(Topic ID: 130288)

----- Creed of the low end pin man --------------


By dasvis

4 years ago



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  • Latest reply 53 days ago by Roostking
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    #201 5 months ago

    Not the lowest of low end - but for $300 and functioning - it should shine up nicely. I'm not afraid of a little planking and the backglass is gorgeous. +1 for the original documents found inside.

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    #202 5 months ago

    I generally pay thru the nose. Getting old. Time is valuable. My cheap buy? $154 for a Queen of Diamonds.

    #203 5 months ago
    Quoted from statictrance:

    Not the lowest of low end - but for $300 and functioning - it should shine up nicely. I'm not afraid of a little planking and the backglass is gorgeous. +1 for the original documents found inside.
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    Heck yes!
    For that condition, with paperwork. Nice LEP buy.

    #204 5 months ago

    Got this beauty on eBay for $400 and a short drive. I was really lucky on the timing I guess. The backglass and playfield are in really good shape and the only issue it had, besides worn out flipper shafts (since replaced), was something that was created by 2 mangled switches on the Game Over Relay. That was resolved thanks to some good people on this site and now it’s nothing but fun.

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    #205 81 days ago

    Just grabbed for $225, a few $ more than I thought it was worth but the chances to buy don't come around that often up here in the sticks. Basically functioning but needs lots. My first woody!

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    #206 81 days ago
    Quoted from oilspot:

    Just grabbed for $225, a few $ more than I thought it was worth but the chances to buy don't come around that often up here in the sticks. Basically functioning but needs lots. My first woody!
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    Awesome. Don’t see many woodies come up for sale.
    Is it supposed to have wooden legs?

    #207 81 days ago
    Quoted from dasvis:

    Is it supposed to have wooden legs?

    It turns out that steel legs are correct:

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    #208 80 days ago

    I have this for sale... a working pin for under $500??!?? That fits the low end theme here...

    https://pinside.com/pinball/market/classifieds/ad/77365

    #209 80 days ago
    Quoted from Lathroum:

    I have this for sale... a working pin for under $500??!?? That fits the low end theme here...
    https://pinside.com/pinball/market/classifieds/ad/77365

    Single coin door too, don't see many of those.....

    #210 80 days ago
    Quoted from Sea_Wolf:

    Got this beauty on eBay for $400 and a short drive. I was really lucky on the timing I guess. The backglass and playfield are in really good shape and the only issue it had, besides worn out flipper shafts (since replaced), was something that was created by 2 mangled switches on the Game Over Relay. That was resolved thanks to some good people on this site and now it’s nothing but fun.[quoted image][quoted image]

    We played the crap out of one of those when it was on route. As I recall, the match unit was stuck on one # & we just tilted when it hit that on the third ball if we were not close to winning on score.
    Good times!

    #211 80 days ago

    Got my first "free" pin. They were asking $500, and before I left saying sorry I didn't want it. They asked me to take if for free. Restoring this one was beyond my skill set, so sold for a nominal amount to a Pinsider who will give it the TLC it needs and deserves.

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    #212 77 days ago

    Turned out 'low-end' in price only....pulled out of an old steel shed right beside a lake it turned out fantastic for about a $400 US investment. That would include the pop bumpers coming yet. Didn't want to order them until I had liftoff....

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    #213 77 days ago

    Wow! Serious snap-up, congats.

    #214 77 days ago
    Quoted from guard:

    lake it turned out fantastic for about a $400 US investment. That would include the pop bumpers coming yet.

    Guess you beat the clock on grabbing that one.

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    #215 64 days ago

    Bally Beat the Clock is a cool and rare game too. I had one. Another that got away. Damn all those new pins that are being made. Something always has to go when I get something new. You will enjoy Beat The Clock when you get it cleaned up and running. Fun one based on time and not balls played. Definitely different, but in a very good way.

    #216 64 days ago

    It's great for multi player. ....never know which order someone is finished their game.

    Picking up the new pops this week.

    #217 64 days ago

    Im not sure if i am a "low end pin" man or not. Maybe 50/50.

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    #218 53 days ago
    Quoted from guard:

    Turned out 'low-end' in price only....pulled out of an old steel shed right beside a lake it turned out fantastic for about a $400 US investment. That would include the pop bumpers coming yet. Didn't want to order them until I had liftoff....
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    This looks like it would be a blast!

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