Attack from Mars [AFM] - martians club

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Attack from Mars [AFM] - martians club


By OlDirty

4 years ago



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#351 11 months ago
Quoted from vbobrusev:

have few sets of hole protectors 35$ include worldwide shipping. Pm who interested

Are these Mantis protectors?

#352 11 months ago

Some of the sockets in backbox have the tabs snapped off. Best place to purchase?

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#353 11 months ago
Quoted from Blitzburgh99:

Best place to purchase?

I'd check Bay area Amusements or Planetary Pinball Supply, Pinball Life.

LTG : )

#354 11 months ago
Quoted from Blitzburgh99:

Some of the sockets in backbox have the tabs snapped off. Best place to purchase?

I replaced mine on pinballlife

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#355 10 months ago

What is the latest code version for original AFM. Look like my game is 1.0.

#356 10 months ago
Quoted from Blitzburgh99:

Look like my game is 1.0.

I hit enter on mine and it has 1.1

LTG : )

#357 10 months ago

Toppern mounted

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#358 10 months ago
Quoted from Olaa:

Toppern mounted

I love it!!!

#359 10 months ago

Looks cool with he blue led. I have the regular bulb in mine.

#360 10 months ago

Where did you guys get that topper? Nice.

#361 10 months ago
Quoted from rx3:

Where did you guys get that topper? Nice.

https://www.geheimshop.de/alien
I bought mine here. And the cow on toys r us.

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#362 10 months ago

Just joined the club! Attack!

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#363 10 months ago

Didn't realize your lamp was different than mine. That's one big cow!
Looks like mine is unavailable. It's called the alien abduction lamp.

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#364 10 months ago
Quoted from Olaa:

https://www.geheimshop.de/alien
I bought mine here. And the cow on toys r us.

I wish I could buy one, but they don't ship to Australia does anyone know where I can get one P L E A S E

#365 10 months ago
Quoted from Olaa:

https://www.geheimshop.de/alien
I bought mine here. And the cow on toys r us.

Is there a way to get the website in English? So I clicked on PayPal and it went to PayPal in whatever language the website is. Now, all of my PayPal is in that language! I can’t get it back to English!! Lol....any solution?even if I open a whole new window for PayPal it is not in english

#366 10 months ago

Learn German.

LTG : )

#367 10 months ago

Well my shield did the thing again where it goes down and doesn’t raise back up after you destroy a ship. The three lights blink as if it thinks it’s up. I replaced the roller switches a few weeks ago, so it shouldn’t be that. Any thoughts? It gives dirty pool once and then just VUKs to the left habitrail. Power cycling fixes it (not an option during tournaments) and every now and then a following player will have it go up at the start of the ball.

#368 10 months ago
Quoted from desertT1:

Well my shield did the thing again where it goes down and doesn’t raise back up after you destroy a ship. The three lights blink as if it thinks it’s up. I replaced the roller switches a few weeks ago, so it shouldn’t be that. Any thoughts? It gives dirty pool once and then just VUKs to the left habitrail. Power cycling fixes it (not an option during tournaments) and every now and then a following player will have it go up at the start of the ball.

If you run the Motor Bank test, do switches 66 and 67 open and close as expected?

#369 10 months ago

Dear AFM owners.

Could some one tell me where this cable starts?
The ground braid attached one end to the back plate in the picture. Where it starts?
Thanks for any help

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#370 10 months ago
Quoted from arqpuebla:

Dear AFM owners.
Could some one tell me where this cable starts?
The ground braid attached one end to the back plate in the picture. Where it starts?
Thanks for any help

as i remember it's starts on power plug socket in cabinet.

#371 10 months ago
Quoted from vbobrusev:

as i remember it's starts on power plug socket in cabinet.

Thank you for reply, but the cable isnt long enough . My guess Is that start attached to another ground in the cabinets back . Maybe from top of left back leg.

#372 10 months ago
Quoted from Blitzburgh99:

Finns det ett sätt att få webbplatsen på engelska? Så jag klickade på PayPal och det gick till PayPal på vilket språk webbplatsen är. Nu är all min PayPal på det språket! Jag kan inte få tillbaka det till engelska !! Lol .... någon lösning? Även om jag öppnar ett helt nytt fönster för PayPal är det inte på engelska

You can change language down here.

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#373 10 months ago
Quoted from arqpuebla:

Dear AFM owners.
Could some one tell me where this cable starts?
The ground braid attached one end to the back plate in the picture. Where it starts?
Thanks for any help

Did it once go to the Strobe board case? Mine had a broken ground between that case and the rest of the cabinet’s earthing braid from years of flexing as the play field went in/out & up/down. It also had that clear cover I can see in your photo.

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#374 9 months ago

Jet Bumper Switch ?

Hi guys, one of my jet bumper switches has failed. According to page 2-38 of the manual the part number for the jet bumper switch is A-12030-3, but I can't seem to find this switch anywhere. Perhaps the switch also has another part number that is more commonly used? Does anyone know where I can buy this switch or what it is called? Thank you

#375 9 months ago
Quoted from Whitewater:

Jet Bumper Switch ?
Hi guys, one of my jet bumper switches has failed. According to page 2-38 of the manual the part number for the jet bumper switch is A-12030-3, but I can't seem to find this switch anywhere. Perhaps the switch also has another part number that is more commonly used? Does anyone know where I can buy this switch or what it is called? Thank you

Those very rarely fail. It might just need to be adjusted or the diode replaced. I would try that before replacing the whole switch.

#376 9 months ago
Quoted from rx3:

Those very rarely fail. It might just need to be adjusted or the diode replaced. I would try that before replacing the whole switch.

Unfortunately it is the metal contact nipple that has worn out, so I need a new switch?

Does anyone know where I can get a suitable switch ?

#377 9 months ago
Quoted from Whitewater:

Unfortunately it is the metal contact nipple that has worn out, so I need a new switch?
Does anyone know where I can get a suitable switch ?

ebay.com link

#378 9 months ago
Quoted from Whitewater:

Unfortunately it is the metal contact nipple that has worn out, so I need a new switch?
Does anyone know where I can get a suitable switch ?

http://www.pinballlife.com/index.php?p=product&id=3776

#379 9 months ago

Have issue with my anypin nvram - they don't save time. Any ideas how to fix it? or i need to put battery for save time?

#380 9 months ago

As far as i know NVRAM doesn't save time.Battery does.

#381 9 months ago
Quoted from vbobrusev:

Have issue with my anypin nvram - they don't save time. Any ideas how to fix it? or i need to put battery for save time?

This is why I don't use nvram.

#382 9 months ago
Quoted from rx3:

This is why I don't use nvram.

i don't know about this. it's important for AFM and other games where saves date and time for leaderboards.

#383 9 months ago

I'm back baby!!! I traded out a beautiful restored AFM and now a deal has surfaced for the very same game to come back. So out with my SW LE and in with AFM, which I consider to be the greatest pin and most influential pin of all time!!! Not leaving now...

#384 9 months ago

THe wood between the drop target and the scoop is damaged and only half as thick as it should be. I think it is causing switch issues because the lock registers at times when the saucer scoop is shot. Any ideas as to how to repair that? I tried wood filler when I first got the game and that survived less than a handful of games.

#385 9 months ago

Was going to sell .My AFM HUO original for the remake . Change of heart .

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#386 9 months ago
Quoted from RobKnapp:

Was going to sell .My AFM HUO original for the remake . Change of heart .

What the hell were you thinking??!?! Glad you came to your senses...lol

#387 9 months ago
Quoted from RobKnapp:

Was going to sell .My AFM HUO original for the remake . Change of heart .

No way on earth would I sell a HUO AFM to buy a remake

Good decision to keep it!

#388 9 months ago

I cashed out on mine for $$$$ right before the remake was announced. Sooooooo glad I did as the remake is as perfect as you can get. I bought the standard and very happy with it . Just some light tuning and it plays like a rocket.

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#389 9 months ago

Thank god for the Remake. Bringing AFM pricing back down to earth. Bringing home a documented one owner HUO AFM this Friday. Unboxed an AFMR LE with a friend last week, playfield fell into to cabinet before we could even get the legs on. Carriage bolts were so loose the pin fell off inside during transit. Topper bolts didn't line up, flippers too strong, shoot around was bent etc etc.
Check the AFMR technical thread.

#390 9 months ago
Quoted from One_Quarter:

Thank god for the Remake. Bringing AFM pricing back down to earth. Bringing home a documented one owner HUO AFM this Friday. Unboxed an AFMR LE with a friend last week, playfield fell into to cabinet before we could even get the legs on. Carriage bolts were so loose the pin fell off inside during transit. Topper bolts didn't line up, flippers too strong, shoot around was bent etc etc.
Check the AFMR technical thread.

Yep nothing better than a unfaded silkscreened original imo. Ive never played a remake that played as well as mine. Good buy

#391 9 months ago
Quoted from bigd1979:

Yep nothing better than a unfaded silkscreened original imo. Ive never played a remake that played as well as mine. Good buy

Ive own'd 3 originals and now one standard edition AFM...... two where HUO and id say your wrong because you never played mine.

#392 9 months ago
Quoted from bigd1979:

Yep nothing better than a unfaded silkscreened original imo. Ive never played a remake that played as well as mine. Good buy

Personally I'm only interested in original titles. Low play survivors, pref HUO. There's so few left and rarity imparts value. The remakes are really impressive with the great lighting, giant display with updated graphics and the topper is really cool. But IMO they're not made as well (I've had one) and don't fit in my small collection.
When that HUO AFM popped up in Oregon recently I had to jump on it. The original owner ordered a bunch of extra parts with it in March of '96 when purchased new.
Fully populated ramps(NOS orig. still in package), spare saucer gate assembly, spare stroke of luck ball shooter assembly(weldment), many spare stand up targets, a spare martian, and more.
Will drop a color DMD and some leds in it.

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#393 9 months ago

See, that’s not a remake vs original thing, that’s just a great piece of pinball history!

#394 9 months ago
Quoted from One_Quarter:

Personally I'm only interested in original titles. Low play survivors, pref HUO. There's so few left and rarity imparts value. The remakes are really impressive with the great lighting, giant display with updated graphics and the topper is really cool. But IMO they're not made as well (I've had one) and don't fit in my small collection.
When that HUO AFM popped up in Oregon recently I had to jump on it. The original owner ordered a bunch of extra parts with it in March of '96 when purchased new.
Fully populated ramps(NOS orig. still in package), spare saucer gate assembly, spare stroke of luck ball shooter assembly(weldment), many spare stand up targets, a spare martian, and more.
Will drop a color DMD and some leds in it.

Very cool... it does have some fade tho... but betrer than most.

#395 9 months ago
Quoted from hoby1:

Ive own'd 3 originals and now one standard edition AFM...... two where HUO and id say your wrong because you never played mine.

Maybe so but i still perfer original and will go out of my way to find a nice original over a remake

#396 9 months ago

Heres my very nice basically huo afm. It sat in storage from around 1997-2010. Then was set up in friends basement rarely played until i purchased it years ago. Truly a nice original survivor that plays amazing. And the unfaded silkscreened cab is gorgeous. 20161115_111626 (resized).jpg20160902_042121 (resized).jpg20160902_100143 (resized).jpg20160902_042153 (resized).jpg

#397 9 months ago
Quoted from bigd1979:

Heres my very nice basically huo afm. It sat in storage from around 1997-2010. Then was set up in friends basement rarely played until i purchased it years ago. Truly a nice original survivor that plays amazing. And the unfaded silkscreened cab is gorgeous.

Very nice.

#398 9 months ago
Quoted from pintechev:

See, that’s not a remake vs original thing, that’s just a great piece of pinball history!

Right?!
Couldn't pass.

#399 9 months ago
Quoted from bigd1979:

Heres my very nice basically huo afm. It sat in storage from around 1997-2010. Then was set up in friends basement rarely played until i purchased it years ago. Truly a nice original survivor that plays amazing. And the unfaded silkscreened cab is gorgeous.

Very nice and totally agree!

#400 9 months ago

Long drive there and back. But it was worth it.

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