Pin Setting Gauge 3D Printed
You have decided to replace the background on your machine and now you are ready to drive back in all of the pins. Did you realize there are 260 of them and they need to be set at 18MM high and tilted 3 degrees uphill for initial set up?
Well, you have two choices. You can use a ruler of some sort and check each pin as you drive it and then eyeball the angle and hope you get it set right. This is time consuming and will take you forever. Trust us, that was what we were doing until we designed this tool. With the pin gauge you can save yourself a ton of time and get it set up like it was new. It will reduce your time by half.
To drive the pin, you place the tip into the hole in the playfield and then in the slot of the front of the gauge with the body of the gauge pointed to the top of the machine. then drive it with a brass hammer until it stops on the top. Then check the angle by using the front of the gauge, which is sloped at the correct three degree angle and tap it with your hammer to the right angle. This will save you hours reassembling your machine.
The gauge is 3D printed in dense ABS material so it can stand up to repeated use but is narrow enough to get into tight areas. If you really get into rebuilding machines, you can add a top plate of a piece of brass to create a bit of a softer landing and increase the durability. We will include an instruction guide as well. Color will vary depending on what material we have on hand.
The sales price includes shipping within the United States by USPS. Other areas contact us for a quote and pick up is welcomed if you are near the Greenwood, IN area (just send us a note). We will combine shipping with other items. Returns accepted if the description is not accurate, buyer to pay return shipping costs.