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EM : Show us your EM Pinball Machines!


By Rat_Tomago

6 years ago



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#104 6 years ago

The 1967 Gottlieb Melody is one of my favorite EMs of all time.

Here are some photos of my personal machine.

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#105 6 years ago

The pinball machine with the most sentimental value to me is my 1972 Fireball Sample #15.

Here are some photos of the game.

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#168 6 years ago
Quoted from TurboBengal:

Good looking game! Is it as ruthless as I remember?

Yes. It can be very mean. The spinner is a ruthless villain!

Marcus

11 months later
#2673 5 years ago
Quoted from Darcy:

I am going to start this off with an apology, Sorry Dan, for knocking this thread slightly off target.
Do you EM fans have any of your EM games set to 3 balls only? If you do can you mention which game it is and do you play it that way always or do you switch it to 5 ball Sometimes. Also Post a pic if you feel the need. Photos are great to see.

I believe Capt. Card is better as a 3 Ball game than a 5 Ball game.
The same can be said for Spirit of 76.

For the most part, if it has a manual ball lift, I leave it set to 5 ball.
If it is 2" flipper game, I leave it at 5 ball.
If it is a 3" flipper game, I think 3 ball is ideal for honing tournament level play and 5 bal is ideal for guests.

Marcus

1 month later
#2954 5 years ago

We need more pictures of 1950s machines. Let's see those great woodrails!

Marcus

9 months later
#4146 4 years ago

Speaking of TPF, finally getting some games set back up.

EM row sans Hang Glider.

EM Row

Mars God of War will move for Hang Glider once I finish my repairs.

Marcus

#4150 4 years ago
Quoted from beadwindow:

nice lineup, especially that capersville. one of these days i'll get back to assembling mine. meanwhile, this is sitting idle...
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If you ever decide to give up on that project, let me know.

I'd love that playfield!

Marcus

1 month later
#4650 4 years ago
Quoted from Rat_Tomago:

I just got on BGResto and they have done "The Wiggler"

Quoted from EM-PINMAN:

Come on over Dan and I will show you My "Wiggler".
Ken

Whatever you do Rat, do not smell the towel!

2 weeks later
#4725 4 years ago
Quoted from o-din:

I'd just leave it alone, unless of course you know somebody that does quality repaints.

Unfortunately, I think both quality cabinet guys in our area are booked solid through the summer and early fall.

Marcus

1 month later
#4907 4 years ago

A Heat Wave is hitting Texas.

I'll never understand why people felt the need to paint a pinball machine a solid color.
Overall in nice shape. Looking forward to getting it cleaned up and running.

Finally, a Williams EM joins the collection.

Marcus

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#4954 4 years ago
Quoted from EMsInKC:

You're right. I blew the picture up and it is duct tape.

Yep. Duct Tape. The world's greatest repair tool.

But I'd still to find a OEM lockdown bar. haha

Marcus

5 months later
#5520 3 years ago

An update to Wedgehead row! North Star joins the line up!

The Three Amigos

Marcus

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#5705 3 years ago

Even though I have had this Bally Four Milion B.C. since May 2015, it feels like I have a new EM in the line up now that the awful white latex paint job has been removed.

May 2015:

Ugly solid white repaint

February 2016:

Beautiful original paint

Marcus

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#5768 3 years ago
Quoted from TigerLaw:

Hello EM guys!!!
So, I played a WWII Pacific theater EM game at HAAG in Houston back in 2013. Anyone know the name of that game? Any other cool WWII themed EM machines that any of you know about?
Thanks in advance. This is a very friendly and helpful thread by the way. You EM guys are awesome!

Are you talking about the Zaccaria Combat? It was the 2013 EM tournament machine at HAAG.

http://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=3609

Marcus

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#5780 3 years ago

My Bally Alley, Zipper Flipper edition

Bally Alley

Marcus

#5790 3 years ago

The Bally Sea Ray that I traded for last weekend is now ready to play!

Playfield cleaned with magic erase and simple green.

New white rubbers added. New pinball life PerfectPlay green flipper rubbers added.

Switches, relays and steppers adjusted and cleaned as needed.

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1 year later
#8290 2 years ago

I'm going to say ... * rat_tomago cuffs me over the head to keep his secret *

Marcus

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