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Hobbit Owners Thread


By Eryeal

3 years ago



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16 key posts have been marked in this topic

Post #14 First impressions by new owner. Posted by Eryeal (3 years ago)

Post #45 The source of the voice call-outs Posted by Troz (3 years ago)

Post #71 Detailed game review Posted by Vyzer2 (3 years ago)

Post #128 Cosmetic issues from factory and customer service response. Posted by RichieWrench (3 years ago)

Post #214 review with detail and good set of pictures. Posted by Pimp77 (3 years ago)

Post #402 Backglass LED diffuser (tones cold white to a more neutral amber color) Posted by PanzerFreak (3 years ago)

Post #714 Another BackBox light filter Posted by Damonator (3 years ago)

Post #769 Rulesheet Posted by tiesmasc (3 years ago)

Post #1064 Owner fixes and tweaks after 150 games. Posted by pinballinreno (3 years ago)

Post #1113 Noteworthy new owner issues and photos Posted by VolunteerPin (3 years ago)

Post #1358 JJP video on fix kit. Posted by tatapolus (3 years ago)

Post #1706 example of time marks order through delivery Posted by meSz (3 years ago)

Post #2007 Here's the code download link Posted by LTG (3 years ago)

Post #2220 How to install Hobbit Cliffy protectors Posted by mbelofsky (3 years ago)

Post #3613 Nice tip on locktite product for wood or metal screws. Posted by pinballinreno (2 years ago)


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#1926 3 years ago

Does anyone know if JJP sells the rubber trim that they had on WOZ on the top of the head or backbox?

I'm working on finalizing a deal for a Hobbit but the top of the head has a small dent/scuff on the left side. I noticed my WOZ has that rubber protection piece but the Hobbit apparently doesn't. If I could get that piece I could just cover up the part that has a small scuff.

Excited to be close to getting one.

#1953 3 years ago

Does this game have the eerie and iconic "Misty Mountains" song in it?

#1984 3 years ago
Quoted from badbilly27:

Does this game have the eerie and iconic "Misty Mountains" song in it?

Just curious.

#1986 3 years ago
Quoted from jeffspinballpalace:

Have the talk with your mother about Misty Mountain.

I climbed the Misty Mountains (not mothers) years ago. Even planted a flag at the top.

I'm just about to join the Hobbit owners club, hoping the song is in it because I haven't heard it the dozen times I've played it.

1 week later
#2094 3 years ago
Quoted from fordtudoor:

I'm beginning to think that distributors are getting preferential treatment over private individuals with older pre-order dates.

Unfortunately, sadly this is likely true. Happened to me when I bought my WOZ, ordered right at beginning. Main reason why I'm buying a used Hobbit over NIB.

I'm a JJP fan, but it infuriated me when I confirmed disti's who were placing new orders for games were getting them before many of us who preordered years in advance. That's why preorder system doesn't work. I get JJP needs to keep disti channel happy, but then don't take preorders direct from customers.

Still happy WOZ owner and JJP fan though.

2 weeks later
#2219 3 years ago

Just joined the Hobbit club!! Just had my used one delivered the other day and set up last night. Loving it.

Is the new code up yet?

2 months later
#2710 2 years ago
Quoted from Pimp77:

With home use it's probably not necessary, but I can cut this thing off in a few years time and have basically a NOS pf in my game.

With respect, I feel like we've become our grandparents who used to cover their furniture in plastic. Yep it preserves it, but its just not the same. Just one person's opinion.

#2714 2 years ago
Quoted from Bricarus:

How is The Hobbit with respect to code at this point? How has JJP been in that regard over all? I haven't been following JJP closely, but now I'm thinking of getting one as my next pin later this year.

The code is amazing. JJP (well Keith) have proven they are committed to frequent code updates and delivered on Hobbit just like WoZ. As is, one of the deepest games out there.

1 week later
#2782 2 years ago

Hey Hobbit owners, don't forget to cast your vote in each category in the Pinsider's Choice Awards. Great way to acknowledge great work - even if not just for Hobbit.

https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/2016-pinheads-choice-awards

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