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For sale: Fish Tales


By adamross

1 year ago



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  • Latest reply 1 year ago by Gribbs
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#1 1 year ago

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$ 5,200


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For sale: Fish Tales
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Added: June 10th, 2019 Ended: June 17th, 2019
Condition: HUO - Undocumented (Home Used Only)

Item description

Up for your consideration is a very special, all original like-new Fish Tales I purchased from Nick @ Planet 9 Pinball in Vegas last October and the story goes like this: In 1992 a woman surprised her husband on his birthday with a NIB Fish Tales. Sadly he passed away a few months later leaving the game untouched and unplayed until 2018.

After being thoroughly cleaned, it had new rubbers & LEDs installed along with a new color DMD. Otherwise everything is original and works 100%. Includes original goodie bag with extra plastics, manual etc. Audit of games played is 110 a/o [phone number removed] If you're in the market for the best, cleanest original CQ FT, you've found it.

Price is what I paid for it so just looking to break even.

Please let me know if you'd like me to provide any specific photos I may have not taken. Thanks for looking!


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Los Angeles, CA, US


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#2 1 year ago

Nice looking pin.

You gonna' sell your game, or are you gonna' fish?

#3 1 year ago

Wow! Thats Nice, and you need a pedicure. GLWTS!

#4 1 year ago

lol None of you should have to see that.

#5 1 year ago
Quoted from adamross:

lol None of you should have to see that.

LOL

Great looking machine! GLWS

#6 1 year ago

GLWS. If I didn't own one on similar condition I would be all over this. Rare to see games from this era in that kind of original condition.

#7 1 year ago

Wow, what a beauty

#8 1 year ago
Quoted from cosmokramer:

Wow, what a beauty

Very nice looking example...

#10 1 year ago

Is your boat plastic broken? Tips chipped off at the screws? I have an example that’s very nice as well - with a great HUO story and related documentation - but my plastic is broken at the tips. I think it’s common.

I hope yours sells for this price.

#11 1 year ago

On inspection it does not seem like the boat plastic is chipped.

#12 1 year ago

What happened to the stock lightning flippers?

#13 1 year ago

Good catch. Forgot to mention i replaced them with standard size. Original lightning flippers included.

#14 1 year ago

Amazing machine. I wouldn't drop your price one penny.

#15 1 year ago

OMG! What a Great Find! Wish I had $$ and more room....Going to lose sleep over this!!!

#16 1 year ago

if i lived anywhere near you, this thing would be pallet wrapped already.

#17 1 year ago

Adam has only really nice games. Super easy to deal with. Highly recommended.

As someone who only likes nice games, I appreciate his style

Glws

#18 1 year ago

Appreciate the kind words. Truly is a time capsule. Lots of interest from people who regret having sold their FT. I wonder if I'll bet in the same camp.

#19 1 year ago

Some of you have asked for what's under the legs. Pics added.

#20 1 year ago

Wow beautiful original

#21 1 year ago

Hello,Kerry Richards up here in Danville is dying for this pin!!

#22 1 year ago

UPDATE Sorry,thats Norcal realtor not kerry richards!!

#23 1 year ago
Quoted from hawkmoon:

UPDATE Sorry,thats Norcal realtor not kerry richards!!

I believe Kerry has FT, he just wants one with a non faded cab....

#24 1 year ago
Quoted from hawkmoon:

UPDATE Sorry,thats Norcal realtor not kerry richards!!

Norcal expressed interested but decided this was too nice to put on route.

#25 1 year ago
Quoted from adamross:

Norcal expressed interested but decided this was too nice to put on route.

funny, that's my same predicament!

#26 1 year ago

Plenty of interest but game is still available.

#27 1 year ago

Finally, a truly Excellent fish tales.

#28 1 year ago

Sale pending to a great collector in Arizona with dozens of B/W games in beautiful condition. I'm confident he will take very good care of her!

#29 1 year ago

GONE FISHIN'.

#30 1 year ago
Quoted from adamross:

Appreciate the kind words. Truly is a time capsule. Lots of interest from people who regret having sold their FT. I wonder if I'll bet in the same camp.

If you miss it, you can play it for free on your Switch on the Zen app!

#31 1 year ago

Already got it loaded!

#32 1 year ago

Dammit. I really wanted this. Doesn't pinlawyer have enough pins already criminy

#33 1 year ago

He does. That's why *I* grabbed it.

#34 1 year ago

Congratulations Gribbs. Can I be 1st in line when you sell por fa vor?

#35 1 year ago

Spill the beans. Who in Arizona is going to get this great game?

#36 1 year ago
Quoted from Gribbs:

He does. That's why *I* grabbed it.

Quoted from Toucanf16:

Spill the beans. Who in Arizona is going to get this great game?

#37 1 year ago

Gryszzz, I WOULD say 'yes', but this is another keeper for me. It is replacing a VERY nice one I already have, which will be for sale in not too long. Believe it or not, Indianapolis is part of my regular drive (I have business in Ohio and go as far as Pennsylvania/Maryland pretty regularly), so maybe I end up bringing my old one to your door in the coming months.

And, I'm just having fun with 'Pinlawyer'. Great guy and a top collector.

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