High mileage games can have their scoring reels' life extended by swapping
high use digits such as 1 & 10, with lower use digits such as 100 & 1,000.
Also, on multiple-player games swapping the entire last player scoring units
with the first player will extend the life of all the mechanisms.
Tim Arnold pinGame journal, #25 September 1993 pp 35.
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