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2021-Hot Hand to Stargazer

By Jjsmooth

7 months ago


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#101 69 days ago
Quoted from Jjsmooth:

Chuckwurt burned it at a Gottlieb ceremony.

That sucks!

#102 69 days ago
Quoted from Jjsmooth:

Donor bait...don't mix up those consonants..
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Several here have that brick style floor in their QuickSilver cabs. This is the 1st Seawitch have seen with the bricks.

My Seawitch cab has a real wood floor.

#103 68 days ago

My second Seawitch, both gad the bricks.
And JK about Chuckwurts BG pf. He still has it.

#104 68 days ago

Feature lamp bus and GI returns installed.

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#105 68 days ago

Adding correct stripe by dragging acrylic marker alongside about 10' of each wire needed. Then I heat set with hairdryer.
I'm doing the controlled lighting circuits first, 1 connector at a time, as some color combos are redundant.

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#106 68 days ago

All info needed in schematics

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#107 68 days ago
Quoted from Jjsmooth:

All info needed in schematics

You'll probably have the only stargazer that has wiring that matches the schematics given stern's track record with schematic accuracy.

#108 67 days ago

Took a few hours, but got the 3 feature lamp harnesses ready to install..minus the damn orange and blue wires that were out of stock.
I'm getting wire from Interstate Wire, in TX.

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#109 67 days ago

I am not into astrology. I had to print out one of these for a road map.

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#110 67 days ago

I'm not into astrology either..and that will probably come in handy on this build.
Thx

1 month later
#111 32 days ago

Controlled lamp harnesses installed, except for a couple at the lower star rollovers. Schematics are vague, at best, so im waiting for some pics before connecting.
This is an interesting challenge, to say the least.

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#112 32 days ago

Thanks, cottonm4 for the pics.
I really like how the yoppsicles make for a clean light installation. I'll be using these on all builds from now on. No more flaky lamp sockets.

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#113 32 days ago

A quick test of GI with battery pack shows connections are good.

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#114 32 days ago
Quoted from Jjsmooth:

Thanks, cottonm4 for the pics.
I really like how the yoppsicles make for a clean light installation. I'll be using these on all builds from now on. No more flaky lamp sockets.
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I want to see your Yoppsicles when lit up. I have been lighting my pin with 2smd LEDs and I like the light I get from 2smd's.

Quoted from Jjsmooth:

No more flaky lamp sockets.

What about the GI lights?

#115 31 days ago

Yoppsicles are only for insert lights. At GI locations i use new sockets.
I like the look of incandesents wherever the bulb is visible from players point of view. Otherwise, I go with 2smd warm whites (like in the backbox).

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#116 25 days ago

Controlled lamp and switch matrix harnesses complete (except for 1 spinner switch).

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#117 25 days ago
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#118 23 days ago

Lamp board GI and controlled lamps hooked up.
Simplified coin door as well.

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#119 23 days ago

I may just have this ready in time for Pincinnati

#120 23 days ago

Would be awesome! Great work

Quoted from Jjsmooth:

I may just have this ready in time for Pincinnati

#121 22 days ago

Feature lamp bus, solenoid bus, GI feeds installed.
Thank you gorillabiscuits for the under pf pics.

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#122 19 days ago

New plastics made to match the playfield.
So much better. I can make more sets if anyone needs them.

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#123 19 days ago
Quoted from Jjsmooth:

New plastics made to match the playfield.
So much better. I can make more sets if anyone needs them.
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I would be possibly interested in a set.

How do they look when lit up?

What type of plastic are they made of?

Can you make them a little longer to get a little closer to the flippers?

#124 19 days ago

Heres a pic when lit with warm white leds. Mine on left, cpr on right

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#125 19 days ago

And when not lit

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#126 19 days ago

They are made of PTEG, just like the rest.
No, not changing shapes. These are exactly same size as cpr, which I have to believe are exact same as original.

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#127 10 days ago

Game boots (thx Athens95), and should be a late addition to freeplay area at Pincinnati.

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#128 10 days ago
Quoted from Jjsmooth:

Game boots (thx Athens95), and should be a late addition to freeplay area at Pincinnati.
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Your plastics look real good !

The Yopsickles look good in the pic. How do you like looking at them? Are they bright enough?

#129 10 days ago

Ill be using Yoppsicles from now on. Love them.

#130 7 days ago

Down to the wire getting this ready for Pincinnati.

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#131 7 days ago

Can’t wait to see it finished!

#132 7 days ago

Haha. He’s joking. I sold it to a friend that owns big game as well. I’ve tried to use it as a sample for CPR to remake them, but they don’t want to remake them.

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