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NOTE: Each of these playfields can be samples or proto's or early production or production, and we will do our best to highlight what we see in the playfield. In addition, we include several high res pictures of the playfield. If this is not sufficient for you then you may addon the additional Playfield Assurance option for the playfield which for an additional charge will get more scrutiny and interaction with our staff before the playfield is shipped. In any event ALL SALES THAT ARE SHIPPED ARE FINAL! (If for any reason you return the playfield, you agree to pay cost to ship to you and cost to return to us). It is impossible for us know if there are any deviations with these playfields as possible changes in artwork or insert colors, etc could be on these playfields as many were proto or sample, etc. When we see something different we will note it, but we may not know all of the details of any playfield, so please review the pictures carefully!NOTE: Price sold does not include shipping - which is an oversided playfield box which we will package and ship, so this will be added on separately based on destination address.SEND EMAIL TO: You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login TO LOCK IN THE PLAYFIELD - or ask more questions.
If you have any more questions we will try to answer them as best we can.

SPECIAL FORCE PLAYFIELD:
- OVERALL: Good Condition, a few flaws
- MARKINGS (Date, Mfg, etc): NONE
- TYPE: Pre-production or production playfield
- CONDITION: Good
- FINISH: Has sealing clearcoat, but not full clearcoat
- DRILLED: Playfield is Drilled
- DIMPLED: Playfield is dimpled
- COLOR/INK: Colors are good
- SCRAPES/SCRATCHES: Scratch, upper-right-hand corner near holes, does not break paint.
Minor dent, upper-right-hand side, does not break paint.
A few minor scuffs on right and left-hand side, primarily in the RED areas, which do not break paint.

Minor scratch, middle-left green area, near the 3 rectangular holes.
- WARPAGE: None detected
- OTHER: Two minor chips at the very uppermost edge of the Playfield.

One hole in the upper-right has chipping or gouging about the edge. Hole to the right of that has very minor chipping. Front has Dimples throughout. Minor Insert lifting throughout. Minor sanding marks / grain throughout typical with older playfields uncleared. Backside has several dimples taped over and some chipping about various holes.

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NOTE: Each of these playfields can be samples or proto's or early production or production, and we will do our best to highlight what we see in the playfield. In addition, we include several high res pictures of the playfield. If this is not sufficient for you then you may addon the additional Playfield Assurance option for the playfield which for an additional charge will get more scrutiny and interaction with our staff before the playfield is shipped. In any event ALL SALES THAT ARE SHIPPED ARE FINAL! (If for any reason you return the playfield, you agree to pay cost to ship to you and cost to return to us). It is impossible for us know if there are any deviations with these playfields as possible changes in artwork or insert colors, etc could be on these playfields as many were proto or sample, etc. When we see something different we will note it, but we may not know all of the details of any playfield, so please review the pictures carefully!NOTE: Price sold does not include shipping - which is an oversided playfield box which we will package and ship, so this will be added on separately based on destination address.SEND EMAIL TO: You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login TO LOCK IN THE PLAYFIELD - or ask more questions.
If you have any more questions we will try to answer them as best we can.


Rocky & Bullwinkle PLAYFIELD:
- OVERALL: Overall decent playfield - pre-production or sample playfield - has a couple minor issues.
- MARKINGS (Date, Mfg, etc): SOFT MAPLE  on top of wood, has Diamond Plate sticker on the bottom
- TYPE: Pre-Production or Sample
- CONDITION:  Overall pretty good - has hold drilled under 'loops' of top playfield graphic, has a couple other holds in the upper playfield that need to be checked (one in the red area, one on the LH side)/
- FINISH: Cleared - appears to be full clearcoat, possibly could use more

- DRILLED: Yes
- DIMPLED: No
- COLOR/INK: Appears to be good.
- SCRAPES/SCRATCHES: minor scratch left to right about 2" from the top - does not appear to be thru ink, minor dimples (not from ball just imperfections in wood), various other minor scrapes (upper left white, etc)
- WARPAGE: very minor if at all
- OTHER:

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NOTE: Each of these playfields can be samples or proto's or early production or production, and we will do our best to highlight what we see in the playfield. In addition, we include several high res pictures of the playfield. If this is not sufficient for you then you may addon the additional Playfield Assurance option for the playfield which for an additional charge will get more scrutiny and interaction with our staff before the playfield is shipped. In any event ALL SALES THAT ARE SHIPPED ARE FINAL! (If for any reason you return the playfield, you agree to pay cost to ship to you and cost to return to us). It is impossible for us know if there are any deviations with these playfields as possible changes in artwork or insert colors, etc could be on these playfields as many were proto or sample, etc. When we see something different we will note it, but we may not know all of the details of any playfield, so please review the pictures carefully!NOTE: Price sold does not include shipping - which is an oversided playfield box which we will package and ship, so this will be added on separately based on destination address.SEND EMAIL TO: You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login TO LOCK IN THE PLAYFIELD - or ask more questions.
If you have any more questions we will try to answer them as best we can.

POOL SHARKS PLAYFIELD:
- OVERALL: Good, few flaws. Almost no insert lifting.
- MARKINGS (Date, Mfg, etc): none
- TYPE: Pre-Production
- CONDITION: Good
- FINISH: has clear coat
- DRILLED: appears drilled
- DIMPLED: no dimples
- COLOR/INK: no visible issues
- SCRAPES/SCRATCHES: small scratches near the top, striped area.
small scratches, upper right-hand corner, striped, white and green area.
small scratches, small dents, middle-right, green area
small scratches along bottom, lower-right and lower left-hand edge of green area
scratch, middle-left green area
- WARPAGE: minor planking with white paint visible, 8-ball area at bottom
- OTHER: Has T-Nuts. MILLIONS insert is crazed (heat cracks typical in inserts) - worse as this is on a clear insert.

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NOTE: Each of these playfields can be samples or proto's or early production or production, and we will do our best to highlight what we see in the playfield. In addition, we include several high res pictures of the playfield. If this is not sufficient for you then you may addon the additional Playfield Assurance option for the playfield which for an additional charge will get more scrutiny and interaction with our staff before the playfield is shipped. In any event ALL SALES THAT ARE SHIPPED ARE FINAL! (If for any reason you return the playfield, you agree to pay cost to ship to you and cost to return to us). It is impossible for us know if there are any deviations with these playfields as possible changes in artwork or insert colors, etc could be on these playfields as many were proto or sample, etc. When we see something different we will note it, but we may not know all of the details of any playfield, so please review the pictures carefully!NOTE: Price sold does not include shipping - which is an oversided playfield box which we will package and ship, so this will be added on separately based on destination address.SEND EMAIL TO: You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login TO LOCK IN THE PLAYFIELD - or ask more questions.
If you have any more questions we will try to answer them as best we can.


DATA EAST PLAYBOY PLAYFIELD:
- OVERALL: Early engineering sample playfield - has markings of placement of all mechanisms on reverse side.
- MARKINGS (Date, Mfg, etc): none
- TYPE: Engineering Sample
- CONDITION:  fair
- FINISH: has base sealant coat, no clear coat
- DRILLED: appears to be drilled
- DIMPLED: no dimples
- COLOR/INK: some normal yellowing of white ink / base coat
- SCRAPES/SCRATCHES: several chips and scrapes on the upper third of playfield, near holes and inserts.

smudging and chipping down and around the outer lower edge of the playfield and near Kimberly Conrad area.
- WARPAGE: moderate sanding marks light woodgrain thruout.
- OTHER:

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NOTE: Each of these playfields can be samples or proto's or early production or production, and we will do our best to highlight what we see in the playfield. In addition, we include several high res pictures of the playfield. If this is not sufficient for you then you may addon the additional Playfield Assurance option for the playfield which for an additional charge will get more scrutiny and interaction with our staff before the playfield is shipped. In any event ALL SALES THAT ARE SHIPPED ARE FINAL! (If for any reason you return the playfield, you agree to pay cost to ship to you and cost to return to us). It is impossible for us know if there are any deviations with these playfields as possible changes in artwork or insert colors, etc could be on these playfields as many were proto or sample, etc. When we see something different we will note it, but we may not know all of the details of any playfield, so please review the pictures carefully!NOTE: Price sold does not include shipping - which is an oversided playfield box which we will package and ship, so this will be added on separately based on destination address.SEND EMAIL TO: You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login TO LOCK IN THE PLAYFIELD - or ask more questions.
If you have any more questions we will try to answer them as best we can.


PARTY ZONE PLAYFIELD:
- OVERALL: Fair, has some flaws and has a warping of about 3/4 inch as a twist
- MARKINGS (Date, Mfg, etc): JUNE 11 1991
- TYPE: Sample or Pre-production playfield
- CONDITION: fair
- FINISH: has base sealant coat, no clear coat
- DRILLED: appears to be drilled
- DIMPLED: no dimples
- COLOR/INK: no issues - but need to check as especially with this playfield there were many attempts to get the colors correct as well as the gradients ok.
- SCRAPES/SCRATCHES: no apparent scratches or scrapes
- WARPAGE: moderate planking throughout with woodgrain visible, more so on the right-hand side.

Playfield is warped by Right upper to Left lower maybe 3/4"
- OTHER: many of the insert decals show typical hazing/lines from age.

Playfield does have some T-nuts installed.

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NOTE: Each of these playfields can be samples or proto's or early production or production, and we will do our best to highlight what we see in the playfield. In addition, we include several high res pictures of the playfield. If this is not sufficient for you then you may addon the additional Playfield Assurance option for the playfield which for an additional charge will get more scrutiny and interaction with our staff before the playfield is shipped. In any event ALL SALES THAT ARE SHIPPED ARE FINAL! (If for any reason you return the playfield, you agree to pay cost to ship to you and cost to return to us). It is impossible for us know if there are any deviations with these playfields as possible changes in artwork or insert colors, etc could be on these playfields as many were proto or sample, etc. When we see something different we will note it, but we may not know all of the details of any playfield, so please review the pictures carefully!NOTE: Price sold does not include shipping - which is an oversided playfield box which we will package and ship, so this will be added on separately based on destination address.

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CYBERNAUT PLAYFIELD:
- OVERALL: good
- MARKINGS (Date, Mfg, etc): none
- TYPE:
- CONDITION: good
- FINISH: base coat sealant, no clearcoat
- DRILLED: appears to be drilled
- DIMPLED: has dimples
- COLOR/INK: some natural yellowing of white ink, otherwise no issues
- SCRAPES/SCRATCHES: has scuffs/scrapes throughout, some of which do break paint.
small paint chip in bottom black area.
- WARPAGE: moderate woodgrain/sanding marks visible throughout, with some woodgrain/white paint visible - typical with unfinished original playfields
- OTHER: some adhesive residue, lower right of playfield.
Missing "star" decal, middle-right of playfield. Crazing or sanding marks on several of the inserts - especially the transparent ones.

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NOTE: Each of these playfields can be samples or proto's or early production or production, and we will do our best to highlight what we see in the playfield. In addition, we include several high res pictures of the playfield. If this is not sufficient for you then you may addon the additional Playfield Assurance option for the playfield which for an additional charge will get more scrutiny and interaction with our staff before the playfield is shipped. In any event ALL SALES THAT ARE SHIPPED ARE FINAL! (If for any reason you return the playfield, you agree to pay cost to ship to you and cost to return to us). It is impossible for us know if there are any deviations with these playfields as possible changes in artwork or insert colors, etc could be on these playfields as many were proto or sample, etc. When we see something different we will note it, but we may not know all of the details of any playfield, so please review the pictures carefully!NOTE: Price sold does not include shipping - which is an oversided playfield box which we will package and ship, so this will be added on separately based on destination address.SEND EMAIL TO: You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login TO LOCK IN THE PLAYFIELD - or ask more questions.

If you have any more questions we will try to answer them as best we can.


BLACK BELT PLAYFIELD:
- OVERALL: Not sure about this one - probably a rejected original playfield - possibly cut lines, etc.
- MARKINGS (Date, Mfg, etc):
- TYPE: Sample, Rejected Sample
- CONDITION:  Overall artwork in ok shape, has 'reject - do not use' on the back - not sure why
- FINISH: Inked with either no clearcoat or just sealer clearcoat
- DRILLED: Playfield is drilled
- DIMPLED: Not dimpled
- COLOR/INK: Colors appear to be original
- SCRAPES/SCRATCHES: various minor scrapes, which may come off (black), most of the scapes are not thru the ink, so would be able to be fixed when cleared - overall pretty decent
- WARPAGE: No major warpage
- OTHER: As indicated - circled on 4 holes on the lower portion - as if these might be perhaps too small, etc - but

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I'm getting way to many emails, etc for playfields, so I cannot keep track of them.


Several people are asking for details about some of the playfields which pictures and descriptions are already posted - please look thru first. Others that are listed but not posted let us know you are interested and then when pulled then pictures and descriptions will be put on the forum.


SO, the priority for any of these playfields goes to those who PM me via the forum. I will try to keep track of others, but there is way too much going on.


We have a number of IPB CV Playfields that we have, as well as what looks to be a decent IPB TAF playfield (that has a tag about something wrong with an insert), as well as some KISS playfields which have various color issues, etc. All will be coming up shortly.


We literally have hundreds of different playfields, some one of a kind and others with multiples. Most all are unique and have to have pictures taken and descriptions made.


I"m out of pocket this week as PAGG in Dixon CA is this coming week. But more will be coming when I get done with that.


Rick




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Checking interest in the Cactus Canyon Collectors plate, which was the plate with the engraved # (of 925 I believe) that were on CC's and often are lost, etc.


We have been in contact with the original supplier, who has the original mold, etc. and can get them remade.


They will be <=$100 and will come either engraved (if we have #'s from CC owners) or non-engraved (you can engrave yourself, or if you just want a plate and don't even have a CC but want a plate just to have).


Please let me know any interest in getting a plate and if there are specific # engraved that you would want.


Thanks,
rick


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MMR Updates (READ ONLY) / MMR Update - 5/3/16 Line Revs Up!
« on: May 03, 2016, 09:50:11 PM »
Well, finally some good news ... parts are in and confirmed and the line is running now.


It's been sporadic game production the last few weeks, and way too slow! I have talked with CGC and with Stern and getting reports regularly from both about game shipments and parts status ... things are setup to run now ... and we are pushing in alot of areas to move things forward.


The most important is rolling out the MMR LE's. MMR shipments increasing, PPS just released 10 Black MMR's today, and more coming each day now. Silvers and Golds will be shipped as well. In addition Europe games are to be run in this final leg of the batches as well. PPS have reached out to all of our customers for payments and other than the stragglers, after receiving final payment they go into the queue for CGC to ship. We expect most of our LE's to be shipped within a week or two, and then when the straggler customers pay (some require alot of prodding to come up with their payments), we will ship those as well.


As of now PPS is now focused on delivery of the LE's as well as now sales of the MMR Stds, which are also going on the line this week. If anyone is interested in a standard, please contact me directly You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login or 408-891-7878 (cell). Any LE's that come up due to final customers falling out will be $8495+shipping. MMR LE Stds are $7995.


PPS have parts orders in for MMR Stds, and are waiting for CGC to release the software update and then the color display will be available, so that is CGC to deliver.


CGC have allocated (i.e. have reseller committments) for the first 500 standards as well as alot of those which are sold), we anticipate another 500 batch to be opened up soon, and expect that to sell out as there are a number of resellers who have not been included into the process yet.

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MMR Updates (READ ONLY) / MMR Update - 4/6/16 - PPS, etc
« on: April 06, 2016, 11:46:51 AM »
At this point PPS has contacted all remainging MMR LE customers. Some have still not paid and payment is in transit.


There may be a couple who we cannot contact that we will cancel their order and make those LE's available - if anyone is interested, has payment available immediately, then please contact me directly You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login


PPS Shipped about a dozen games last week, as well as another few this week. We have a number of game requests ready to ship at CGC and expect those as soon as the line is re-running.


CGC continues to indicate a burst of bulk of the remaining games in the next week or two start - and may take a couple of weeks to complete.


PPS is now gearing up for MMR STD Sales - anyone wishing an MMR STD please contact us. You will be put in line and MMR STDs should be starting up soon.


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MMR Updates (READ ONLY) / MMR Update - 3/31/16 (Horses Mouth)
« on: March 31, 2016, 03:12:51 PM »
Here is the latest update from a call with Doug Duba at CGC this morning 3/31 - note that this is the 'best' info I have from CGC, but as we always have seen, even the best info will likely change (more things move out than move in).


THE 'CURRENT' PLAN FROM CGC FOR GAMES (note caveat that anything can and usually does change):
- Some parts have been re-done due the mfg quality issues (i.e. rejected by Quality Control), that put some delay into the works.
- Also I believe there are some scheduling due to Stern running some batches of games
- Some golds that will be shipping in the next few days.
- CGC indicates that some blacks (we had some ship) about 1-2 weeks ago, and then more Blacks will be run and coming out in about 2 weeks.
- So there will be games coming out to satisfy most of the outstanding requests from resellers in April
- Then CGC will prepare Europe games for shipment (not sure how many or in how many batches - that is discussion between CGC and MoP) - that may be a couple of weeks.
- Then final batches of LE's as well as Standards will be run.


SOFTWARE UPDATE:
- Software update final rev that was to fix some things came out today.
- CGC will be packaging for distribution soon (1-2 weeks?)


COLOR UPDATE:
- Color software is done.
- We have discussed the mechanics on delivery and the pricing and that will be communicated in the next week (I hope)
- Anticipated availability 2+ weeks

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NOTE: Each of these playfields can be samples or proto's or early production or production, and we will do our best to highlight what we see in the playfield. In addition, we include several high res pictures of the playfield. If this is not sufficient for you then you may addon the additional Playfield Assurance option for the playfield which for an additional charge will get more scrutiny and interaction with our staff before the playfield is shipped. In any event ALL SALES THAT ARE SHIPPED ARE FINAL! (If for any reason you return the playfield, you agree to pay cost to ship to you and cost to return to us). It is impossible for us know if there are any deviations with these playfields as possible changes in artwork or insert colors, etc could be on these playfields as many were proto or sample, etc. When we see something different we will note it, but we may not know all of the details of any playfield, so please review the pictures carefully!

NOTE: Price sold does not include shipping - which is an oversized playfield box which we will package and ship, so this will be added on separately based on destination address.

SEND EMAIL TO: You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login TO LOCK IN THE PLAYFIELD - or ask more questions.

If you have any more questions we will try to answer them as best we can.

NOTE: Some of the playfields that have clearcoats do not look shiny as there is still a haze on them from us trying to clean them, but this should easily buff out for those playfields with clearcoats noted.

Heavy Metal Meltdown Playfield:
- OVERALL: Looks like a TEST or PROOF playfield, has a bunch of scraches in the black. Major issue is the flat black in the bottom several inches - not sure why or what that is or if that is the way it is
- MARKINGS (Date, Mfg, etc):
- TYPE: TEST OR PROOF
- CONDITION: NEW
- FINISH: Looks like minimal clearcoat on this playfield with the exception of the lower few inches.
- DRILLED: Playfield may not be fully drilled but has major routing holes.
- DIMPLED: Is not Dimpled
- COLOR/INK: Colors seem look to be correct but do not know for sure
- SCRAPES/SCRATCHES: Many scratches in the black looks like from handling with no clearcoat. A larger scrape next the right pop-hole. A little bit of insert lift. Various marks around, which mostly are in the black.
- WARPAGE: Does not appear to have any major warping
- OTHER: The flat black on the bottom - not sure why it looks like there was no clear applied or something otherwise is the case. Is on 3-Ply wood, not sure if this was normal for production or not.

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NOTE: Each of these playfields can be samples or proto's or early production or production, and we will do our best to highlight what we see in the playfield. In addition, we include several high res pictures of the playfield. If this is not sufficient for you then you may addon the additional Playfield Assurance option for the playfield which for an additional charge will get more scrutiny and interaction with our staff before the playfield is shipped. In any event ALL SALES THAT ARE SHIPPED ARE FINAL! (If for any reason you return the playfield, you agree to pay cost to ship to you and cost to return to us). It is impossible for us know if there are any deviations with these playfields as possible changes in artwork or insert colors, etc could be on these playfields as many were proto or sample, etc. When we see something different we will note it, but we may not know all of the details of any playfield, so please review the pictures carefully!

NOTE: Price sold does not include shipping - which is an oversized playfield box which we will package and ship, so this will be added on separately based on destination address.

SEND EMAIL TO: You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login TO LOCK IN THE PLAYFIELD - or ask more questions.

If you have any more questions we will try to answer them as best we can.

NOTE: Some of the playfields that have clearcoats do not look shiny as there is still a haze on them from us trying to clean them, but this should easily buff out for those playfields with clearcoats noted.

X's And O's Playfield:
- OVERALL: Looks like a decent Test or Proof playfiled, do not know if the art is final or not. Has one large scratch on the Upper Left.
- MARKINGS (Date, Mfg, etc): MAR 19, 19??
- TYPE: TEST OR PROOF
- CONDITION: NEW
- FINISH: Either minimal or no clearcoat on this playfield.
- DRILLED: Playfield is not drilled but has major routing holes.
- DIMPLED: Is not Dimpled
- COLOR/INK: Colors seem look to be correct but do not know for sure
- SCRAPES/SCRATCHES: Has a large scratch running from the top to the let of the Special Insert down thru the middle of the popbumpers, and ending at the bottom popbumper. Has a couple of ink nicks in the upper blue and purple area. Has a scrape next to the LH Caveman (not thru the ink)
- WARPAGE: Does not appear to have any major warping
- OTHER: Woodgrain bleeding thru the ink a bit, some of it exaserbated as it's not as clean (was dusty) as it could be). Additionally, There is yellowing of the off-white to be expected with an old playfield. A little bit of insert lifting around the edges of the inserts/ink. Hopefully a good clearcoat would save this playfield and make it pretty nice.

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NOTE: Each of these playfields can be samples or proto's or early production or production, and we will do our best to highlight what we see in the playfield. In addition, we include several high res pictures of the playfield. If this is not sufficient for you then you may addon the additional Playfield Assurance option for the playfield which for an additional charge will get more scrutiny and interaction with our staff before the playfield is shipped. In any event ALL SALES THAT ARE SHIPPED ARE FINAL! (If for any reason you return the playfield, you agree to pay cost to ship to you and cost to return to us). It is impossible for us know if there are any deviations with these playfields as possible changes in artwork or insert colors, etc could be on these playfields as many were proto or sample, etc. When we see something different we will note it, but we may not know all of the details of any playfield, so please review the pictures carefully!


NOTE: Price sold does not include shipping - which is an oversized playfield box which we will package and ship, so this will be added on separately based on destination address.


SEND EMAIL TO: You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login TO LOCK IN THE PLAYFIELD - or ask more questions.
If you have any more questions we will try to answer them as best we can.


NOTE: Some of the playfields that have clearcoats do not look shiny as there is still a haze on them from us trying to clean them, but this should easily buff out for those playfields with clearcoats noted.


Lost World Playfield
- OVERALL: Appears to be a pre-production or test playfield in very nice condition. Looks like a playfield that was used to test for dimple/hole placement.
- MARKINGS (Date, Mfg, etc):
- TYPE: PRE-PRODUCTION OR TEST
- CONDITION: NEW
- FINISH: Looks like no clearcoat to a very thin clearcoat.
- DRILLED: Is drilled as well as has major routing holes.
- DIMPLED: Is dimpled - note that there are what appears to be either tape residue or something on the back in a couple of places - not sure why.
- COLOR/INK: colors seem to be correct
- SCRAPES/SCRATCHES: There are a couple small scratches scrapes in black, not very noticeable. There is a scrape going from the '32' Insert going to the left of the '256' insert end at about the womans head with yellow hair.
- WARPAGE: This playfield does have a twist, looks like about 1/2 inch and laying flat the LH upper seems to be high - I think this should settle out fine in the game. No other major issues, and some sand marks on the playfield which is indicative of having little or no clearcoat.
- OTHER: Appears to, be in very good shape, some very minor dust in the finish here and there which is normal, and a couple of small marks under the ink, but nothing that would be out of the ordinary for a new playfield.

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