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EM : Show us your EM Pinball Machines!


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6 years ago



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#12251 87 days ago

Can someone please post a picture of the hole relay A-9735 on the kingpin the wiring soldered to the relay lugs was off just want to make sure its right thanks.
Raff

#12252 87 days ago
Quoted from Raff:

I had a bin stolen so i painted that on there and the bin is still with us.
Raff

Yeah fair enough Raff. Good idea.
re the webbing...I didn't actually notice it was missing. Observant aren't I? lol
I don't really like it anyway, I prefer the speckle look. And I really dislike the cracked paint look that my Recel has.

Thanks for the tip on the webbing spray cans Joe, I didn't know that.

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#12253 87 days ago

Here are mine.

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#12254 87 days ago
Quoted from Raff:

I left the webbing out i have never done it before there are cans you can buy that are for webbing maybe the next project i will give it a go.
Raff

The webbing from a can is easy but it does come out heavy. I’ve posted a short video of doing a cabinet with the canned stuff

https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/krylon-marbelizing-spray

#12255 87 days ago

I am painting a pioneer next so i might give the webbing a go.
I am still looking for a pict of the hole relay anyone.
Raff

#12256 87 days ago
Quoted from Raff:

I am painting a pioneer next so i might give the webbing a go.

Raff

Pioneer is a spatter finish

#12257 87 days ago

Screenshot_2020-03-03-22-31-49-53 (resized).pngYea your right no webbing on the pioneer
I try the splatter.
Found this paint at the hardware store.
Raff

#12258 87 days ago
Quoted from Raff:

I am painting a pioneer next so i might give the webbing a go.
I am still looking for a pict of the hole relay anyone.
Raff

Is this what you're looking for?

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#12259 87 days ago

Finally moved the Teacher's Pet into the game room. It is completely shopped minus some flipper tweaks. I also replaced a hand full of coils that had metal sleeves which couldn't be removed. The game had a dreadful hand painted cabinet when I got it. I didn't feel like doing a full cab restoration and stencil, so I did a quick repaint using masking tape and a circle cutter. I took the liberty of changing a few things around including making the apples red instead of green. It's very similar to the original cab art and colors, but I like mine better. I never liked the original art and colors, though I've only seen it in pictures.
The game is challenging and a lot of fun. Will most likely be a keeper!

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#12260 86 days ago
Quoted from stashyboy:

Is this what you're looking for?

Yea thats it wiring to the I relay (Hole Relay)
Thanks for that.
Raff

#12261 86 days ago
Quoted from gdonovan:

Its the standing therapy they need, though I have caught a few playing from wheelchairs!

Btw, there is a great wheelchair flipper button box that can be built if you wanted to really let your wheel chair bound patients play. Couple of threads on it, or PM me and I will send pics and description of the one I built.

#12262 86 days ago
Quoted from John_I:

I didn't feel like doing a full cab restoration and stencil, so I did a quick repaint using masking tape and a circle cutter. I took the liberty of changing a few things around including making the apples red instead of green.

You did a super nice job. Looks way better than the all orange painted one I had.

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#12263 86 days ago
Quoted from DCRand:

Btw, there is a great wheelchair flipper button box that can be built if you wanted to really let your wheel chair bound patients play. Couple of threads on it, or PM me and I will send pics and description of the one I built.

I use one of our standers w/o the
tray for my people to play pinball
in our PT Dept. It works good to get
in a weightbearing position and have
some fun.

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#12264 86 days ago
Quoted from lowbeau67:

I use one of our standers w/o the
tray for my people to play pinball
in our PT Dept. It works good to get
in a weightbearing position and have
some fun.[quoted image]

That’s just wonderful.

#12265 86 days ago
Quoted from o-din:

You did a super nice job. Looks way better than the all orange painted one I had.

Thanks. I'm tired of cabinet restores, so it takes a lot for me to actually do one. I've become very forgiving of scratches and dents these days. All orange might have looked better than what my cabinet looked like when I got it.

It did turn out nice considering I did it with a paint brush, frisket and masking tape. I used "mural paint". The coverage was great with just two thin brush coats. I brushed the whole cabinet with Minwax Polycrylic satin clear once the paint was done. That gave some protection and a little extra shine to the paint.

The legs and coin door were done with Rustoleum Hammered paint. I'm waiting on the coin door stickers from down under.

#12266 85 days ago
Quoted from John_I:

Finally moved the Teacher's Pet into the game room. It is completely shopped minus some flipper tweaks. I also replaced a hand full of coils that had metal sleeves which couldn't be removed. The game had a dreadful hand painted cabinet when I got it. I didn't feel like doing a full cab restoration and stencil, so I did a quick repaint using

Looks sweet, John. You know who’s got dibs when you get tired of it. I’m also on the hunt for a TP, but I know if I buy yours it’ll come pre-tweaked and dialed-in. You are my EM Yoda. Enjoy, homie.

#12267 85 days ago
Quoted from lowbeau67:

I use one of our standers w/o the
tray for my people to play pinball
in our PT Dept. It works good to get
in a weightbearing position and have
some fun.[quoted image]

Wow, that's great. Wouldn't fit well in my game room garage. So guess will have to live with the flipper button box. But great that your patients have that available. Thanks for the pic.

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#12268 83 days ago

Baseball finally done and in the line up.
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#12270 83 days ago

Thanks

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#12271 81 days ago

I’m slowly getting the pinball room together. I sure enjoy the Wedgheads.

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#12272 81 days ago
Quoted from SteamVette:

I’m slowly getting the pinball room together. I sure enjoy the Wedgheads.

Where is your Royal Guard and Sky Jump?

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#12273 81 days ago
Quoted from pinwiztom:

Where is your Royal Guard and Sky Jump?

Just hiding in the other side.. ha

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#12274 81 days ago
Quoted from SteamVette:

Just hiding in the other side.. ha[quoted image]

I like the red legs on your SJ. Im on the fence though about the yellow side rails and lock down bar on your HtD

#12275 81 days ago
Quoted from tscottn:

I like the red legs on your SJ. Im on the fence though about the yellow side rails and lock down bar on your HtD

I personally like the chrome legs and standard side rails better. I just haven’t wanted to pull the trigger on new legs and rails right now. Been concentrating on other projects first. Need to find a local person who wants to trade a new set for my powder coated legs. Lol

#12276 81 days ago
Quoted from SteamVette:

Just hiding in the other side.. ha[quoted image]

Nice collection and nice looking room. Do you happen to know the dimensions of that room? I'm planning the forever gameroom and really like your arrangement. Also, does the lights along the wall work good while playing as far as reflections and such? i've not tried any like that yet.

Thanks.
Dan

#12277 81 days ago
Quoted from BorgDog:

Nice collection and nice looking room. Do you happen to know the dimensions of that room? I'm planning the forever gameroom and really like your arrangement. Also, does the lights along the wall work good while playing as far as reflections and such? i've not tried any like that yet.

Thanks.
Dan

Room is roughly 14’ x 30’

Lights - So this is something I have been messing with for a while. Didn’t want something to bright but wanted some light. So far everyone who has been in my game room loves them. I personally love the looks of them and it does not affect game play In My opinion. I’ll get some pics with and with out the lights.

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#12278 81 days ago
Quoted from BorgDog:

Nice collection and nice looking room. Do you happen to know the dimensions of that room? I'm planning the forever gameroom and really like your arrangement. Also, does the lights along the wall work good while playing as far as reflections and such? i've not tried any like that yet.
Thanks.
Dan

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#12279 68 days ago

Just got a Sunshine and a fantastic captain fantastic from a cool pinsider to give super-flite and soccer some EM company

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#12280 67 days ago

Got my Surf Champ from the QuarterWorld Arcade rental service.

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#12281 67 days ago

King Pin Project finished
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#12282 67 days ago
Quoted from Raff:

King Pin Project finished
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Wow that looks great.

#12283 67 days ago
Quoted from Raff:

King Pin Project finished
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Good looking cabinet graphics on that one

#12284 67 days ago
Quoted from AnimeDude892:

Got my Surf Champ from the QuarterWorld Arcade rental service.[quoted image][quoted image]

So, is it a rental? Nice game!

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#12285 66 days ago

Shopping/fixing up a Gottlieb Show Boat for a chap n found receipt for the machine from 1968.

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#12286 66 days ago
Quoted from Raff:

King Pin Project finished

Great job Raff! That pin looks really nice

#12287 65 days ago
Quoted from meSz:

Shopping/fixing up a Gottlieb Show Boat for a chap n found receipt for the machine from 1968.[quoted image][quoted image]

Is that $60.00 for a pinball machine in 1968. Sweet piece of pinball history!

#12288 65 days ago
Quoted from Pin-Pilot:

Is that $60.00 for a pinball machine in 1968.

7 year old used pinball machine

Inflation Calculator says $60 in 1968 is about $450 in 2020,
which about right for that era pin nowadays.

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#12289 65 days ago
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#12291 65 days ago

Now that is a promising initial glimpse.

#12292 65 days ago
Quoted from boilerman:

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PAC or DAC?

#12293 65 days ago
Quoted from MikeO:

PAC or DAC?

pop a card

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#12294 65 days ago

north star has a great blond pf, pop were rebuild wrong but also has a mint bg. cab nice original paint
PaC pretty nice pf, bg has some paint loss cab has good original paint
pick these up on a whim, turned out much nicer than expected.

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#12295 65 days ago

So jealous of NorthStar.

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#12296 65 days ago

PaC pf

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#12297 65 days ago
Quoted from poppapin:

So, is it a rental? Nice game!

Yep. Just for $150 a month.

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#12298 65 days ago

My "gameroom" at this moment...

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#12299 63 days ago
Quoted from boilerman:

north star has a great blond pf, pop were rebuild wrong but also has a mint bg. cab nice original paint
PaC pretty nice pf, bg has some paint loss cab has good original paint
pick these up on a whim, turned out much nicer than expected.[quoted image]

really really super sharp North Star

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#12300 63 days ago
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