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Indianapolis pinball


By Bud

3 years ago



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#201 2 years ago
Quoted from Gryszzz:

If I'm gonna get my ass spanked, I prefer it be by pretty ladies.
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I received two of my three B bracket strikes from these ladies! Luckily, I rallied. What a great tournament it was!

#202 2 years ago

Now at Tapper and on JJP instagram

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#203 2 years ago

Tappers expansion is now open, currently have 24 pins

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#204 2 years ago

Amazingly impressive! Nice job!

#205 2 years ago

Pretty much done

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#206 2 years ago

Wait a second. What? That just made me reconsider checking it out. My knees hurt just looking at those pics!

#207 2 years ago

The pinball machines look great Bud. Wow! Hope 2019 goes well for you with pinball in the Indy area.

The wooden 4-drink holders look nice as well.
I assume the drink holder stands are easily moveable and free-standing, correct? (not taped down w/ dbl-sided tape or velco/tape).
Some players may prefer the drink holders placed by the sides of the machines near the front legs.

MLV

#208 2 years ago
Quoted from Pinball-is-great:

The pinball machines look great Bud. Wow! Hope 2019 goes well for you with pinball in the Indy area.
The wooden 4-drink holders look nice as well.
I assume the drink holder stands are easily moveable and free-standing, correct? (not taped down w/ dbl-sided tape or velco/tape).
Some players may prefer the drink holders placed by the sides of the machines near the front legs.
MLV

They are easily movable, they can be moved under the pin, the side of the pin or anywhere else desired. They are light, sturdy, stable and durable.

#209 2 years ago

That is awesome! It has been a little while since I have been in. Going by your wall art, do you have Alien?

#210 2 years ago

Wow, you have some awesome pins there. Wish I was closer.

#211 2 years ago

Dude, Bud, you have outdone yourself! Will be coming by Wednesday night to put up some scores! What an amazing lineup for the public to play!

#212 2 years ago
Quoted from Backyardace:

That is awesome! It has been a little while since I have been in. Going by your wall art, do you have Alien?

No alien pin

#213 2 years ago
Quoted from Bud:

No alien pin

I'm out

#214 2 years ago

Gotta hand it to ya Bud....looks like heaven. You are forcing me to drive up now.
When's everybody hangin out...Sunday tourney?

#215 2 years ago

Just a pay for entrance and play right now, or what's the game play cost?

#216 2 years ago
Quoted from callaway15:

Just a pay for entrance and play right now, or what's the game play cost?

No cover charge, vids are free, pinball ranges from .50-$1.00

#217 2 years ago
Quoted from Gryszzz:

Gotta hand it to ya Bud....looks like heaven. You are forcing me to drive up now.
When's everybody hangin out...Sunday tourney?

There is a tournament this Sunday, I think I’ll be in Texas though

#218 2 years ago

The stars at niiiight are big and briiiight!

#219 2 years ago

What's everybody doin for Colts game? Might head up and stay night for Tappers on Sun.

#220 2 years ago

Damn that looks nice man,my son lives in Fountain Square now I have
a reason to visit his silly ass!

#221 2 years ago

Munsters catch your eye, Bud?

#222 2 years ago

Paid a visit to Tappers for 2hrs this week. The wife and I played about half the games available.

The machines are all immaculate, well shopped, and with new rubbers. Highlights were the POTC LE, Dialed In, Bride of Pinbot 2.0, and The Walking Dead premium. The JJP pins volumes were cranked up and sounded great, lots of bass. The Stern machines all looked basically brand new. I really liked the detached cup holders, they did not interfere with play at all. FYI, all of the tilt bobs are set TIGHT.

Didn't get any permanent high scores, but nailed a few daily high scores on the JJP pins (take that Smaug!) I'll be there Sunday for the first Kingpin tournament, can't wait to put up some more scores!

#224 2 years ago

expensive looking drink holders, wouldn't plastic leg ones been a lot less work and cheaper? killer line-up

#225 2 years ago
Quoted from ccbiggsoo7:

expensive looking drink holders, wouldn't plastic leg ones been a lot less work and cheaper? killer line-up

They are expensive, but.... there is place for 96 drinks, the legs and machines aren’t crowded with crap hanging off the bolts, it looks classier this way and these can be moved around if desired. Also don’t get drinks spilling down the legs. I think if you were to buy 96 pin gulps you’d spend a lot more money and could only install two per pin.

#226 2 years ago
Quoted from supermoot:

DEEP IN THE HEAAART OF TEXAS

LOL

#227 2 years ago

Bud can you come in when I come in and adjust tilts for me thanks.

#228 2 years ago

Just remembered why you might be in TX Bud hope all is well brother.

#229 2 years ago
Quoted from Sinestro:

Munsters catch your eye, Bud?

I like the premium

#230 2 years ago

Hitting up Centerpoint and Tappers tonight!

#231 2 years ago

Tappers looks great, all the machines are super nice. Black Circle Brewery is upping their game. Also pins being put into a barcade in Anderson, and around 16 pins going in Castleton Mall next month. Sinking Ship is expanding from 8 pins to 11 in the next few weeks as well. Lots of great pinball going down around town. Love it.

#232 2 years ago

Indianapolis pinball rules now. You're all doing a great job!

#233 2 years ago

I should mention the PinVault 3-year anniversary is First Friday, ya'll.

#234 2 years ago
Quoted from nateluke85:

Tappers looks great, all the machines are super nice. Black Circle Brewery is upping their game. Also pins being put into a barcade in Anderson, and around 16 pins going in Castleton Mall next month. Sinking Ship is expanding from 8 pins to 11 in the next few weeks as well. Lots of great pinball going down around town. Love it.

Bummed now that I moved from there 2 years ago. Haha

#235 2 years ago
Quoted from Bud:

I like the premium

Me too. It's gorgeous.

#236 2 years ago

bud your tappers machines are gorgeous! How do you get your metal siderails and lock down bars so clean?

Also, wish the flippers were slightly adjusted up so flipper catches are more likely. I think they are supposed to be adjusted so the upper flipper surface are in-line with the adjacent guards or so they touch touch a toothpick stuck in the little holes below the flippers when the flipper rubbers are on.

#237 2 years ago
Quoted from chaskett:

bud your tappers machines are gorgeous! How do you get your metal siderails and lock down bars so clean?
Also, wish the flippers were slightly adjusted up so flipper catches are more likely. I think they are supposed to be adjusted so the upper flipper surface are in-line with the adjacent guards or so they touch touch a toothpick stuck in the little holes below the flippers when the flipper rubbers are on.

Thank you, I adjust the flipper bats with rubber on to be inline with the ball guides, as far as flipper cradling, it’s all about the coil stop. There are 3 different sizes from the 80s to the end of the Bally/Williams machines. The wpc95 had the shortest strokes due to deeper coil stops.

Let me know what pins specifically you are talking about and I’ll check it out

#238 2 years ago
Quoted from Bud:

Thank you, I adjust the flipper bats with rubber on to be inline with the ball guides, as far as flipper cradling, it’s all about the coil stop. There are 3 different sizes from the 80s to the end of the Bally/Williams machines. The wpc95 had the shortest strokes due to deeper coil stops.
Let me know what pins specifically you are talking about and I’ll check it out

Cool. Thank you for putting your imaculate machines out in the wild.

Flipper bats: Indiana Jones, Theatre of Magic, Circus Voltaire were the ones i noticed the most.

#239 2 years ago
Quoted from chaskett:

Cool. Thank you for putting your imaculate machines out in the wild.
Flipper bats: Indiana Jones, Theatre of Magic, Circus Voltaire were the ones i noticed the most.

I’ll check them out tomorrow

#240 2 years ago
Quoted from Bud:

I’ll check them out tomorrow

Also...I noticed the other day that Batman 66 turntable wasn't, well, turning. Kept saying to hit the Batphone but it would never spin into place.

Again, great collection there. I was in awe just looking at everything.

#241 2 years ago
Quoted from RDReynolds:

Also...I noticed the other day that Batman 66 turntable wasn't, well, turning. Kept saying to hit the Batphone but it would never spin into place.
Again, great collection there. I was in awe just looking at everything.

Yeah, it started doing that with the last code update. The only thing I know to fix it is power cycle the machine. If you know of any other fixes let me know please

#242 2 years ago

I was in last week and they are nice. Where did you get them or did you make yourself?

Quoted from Bud:

They are easily movable, they can be moved under the pin, the side of the pin or anywhere else desired. They are light, sturdy, stable and durable.

#243 2 years ago
Quoted from weolmd:

I was in last week and they are nice. Where did you get them or did you make yourself?

I made them, thanks!

#244 2 years ago
Quoted from Bud:

Yeah, it started doing that with the last code update. The only thing I know to fix it is power cycle the machine. If you know of any other fixes let me know please

I don't own one, wish I did! If you ever get bored of that one, you have a buyer in me. LOL

#245 2 years ago

Now at Tappers

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#246 2 years ago

Nice edition to the lineup!

#247 2 years ago

Thanks for sharing all of these excellent pins to Indy Bud! Played here a couple of weeks back, all machines in stellar condition. Spend about 20 bucks on Metallica alone. Did have a slight issue with Star Trek though. Ball got stuck in shooter lane just above the cliffy on the left side. It wouldn't fall back into the plunger no matter what I tried. I tried to gently nudge it out, but it didn't work so it just stuck there. Seemed like there might be a lip on that shooter lane protector cliffy that caught it up. Nonetheless, my favs were Fish Tales, TWD, MET and WOZ. Champion Pub was a sleeper too.

#248 1 year ago
Quoted from Joniano:

Thanks for sharing all of these excellent pins to Indy Bud! Played here a couple of weeks back, all machines in stellar condition. Spend about 20 bucks on Metallica alone. Did have a slight issue with Star Trek though. Ball got stuck in shooter lane just above the cliffy on the left side. It wouldn't fall back into the plunger no matter what I tried. I tried to gently nudge it out, but it didn't work so it just stuck there. Seemed like there might be a lip on that shooter lane protector cliffy that caught it up. Nonetheless, my favs were Fish Tales, TWD, MET and WOZ. Champion Pub was a sleeper too.

I’ll fix Star Trek, thanks for the coin drop, glad you enjoyed it!

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#249 1 year ago

Awesome collection there. I need to get by Tapper's at some point. I have a Stern POTC, but really want to try out the JJP version. Moved to Indy last year from St Louis. Over there, they have a place called CP Pinball. Has about 80 machines, only open on Sat from 12-12, but $5 per hour or $20 for all day. It was a lot of fun, and it is good to know we have some nice pinball locations here in Indy. Need to check them out. Keep up the great work guys!

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#250 1 year ago

Centerpoint current lineup, that is an original Monster Bash prototype.

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