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78 Bally Lost World Restore


By timab2000

80 days ago



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#251 33 days ago

Back working on the new Playfield. Installed the pop bumper nails for lack of a better word.

I try to to countersink the heads of the nails with a drill bit just enough so they sit flush forgot to take a picture of that but here's what it looks like.

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#252 33 days ago

Well I was going to put the star roll over in but I noticed I can't cuz it's not opened up.
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Is the small center punch and pop right out. Yes it was left in there from the factory

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#253 32 days ago

Man that pf is gonna be slick as hell,i love the art by the rollover

#254 32 days ago

Removing all these staples is a pain in the butt. There's a ton of them

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#255 32 days ago
Quoted from timab2000:

Removing all these staples is a pain in the butt. There's a ton of them[quoted image]

It will look awesome in the end though !!

#256 32 days ago

Yeah I sure hope so thanks.

Old Playfield harness is off

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#257 26 days ago

Well I miss not working on my game because I'm on vacation but I kind of rather be where I'm at enjoy

Aloha from the Big Island

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#258 26 days ago

Ya i think lost world can wait besides you've been moving fast on it,enjoy the vacation and well be here when you get back at it,looks beautiful there!

#259 26 days ago
Quoted from timab2000:

Well I miss not working on my game because I'm on vacation but I kind of rather be where I'm at enjoy
Aloha from the Big Island[quoted image]

What pinball places do they have there?

Don't pretend like you haven't looked...

#260 26 days ago
Quoted from Daditude:

What pinball places do they have there?
Don't pretend like you haven't looked...

are we all that mad !? lol

yes, i admit, i'm also looking for pin places when i'm on vacation...

#261 26 days ago
Quoted from RipleYYY:

are we all that mad !? lol
yes, i admit, i'm also looking for pin places when i'm on vacation...

I knew you werent going "pinball free"

#262 26 days ago

How nice of you to post from a wonderful looking vacation!

When you get home, I need to see if you can send me some of your BG measurements.

Enjoy the time away!

#263 25 days ago
Quoted from Daditude:

What pinball places do they have there?
Don't pretend like you haven't looked...

I have looked but have not found anything. But last time I was out here I did find a Bally Star Trek sitting in a old building but can't find the owner (yet)

#264 25 days ago
Quoted from Atari_Daze:

How nice of you to post from a wonderful looking vacation!
When you get home, I need to see if you can send me some of your BG measurements.
Enjoy the time away!

I will get that for you when I get back.

#265 25 days ago
Quoted from timab2000:

I have looked but have not found anything. But last time I was out here I did find a Bally Star Trek sitting in a old building but can't find the owner (yet)

*gasp*

2 weeks later
#266 10 days ago

I'm back from my trip to the Big Island Hawaii. Had a great time. If you've never been there I would highly recommend going.

Back working on the Playfield have the lower half completed. Anywhere you see blue painter's tape so has to be done.

My ankle surgery was postponed till the 20th so as long as I'm still walking I figured I'd get as much done as I can
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#267 10 days ago
Quoted from timab2000:

I'm back :-)from my trip to the Big Island Hawaii. Had a great time. If you've never been there I would highly recommend going.
Back working on the Playfield have the lower half completed. Anywhere you see blue painter's tape so has to be done.
My ankle surgery was postponed till the 20th so as long as I'm still walking I figured I'd get as much done as I can
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Welcome back! About half done under there already,gettin closer

#268 9 days ago

Im right now in vacation too, on an italian beach, and i still enjoy this topic good luck for the pin but also your ankle...

#269 9 days ago

Im right now in vacation too, on an italian beach, still enjoying this post... good luck, for the pin but also your ankle

#270 9 days ago
Quoted from RipleYYY:

Im right now in vacation too, on an italian beach, still enjoying this post... good luck, for the pin but also your ankle

Thanks for the vote of confidence I appreciate it. I was able to get the bottom of the place field completed today.

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#271 9 days ago

I know a lot of people are going to cringe when they see this, but I think it's worth it to have.

Unfortunately because it was an NOS Playfield there was a lot of cupping on the inserts for whatever reason and I didn't want to go through all the effort the clear it to fix all that, so this seemed like the easiest fix.

I have a play field protector on my Bally Star Trek and I like it I can always take it off.

Looks like it's going to fit just fine.

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#272 9 days ago
Quoted from timab2000:

I know a lot of people are going to cringe when they see this, but I think it's worth it to have.
Unfortunately because it was an NOS Playfield there was a lot of cupping on the inserts for whatever reason and I didn't want to go through all the effort the clear it to fix all that, so this seemed like the easiest fix.
I have a play field protector on my Bally Star Trek and I like it I can always take it off.
Looks like it's going to fit just fine.[quoted image]

I was thinking about one of these for my lost world. How does it play on your star trek? Any issues?

#273 9 days ago
Quoted from Jason43:

I was thinking about one of these for my lost world. How does it play on your star trek? Any issues?

I really like it. Plays fast. Nice and flat. No real issues with it. Some say it changes the feel of the game, I don't really notice any difference.

#274 8 days ago
Quoted from timab2000:

I really like it. Plays fast. Nice and flat. No real issues with it. Some say it changes the feel of the game, I don't really notice any difference.

Dont blame ya,should only help gameplay if you setup nice and steep

#275 6 days ago

When you were completing the lower playfield, were you just attaching the harness or were you rebuilding the mechs & installing new parts as you went? Just curious.

#276 6 days ago
Quoted from HoakyPoaky:

When you were completing the lower playfield, were you just attaching the harness or were you rebuilding the mechs & installing new parts as you went? Just curious.

All the mechanics were rebuild if needed. I don't replace all the lights sockets and that kind of thing. That just adds to the cost of the rebuild so something's in good working order I just reuse it to keep the cost down.

#277 6 days ago

Well the Lost World game for all intensive purposes is completed.

Real happy with the way it turned out, plays nice.

Couple of small issues... one out lane switches not working, and there's something wrong with the sound, and the apron looks terrible it needs to be redone but other than that she's done.
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#279 6 days ago
Quoted from Daditude:

It looks awesome!! Congratulations!

Yeah thank you I appreciate that

#280 6 days ago

What does intensive purposes mean? Did you mean all intents and purposes?

#281 6 days ago

Tim, looks great, you should be a proud papa!
One suggestion, while they are not stock to that era, you might consider using these HD leg brackets in the future.

https://www.marcospecialties.com/pinball-parts/01-11400-1

That machine in the distance sure looks familiar!

Take a bow, Lost World has been found!!!

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#282 6 days ago
Quoted from punkin:

What does intensive purposes mean? Did you mean all intents and purposes?

Yeah something like that

#283 6 days ago
Quoted from Atari_Daze:

Tim, looks great, you should be a proud papa!
One suggestion, while they are not stock to that era, you might consider using these HD leg brackets in the future.
https://www.marcospecialties.com/pinball-parts/01-11400-1
That machine in the distance sure looks familiar!
Take a bow, Lost World has been found!!! [quoted image]

Might start work on the one in the background next

#284 6 days ago

Great work, man! Was really fun to watch this come together. Congrats.

#285 6 days ago

Great Job! Not a wasted moment. Besides living large during the Hawaiian Vacation.

#286 6 days ago

WOW ! just WOW

#287 6 days ago

Looks great! Nice job on the documentation! I can’t wait to see you work on the next one

#288 5 days ago

The game looks awesome, well done!

#289 5 days ago

Looks Great!

#290 5 days ago

Great job and thanks for documenting the process!

#291 5 days ago

I'd be damn proud of that, looks great!

You should pop in some yellow LED displays!

#292 5 days ago

If only my restore can come out looking this nice. Looks awesome dude! You did a great job on this restore.

#293 5 days ago
Quoted from HoakyPoaky:

If only my restore can come out looking this nice. Looks awesome dude! You did a great job on this restore.

Amazing man and you were fast too,congrats

#294 5 days ago

Thanks for all the nice words from everybody I greatly appreciate it. It was a fun one to do.

Going to take a break for a while and then start another one.

#295 4 days ago

Looks great. Obviously, that lizard grew up to be Grand Lizard

Love the Paul Faris art on these games.

#296 4 days ago
Quoted from timab2000:

Thanks for all the nice words from everybody I greatly appreciate it. It was a fun one to do.
Going to take a break for a while and then start another one.

What is next?

#297 4 days ago
Quoted from Daditude:

What is next?

Probably going to be my Fireball 2.

Just an update on the lost world I was able to get the out lane switch working. It was shorting out on itself.

Also fix the noise issue one of the potentiometers on the soundboard was cranked all the way up causing a loud squeal.

And then I ordered new apron decals so when I redo the apron I'll post those pictures

#298 4 days ago

Where did you get your apron decals from? The ones I've been looking at aren't a perfect reproduction

#299 4 days ago
Quoted from HoakyPoaky:

Where did you get your apron decals from? The ones I've been looking at aren't a perfect reproduction

Classic Arcade. Will see how it looks when it gets here.

#300 4 days ago

What’s the website?

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