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What exactly is fish wear?


By marioparty34

29 days ago



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#1 29 days ago

New guy question : I have read the term "fish wear" in several market posts but I am not sure what it means.

Anyone willing to take the time to explain or better yet post a good example of what it is?

Thanks

#2 29 days ago

roadshow can get fish wear from the ball ejecting the lower scoop, fish tales can get fish wear around the lower inserts,
fish eyes is usually from maybe a clear coat job on a playfield caused from silicone

#3 29 days ago

Fish wear simply refers to play field wear around the fish just forward of the flippers.

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#4 28 days ago
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#5 28 days ago

If you think that's an unusual description of wear, just wait 'till you get to 'James Bond crotch rot'

#6 28 days ago
Quoted from herbertbsharp:

If you think that's an unusual description of wear, just wait 'till you get to 'James Bond crotch rot'

Or wear on your inner sanctum. They should make a cream for that one.

#7 28 days ago

"Ball Divots" Those hurt.

#8 28 days ago

Fish wear results from having your rod yanked regularly according to Robert Kraft

#9 28 days ago

Most Fish wear scales.

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#10 28 days ago

I may be even more confused than before, but at least I got a few chuckles.

But seriously, how is fish wear any different than any other type of playfield wear? At first I thought it was wear specifically on pins with fish, but Roadshow was mentioned to sometimes have fish wear too. Maybe fish wear just refers to the area above the flipper bats? Is it that obvious of a name?

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#11 28 days ago

both Fish Tales and Road Show have images of fish on the playfield in spots where wear is common from either kickouts or heavy action. it's not slang for anything. completely coincidental.

#12 28 days ago

The ball kicks out of the scoop on Road Show and can cause wear near or on the fish. On Fish Tales it's not caused by a scoop kickout but it's still wear on the playfield near artwork depicting fish.

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#13 28 days ago

I thought this was a thread about those fishing shirts with the wind opening in the back.

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#15 28 days ago

Thanks all! I got the answer I was looking for and some laughs.

#16 28 days ago

Fish wear usually tan & brown but occasionally appears light blue & blue

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#17 28 days ago

Here’s some fish wear on my fish tales

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