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Cleaning Pinball Playfield
If you look closely at your playfield your are going to see thousands of tiny scratches. The majority of those scratches were caused by improper cleaning. So when cleaning a playfield we have two goals: get the game clean plus minimize adding any more scratches (which can only be removed through polishing). The first question is what type of cleaning you're doing. If you just picked up the game and it's filthy I would completely strip the playfield and then clean, polish (if necessary) and wax (see the references for polishing and waxing). ...
Pre-Wax Cleaners
Automotive pre-wax cleaners are designed to remove contaminants that normal cleaning leaves behind (see Image 1). They also do an unbelievable job on pinball playfields for deep cleaning and removal of that infamous black grit. Most, including the ones listed here, are non-abrasive. For enamel and lacquer finishes Collinite Liquid Sapphire PreWax Cleaner is a non-abrasive cleaner that will remove old wax, ground in dirt, film, discoloration and wax stains. For playfields with automotive clear coat Pinnacle Paintwork Cleansing Solution uses a combination of gloss-enhancing oils and micro-fine fillers to polish your...
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