Vid's Guide to Ultimate Playfield Restoration

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Vid's Guide to Ultimate Playfield Restoration


By vid1900

5 years ago



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Post #7 Playfield damage assessment. Posted by vid1900 (5 years ago)

Post #8 Insert damage assessment. Posted by vid1900 (5 years ago)

Post #34 How to sand your new inserts flat. Posted by vid1900 (5 years ago)

Post #35 Cleaning old glue out of the insert holes. Posted by vid1900 (5 years ago)

Post #38 Prime the insert with 3M Plastic Primer before gluing. Posted by vid1900 (5 years ago)

Post #60 Repairing Insert Ghosting - fill, clean, remove bubbles, cover. Posted by vid1900 (5 years ago)

Post #61 Repairing Insert Ghosting - clamp overnight. Posted by vid1900 (5 years ago)

Post #76 Source for needles - https://www.dispensinglink.com/needles.html Posted by rancegt (5 years ago)

Post #84 Air brush information. Posted by vid1900 (5 years ago)


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#744 4 years ago

I've really been getting motivated by this whole thread, love all the info here.
I have virtually no experience with airbrushing, and when looking for some supplies to get started, found this.

ebay.com link » 2 Airbrush System Kit W 6 Primary Createx Paint Color Set Air Compressor Hobby

I'm thinking about picking this up, it's affordable and seems perfect for someone like me trying to learn how to do this. Just want to know if anyone has any thoughts or opinions on this kit. I will NOT be doing any kind of clear with that compressor so that's not an issue, I have another compressor, but I like the compact size and portability of this one.

Great info Vid, keep it coming.

#749 4 years ago
Quoted from MinnPin:

DO NOT BUY THAT AIRBRUSH! TCPGLOBAL does have many good products and I largely give them credit for customer service, but I bought that airbrush and returned it. It is nearly worthless and you will rip out all of your hair before realizing it isn't your fault.

That is a bummer. I went ahead and ordered it probably an hour before your post. Oh well, I'll see what it can do for me, after all, I have no experience and not really any kind of detailed work to do with it. Thanks for the tip anyway, I'll let you know how it works out.

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