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FS: Parting out Stern Stars


By AlexG

4 years ago



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  • Latest reply 4 years ago by DRDAVE
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  • Stars Stern Electronics, 1978

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#1 4 years ago

Parting out Stern Stars that the bottom cabinet is beyond repair (bottom dry rotted out).

MPU has substantial acid damage, lamp driver also has acid damage but not nearly as bad.

Let me know what you want/need and make an offer. I can send pictures of specific parts and I can test the displays in my Globetrotters.

Located near St Louis (Glen Carbon, IL) but, of course, willing to ship most parts.

#2 4 years ago

PM sent.

Quoted from AlexG:

Parting out Stern Stars that the bottom cabinet is beyond repair (bottom dry rotted out).
MPU has substantial acid damage, lamp driver also has acid damage but not nearly as bad.
Let me know what you want/need and make an offer. I can send pictures of specific parts and I can test the displays in my Globetrotters.
Located near St Louis (Glen Carbon, IL) but, of course, willing to ship most parts.

#3 4 years ago

Shame to see a fun game going to parts.
It couldda been a contender

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#4 4 years ago

Nice picture. Unfortunately this Stars is currently being held together with ratchet straps because someone stored it flat on a damp floor. A new playfield can not save it. It will be put to rest so others may still live.

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#5 4 years ago

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#6 4 years ago

It's a bummer. I played a beautiful copy of Stars for the first time over the weekend and LOVED it. Hopefully the parts can help someone else keep more of them working. What a wonderful classic.

#7 4 years ago

MPU and lamp driver boards. Heavy acid damage to both. Good for practice repair but probably not much else. $35 for the pair, shipped in lower 48.

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#8 4 years ago

Where oh where could you have played a copy of this in nice shape?
Who restored it?

-Dave (Doc)

Quoted from DaveH:

It's a bummer. I played a beautiful copy of Stars for the first time over the weekend and LOVED it. Hopefully the parts can help someone else keep more of them working. What a wonderful classic.

#9 4 years ago

Wish you had posted a few months ago. Just finished up a 7 year resto. There was a small break in the middle !! Last thing I need is a perfect back glass. Great game. GLWSimage-580.jpgimage-350.jpgimage.jpg

#10 4 years ago
Quoted from DRDAVE:

Where oh where could you have played a copy of this in nice shape?
Who restored it?
-Dave (Doc)

Dave, that thing was gorgeous and played fantastic. Nice job! If I hadn't bought 2 games already this week I'd try to talk you into selling it to me.

#11 4 years ago

We had a stars in a tournament this weekend and it was set to wicked mode. The tilt was set so tight that you couldn't nudge for anything.

Stars is a great game for people who enjoy spinners. Hit the targets to increase the spinner value and then let it rip.

stars is a fun game. Hopefully these parts will keep others alive

#12 4 years ago

Thanks Dave. It was a crowd favorite that's for sure during our Classic League finals. Glad you loved playing it. I didn't know what to expect once I was done restoring the playfield and mechs and plunged my first ball into play on it. Boy this game is well kept secret. Well....up until now. =)

The one pictured above by ballylooloza looks very sweet as well. Mine just needs the cabinet attention now that his has to be perfect all the way around.

Quoted from DaveH:

Dave, that thing was gorgeous and played fantastic. Nice job! If I hadn't bought 2 games already this week I'd try to talk you into selling it to me.

#13 4 years ago

Since when is Stars a "well-kept secret" Dave? Killer game.....top 3 classic Stern for me!

#14 4 years ago

Well it is/was around here that's for sure. The game has to be restored just right to appreciate the game play as I played one that wasn't gone through a few years back and it left me not caring about the title.

Quoted from DrJoe:

Since when is Stars a "well-kept secret" Dave? Killer game.....top 3 classic Stern for me!

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