Disappearing pinball machines

Disappearing pinball machines

I recently made a great find through a pinball friend. For $50 I bought two counterforce playfields and a cabinet all just for parts. There were no boards included or displays and a number of other parts were missing. I already owned a Gottleib Counterforce that was operating and in great shape. so had just made my purchase for spare parts and wall art. However once the items were delivered I suddenly felt real bad. Here were two pinball machines that   > Read the full story...

Built a custom pin when I was a Junior in High School

“Built a custom pin when I was a ...”

May 5th, 2018

In the 70s there were 4 piball distrubutors on Pico Blvd in Los Angeles: Williams, Gottlieb, Bally, Chicago Coin. I bought a few key components there new: flipper assemblies/buttons, next ball kickout assembly, 2 spinning   > Full story...

Taking the plunge

“Taking the plunge”

April 26th, 2018

Hi, I have come to love pinball.... I am a typical Gemini and have interests in a wide variety of areas, you know the saying "Jack of all trades and master of none"   > Full story...

Brice's Chicago Pinball Journal - Vol. 1

“Brice's Chicago Pinball Journal ...”

April 21st, 2018

My family can’t appreciate how great it is to be a pinball fan living near Chicago.  Maybe you can, so here are some highlights.  Some days I feel like the luckiest guy   > Full story...

Pinball Secrets

“Pinball Secrets”

April 19th, 2018

The ultimate plunge I thought to myself, finally going over the deep end on Pinside. I begin browsing the various topics posted on the main forums looking for some type of connection to other   > Full story...

Fighting Sticks To Flippers- A love affair.

“Fighting Sticks To Flippers- A l...”

April 14th, 2018

I was born in 1983.  I grew up in what was once a small suburb of a city in Washington State.  My first interaction with anything video gaming related was an Atari 2600   > Full story...

Texas Pinball Recap!

“Texas Pinball Recap!”

March 31st, 2018

The Night Mutilator took the big trip down to TPF for the first time ever with The Video Game Lady and we had an amazing time. Met some serious legends, such as   > Full story...



February 1st, 2018

“Can I have a dime?” “What for?” “To play pinball.” “No.” Guido’s was the pizzeria on the other side of town. Literally on the wrong side of the tracks. The one that had the pinball machine. On   > Full story...

Pinball addict for life

“Pinball addict for life”

January 31st, 2018

As a kid back in the 80's and 90's arcade days, you would always find me at the pinball machines.  My dad and I would go at least 2-3 times per week.  My   > Full story...

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