Welcome to Pinside, the absolute best web destination for all things pinball!
I think like most people on Pinside, I played a lot of games as a kid. I grew up with Donkey Kong, Pac Man, Galaga, Black Knight and Eight Ball Deluxe. When I was young, there was an arcade right next to my mom and dad’s shop. I spent a lot of their hard-earned money in that place. Fast forward a couple decades, and my wife brought home a Missile Command and a Centipede that needed some love for my birthday. That was the beginning of the beginning.
I started tinkering around with them and learned how to work on the games. I bought a defender, rebuilt it and made it look > Read the full story...
June 30th, 2020
This is my first pinball and my first repair attempt. I have relieved heavily on the Pinball Ninja’s posts for guidance and this document is in appreciation for his work. I have performed many of the standard repairs, with a couple of twists, that > more...
June 23rd, 2020
Last year a very good friend of mine and fellow pinsider, JimmyHonda, gave me one of the best birthday gifts I've ever received a Cleopatra pinball machine. (https://pinside.com/pinball/community/pinsiders/jimmyhonda/stories) Although I knew Cleo needed some work I was stoked about my > more...
Hi all, I've just picked up my first pinball machine, an impulse buy off eBay. Whilst I'm a kid of the >
I have had 5 machines over time (Twilight zone, Lost in space and 3 different Star Trek) but they have been >
I had just acquired a 1970 Williams Laguna shuffle bowling game. For repairing a guy's AC . It's not in the >
I grew up where my next-door neighbor was an operator and had an amusement game route. So not only was >
In januari 2020 i started to build a Virtual pinball machine in a PinBot V2 wrap. Latest state now: programming the >
PinbApp is the new app for collectors, enthusiasts buyers and sellers to sell and buy pinballs. Get your account and then >
I grew up in the land down under where women work and men plunder and played the silver ball, fast forward >
It is a Minnesota winter in 2018. I work a rotating shift in a manufacturing setting and pickup as much >
A long time ago in a root beer bar far far away, walked in the most dangerous outlaw in all >
My mom worked at our local bowling alley here in the fine corner of northwest ohio. I remember going and >
I have loved pinball machines since I was a young teenager hanging out in the arcades, back in the 80's, >
My name is Ron Sommers and I was fortunate enough to be hired by Williams Electronic Games in 1989, just >
Great to see you're enjoying Pinside! Did you know Pinside is able to run thanks to donations from our visitors? Please donate to Pinside, support the site and get anext to your username to show for it! Donate to Pinside