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FS: Williams System 11 Backbox Warning and Patent Silk Scre


Added: 2020-08-28 Ended: August 29th, 2020
Condition: Used, good condition


Price

$ 200 (OBO)

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Item description

I apologize in advance for the lengthy ad but I want to make sure you know what you are getting and there are no communication issues.

It is the buyer's responsibility to examine the photos & listing text & contact me with questions before submitting an offer or purchasing. Please do your research and know what you are buying as there is no warranty or refunds. I am happy to answer all of your questions!


I am selling the following item(s) that I no longer need\use (also see pics at the Google Drive link below):

—Williams System 11 Backbox Silk Screen and Squeegee
—Williams System 11 Patent Silk Screen and Squeegee


Description:  I purchased this from Matt Merfeld NEW a few weeks ago and only needed to use it once for my Funhouse restore as mine had a Sys 11 Warning. So I no longer need these and don’t see myself getting another Sys 11 machine anytime soon. They worked great but you definitely need to know what you are doing as you can mess up easily so I’ll leave it up to you to educate yourself on how to do this. There is a great tutorial video done by Bryan Kelly and actually filmed by Matt himself, I think it is as I think Bryan says his name, you can watch it here:

https://youtu.be/FBUB7hfN8Nc)

Just note that Bryan is using a WPC warning silk screen which is slightly different in both the wording as well as the technique on how to silk screen it as he goes from side to side while this Sys 11, I had to go bottom to top based on how mine was originally lined up.

Below is a thread providing the details for the Sys 11 silk screens:

https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/fs-williams-system-11-backbox-warning-silk-screen

I posted as many pics as I could to show you the condition and although it looks like I got the yellow ink everywhere, this is how it was when I received it and that goes for the other small things you see on the screen and the metal frame. Nothing affected the end result but please just be aware. I’ve never gotten one of these before, nor did this before so I do not know if this is normal. Regarding my End result, the backbox turned out perfect and I just watched that video above a lot to get the technique down. Regarding the patent screen, I think I used too much ink so there were some letters that weren’t as crisp and clear but being this is my first time and that my machine just had a decal with a patent warning, I feel it’s good enough as being this is my first restore, perfection is just not in my skill set. In the video he shows one of the most important parts which is cleaning it immediately after you screen it, which I did and used about a whole roll of paper towels. I used paint thinner as the video recommended and did both sides until no more yellow came up on the paper towels. In the pics folder below I have additional folders for Before Screening and After Screening and did the best I could to hold it up to the light to show you can see through the letters\numbers and no yellow ink remained. In following the video, I also installed a piece of wood trim for the Backbox Warning to ensure it stayed in place while I screened so there are 3 holes in the metal frame for this. When I drilled the holes, some of the shavings must still be in the frame as when you move it, you can hear a few move around. Since every machine is unique, I did remove my wood trim as I’m sure your machine(s) will be different. I did put blue tape over the holes just to ensure that any of the shavings do not come out of the holes during shipping.

Below is the folder that has all the pics and I even posted my results. I will package it up just as I received it but instead of using packing tape to hold it together, I will use blue painter’s tape as the packing tape that was originally used, left some sticky residue on the metal frame.

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1-mWtgMYGV80kNpaFSqVzP42ygKXAL-2G

PLEASE NOTE: This package DOES NOT come with the silkscreen ink you’ll need, you will have to purchase that separately.

If you are not comfortable with any of the above regarding the condition or pics, or you are not comfortable doing the silk screen, please do not purchase this as there will be no refunds.


Selling Price: $200 which includes shipping. I paid $265 including shipping, so after all said and done, I will end up getting around $170 as it will probably cost about $30 to ship. I am open to offers but feel based on the use, that this is a fair price.


Payment: I only accept PayPal, unless you are able to do this locally, I live close to Pensacola, FL.


Shipping:  I will use the address as provided by PayPal UNLESS you say otherwise. Item will ship within 1 business day after receipt of payment (excluding weekends and holidays), insurance is extra to be paid by buyer.


If you are interested or have additional questions, please just reach out and I will respond quickly.


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