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Baywatch Club....Members Only!


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#2501 72 days ago
Quoted from billsfanmd:

anyone know correct mirror blades? Stern or B/W?
thx

Stern

#2503 72 days ago

What do you have to do to get asked for your initials on the shark hole?

#2504 71 days ago
Quoted from OTRChief:

What do you have to do to get asked for your initials on the shark hole?

Get high scores.

#2505 71 days ago

Get the shark hole jackpot during multi ball.

#2506 71 days ago
Quoted from Pinballocks:

Get the shark hole jackpot during multi ball.

Yep. If you are running v.4.01 (and you should be) then the initials for Shark Hole are always the most recent person to achieve Shark Jackpot during multiball.

#2507 71 days ago

Thanks for the answers on the shark letters. When I put in a new rom my initials went away and it had been so long since I scored the Shark jackpot and I forgot what it did.

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#2508 64 days ago

My BW has started acting up in the last day...after a certain amount of time of being on the ColorDMD will freeze on a certain frame and not unfreeze unless the machine is restarted. Has also sporadically rebooted the DMD (showing the Baywatch display version # etc) mid game. Any idea where to start?

#2509 64 days ago
Quoted from Taygeta:

My BW has started acting up in the last day...after a certain amount of time of being on the ColorDMD will freeze on a certain frame and not unfreeze unless the machine is restarted. Has also sporadically rebooted the DMD (showing the Baywatch display version # etc) mid game. Any idea where to start?

the DMD board, which is mounted to the back side of the dmd/speaker panel. check connectors. Wires may be falling out of the pins

#2510 63 days ago
Quoted from Taygeta:

My BW has started acting up in the last day...after a certain amount of time of being on the ColorDMD will freeze on a certain frame and not unfreeze unless the machine is restarted. Has also sporadically rebooted the DMD (showing the Baywatch display version # etc) mid game. Any idea where to start?

Test the bridge rectifier, BR2, I think. Search this thread for my post about replacing the bridge rectifier to doublecheck. But my DMD starting resetting often and would say, "Baywatch will be right back", but the game itself did not reset. Starting happening a lot when coils were firing, especially the pops. Simple to replace the BR since it is just 4 large lugs to solder and it's not near other traces.

#2511 63 days ago

Time to clean Baywatch. I was not thrilled how dirty this was when I purchased this but I will enjoy it more when its cleaned and polished.

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#2512 63 days ago

She will be a happy girl after a good scrub and wax. Prob play a lot faster when your done.

#2513 62 days ago

I noticed these two post did not have a o-ring installed on them. The book said install a 3/8 o-ring but I don't see how the the o-ring would stay on the post because there no groove cut on the post? Anyone using a sleeve post?

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#2514 62 days ago
Quoted from hawkeyexx:

I noticed these two post did not have a o-ring installed on them. The book said install a 3/8 o-ring but I don't see how the the o-ring would stay on the post because there no groove cut on the post? Anyone using a sleeve post?

I posted the same question on page 17. I do believe the consensus is a 3/8 o-ring does go on it and the fact there is no groove in the post is a non issue. Though I do t recall if I ended up putting on a post sleeve instead, a 3/8 ring, or nothing at all.

#2515 62 days ago
Quoted from PinRob:

I posted the same question on page 17. I do believe the consensus is a 3/8 o-ring does go on it and the fact there is no groove in the post is a non issue. Though I do t recall if I ended up putting on a post sleeve instead, a 3/8 ring, or nothing at all.

I'm thinking I will do a silicone sleeve.

Has anyone powder coated the wire ramps? I was thinking of doing mine in black. Anyone have any suggestions?

I'm going to rebuild the pop bumpers and change the skirt to red and the body to yellow.

I'm installing comet LEDs
Cliffy protectors
Flipper rebuild
Cushion target decals
New legs
Titan Rings

#2516 62 days ago

I don’t use a ring on that post because it can cause the ball to bounce when hit trying for the skill shots. Don’t think there is supposed to be one.

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#2517 53 days ago

Doing a topside teardown is a project. I have replaced every coil sleeve rebuilt all 4 flippers rebuilt pop bumpers new drop targets new cushion target decals installed cliffy protectors titan rings installed comet LEDs. Found 2 broken brackets on coils. Now comes the fun part to reassemble it.

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#2518 53 days ago

Does anyone know the correct dollar bill acceptor for Baywatch? I believe it's a down stacker but a part number would be very helpful. Thanks!

#2519 51 days ago

Finished the project......This took too long

4 new powdered coated legs and levelers
Comet LEDs
Titan rings
Rebuilt pop bumpers yellow bodies and red skirts
New coil sleeves on every coil
Color XLCOLORDMD
Nvram installed and power supply board rebuilt
Side art declas from Tilt Graphics
Cliffy protectors
5 new balls
New sega flipper bats
New translight
New score cards
Sega decal for coin door
New drop targets
Cushion decals for all targets
Blue flasher mod for shark hole
Flipper rebuild

I'm sure I have forgotten something........I spent way too much on this pin!!!

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#2520 51 days ago
Quoted from hawkeyexx:

Finished the project......This took too long
4 new powdered coated legs and levelers
Comet LEDs
Titan rings
Rebuilt pop bumpers yellow bodies and red skirts
New coil sleeves on every coil
Color XLCOLORDMD
Nvram installed and power supply board rebuilt
Side art declas from Tilt Graphics
Cliffy protectors
5 new balls
New sega flipper bats
New translight
New score cards
Sega decal for coin door
New drop targets
Cushion decals for all targets
Blue flasher mod for shark hole
Flipper rebuild
I'm sure I have forgotten something........I spent way too much on this pin!!!

Playfield close-ups please!

(I think your leg protectors are on upside down.)

#2521 51 days ago
Quoted from TopMoose:

Playfield close-ups please!
(I think your leg protectors are on upside down.)

Ya think?

#2522 51 days ago
Quoted from TopMoose:

Playfield close-ups please!
(I think your leg protectors are on upside down.)

Good catch

#2523 51 days ago
Quoted from TopMoose:

(I think your leg protectors are on upside down.)

With new cabinet decals, these are the only way to go.

https://www.pinballlife.com/index.php?p=product&id=2711

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#2524 51 days ago

Hey, team

I've been thinking about installing a G&R coil on my Baywatch's lower right flipper. I'm sick of tower shots rolling back every time.

https://www.pinballlife.com/index.php?p=product&id=1379

Has anyone tried this? What's the risk to the flipper board or other electronics?

#2525 51 days ago
Quoted from TopMoose:

Hey, team
I've been thinking about installing a G&R coil on my Baywatch's lower right flipper. I'm sick of tower shots rolling back every time.
https://www.pinballlife.com/index.php?p=product&id=1379
Has anyone tried this? What's the risk to the flipper board or other electronics?

I’d try rebuilding the flipper mech first. I have no problem on the tower shot and I’d assume most other owners don’t too.

I also have put in a set of PinLed flipper boards which are better than the original flipper boards

ebay.com link » Pinled Solid State Flipper Board Sega Data East

#2526 51 days ago
Quoted from TopMoose:

Hey, team
I've been thinking about installing a G&R coil on my Baywatch's lower right flipper. I'm sick of tower shots rolling back every time.
https://www.pinballlife.com/index.php?p=product&id=1379
Has anyone tried this? What's the risk to the flipper board or other electronics?

Might need a rebuilt kit or just new sleeves & plunger. clean them up

#2527 51 days ago
Quoted from TopMoose:

Playfield close-ups please!
(I think your leg protectors are on upside down.)

Yes you are correct they are upside down. Now that the repairs are completed I will be moving it to the game room.

I installed a new flipper rebuild kit and coil brackets. The end of stroke switches were replaced. The original flipper coils are in good shape. The other two flippers were rebuilt too. I will post playfield photos tomorrow.

#2528 50 days ago
Quoted from hawkeyexx:

Yes you are correct they are upside down. Now that the repairs are completed I will be moving it to the game room.
I installed a new flipper rebuild kit and coil brackets. The end of stroke switches were replaced. The original flipper coils are in good shape. The other two flippers were rebuilt too. I will post playfield photos tomorrow.

It looks fantastic
You could say it looks imamaculate!!

#2529 50 days ago

Here are the playfield photos The pop bumper body that is located under the iron man ramp is different. I had to trim some plastic off the top of it.

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#2530 50 days ago

epthegeek I noticed this yesterday.

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#2531 42 days ago

Just put a piece of Invisiglass in my machine today!
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#2532 41 days ago
Quoted from PinRob:

Just put a piece of Invisiglass in my machine today!

Lies. There's nothing there!

#2533 41 days ago

What was the cost of the glass?

#2534 41 days ago
Quoted from hawkeyexx:

What was the cost of the glass?

$240. Bought from a fellow Pinsider who had gotten the buy one get one half of deal. Normally 295 plus shipping.

#2535 41 days ago
Quoted from PinRob:

$240. Bought from a fellow Pinsider who had gotten the buy one get one half of deal. Normally 295 plus shipping.

Thanks for posting the cost.

#2536 40 days ago

Just put my gorgeous Baywatch on location at Flat Top Johnny's in Cambridge. Come check it out if you're in the neighborhood

Baywatch, AFM, Iron Maiden, Guardians of the Galaxy, MoonWalking Dead ft Michael Jackson, Game of Thrones premium, World Cup Soccer

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#2537 31 days ago

Does anyone know the part number for the backbox hinge bolt and the cabinet hinge pivot bushing? Or know the dimension?
I didn't found the part number in the manual

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#2538 24 days ago

Is that top post of the two standard? Or has someone added it? It feels out of place to make the game easier since it can't be adjusted like the lower post.

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#2539 24 days ago
Quoted from aerobert:

Is that top post of the two standard? Or has someone added it? It feels out of place to make the game easier since it can't be adjusted like the lower post.

Mine has the two.

#2540 23 days ago

Ok good! Thanks

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#2541 15 days ago

Does anyone know where I can buy plastic G and Z for my Baywatch? Or does anyone have them for sale? Last option, does anyone have them scanned and wants to share the file with me? Thanks

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#2542 15 days ago

I see this is also available sans the bikinis.

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#2543 10 days ago

So I just bought a baywatch about a week ago thought it would be fitting for my lineup because in three years I will be a retired coast guard aviator. The game is way better then I thought it would be. One issue that I see is that my pop bumpers score is not increasing. I read the manual and it says if you shoot the left orbit after the ball travels through the right in lane that it increases the pop value. Any help would be very appreciated

#2544 9 days ago
Quoted from Pinstein:

I see this is also available sans the bikinis.
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Where did you find this for sale??

#2545 9 days ago

Here's a simple mod that drastically improves gameplay. Remove the clear plastic over the right ramp just behind the "Search and Rescue" sign. On my machine, fast balls would occasionally get rejected because of the plastic. Now that shot is smooth as butter.

#2546 9 days ago
Quoted from Pinball_Nate:

Where did you find this for sale??

EBay

ebay.com link » Baywatch Pinball Alternate Translite 3 Versions To Choose From

#2547 9 days ago

I'll regrettably be listing my Baywatch for sale, if you know anyone that might be looking

#2548 8 days ago
Quoted from FatPanda:

I'll regrettably be listing my Baywatch for sale, if you know anyone that might be looking

Noooooooooooo! You just ColorDMD-a-rized it not so long ago, too. I predict painful regrets in your future, but GLWTS!

#2549 8 days ago
Quoted from holm:

Does anyone know where I can buy plastic G and Z for my Baywatch? Or does anyone have them for sale? Last option, does anyone have them scanned and wants to share the file with me? Thanks

http://bayareaamusements.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=GS-BAY830-5475-07

Thought they had the other one you need but it's out of stock.

#2550 7 days ago
Quoted from Kharris:

So I just bought a baywatch about a week ago thought it would be fitting for my lineup because in three years I will be a retired coast guard aviator. The game is way better then I thought it would be. One issue that I see is that my pop bumpers score is not increasing. I read the manual and it says if you shoot the left orbit after the ball travels through the right in lane that it increases the pop value. Any help would be very appreciated

Yes, you get squid pop value in the right inlane. The value increases every time the ball passes it in steps of three from 500k up to 1 million I think.

As for the registering, check the switches and clean them with a piece of paper in between. The switches are self cleaning but if the machine had been sitting a while it could be poor contact.

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