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I waited to chime in on this one. I think these tables play quite well for the money. the frame sucks, blah blah blah, we all know that.
Set up properly, I think its a great route for the money and the Metro model plays very similarly. Gold Crowns are becoming harder and harder to find IMO> They are also going up in price, I been payin quite a bit more for tables, I am also super picky......
Good for you Konrad! I enjoyed watching this post transpire~
Thanks for chiming in, Trent. If I'm not mistaken, I think Konrad's intent was to review a Centurion (which he opted to buy) review it, compare it to a Gold Crown and prove it is as good a table as a Gold Crown. The data and info I posted was to show where the key differences were and why those differences make the flagship Gold Crown the superior table between the two; even you admit this. Is the Centurion a decent table "for the money". Well, that all depends how much we are talking and what type of use the table will get. If purchased for around $500 (preferably less) and it is not needing new rubber and is in overall sound condition, I think this is a decent table to practice on at home if a good mechanic took the time to get it to play its best. That being said, it will never be a Gold Crown. Even on its best day.No it doesn't, in fact all it does is show the differences in how the table was made. You are just making the same statement as anyone else who has a Gold Crown
This guy was just tryin to show people they could buy an affordable and easy table to buy... The Century and Centurion are both great for the money. I have worked and played on both. I have restored more GCs than I can count anymore, I know they are the best.
KONRAD: I really appreciate the post you made! I hope others who need a table and may be on a limited budget, will read this thread and buy one of the 2 models. For a practice table at home, this can be a very very affordable route and the tables play very very close to a GC. My $0.02 and I work on tables for a living! Celebrating 10 years in May! SO MUCH FUN!!!