pinwillie's story

Written by pinwillie on April 4th, 2012.

 

pinwillie's story

Written by pinwillie, published April 4th, 2012. 7 comment(s).

I grew up in a small town in west sonoma county with three bars that all had pinball machines.I spent all my allowance on pinball. After seeing the inside of one i thought i could never figure out all those electronics. Now 30 years later,being an auto body painter, i've been collecting and restoring gas and soda machines. When i got the chance to purchase my first machine "diner"  I jumped on it.  Now in the first 6 months of owning my first machine, I now own 4 machines,and enjoy learning how to work on them.I have more fun working on them than playing them. Now I'm addicted to pinball.  


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    absocountry2 commented on April 09, 2012 11:30:12

    I am the same way, welcome

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    SKILL_SHOT (anonymous) commented on October 18, 2012 20:48:58

    Hi! feel free to hit me up for a visit:) Im a chill'afornian myself, worked as an estimater at a body shop and have a friend with a coke machine he wants to get rid of. Its a a newer one that does cans and bottles 600+lbs. and he'd like to get rid of it for an arcade or a tabletop pacman style multicade. hit me up.

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