Attack From Mars Remake (AFMr) Owners Club

(Topic ID: 192072)

Attack From Mars Remake (AFMr) Owners Club


By Pin_Guy

1 year ago



Topic Stats

  • 6,294 posts
  • 404 Pinsiders participating
  • Latest reply 10 hours ago by lb1
  • Topic is favorited by 202 Pinsiders

You

Linked Games

Topic Gallery

There have been 1,077 images uploaded to this topic. (View topic image gallery).

20190112_091218 (resized).jpg
7AB79212-537D-4B15-A25B-A9D7884EB87C (resized).jpeg
IMG_0103 (resized).JPG
IMG_0096 (resized).JPG
image (resized).jpg
image (resized).jpg
IMG_6999 (resized).jpeg
IMG_6994 (resized).jpeg
IMG_6995 (resized).jpeg
IMG_6997 (resized).jpeg
IMG_6998 (resized).jpeg
IMG_6996 (resized).jpeg
b49a5c48-45cc-4440-90a0-9e2ed8be7665 (resized).jpg
2a34595f-0ffc-4d41-b6da-118ed53b7d24 (resized).jpg
IMG_20180708_091414656 (resized).jpg
E0899FD9-1B3A-4C36-A1E9-E63587504975 (resized).jpeg

Topic index (key posts)

26 key posts have been marked in this topic, showing the first 20 (Show topic index)

There are 6294 posts in this topic. You are on page 71 of 126.
#3501 11 months ago
Quoted from bitpatrol:

What is your playfield number?

360

#3502 11 months ago

So according to Doug all the LEs are done. Does anyone know if they have sold out?

#3503 11 months ago
Quoted from whthrs166:

So according to Doug all the LEs are done. Does anyone know if they have sold out?

There are still some available.

#3504 11 months ago

I think Planetary has some

#3505 11 months ago

I have two left and then that’s it. Both green trim

Larry@flipnoutpinball.com

#3506 11 months ago
Quoted from Damien:

For everyone who has formed the opinion that clear chipping is acceptable or par for the course in today's pinball world, we'll see how quickly your tune changes if chipping ever starts to form at the switch slots.
I just played a MMR that had some chipping starting at the switch behind the castle. If that opens up, that is going to be bad news!
We're only two years into these remakes...

Snap some pictures!

#3507 11 months ago
Quoted from Hoss_Coog:

There are still some available.

I was just curious. I think its been a year to build them.

#3508 11 months ago

Random thoughts and kudos where kudos are do...Stern once made one of the best edge protectors in the world of pinball ... a custom cut stainless steel protector recessed inward to be flush with the playfield! I really wish more edges were done like this. Also worth noting, there are no signs of chipping on this 15 year old machine.

pasted_image (resized).png

#3509 11 months ago

Which game is that?

#3511 11 months ago
Quoted from bitpatrol:

So this issue would show up right out of the box right?

Yep! I saw a game that was at the local dealer that had the same condition! Poor prep is what these guys are saying. If thats true it looks really bad on the manufacturer. If it is something related to the dry climate here in Colorado I would think that CGC would want to send that customer a pf just as a test to see if it happens to a pristine pf that has no issues.

#3512 11 months ago

Where do I get a picture of the remake playfield with the right colors?

#3513 11 months ago

Should be the same as the original. I P D

#3514 11 months ago
Quoted from bitpatrol:

Where do I get a picture of the remake playfield with the right colors?

http://www.hsapinball.com/HSA_PINBALL/hsa69afmcompare.html

Here are the original colors what the remake should have.

#3515 11 months ago
Quoted from Onwallst:

Many of us aren’t having clear coat issues but other planking issues. Cliffy won’t fix anything.

I wish I could unsee these pics. Mine looks the same with whatever is going on here (grain/planking and the flesh tone orange). CGC replaced my plastics quickly, and I appreciate that. I complained about a cabinet issue and was pretty much told I'm too picky. I disagreed given the price but let it go and kept my mouth shut. I'm kinda pissed about the playfield. I'm not normally a NIB guy but I don't want to be complacent. Are we off base here expecting better or is this really normal?

#3516 11 months ago
Quoted from whthrs166:

Yep! I saw a game that was at the local dealer that had the same condition! Poor prep is what these guys are saying. If thats true it looks really bad on the manufacturer. If it is something related to the dry climate here in Colorado I would think that CGC would want to send that customer a pf just as a test to see if it happens to a pristine pf that has no issues.

Guys, these are 8K mass produced toys.

It is just too much to expect a quality build.

#3517 11 months ago
Quoted from Mike_J:

It is just too much to expect a quality build.

I Hope not. But if this is the new standard of excellence, we need to make sure everyone knows it.

#3518 11 months ago
Quoted from adii:

Are we off base here expecting better or is this really normal?

I would be sick about it had I spent this kind of money with PPS/CGC.

#3519 11 months ago
Quoted from adii:

Are we off base here expecting better or is this really normal?

No Your not off base and if your playfield looks like that you should be pissed.

#3520 11 months ago
Quoted from adii:

I wish I could unsee these pics. Mine looks the same with whatever is going on here (grain/planking and the flesh tone orange). CGC replaced my plastics quickly, and I appreciate that. I complained about a cabinet issue and was pretty much told I'm too picky. I disagreed given the price but let it go and kept my mouth shut. I'm kinda pissed about the playfield. I'm not normally a NIB guy but I don't want to be complacent. Are we off base here expecting better or is this really normal?

The wood grain is unfortunate, but plenty of modern playfields have it. LOTS of Sterns do. I'd chalk this up to bad luck of the draw.

The nude color screening error is a mistake - a pretty big one - and I'd ask for a replacement playfield since it was the wrong color screened and therefore is nude EVERYWHERE on the playfield the correct orange was supposed to go.

#3521 11 months ago

It seems buying a used game is the way to go. No mystery purchase! You go, you look, you play, you buy. If you get unforseen issues, Blame Yourself.

#3522 11 months ago
Quoted from whthrs166:

It seems buying a used game is the way to go. No mystery purchase! You go, you look, you play, you buy. If you get unforseen issues, Blame Yourself.

Agreed.

You then don't have to listen to the manufacturer's bull shit about how all of these defects are "normal".

#3523 11 months ago
Quoted from whthrs166:

I was just curious. I think its been a year to build them.

No worries. Mine was delivered last week.

#3524 11 months ago

I'm not too good with colors... do I have the nude tone?

IMG_0156 (resized).JPG

IMG_0155 (resized).JPG

#3525 11 months ago

Your playfield is nice and smooth!

#3526 11 months ago
Quoted from bitpatrol:

I'm not too good with colors... do I have the nude tone?

Nope. You have orange.

Here's a side by side comparison of just one place that color is used. If you have the nude mistake, it should be obvious since all places where the orange should be will be nude instead.

AfMr-Screen-error-comparison (resized).jpg

#3527 11 months ago
Quoted from vireland:

Nope. You have orange.

Ok, good to hear, I don't need to start punching myself in the face and cry in the shower with my clothes on.

#3528 11 months ago
Quoted from bitpatrol:

Ok, good to hear, I don't need to start punching myself in the face and cry in the shower with my clothes on.

#3529 11 months ago
Quoted from vireland:

Eventually everyone loses at Russian Roulette. Don't play it.

Solid as a rock.

IMG_5073 (resized).JPG

#3530 11 months ago
Quoted from bitpatrol:

Ok, good to hear, I don't need to start punching myself in the face and cry in the shower with my clothes on.

Over the color of a pinball machine playfield?

#3531 11 months ago
Quoted from PinLen83:

Solid as a rock.

Ooookay....but that's not where the cracking/chipping will show up first on a Dialed In...

#3532 11 months ago
Quoted from pintechev:

Over the color of a pinball machine playfield?

Here in Canada, we have these things called comedy clubs, so yes, over the color of a pinball machine.

#3533 11 months ago
Quoted from bitpatrol:

Here in Canada, we have these things called comedy clubs, so yes, over the color of a pinball machine.

I’ll be in Ottawa next week. Cant wait to see some good comedy And hopefully some poutine!

#3534 11 months ago
Quoted from pintechev:

I’ll be in Ottawa next week. Cant wait to see some good comedy And hopefully some poutine!

Ok, please bring me a pinball related gift if possible.

#3535 11 months ago
Quoted from bitpatrol:

Ok, please bring me a pinball related gift if possible.

I can’t fit a new playfield in my carry on. What would you like?

#3536 11 months ago
Quoted from pintechev:

I’ll be in Ottawa next week. Cant wait to see some good comedy And hopefully some poutine!

The poutine was incredible in Montreal! Walked 3 miles to get to this one place. SO WORTH IT

#3537 11 months ago
Quoted from PinLen83:

The poutine was incredible in Montreal! Walked 3 miles to get to this one place. SO WORTH IT

I went to school near the NY/Canada border and drove up for good food to Montreal and Ottawa all the time. I am so looking forward to some greats poutine.

#3538 11 months ago
Quoted from pintechev:

I went to school near the NY/Canada border and drove up for good food to Montreal and Ottawa all the time. I am so looking forward to some greats poutine.

I eat Poutine every weekend

tmg-article_default_mobile (resized).jpg

#3539 11 months ago
Quoted from markp99:

^This. I am thinking of aiming for the posts themselves. Maybe I'd hit more ramp entrances this way?

Pure genius!

#3540 11 months ago
Quoted from vireland:

Ooookay....but that's not where the cracking/chipping will show up first on a Dialed In...

IMG_5426 (resized).JPG

IMG_5428 (resized).JPG

IMG_5429 (resized).JPG

#3541 11 months ago

New to owning a pinball, so each small step is a learning curve. I've had and sorted the left popper, pic, and ramp issues, so far so good. I've bought a full set of Cliffys, installed the two easy ones, moving target and ball eject, got four left to do. There are instructions on the website for the mothership and sol, so will do these, even if a bit daunted.

I can't see any info however on the lock and drain hole cliffy's, just wondered if anyone who has fitted these has any photos or advice?

#3542 11 months ago
Quoted from jmagla:

New to owning a pinball, so each small step is a learning curve. I've had and sorted the left popper, pic, and ramp issues, so far so good. I've bought a full set of Cliffys, installed the two easy ones, moving target and ball eject, got four left to do. There are instructions on the website for the mothership and sol, so will do these, even if a bit daunted.
I can't see any info however on the lock and drain hole cliffy's, just wondered if anyone who has fitted these has any photos or advice?

I was actually the first one to use the lock Cliffy, as my game started chipping there first, and I contacted Cliff and helped him with sizing. He's amazing!

The easiest way is to get your hand in there, put the top in first, and then push on it until the bottom goes over the edge. It's probably better to wait until you're doing the spaceship Cliffy, as you have less in the way.

The drain will require taking the apron off, as we as loosening the ball trough so you can wedge it in. It's pretty straight forward once you look at it.

#3543 11 months ago
Quoted from jmagla:

New to owning a pinball, so each small step is a learning curve. I've had and sorted the left popper, pic, and ramp issues, so far so good. I've bought a full set of Cliffys, installed the two easy ones, moving target and ball eject, got four left to do. There are instructions on the website for the mothership and sol, so will do these, even if a bit daunted.
I can't see any info however on the lock and drain hole cliffy's, just wondered if anyone who has fitted these has any photos or advice?

Here's a pic showing the lock location protector. By far the most important protector on my game, as I was getting immediate chipping at that location.

Lock-edge-Protected (resized).jpg

#3544 11 months ago

Not sure if everyone saw the other CGC thread, but Doug had an important message for AFMr owners:

——————
1. About a month ago we had several tickets that were opened with a concern of the AFMR auto shooter lane, whereby balls were not traveling all the way to the top. We have worked with those customers on a one-on-one basis in resolving these concerns. We are asking if there is anyone else out there that is having this issue, please open a ticket on our on our system and use the description on the subject line as “shooter lane” when establishing the ticket. Submitting a short video would be helpful as well.
——————

#3545 11 months ago
Quoted from Onwallst:

Many of us aren’t having clear coat issues but other planking issues. Cliffy won’t fix anything.

This Play field looks terrible! I cant believe this is a new game. What is the update with this? You opened a ticket right?

#3546 11 months ago
Quoted from pintechev:

Not sure if everyone saw the other CGC thread, but Doug had an important message for AFMr owners:
——————
1. About a month ago we had several tickets that were opened with a concern of the AFMR auto shooter lane, whereby balls were not traveling all the way to the top. We have worked with those customers on a one-on-one basis in resolving these concerns. We are asking if there is anyone else out there that is having this issue, please open a ticket on our on our system and use the description on the subject line as “shooter lane” when establishing the ticket. Submitting a short video would be helpful as well.
——————

I'm having an issue where the ball is often not shot up to the pop bumpers. It hits something and comes back the pop bumper exit.

#3547 11 months ago
Quoted from WhiskeyTango:

I'm having an issue where the ball is often not shot up to the pop bumpers. It hits something and comes back the pop bumper exit.

You are having the issue he is talking about. Your launch ramp is causing your ball to jump up and hit the wire form at the end. You need to follow CGC's procedure on removing the launch ramp and bending it at the crease in the opposite direction (taking out the speed bump) so the ball doesn't jump up and hit the wire form. That is why it is not making it to the top.

#3548 11 months ago

i just ordered a LE

i am happy with my MMRLE

but sounds like a lot of quality problems on AFM LE ?!?!?

#3549 11 months ago

Anyone have a pic of the drain cliffy installed ?

#3550 11 months ago
Quoted from kapsreiter:

i just ordered a LE
i am happy with my MMRLE
but sounds like a lot of quality problems on AFM LE ?!?!?

Some have adjustments to be made but not all.

Promoted items from the Pinside Marketplace
$ 7,299.00
Pinball Machine
Classic Game Rooms
Wanted
Machine - Wanted
Apollo, PA
$ 6,499.00
Pinball Machine
Classic Game Rooms
8,595
Machine - For Sale
Milford, CT
$ 44.95
Playfield - Other
PinBoss Mods
From: $ 6,499.00
Pinball Machine
Flip N Out Pinball
There are 6294 posts in this topic. You are on page 71 of 126.

Hey there! Got a moment?

Great to see you're enjoying Pinside! Did you know Pinside is able to run thanks to donations from our visitors? Please donate to Pinside, support the site and get anext to your username to show for it! Donate to Pinside