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Added: July 8th, 2016
Ended: August 14th, 2016
Condition: Fully shopped/refurbished
Here is an Allied Leisure Dyn 'O Mite for sale (also written as Dynomite). This is one of the first solid state games ever produced and it preceded any of the electronic games manufactured by Bally, Stern, Williams, and Gottlieb.
Working examples of this game appear to be very rare. Production numbers are unknown. Many, many hours of work went into bringing this game back from the dead.
Surprisingly, this is a fairly fast game to play, has good flow, and challenging shots to keep you on your toes, especially since all the drop targets operate independently of each other, and outlane gates can be opened & closed after hitting certain targets. The flippers are strong and snappy.
All the technical documentation is included--the manual, theory of operation guide, and schematics. Additionally, I wrote up pretty much all the repair info you see on pinwiki, so that supplementary information is available as well.
If you need assistance with any problems that surface while you own it, I would be willing to help troubleshoot or offer suggestions as best as I am able, since I spent a lot of time going through this machine and am reasonably familiar with it.
A few spare circuit boards and a spare display are included.
This game has been disassembled, cleaned, and shopped. Many problem areas with this game system have also been addressed with the intention of trying to make it as reliable as possible.
Since 90% of the original barrel connectors were corroded, all of the barrel connectors have been repinned (that's over 400 individual pins!)
The backglass is perfect--no scratches, flaking, or peeling of any kind.
The displays are fully working and all the segments light up properly.
The playfield is in nice condition overall, but has a few minor flaws--a couple small dings and some very minor wear.
The playfield has been stripped down and cleaned. Magic erasers have been used on the playfield. There have been some black line touch-ups done. The playfield has been waxed with Blitz.
A new pop bumper cap has been installed. The original is included, but is slightly melted from the heat of the bulb.
PETG washers have been installed under all the plastics to help protect them from any potential damage.
The post holes on the two large upper plastics have been enlarged at some point to fit onto the post holes--either at the factory (since the posts haven't moved) or by a previous owner. It isn't really noticeable unless you're looking closely.
New foam pads have been installed behind all the standup targets.
Most of the original electrolytic capacitors have been replaced to ensure reliable game operation.
The original 5v fixed regulator was faulty and has been replaced with an adjustable 5v regulator and a new circuit to handle the adjustments.
All the playfield lamp sockets have been replaced. The coin door lamp sockets have been replaced. There were no problems with the backbox lamp sockets, so those are still original.
All the bulbs have been replaced with brand new #44 bulbs. The blinker bulbs are original GE-branded #455 bulbs.
All the coil sleeves have been replaced.
Two bad coils were replaced (outhole kicker coil and one of the chime coils).
The original faulty fuse holders have been replaced with reliable modern holders.
The original flipper bats have been replaced with NOS flipper bats and bushings from a generation 2 game, since generation 1 parts are unavailable. There are cosmetic differences between the Gen 1 and Gen 2 flipper bats, but there is no change in gameplay.
I reproduced the flipper decals.
NOS flipper buttons have been installed.
NOS plastic 50 cent coin plates have been installed on the coin door and backed with mylar to prevent scratches on the paint. The original 25 cent plates are included, but have some wear and scratches in them and didn't look quite as nice.
The coin door, chime assembly, and tilt bob assembly have all been fully disassembled and cleaned.
The lockbar has been cleaned, buffed, and waxed, and new beer seal has been applied.
New playfield glass has been installed.
I reproduced the instruction & score cards to be as identical to the originals as possible.
A Free play switch is stacked on top of the credit button. Easily disabled/removed if coin play is desired. If there is more than 1 credit loaded and you hold the credit button for too long, it will start a 2-player game (this is not an actual fault with the game, but the way it was designed. It might be able to be fixed with a timing delay circuit, like the ones present for the coin switches).
The cabinet is a little rough. There are some scratches and gouges and a few minor mismatched touch-ups done by a previous owner. A large section on the right side of the cabinet was repainted to cover and unsightly area with scratches, gouges, and previous mismatched touch-ups that were not removable.
All game logic and playfield mechanisms are working 100%.
Note! This is an archived ad. No longer for sale!
The seller ended this ad and indicated the game eventually sold for $ 500
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