If it works I dont see the issue. Cheaper to have them vacuum formed in china than thrown on a break.
You can't see them and they will last the life of the machine probably...not a big deal.
Nobody had anything negative to say about the colored protector systems everyone's bought for years, why is this different?
Get in touch with them and see. Might not be cost, they might be trying to do a better job protecting the cabinet and art. Metal might not be the answer.
LTG : )
The only criticism I have seen of these plastic protectors was from the guy selling metal ones and his hype man. I have never seen or heard of any of the plastic ones failing or causing an issue.
I have even seen others suggest the plastic is better because they would be less likely to scratch the insides of the legs when mounted.
Just because plastic is cheaper than metal doesn't mean that this made those protectors crap. As others have said, the contrary is quite probable.
Do the metal cabinet protectors from pinballlife work good. I redacled a no fear and a getaway and i want to prevent wrinkling on them. I have pincab protectors right now, is the metal pinball life ones better, and is it even better to use both? Ideas
Like i said, i don't blame them. But if they gave me a choice i would choose Metal over plastic. But sometimes plastic is better. For instance in using leg washers on powdercoat Id prefer Nyon washers to metal ones. Everything has its place. I just liked the metal protectors better.
Quoted from DugFreez:
The only criticism I have seen of these plastic protectors was from the guy selling metal ones and his hype man.
The plastic ones work perfectly. Legs don't touch the cab.
The cost cutting is in the 555 sockets everywhere. What a nightmare. And I don't want to glue them.
Quoted from LTG:
That is why I suggested to contact them.
There might be a reason. They might appreciate the feedback. They might send you a set.
LTG : )
Your right. That a great idea. Also not sure why they went away from ill rails and powdercoat on premiums? Maybe its not cost cutting their either?
In their software section they request feedback and suggestions. I emailed and requested for a Hammer sound in the new code for when the gavel is dropped. Im sure im not the only one who would like that.
Quoted from centerflank:
That was brought up in another thread, how much nicer the AC/DC premium was trimmed out, you got a plastic apron as well correct?
Nah the metallica Premium has the metal apron. That's one of the things i was happy about. I think im just gonna buy LE or Pro in the future. Premium is a great option but i like the trim and especially mirror backglasses.
The plastic is probably more protective than the metal as it is compressible. Metal on metal on wood seems to be a bit redundant
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