(Topic ID: 293462)

Playfield Swap

By fb_rider

6 months ago



Topic Stats

  • 10 posts
  • 5 Pinsiders participating
  • Latest reply 5 months ago by fb_rider
  • No one calls this topic a favorite

You

Linked Games

Topic Gallery

View topic image gallery

20210607_095532 (resized).jpg
20210607_095738 (resized).jpg
20210516_211815 (resized).jpg
20210516_211636 (resized).jpg

#1 6 months ago

I'm in the process of swapping out the playfield in my Eight Ball Deluxe with a new CPR reproduction playfield. The old playfield is painted grey or primed on the bottom, but the new one is bare wood. Should I be painting or priming the bottom or leave it bare?

#2 6 months ago

I left mine bare.

#3 6 months ago

I would leave it as is.

#4 6 months ago

Well ended up painting it, because I'm kind of anal about that kind of thing

Lots of work for sure but getting there!

20210516_211636 (resized).jpg20210516_211815 (resized).jpg
#5 6 months ago

I'd pay more attention to your mechs.

#6 6 months ago

It’s good to get you ground braid stapled before anything else at this point. It will become hard to reach with stapler.

#7 6 months ago
Quoted from pindel:

It’s good to get you ground braid stapled before anything else at this point....

Not the ground, but couldn't agree more. That gets annoying real quick.

#8 6 months ago

Agreed.

2 weeks later
#9 6 months ago

All components are mounted and first test fire up went well. One short that I found quickly and a few wires that came off some light sockets that I had to solder back on. Overall I'm very happy with how it went. Need to adjust a few switches and finish mounting some items including the plastics. I'll post some pictures in a few days.

#10 5 months ago

Not quite done but getting there. Ignore the dust, I had just drilled some holes and hadn't cleaned up yet.
20210607_095532 (resized).jpg20210607_095738 (resized).jpg

Hey there! Got a moment?

Great to see you're enjoying Pinside! Did you know Pinside is able to run thanks to donations from our visitors? Please donate to Pinside, support the site and get anext to your username to show for it! Donate to Pinside