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F14 Tomcat Owners Club Fans Also Welcome.


By Hellfire

7 years ago



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Post #91 Insert color list Posted by jodini (6 years ago)

Post #98 Video - Add red flashers back to light show. Posted by Patofnaud (6 years ago)

Post #163 Technical Sheet - Matrix, etc. Posted by Snux (6 years ago)

Post #205 Speaker Panel - Early model= glue Posted by IceCreamMan (6 years ago)

Post #406 Pop bumper cap replacement. Posted by Fifty (6 years ago)

Post #466 Bulletproof - rectifier fuses Posted by Snux (6 years ago)

Post #477 Removing warming resistors Posted by Jumping-Box (6 years ago)

Post #513 Cliffy Flipper Frames Posted by Xenon75 (6 years ago)

Post #569 How to increase Bonus Posted by wayout440 (6 years ago)

Post #747 Pinball Cards Posted by agodfrey (5 years ago)


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#3773 1 year ago

I picked up an F14 yesterday and spent some time going over it today, replaced some rubbers, changed the balls, swapped out some the burned out lamps to leds.

I noticed that the two of the flasher domes in the upper playfield don’t actually have flasher bulb sockets. Is this by design?

The playfield is in pretty rough shape, not a whole lot of paint loss but there are a ton of ball swirls. Is my best bet for removing them a magic eraser and alcohol?

The inserts are missing a lot of their decals, what’s my best bet to remove the decal layer? Just scrape them off?

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#3777 1 year ago

Thanks! I’ll dive deeper into Vids thread. This is my first attempt at a playfield refurb, so want to make sure I do it justice.

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#3806 1 year ago

I'm in the process of repairing my playfield and I noticed that a few of my blue arrowheads have some hairline cracks. I've looked on marco and pinball life for them but can't seem to find replacements. Do they exist anywhere?

#3810 1 year ago
Quoted from Phantasize:

I ordered a complete set from planetary pinball supply. A little expensive with shipping and customs though...
https://www.planetarypinball.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=PPS-F14-INSERTSET

Great, thanks for the link. I ordered a set. Shipping to Canada wasn't too bad via regular mail, 13 bucks.

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#4139 8 months ago

Does anyone sell a diverter clear plastic cover? I see some people have a cover with a decal on it.

I hooked up a pinduino into the flasher board and placed an addressable LED strip along the top part of the diverter to make that area a bit more dynamic so I’d like to keep the diverter visible but covered so it looks a bit more finished.

Also I posted in tech, but maybe someone here can help me track down the last gremlin in my machine. My 1K and upper right T won’t light up and I can’t figure out why. I tried reseating the plugs as someone suggested but to no avail. What else can I check?

#4151 8 months ago
Quoted from GRUMPY:

Test the diodes.

Good call, they were bad. Replaced the two and now I'm in business. Thanks!

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