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Williams/Bally plastic part remade.

By Pinballsoul

1 year ago



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#1 1 year ago

Hello all

I thought this might help someone looking for the blank plastic ball transition piece for a Williams/Bally EM. Since I couldn't find someone that makes them, I made my own.
A jig saw and a new straight fine tooth blade are a must for this.
I remade part #C-434-4 (incomplete part number) for a triple action machine.

Menards or home depot for the acrilyc/Plexi. $6.

I made a cardboard template by tracing the old part and then transferred that to the Plexi.

A piece of 220 grit sandpaper for smoothing and shaping to the exact profile of the old part.

I hope this helps someone.
Enjoy

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#2 1 year ago

Nice job. Some people use polycarbonate as it’s really hard to break in a pinball machine environment. You can buy it on EBay.

#3 1 year ago
Quoted from bluespin:

Nice job. Some people use polycarbonate as it’s really hard to break in a pinball machine environment. You can buy it on EBay.

Agree. Acrylic is pretty brittle. Polycarbonate (Lexan) better choice in my opinion.

#4 1 year ago
Quoted from Freeplay40:

Agree. Acrylic is pretty brittle. Polycarbonate (Lexan) better choice in my opinion.

Picking up lexan next week. The acrylic I first used shattered like glass. I switched to the current material as it was more flexible and less glass like, but still...this won't do for long.

Thank you

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