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Batman 66 - Official Club Thread


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Post #366 Adding the Batsignal to LE Posted by docquest (2 years ago)

Post #402 Very detailed review Posted by MT45 (2 years ago)

Post #457 DocQuests Helicopter comparison. Posted by docquest (2 years ago)

Post #463 Docquest's vehicle comparison Posted by docquest (2 years ago)

Post #501 Version 0.65 Code released Posted by PiperPinball (2 years ago)

Post #564 Docquest's helicopter install. Posted by docquest (2 years ago)

Post #1159 Adjusting the Magnet Posted by PiperPinball (2 years ago)

Post #1234 Helicopter attachment. Posted by docquest (2 years ago)

Post #1314 Photos of Episode 111 Machine Posted by iceman44 (2 years ago)

Post #1322 Version 0.68 Code released Posted by ATLpb (2 years ago)

Post #1649 How to level the turntable mech on Batman 66. Posted by rlslick (2 years ago)

Post #1658 Version 0.69 code released Posted by PinB (2 years ago)

Post #1914 How to Diagnose "Stuck Joker" targets. Posted by vireland (2 years ago)

Post #2008 Version 0.70 Code released Posted by frolic (2 years ago)

Post #2353 Version 0.71 Code released Posted by frolic (2 years ago)

Post #2556 Version 0.75 Code released Posted by vireland (2 years ago)

Post #2755 Game Adjustment #139 for Enabling Attract Mode Music Posted by thundergod76 (2 years ago)

Post #2873 Link to announcement of Batman'66 Accessories. Posted by Rasavage (2 years ago)

Post #2926 BatSignal Beacon information. Posted by MK6PIN (2 years ago)

Post #3369 docquest's full helicopter guide. Posted by docquest (2 years ago)


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#203 2 years ago

So are the SLE shipping with a topper and the LE without? The LE does come with that topper right?

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#350 2 years ago
Quoted from MT45:

Added another mod to my 66SLE. Concerned about the pinstripe getting worn off near the flipper buttons. I cut some pieces of PET-G and crafted some protectors for each side. Removed 3 screws from Stern siderails, drill PET-G with 5/32" where screws hold it on. Used my punch set to pop out the flipper button holes, installed and they fit perfect!
BTW ... still very concerned about wearing the pinstripe on top of lockdown bar and red bat sticker around the lockdown bar action button. Only solutions I can think of are mylar or clear coat

Dang you are serious about your pin protection!

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#725 2 years ago
Quoted from trunchbull:

What'd they make that magnet out of, butter?

And a playfield made of balsa wood?

#740 2 years ago
Quoted from labnip:

Any concerns (effects) of putting Mylar on clear?

Wax the PF first or you will have a heck of a time getting the Mylar off of you ever need to.

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#1320 2 years ago
Quoted from iceman44:

I don't know if you guys can see this or not but I dropped the motor, wasn't hard, remember it was half hanging on to begin with because of missing screws.
The wiring assembly is wrapped around the motor!
No wonder the wiring had no slack. Wtf!!!

I thought Stern play tested these things!?

#1340 2 years ago

Ice you have a superior attitude about this whole situation! I have to say if I had received that pin I would tell Stern that I'm sending the game back and I want them to fix it (and pay shipping both ways)

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#7285 1 year ago

I am looking to join the club
https://pinside.com/pinball/market/classifieds/ad/57656

If you know of an LE for sale or trade shoot me a PM.

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#7418 1 year ago

BM66 question, I am buying a HUO BM66 and will most likely have to have the game shipped. My question is has any one seen any cases of cabinet splitting on this game? If I have the game shipped and it goes thru STI it would have to go legs on shipped, also does BM 66 have the updated “Williams style” cabinet corner brackets?

#7424 1 year ago

Thanks guys! I am buying a used LE that is a 10+ hour drive from me, it sounds like Legs on shipping is a bad idea in this case
:-/

Quoted from thundergod76:

None of the BM66s have the Bally/Williams braces on them. I think Stern started putting those on for the Star Wars PRE/LE machines. Mine started to split very early after I got it. If the previous owner didn't put them on I would HIGHLY recommend you put them on ASAP.
http://www.pinballlife.com/index.php?p=product&id=144

Here's the brace job I performed on my BM66 including wood glue shot into the top front joints.

What screws did you use for installing those brackets?

#7432 1 year ago
Quoted from J85M:

Personally I wouldn’t ship anything with the legs on too much movement for my liking. 10/12 hour drive, just do it!
I have done at least half a dozen 10 hour drives for pins and once and probably never again I did a 27hour drive for a pin, during the trip I was asking why the hell I had done this but once I was home it was well worth it!

Its 11 hours 1 way I guess I could stock up on 5 hour energy and go for it.

#7437 1 year ago
Quoted from thundergod76:

None of the BM66s have the Bally/Williams braces on them. I think Stern started putting those on for the Star Wars PRE/LE machines. Mine started to split very early after I got it. If the previous owner didn't put them on I would HIGHLY recommend you put them on ASAP.
http://www.pinballlife.com/index.php?p=product&id=144

Here's the brace job I performed on my BM66 including wood glue shot into the top front joints.

Last question on this, are you guys only reinforcing the front inside corners of the cabinet or are you installing the brackets in all 4 corners?

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#7477 1 year ago

Ok I jumped in my truck at 12:30 am this morning and drove 450 miles to meet a fellow pinsider who hauled this Batman LE game #66 just north of Sacramento for me and shaved 9 hours off my trip. Big thanks to Joe & Dan for helping me make this happen. I did not want to let those ham fisted NAVL guys tear this game up.

I just got home 900 miles later safe and sound. Here is a pic of me with Batman LE in the truck and Mt Shasta behind me, I will post pics after I take a nap and get her unwrapped

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#7484 1 year ago
Quoted from jfh:

Congrats! If you tell me Episode or Gadget I'll update the LE list.

Cool!

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#7491 1 year ago

Wow! I had never seen a an LE in person and I have to say this game is absolutely beautiful! When I unwrapped it I was like Daaang that looks nice! Also the game has a petG playfield protector on it and the playfield looks like piece of glass.

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#7494 1 year ago
Quoted from Rolls-Royce:

I see that you started to put nice mods already, it looks Amazing! Congratulations!

I can’t take credit for any of the mods, they were all done by piperpinball. The BatCopter has a motor on it and the blades spin when the turn table spins, I need to try to figure out how to fit the atomic pile mod on the game, I may have the move the BatCopter. I have no idea how The PP got the mini TV mounted at the end of the crane, must have been a real PITA!

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#7547 1 year ago

My BM LE came with one of the new playfield protectors on it and the game plays fast as hell! I like having it on the game and I can’t see any downside to it, also I just installed a sheet of Invisa Glass on my game and between that and the smooth as Glass look the playfield protector gives it, it looks very nice!

#7550 1 year ago

Bat signal topper mod installed (very cool)

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#7552 1 year ago
Quoted from BrewinBombers:

Got my first billion on .84 tonight. All the way through Penguin with 'to the batcave' bump added. Bat Turn once, Mr Freeze once (didn't complete) and Egghead once (didn't complete).
Such a fun game.

I thought I had the most current code but I am only running .83 is it worth updating?

#7556 1 year ago
Quoted from pauloz:

I’ll second that with a f$&@ yes!

Ok just did some reading and now it makes sense as to why I couldn’t figure how to get the channel changing mode to work, I will be updating to .84 ASAP.. thanks guys

#7565 1 year ago
Quoted from thundergod76:

Forget the Stern Bat signal and buy docquest's Bat signal mod. Better quality for a lot less!

Yep that’s what I am running, super easy install on the LE.. thanks Doc!

#7566 1 year ago

My cabinet corners look perfect so I figured I would be proactive and reinforce them with the upgraded brackets.

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#7574 1 year ago
Quoted from jfh:

I need to do this too. Did you do all 4 or just the front 2?

At this point just the front two corners, I heard the rear corners have never been an issue.. if anyone has heard differently let me know as I will upgrade those brackets as well.

#7576 1 year ago
Quoted from kidchrisso:

Where are you guys buying the brackets from?

PBL for the main brackets and Home Depot carries the smaller brackets and the screws. I predrilled the holes to the appropriate undersize and then used some wood glue on the threads.

#7578 1 year ago
Quoted from MK6PIN:

Im going to pass on the smaller ones.....not sure they are needed (?)

They may be overkill, I saw people had been using them in another thread on the subject. If I do the rear corners I will just do the main brackets as the cab is stronger in the back to start with.

#7659 1 year ago
Quoted from thundergod76:

I emailed Chas yesterday when I received my one and only harness. Hopefully he'll respond after the Holiday. But the service bulletin on Stern's site clearly says node boards 8 AND 9. That tells me there should be 2 harnesses. One for each board. Hopefully Stern will straighten this out.

Can I Email Stern/Chas directly for my node board service bulletin parts kit or do I need to go thru my Distro?

#7713 1 year ago

Finally updating to .84 I just downloaded the code, do I need to unzip the file before I load the code into the game?

#7731 1 year ago
Quoted from Concretehardt:

Finally updating to .84 I just downloaded the code, do I need to unzip the file before I load the code into the game?

One last question when I unzip the .84 code file it shows 3 separate files do I drag all 3 onto the memory stick to update game code?

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#7734 1 year ago
Quoted from Sethman:

yes put all 3 (or however many files are inside of the zip as it can vary update to update) directly onto the root of the USB drive. Making sure you only have those files on the drive. no zip or other files as they can interfere in the update.

Quoted from RetroGamerJP:

yes. make sure USB is formatted FAT32 and there are no other files on it.

Thanks guys!
Man what a huge update! 3.95 GB

#7776 1 year ago
Quoted from docquest:

Well its a little better than Avenvers since that one has no magnet at all so it is rarely centered. At least the one on Batman sometimes will center itself. Maybe his next game with a spinner will center itself all the time.
I havent looked at how the self centering works. Maybe a stronger magnet could be put in there to make it self center more often? Its probably a delicate balance to get it to self center and also spin freely when you whack it hard.

I wonder if there is a way to adjust the centering mech, mine seems to center itself every time.

#7781 1 year ago
Quoted from thundergod76:

I think the largest wood screws that will fit in the bracket holes are best. That way there will be no chance of the brackets shifting. Some are using 3/4" long screws. I played it safe and used 1/2" long screws. Didn't want to pierce the cab decals. I also used wood glue with each screw and shot some into the top corner joint under the lockdown.

I use 5/8" screws with small washers.. Pre drill the holes with undersized drill bit, I measure and wrap the drill bit with blue tape to keep from drilling the holes too deep.

On the magnet I am not getting much action either, I put Ninja chrome balls from the Ball Baron in my game from day 1 and now it has me wondering if those balls are magnet compatible?

#7804 1 year ago
Quoted from thundergod76:

Thanks for the video extendo! Here's another that shows the channel changer slightly better. An awesome feature!
» YouTube video

It’s a bit of a sensory overload with all the video and mode options for me on this game! Can someone explain exactly how to activate he channel changing feature?

PS. The “Bat turn” mode is hilarious!

#7855 1 year ago
Quoted from frolic:

The channel changing really comes in handy now, because I want to watch and listen to the new modes, so I have the ability to do that.

I am running .85 code and I still havnt figured out how to use the channel changing, how do you activate it? There is a lot going on in this game and I see how I can select a minor villain ect, but I have not been able to figure out how to activate channel changing.. I only have about 10 games on the new code. :thinking

#7857 1 year ago
Quoted from iceman44:

Keep the button pressed down for about a second and you'll see the grey tv screen changing channels

Ok can I do this anytime or only when I start a mode?

#7861 1 year ago
Quoted from iceman44:

Anytime, changing it back and forth

Ok apparently I have no channel changing ability, my action button on the lock bar works for launching the ball and using gadgets but when I hold it down nothing happens no matter if I have just started a mode or have just plunged my first ball. What am I doing wrong, is there a setting in the menu to turn channel changing on? I am running .85 code

#7864 1 year ago
Quoted from thundergod76:

You have to have at least 2 modes running simultaneously to be able to switch between them.

Ok that is what I was not understanding, I didn’t have two modes running. I just changed channels on my last game.. super cool! Thanks for the help guys!

#7868 1 year ago

I really want to add the Atomic Pyle mod but I have the batchopper sitting on my TV and it is wired so that the blades spins when the turntable spins. Not sure if the chopper will clear the AP mod, I may just have to order it and see if I can make both fit as I love the lit chopper with spinning blades but only so many places it can go.

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#7877 1 year ago
Quoted from thundergod76:

Still have plenty of room for the new Bat phone with Shakespeare bust. New Batmobile /Batcave spinner and the Bat computers panels to cover the wiring.

My wallet is shrinking

#7879 1 year ago
Quoted from thundergod76:

@Conctretehardt I remember your machine from Piperpinball. He did a ton of modding to that machine. I wonder why he sold it?

I had been trying to get PP to let go of his BMLE for a long time! I think he had other incoming games and projects he was working on so we were finally able to work a deal.

#7880 1 year ago
Quoted from vireland:

If he's missing that, he's probably also missing the stainless diverter that goes near the bottom of the plastic that covers the GADGET area...also a free fix.

So to get the free fixes from Stern can I just email Chas? What exactly should I ask for? Thanks in advance for any help.

#7883 1 year ago
Quoted from vireland:

You just want the left ramp kit and the stainless deflector for the bottom of the plastic that covers the gadget targets. The deflector is pictured installed at the bottom of Batgirl's feet in the picture I've attached.
While you're at it, ask for the kits for SB 189 and SB 190 if you haven't already to update your node boards so they don't die or create phantom switch hits.

Thanks!!

#7944 1 year ago

This pin on .85 code is insane! It is quickly becoming my all time favorite game.

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#8005 1 year ago

In keeping with the BM66 theme my wife sent me this pic today of her and my Batdog..

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#8008 1 year ago

Got my stuff from Chas today I guess I better cheat and read the directions

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#8014 1 year ago
Quoted from MK6PIN:

They finally started shipping (2x)....I now have a spare....

So I will only need 1 of the capacitor do-dads and the one is a spare?

#8039 1 year ago

Can you use a cliffy at the scoop with a playfield protector installed?

#8119 1 year ago

I can’t stop hitting the start button on this game!

#8190 1 year ago
Quoted from rotordave:

If you want an AC/DC buy one without the awful pink lady on the side of it.
It has nothing to do with AC/DC for starters. And she is bright pink. Ewwww.
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OT:

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#8194 1 year ago

AC/DC Prem/LUCI is roughly $800 cheaper that BM66 here.

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#8469 1 year ago

Anyone run into an issue on the .87 update? I plug my stick in turn the game on and hit select for .87 it goes to the next screen pictured below normally I hit select one more time and the update starts but the select button does nothing when I push it.

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#8475 1 year ago
Quoted from tonyoz:

I did as well. Did you notice this on the code download page?
"Note: It has come to our attention that some customers using Windows 7 have had difficulty extracting the latest Batman code release. The native extractor in Windows 7 has difficulty dealing with the file size on certain Windows 7 machines.
Please download the free open source archive extractor. 7-Zip from this link http://www.7-zip.org/ and install before unzipping the game code ***"
Once I extracted the files using that program, the update worked fine

Good catch I didn’t see that note, I will try that.. thanks

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#8516 1 year ago

Ok I re downloaded .87 code on my wife’s Mac and the new code installed no problem.

I received my cliffy shooter lane protectors last week, I am getting ready to install. The protectors have 2 sided tape on them, I thing I’m gunna lay a coat of wax down before I install them Incase I ever need to take them off.

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#8549 1 year ago
Quoted from vireland:

There's a note about this update not unpacking on Win7 machines properly with the built in windows zip extractor. Unpack with free 7-zip program instead and try again.

Or download on a Mac, I had the same issue and downloaded the code on my wife’s Mac and it worked fine.

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#8675 1 year ago
Quoted from frolic:

Besides topper, you will be missing:
-web armor
-art blades
-"1 of 1" machine for LEs (episodes/gadgets)
-Batgirl imagery on LE
those things are probably the biggest differences besides the topper.
then the usual le stuff, George and Lyman's playfield signatures, Gary certificate.

I much prefer the art package on the LE vs Premium! (cabinet & Back box) for that mater I prefer the LE art package over the SLE as well... Jmho

#8686 1 year ago

+1 for shaker on BM

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#8701 1 year ago
Quoted from Pinzap:

Are there any LE or SLE owners out there that want to test the "serious profit" theory but don't want to face the price police out in full force? If so, please send me a PM and see if we can come to an agreement. Anonymity is 100% guaranteed if requested and I will donate to pinside on behalf of the seller IF a deal can be reached.

I got some very serious health news yesterday not sure what is in store for me now but I may be selling all my games soon including BMLE. My wife wants me to keep them because they make me happy but if this is worse case for me then I don’t want to leave her with pinball machines to deal with. In the mean time I could use all the prayers I can get, I’m going to see a neurosurgeon on Monday.
I am walking around in a daze thinking of my wife and young daughter, cherish every moment guys.

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#8712 1 year ago

Thanks for the well wishes guys! You are all my Pinside family, long story short I had an episode 2 days ago and my left hand locked into a fist and my arm went numb I went to the hospital and had mri and Ct scan. It turns out that I have a have a tumor of some sort the size of a lemon on the top right side of my Brain... you can imagine my surprise, shock, terror when I saw the pictures. My wife is a battle hardened cancer survivor so I have good support. It sounds like I will be having brain surgery soon to remove the mass.. the doctors think it is operable. I am 49 years old and don’t want to be greedy but had hoped someday to dance with my daughter at her wedding (she is 16) and meet my grandkids someday.
I believe god has a plan for us all just trying to make sense of this right now.

Now you guys get back to talking about BM and I will power thru this, heck maybe Lyman will have us to 1.0 code by the time I thru my surgeries

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#8873 1 year ago

Holy bat scar fellas.. quick update on my condition they removed my brain tumor and I woke up still thinking about pinball so I’m still me. My head hurts like hell operation was a success now the wait for pathology reports on the tumor (scary). If bad news I’m ready for a fight! If you have any extra prayers please send them my way.

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#8969 1 year ago

Ok last health update on me here on this my favorite Pinside thread. After a successful “craniotomy” last Thursday (tumor removed) I got the call that I had been stressing about since my diagnosis.. my pathology report, It turns out my tumor which was the size of a lemon was a benign grade 1 tumor (not cancer) which was the best possible news I could have received. I was able to sit down with my Daughter and tell her that her dad didn’t have cancer which was a pretty special moment. I can’t begin to say how lucky I feel and considering that 1 week ago I was in ICU recovering from brain surgery and today I am resting at home. I am still struggling with my speech a bit as it can be difficult for me sometimes to put my thoughts into words and I am dealing with some serious headaches but all things considered I feel very very lucky!!
Fun fact I got off of my anti seizure meds 2 days ago and finally me and my Bat Dog (Noah) went and played my BM66 and I beat my all time high score! The thing is that I have never been a great pinball player and have always struggled with making consistent shots, it seems that this tumor was pushing on an area that affected my motor function because I am hitting shots and playing better and more consistently than I ever have!

On a side note I am probably going to have to think about a different hairstyle.

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#9036 1 year ago

Paul is the Yelobirds SLE style speaker grill you have installed on your LE? I really like the looks of that!

#9039 1 year ago
Quoted from pauloz:

Yes it is. It looks great.

Looks just like an SLE! Thinking this will be my next mod

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#9177 1 year ago
Quoted from johnnyutah:

Some Batgirl and Surfin’ Batman and Joker!

Rad!

#9235 1 year ago
Quoted from J85M:

I just looked again as I was curious if the bidding had gone up since this morning and somehow the first time I looked earlier I missed the huge Batman & Robin (side) backbox topper

Whoa! I saw your post and went back and looked and was like WTF I don’t see it, but then..

Holy Side topper Batman!

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#9242 1 year ago

Wow someone just bid it up by about $6,000

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#9284 1 year ago

Ok I finally stepped up and bought the Atomic Pile mod (thanks Dave!) this will give me something fun to do this weekend. I am thinking of doing the SLE speaker grill & bat cave spinner upgrade next. I havnt looked at the directions yet but I assume the atomic pile is an easy install?

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#9290 1 year ago
Quoted from Yelobird:

It is very straight forward but you Know you can contact me Anytime or Day and I will walk you through it if needed. As much as we appreciate your business I am more excited to see you Enjoying life again and looking at Tomorrow! Reach out Anytime!!!!

Thanks!! It is so nice to finally feel good enough to be able to go out and tinker with my pinball machines.

#9292 1 year ago
Quoted from marksf123:

What is the apps name?

Pinguy is the name of the app

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#9356 1 year ago
Quoted from dts:

Ok, will get on that. You guys are great! Stern hasn't answered yet...

The people in this thread make owning an already great game (BM66) even better!

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#9493 1 year ago
Quoted from luvthatapex2:

Based on your other pin (Addams Family), BM66 has much deeper rules than Addams.
AFMR is more like Addams, love the simple yet challenging depth. DI is about as deep as BM66 if you like that format of game.
It is a very personal decision that only you can make.

I sold my DI to buy BM66

#9502 1 year ago
Quoted from iloveplywood:

Interesting, so no regrets I take it? I'd love to hear your thoughts on both machines having owned both if you ever get the chance. Anyway, I think I'll go back and play Dialed In one more time, but I'm really leaning towards Batman 66.

DI just didn’t hold my intrest, I am not saying it’s a bad game but for me BM66 is a lot more fun to play. Last note on DI, I just didn’t care for the call outs and music and the more I played it the less I cared for it.. I feel the exact opposite about the sound package and game play on BM66 (I love it!)

Fun fact about the pinsider that I bought my DILE from.. he is now a member of this club as he ended up buying a BM66 (and he is loving the game)

#9516 1 year ago
Quoted from taz:

BM66 for the best theme immersion ever!! I'd have to punch Joker in the face myself for a greater immersion experience. Many ways to attack the game, or should I say many ways to fight some friggin' cool ass villains.

LMAO awesome!

#9549 1 year ago

Thank you Lyman!

#9589 1 year ago
Quoted from Yelobird:

Fricken LOVE this game and it just keeps getting better!!! On a side note I must vent. I install Awesome Cliffy's on most of my games as habit but I must say installing them on Batman yesterday was a test of patience! Product is great but to install them especially on the Penguin hole was like destructive surgery! You have to practically take apart the entire machine to get them in!!! Add to that dialing in the rear protector on the mystery hole took an hour to dial in that switch properly..... Vent off just sayin Bravo to anyone else that installed these. So worth it in the end but last night I wanted to roll the game out and quit. One question note for anyone that did install these. I completely had no luck with the lane protector he provided? Am I to believe he wants us to yank the press fit rail to get this in? No thanks if that is the case. A simple slot at that location would have been Way easier so I skipped them and opted for a simple mylar.

I just installed a Cliffy on my BMLE shooter lane, I took a small punch and carefully tapped the rail out from the bottom of the playfield then installed the cliffy and tapped it back into place was pretty quick and easier than what I thought. I also installed a Cliffy drain hole protector, super easy to install this one.

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#9663 1 year ago
Quoted from Eskaybee:

. When you go into the $7500 ish range on a pin, you have to start looking at what other pins you can get; like AFMr-LE, DI, WOZ

I have owned all 3 of the above.. Great games, but all are long gone from my small collection. I have a BM66 LE and all I can say is that it is a very special game for many reasons, also remember if you buy a BM66 it comes with a lifetime membership to the best club thread on Pinside.

#9700 1 year ago
Quoted from Sethman:

Right flipper held in, tap left flipper. Let go. Right flipper in, tap left, let go. rinse repeat. Each time you press the right flipper in, it'll be the next major villain in the list. If you want to go back to one you already changed, you'll need to cycle through the remaining and it'll start back over again.

Ok maybe a dumb question, but once I have selected my villain do I need to hold the right flipper whil I launch the ball?

#9722 1 year ago
Quoted from PinsOnly:

Just got my NIB Premium set up! Build date was Jan 31/2018.

Quoted from Pinterest:

I never thought I'd do this - but I picked up a NIB premium Batman today and joined the club.

Quoted from txstargazer3:

I just got word today that my NIB BM66 Premium will be delivered Tuesday! .

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#9858 1 year ago

Hey that pretty trick...

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#9905 1 year ago
Quoted from vireland:

Honestly, your best bet is selling your Prem and just buying a HUO LE with the topper already on it. That will likely cost you a bit over $2k more, but it's a sure thing.

Good luck finding an LE under 10k! I looked for a while and ran wanted adds with no success for a while and that was last November when the code was showing promise but still had a ways to go. One of my buddy’s had a modded out LE and I was finally able to talk him out of it last December.

#9908 1 year ago
Quoted from vireland:

There's one in the archive for $9800 recently that wasn't sold. It's not the only one that's been available for under $10k recently.

Saw that one for sale up in Canada, not sure if it sold or not add says ended by seller.

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#10099 1 year ago
Quoted from johnnyutah:

Had a productive night installing Art Blades on my Premium.

So what’s the trick to installing blades on a pin, did you do the “wet” install?

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#10152 1 year ago

Well after looking at my Atomic Pile mod for nearly 2 months I finally felt up to installing it last night (it was much easier than I thought) I love this mod it looks amazing, thanks to Dave for making it! I left my batcopter in place for now, It lights up and the blades spin when the turn table activates. I may move it down the road but for now I’m just happy to finally have a legit Atomic Pile on my game. I am feeling a lot better these days and since getting off my siezure meds I am thinking much more clearly and have way more motivation, I am finally getting my life back!
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#10161 1 year ago
Quoted from AdeptJR:

It is good to hear you are do better, wishing you much better days and life going forward. I also have a question Concretehardt, where did you get the figurines like the Batgirl for your BM66. Thank you

Thanks! And as for the custom lighted figures on my BM66 pinsider Pinballpiper custom made them.

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#10206 1 year ago

I’m hoping for villain vision and more cool crane modes in this next update.

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#10304 1 year ago

Here is my lit shooter lane batmobile

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#10688 1 year ago

So has most everyone moved the blue rubber bumper from the left outside of the left ramp to the inside of the left ramp to make the left orbit shot easier?

#10696 1 year ago

Incase anyone was wanting a BM66LE here you go (only $19,000 )
sfbay.craigslist.org link

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#11188 1 year ago
Quoted from docquest:

Thanks for the reminder. I forgot today was the day. If you are thinking about getting a Riddler do it quick. It's only avail in stores and in limited quantities. I had to go to 3 hallmark stores before I could find one. Same scale as the Catwoman and Joker ones from previous years. Looks perfect in the upper right corner.[quoted image]

I got one, how did you mount yours?

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#11408 11 months ago
Quoted from bdaley6509:

Anyone sell the LE topper?

Yea Stern sold the topper but you had to buy an LE/SLE to get one

#11453 11 months ago
Quoted from jorant:

I have a chrome candy batman lockdown button decoration, brand new, I'm selling. It's the plain one without any additional letters or writing you can buy to cover up the sorta lame factory sticker. Bought it for 49 bucks, would sell for 33 shipped if anyone is interested. Perfect shape, never used.

I will take it PM sent

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#11768 10 months ago

BM66 is catching up with DI.. get your votes in Bat-fans...

https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/batman-66-v10-vs-dialed-in-v157#post-4730634

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#11860 9 months ago

Bummer no Sean/Shawn ordered an SLE

#11891 9 months ago
Quoted from marspinball:

Thinking about putting my Batman 66 LE on the block but really have no idea what these are going for.
Any input would be great.
Thanks Martin

I haven’t seen one listed under 10k for a long time. The most recent for sale thread was over 11k.. reality is probably between 10 & 11k depending on condition and mods.
Make sure you really want to sell it because it will be very hard to find another one if you ever want it back!

#11951 9 months ago
Quoted from blimpey:

Biggest difference is probably the LE topper VS premium topperless.
The LE also has a powder coated ramp.
Premium is all stainless.

LE also has different backglass and batwing armor package with really nice black metal flake powder (same as SLE)

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#12147 9 months ago
Quoted from thundergod76:

Looks like the speaker lights are still available. Not for everyone but I absolutely Love these. Happy modding!
https://pinside.com/pinball/market/shops/1080-the-mod-couple/01339-batman-66-sle-premium-speaker-illumination-kits

I have been trying to resist ordering this kit, I love the way it looks but I am saving for another machine so I need to back off on the mods

#12184 9 months ago
Quoted from raz0red:

Well, after months of procrastinating I think I am going to finally pick up a BM66.
I was just curious what peoples thoughts are on the playfield protector for BM66. Is it worth getting or not worth the trouble? Also, for those who have installed, was it very difficult (I have never installed one before, but looks a bit challenging).
Any feedback is greatly appreciated!

My LE has a PF protector and it plays fast, I really don’t notice it is on there except that the playfield looks extra glossy.

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#12380 8 months ago
Quoted from Thunderbird:

I debated back and forth on PF protector and decided against it after seeing two of my friends with them on their Bat66 tables. They look so bad and the installs were very good. It looks like there is a film all over the table. No matter how hard you try, air bubbles happen over time all over the PF. Looks worse than some tiny dimpling for sure. Can’t really see dimpling on my table unless you shine the light just right. It’s part of pinball and looks right. Just like a Pantene that develops on leather over time. Looks good and is normal.
The Protector causes the playfield to rise higher than it was designed to play, so the ball does funky things. My table plays circles around theirs in every way. The best playfield protector is the one that’s ripped off and thrown on the ground. Lol
LEDs are dimmer and nothing pops on the fab artwork. It’s like putting plastic seat protectors over your nice leather car seats. Remember when people did that? Was horrible! My grandparents drove their car around for ten years with miserable hot plastic all over the seats. 10 years later the car was worn and rusted out, but hey, the seats looked brand new! Lol!!

My BM66 LE has had a new style playfield protector since day 1 and it looks like a sheet of glass! It lays perfectly flat and the game plays lightning fast. I am picky about my game play and if the PF protector ever so much as slightly altered the path of the ball or was bubbling up I would cut it off in a heartbeat!

#12426 8 months ago
Quoted from Ben1981:

I'm really bad at memorizing all the things to do regarding minor villains, so I made a little cheatsheet and stuck it on the wall next to my machine.
Three games after putting it up I made it to Holy Multiball for the first time
I attached the image in original size if someone has the same issue. Credits go out to the excellent rule sheet on tiltforums, very helpful!
This machine is pure awesomeness!
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Thank you for this Ben!

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#12702 6 months ago
Quoted from cooked71:

What do you guys think gadget LE #9 Bat Shark Repellent is worth?
Or any LE? No idea what they’re selling for.

I thought I was going to have to sell my LE #66 a while back and had figured 11k for it. Game has $1500 in mods and Stern only made 240 of them so it is truly a low production game.

#12713 6 months ago
Quoted from mighteagle:

Didnt a Le sell in sydney a couple week ago for 26k

How much is USD is $26k Aussie dollars?

#12771 6 months ago
Quoted from Manimal:

Those pics were taken before production started, and Stern changed the stickers early on. The LE has Batgirl

this is correct

#12780 6 months ago
Quoted from jfh:

I’m the reverse. I prefer Batgirl on the LE but it would have been nice to have Batman and Robin on one side. However the Premium has too much of the dynamic duo.

Agreed, I also prefer Batgirl on the LE.

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#12941 6 months ago
Quoted from jfh:

What’s on your wishlist for a future update?
If Lyman isn’t finished- what else would you like to see?
The two big favorites seem to be a Bat Climb mode (like Bat Turn) and Villian Vision taunting. What else would make the game complete? I happen to think it’s pretty awesome as it is, but open to more. Bat Climb seems to be the only iconic piece missing though I would personally like to see the Green Hornet episode used somewhere.

Villain vision and maybe another crane mode.

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#13107 5 months ago
Quoted from Chambahz:

Damn! 13,000+ posts and I’m just getting started.
Can anyone link me some “must have” info regarding rules/tips/tricks, or things to check when you first get your game?
I’m grabbing a Premium on Saturday. Not sure on the build date.
Hardly know the rules, having only put a half dozen games on one so far.
In Lyman we trust. Looking forward to playing this one, getting to know the rules.

Welcome to the best club thread on pinside my friend..

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#13194 5 months ago

Wow that sold fast! I hope the seller isn’t filled with regret when he watches the new owner load it up.

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#13213 5 months ago
Quoted from TheGunnett:

I’ve been looking for a Batman for several months.Finally found a HUO only Batman, it happened to be an LE which wasn’t on my radar but I couldn’t stop thinking about it after seeing it and had to empty my piggy bank to make it happen. Hopefully it’s a keeper but it’s loaded and very pretty.
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Awesome score on the LE, you won’t regret that purchase! Question, I see you have 2 lit translites mounted in frames, where did you get those lit frames?

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#13652 4 months ago
Quoted from TronGuy:

Playin with the wife. Decent first ball.[quoted image]

Now put the glass back on

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#14086 89 days ago
Quoted from txstargazer3:

I have a WONKA LE coming soon and I was wondering if most of you replace the original balls before playing your first game. I know many folks do this with Stern NIB games, but should I with a JJP game? Advice appreciated; if so which ones do you recommend?

Yes! Ditch the factory supplied balls and drop in some mirror polished balls.

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#14272 72 days ago
Quoted from drfrightner:

I wanted to say you can go to Ebay and buy Topps cards signed by Adam West to make your game essentially an LE!

Sweet looking BM! I believe a good number of Premiums came with the signed card.. as for the LE I love the cabinet art and the LE/SLE topper!

#14277 72 days ago
Quoted from drfrightner:

Someone needs to make those damn toppers... I'd consider giving a right nut for one! I think we can all agree the best topper in HISTORY is the Batman 66, no question its the best the GOAT!
How do you find one?

I will sell you my LE topper... but it comes with a game and im asking 12k for it.

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#14501 28 days ago
Quoted from Scotty_K:

Glad you like what I did; it was a labor of love...lol!
Actually, I've had a couple of inquiries regarding this. I hadn't originally planned to make and sell these, but I suppose I could run off a couple of sets if there is enough interest. It may take a few days, however, as I do have a full-time gig and this would be a spare time project.
I'll sit down soon and figure out what needs to be done and what it might cost, and I'll get back to you.

Please put me on the list as well

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