Castle Rock, CO, United States
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Being an engineer by background, I really enjoy restoring pinball machines. After successfully restoring a Judge Dredd and selling it to a co-worker, I began searching for a game requiring significant work. I knew I had to move fast when such a game became available. Luckily on a work day-off, I found a BSD that was advertised locally on Craigs List as "a BSD needing work". I quickly contacted the seller who was a young, honest man looking to upgrade to one of the newer Stern games (i.e. AC/DC). He offered to show me the game at his home immediately. The game was pretty beat up but worked 100% (a players game). I was ready for a big restore challenge, so I left him a few hundred dollars deposit and told him I'd pick it up the next day, which I did. A very quick and smooth transaction at a good value.
The first thing missing was the original speaker panel and graphic. (It was replaced with a cheap reproduction that ... Continued here »
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