from the front.
Stern: This design is for sale for either 1 Premium pinball machine of my choice or $8999.
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The gentlemen that maintains his machines on location here use a sheared off post from an old game, wrapped it with some foam, and installed it in the same spot but this seems to be better and I will pass the photos along.