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For sale: Beat the Clock


By Mitoska

4 months ago



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#1 4 months ago

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$ 1,800


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For sale: Beat the Clock

Added: July 15th, 2019 Re-listed: 1 time (August 27th, 2019) Ended: September 20th, 2019
Condition: Used - shows wear but 100% working and clean

Item description

Rare 1985 Bally Beat the Clock, only 500 made. Owned for about 3 years, I had the sound boards shipped out and repaired so they all work great now, very clean back glass and playfield. Cabinet has some peeling by right flipper button.


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Brooklyn, Mi, US


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#2 4 months ago

That’s too much!

#3 4 months ago

This is a very good game that most experienced players don’t like until they understand it. The timed game play forces you to change your strategy. The playfield and backglass look really good on this one. I paid about this much for mine and am very happy with it.

#4 4 months ago

Your pricing is spot on, pay no attention to the haters. Only 500 made and it's a badass and mostly unknown machine, a super rad title to have in a collection.

#5 4 months ago

Yup....it would take at least that to pry mine from the collection.

#6 4 months ago

Well all the Beat the Clock owners agree....great price!!

#7 4 months ago

Very cool game!!

#8 4 months ago

I had one a couple years ago. Such a different game. Not 3 balls, but times. It would be great for a large collection.

#9 4 months ago
Quoted from ekthoren:

I paid about this much for mine and am very happy with it.

I assume you bought this HUO example?

https://pinside.com/pinball/market/classifieds/archive/60773

#10 4 months ago

I paid $2K for mine and $400 to ship. Worth every penny.

It has a Squawk & Talk... what's not to like? The game play is unique. I used to play it on location back in 1985 when it was released... fun then, fun now.

I wish someone would repro the bumper caps though.

#11 4 months ago

Weak brag bump: I have the original black & white playfield line art for this game hanging in my basement. Now back to your regularly scheduled price policing.

#12 4 months ago

I doubt this will last that long. If games are rated by their gimmicks, then this one has a very unique gimmick. The gameplay is unlike any other pin. Stop the clock, add time, collect the bonus in the top corner.

In the setting you can adjust how fast the “seconds” tick by and how much starting time get. So it’s easy to make it difficult for any crowd.

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#13 4 months ago

Game is coming out of basement and up into garage, will be taken apart and plastic wrapped, so still available for sale, wont be available to play now

#14 4 months ago

Here come the lowball offers now... But I can't play it, so I can only give you $XXX .. LOL

#15 4 months ago

Game is in garage, will still be playable actually, I was thinking head had to come off, it just folds down.

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