Iron Man Magnet core replacement

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Iron Man Magnet core replacement

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I bought this game new in box in April 2010, I love the game, we played over 300 games on the first night. The game has been rock solid from day one, I have only had to repair small things.

Tonight I finally got around to upgrading the magnet core. The most I have ever had to do to this great beast.

I am sure the game has over 100,000 plays but it only shows almost 93,000 since the last upgrade.

Anyway, I removed the original magnet core and drilled a bigger hole in the playfield and added the newer style magnet core. I turned out not bad. Here are some pics.
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well done . looks nice

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luch wrote:well done . looks nice

Thanks! It is scary drilling a big hole in a playfield but this game has been played and needed help. I am going to do the other hole tomorrow. It is apart, I would be stupid not too.
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Geoff, it looks fantastic!
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It does look great. It just sad that Stern could not have done it themselves like that to begin with.
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So how does this bigger magnet work? Is the core active and the outer ring inert like stainless steel?
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cap wrote:So how does this bigger magnet work? Is the core active and the outer ring inert like stainless steel?

Yes the core is active and it has a stainless steel outer ring.
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