Pinsider #7880, since December 31st, 2011


Castle Rock, CO, United States

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December 31st, 2011

Last seen on the site:
April 20th, 2014

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True Pinball Karma - BSD

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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Currently in goldpins's collection

There are 5 machines in goldpins's collection.

Twilight Zone
Twilight Zone

Bally, 1993

Bram Stoker's Dracula
Bram Stoker's Dracula

Williams, 1993

Safe Cracker
Safe Cracker

Bally, 1996

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