I had some free time over the holidays so I spent a great deal of time working on my recently acquired Power Play pinball. My first priority was a complete cleaning on the top side of the play field. Since I’m admittedly a novice with pinball machines, I decided to clean the play field in sections, always leaving a parts placement reference on the opposite side of the machine.
Each section was completely disassembled. All metal parts were thrown in a vibratory tumbler with walnut media for a thorough cleaning. Plastic parts were cleaned with Novus 2, a polish specifically designed to remove fine scratches and haziness.
Cleaning the play field was a multi-step process. It was initially cleaned with Simple Green cleaner. After that, I cleaned the play field lightly with a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser. Be very careful with the Magic Eraser! If you have areas of wear, which I certainly did, the Magic Eraser will continue to eat paint off of these areas...Read More