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Playfield swap help


By jrawlinson_2000

3 years ago



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#1 3 years ago

First question for my first ever playfield swap;
So I've stripped off as much as I can and I was about to make a start but during my preparation look-over the two playfields (new and existing) I have noticed some drill-holes off-center, these are for the wire ball 'guides' as such pretty important to be spot-on (I would have thought).

Does this matter? - The holes are correct distance for the wire guide to fit, but will it then be slightly out of place?

Do I leave these to last, to make sure they line-up?

Also the holes are too small so I will need to drill them a little so do I use the actual hole and make it bigger or put a hole in the center of the art work?

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#2 3 years ago

Need to drill the hole out just a bit but not too much so that your guide is still a tight fit. But what I would do is not install the ones under the flippers. Their just to prevent bounce backs. Just my .02

#3 3 years ago
Quoted from jrawlinson_2000:

I have noticed some drill-holes off-center, these are for the wire ball 'guides' as such pretty important to be spot-on (I would have thought).

Does this matter? - The holes are correct distance for the wire guide to fit, but will it then be slightly out of place?

Even many original playfields will have the art printed off center from the routed holes.

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