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Feb 18 2016, 03:52 PM
Feb 18 2016, 03:07 PM
@Cell: I get where you are coming from. You can't go all steel because them the optical wheel would not work, and as long as plastic is in the mix, it will wear.

But consider this:
--Steel Stick: Major improvement
--Steel bowl: Major improvement
--New X, Y Axis pieces from Kitch-Bent or really, really good ones harvested from existing sticks
--Ceramic grease use from Day 1.

I think that is a winning formula.
And theres the rub. Plastic, always at some link in the chain. The optical registration precludes metal X, Y Axis gears.
The grooves, in the plastic bowl where the gears rest, also wear.
I would certainly concede that this refurb could be part of a winning formula (the metal bowl has been on the modders wish-list for a long time)

The question remains for me: rebuild a structure on a bad foundation, that caused the structures collapse? Or, start with a new foundation.

Man, I really feel like im killing the happy buzz in this thread :bullet:
This is LinusHofmann's hard work, so im going to shut-up, sit back and and remain hopeful like every one else :mario:

You're making too much sense, we're playing/collecting 20 year old console games here. Sense need not apply! Hehe jk :D


Decided to employ Spoiler tags here since it's not really relevant to the thread. Hopefully to avoid confusion.

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Edited by LinusHofmann, Feb 27 2016, 07:00 AM.
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