Pinball Restorations: Playfield

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The first three pictures below show the touched up areas after the clearcoat with the top-side parts re-installed. The fourth picture was taken at an angle to show the shine of the clearcoat. Notice that the saucer, lamps, and drop targets still have tape on them. This was on them to protect them from the clearcoat. I really like how the saucer turned out. I sanded it to the bare wood before the clear coat.

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Below are six pictures that show the final result after the touch up and clearcoat. It's amazing the difference the clear coat makes on an old playfield.

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Clear Coat

The first two pics show the blank playfield after clearcoating.

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Below are two more playfield pics. All in all, it was definitely worth the effort.

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