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Repairing chipped wood and deep debris scratches on Indiana Jones PF

By Flipper_McGavin

7 months ago

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#1 7 months ago

I've seen these specific problem areas on other Indiana Jones playfields restored, I am trying to figure out how they were fixed. HSA shows good before/afters but it doesn't say how they fixed them.

What method do I use to remove this ground-in grime on this unpainted wood area? Or are these spots usually painted?
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For repairing the chipped wood in this photo below, I have some Bondo Wood Filler. Is this what is used for playfield wood chipping, or do I need to use a stronger epoxy such as fiberglass resin? For those that play IJ, they know these arrowed spots take a beating, and I'm not sure if Bondo Wood Filler would hold up?
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#2 7 months ago

The switch slot damage is amazing in that the damage stayed between the lines. I have used wood epoxy on those type issues. But I followed the repair up with a Cliffy or metal protector to keep the damage from happening again. Not an option for the edges on those areas near the drop targets. I would just sand those lightly and touch up the line. That wear is not seen as much.

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