I'm drinking and I want to attempt my first board repair


By Puffdanny

1 month ago


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    #1 41 days ago

    I think I'll just play something but damn I want to fix my whirlwind. I have all the parts,equipment,@Grumpy has advised and I've watched Youtube.......

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    #2 41 days ago

    Your enthusiasm is commendable but wait till tomorrow...

    #3 41 days ago

    Lol this could be a great "hold my beer" moment in pinball board repair!

    #4 41 days ago

    Now I want to do it to prove I can

    #5 41 days ago

    Should I do a few shots and live stream?

    #6 41 days ago

    After all I'm a glass blower so how hard can board repair be?

    #7 41 days ago

    Boards aren't made of glass...

    #9 41 days ago

    Damm that some next level shit i could combine glass and board repair.and as a glass blower I can respect each new craft and I'm not doing nothing tonight.

    #10 41 days ago
    Quoted from Breaking_Dad:

    » YouTube video
    » YouTube video

    ...in pinball machines

    #11 41 days ago
    Quoted from ForceFlow:

    Boards aren't made of glass...

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    #12 41 days ago

    I've seen many welder think they can blow glass for about 30 seconds

    #13 40 days ago

    Great quote "How hard can it be" Jeremy Clarkson, Top Gear...

    #14 40 days ago

    Rule #1 of glass blowing. "Don't suck in"

    #15 40 days ago
    Quoted from dasvis:

    Rule #1 of glass blowing. "Don't suck in"

    Would that not make it "glass sucking " ?

    #16 40 days ago
    Quoted from Puffdanny:

    After all I'm a glass blower so how hard can board repair be?

    do you do this at home or do you have a shop? what kind of things do you make?

    #17 40 days ago

    Put down the soldering iron!

    #18 40 days ago

    Sounds like a great idea! Pro tip: dip your hands in saltwater before touching the pcb each time

    #19 40 days ago

    I can competently fix about anything on a game. Drinking last week and game went down. Shattered the glass fucking around trying to fix. Next morning found it just to be a fuse.

    #20 40 days ago

    vodka + enthusiasm + people saying don't = go for it! , and then f#ck! why didn't i listen ,this tin and plastic melts like hell when hit with my glassblowing torch

    #21 40 days ago
    Quoted from Djshakes:

    I can competently fix about anything on a game. Drinking last week and game went down. Shattered the glass fucking around trying to fix. Next morning found it just to be a fuse

    Epic!!

    #22 40 days ago
    Quoted from Djshakes:

    I can competently fix about anything on a game. Drinking last week and game went down. Shattered the glass fucking around trying to fix. Next morning found it just to be a fuse.

    Playing white water with my buddy and drinking.We were fairly pissed when the kickback got suck out.
    Glass off,apron off fixed it.Apron back on ,glass back and started playing again.
    About 5mins later the kickback got stuck again !
    opened the coin door and the cat came out!
    If the kickback hadnt of gotten stuck again she would still be in there.

    #23 40 days ago
    Quoted from urbanledge:

    If the kickback hadnt of gotten stuck again she would still be in there

    I can just picture y playing and wondering what that noise was... until you smelled burnt kitty!!!

    #24 40 days ago

    I'd say you need just 2 more shots..., than you can go for it!

    #25 40 days ago
    Quoted from dasvis:

    Rule #1 of glass blowing. "Don't suck in"

    .....You'll have a pane in your stomach.

    #26 40 days ago
    Quoted from Bax1:

    do you do this at home or do you have a shop? what kind of things do you make?

    I blow the glass (mostly pipes)at home and sell out of my store in Wyandotte

    #27 40 days ago
    Quoted from electricsquirrel:

    .....You'll have a pane in your stomach.

    Now that's funny right there

    #28 40 days ago

    I think I have a couple of spare power supplies at home you can buy.

    #29 40 days ago
    Quoted from Djshakes:

    I can competently fix about anything on a game. Drinking last week and game went down. Shattered the glass fucking around trying to fix. Next morning found it just to be a fuse.

    Been there done that. I wonder what the glass hit! There a little longer then you drink. I mean think.

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    #30 40 days ago

    I think I did good for a first try

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    #31 40 days ago

    ill drink to that

    #32 40 days ago

    Please tell me that isn't really your game.

    #33 40 days ago
    Quoted from yzfguy:

    Please tell me that isn't really your game.

    No lol

    #34 40 days ago
    Quoted from arcademojo:

    Been there done that. I wonder what the glass hit! There a little longer then you drink. I mean think.

    I guess that was a real buzz kill.
    Ouch!

    #35 40 days ago

    When a game goes down during a party it sucks.
    Trying to fix it when you're trashed is tempting but stupid.
    The voice of experience.

    Know when to turn it off and walk away.

    #36 40 days ago
    Quoted from Puffdanny:

    I think I did good for a first try

    Except that the right side of the board (in the photo) is still rare. It is not cooked evenly.

    #37 38 days ago
    Quoted from Puffdanny:

    I blow the glass (mostly pipes)at home and sell out of my store in Wyandotte

    pm me the name of the store and next time I am in the area I'll stop by

    #38 37 days ago
    Quoted from arcademojo:

    Been there done that. I wonder what the glass hit! There a little longer then you drink. I mean think.

    Man, I like that carpet.

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