Flattening the Astro Pitch

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ogi71
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Re: Flattening the Astro Pitch

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Astropitches have a tendency to react to moisture and crease. I have found that on the original Subbuteo ones an iron tends to make them worse. It will be difficult to remove the creases unless you can (semi) permanently lay the pitch on a table top or board. You could try attaching the pitch with double-sided sticky tape BUT ONLY in the four corners, then really stretching-pulling on each corner to remove the creases. I have used this method and it works well, for a few months, but overtime the creases might return, obviously it's quite easy to redo. Alternatively stick the pitch down permanently but again before the glue dries stretch-pull the four corners and then put heavy books on them to hold in place.

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Re: Flattening the Astro Pitch

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Mixed success, will keep persisting. Fingers crossed. Love the forum, great reference points.

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Re: Flattening the Astro Pitch

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Many thanks Ogi71, much appreciated advice. Mines is not an astro pitch. Fingers crossed

Haydino
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Re: Flattening the Astro Pitch

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Is yours a cotton or baize pitch Sammy?

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ogi71
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Re: Flattening the Astro Pitch

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If it's cotton just run an iron over it.

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Re: Flattening the Astro Pitch

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Me too any such luck?

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