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Jurassic Park club


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#4601 73 days ago

Still on the hunt for a Jurassic Park in and around the DC area. I’m also heading to the York show so if you plan on bringing one, let me know. Thanks!

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Wanted! “Looking for a nice Jurassic Park in and around the DC area”
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#4603 72 days ago

Maybe it's just me, but I feel you need to work on your kerning (space between letters). My brain keeps reading the word SEXTINCT.

#4604 72 days ago

Thanks, newovad, I will revisite it in a next version!

Regards

#4605 72 days ago

Fixed!

Thanks aqain!

Regards

#4606 72 days ago

Hopefully this is the correct place to ask. I am working on a JP where it must have been hit by lightning. I replaced every board except the sound board. The game now boots up. (I will fix them afterwards, I am lucky enough to keep spares to get games working faster.)

But the coils on the brown wire are not working. The brown wire goes to PPB J6 pin 3 (p.31). The board picture on p. 65 clearly shows the board has 6 fuses. But the schematic on page 65 shows J6 p 3 going through K1 to F7. I do not have Fuse 7, 8 or 9 on this game or the replacement board I put in.

I could buy a Rottendog that has the extra 3 fuses. Is there anything else to try to get these coils to work? The game I assume worked at some previous time.

Thanks
Michael

#4607 69 days ago

Hi,

Just picked up a JP project. Can anyone provide the LEDs needed to replace all lights in the game, backbox, etc...? Hoping to save some money rather than buying the kit.

Any help appreciated.

Thanks,
Pat

#4608 68 days ago
Quoted from pduffy:

Hi,
Just picked up a JP project. Can anyone provide the LEDs needed to replace all lights in the game, backbox, etc...? Hoping to save some money rather than buying the kit.
Any help appreciated.
Thanks,
Pat

I did a full list, go check out my earlier post

https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/jurassic-park-club/page/61#post-3620548

#4609 68 days ago

Thanks!!!!

Do you have a list of colors used (warm whites, etc...all the same)?

#4610 68 days ago
Quoted from pduffy:

Hi,
Just picked up a JP project. Can anyone provide the LEDs needed to replace all lights in the game, backbox, etc...? Hoping to save some money rather than buying the kit.
Any help appreciated.
Thanks,
Pat

Be careful with the back box on JP. I had LEDs in mine and found i got really bad glare and hot spots. I ended up pulling most of them back out and only using a couple. I think I put one behind the sun and using a couple of red and yellow. The majority just look much better with incandescent and it really cuts down the glare. I also use incandescent blinkers in the bottom row.

#4611 68 days ago
Quoted from C65Mustang:

The light socket under my 2 ball play area on my playfield is corroded so bad the light will barely come on. What is a good replacement for this light socket? I looked on http://www.marcospecialties.com but I was unsure of which one was the exact replacement option.

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Maybe this?
https://www.marcospecialties.com/pinball-parts/077-5009-00

#4612 68 days ago

I use frosted warm white 1smd bulbs in my pins in my back boxes. They look awesome without the glare.

https://www.cometpinball.com/mobile/Product.aspx?ProductCode=1S

#4613 68 days ago
Quoted from hawkeyexx:

I use frosted warm white 1smd bulbs in my pins in my back boxes. They look awesome without the glare.

I have also used the 1smd's and really like how they look, they look great in my FT. Have you ever tried the 2smd's? They are supposed to be a bit brighter but are listed as the same price. So next game I do I was contemplating using the 2smd's, but I'm not sure.

#4614 68 days ago
Quoted from Bugsy:

I have also used the 1smd's and really like how they look, they look great in my FT. Have you ever tried the 2smd's? They are supposed to be a bit brighter but are listed as the same price. So next game I do I was contemplating using the 2smd's, but I'm not sure.

I put 2 SMDs warm white frosted in my slings and I like the extra light. It would be too much on a whole pin but it certain spots it probably makes sense.
My next order I’m going to do the 2 SMD for oranges cause the 1 SMD oranges through out noticeably less light. Same for the yellows. I usually just use warm white for orange-yellow-amber but in my WoF and BTTF they have an amberish insert so I want to make the orange look different.

#4615 68 days ago
Quoted from Bugsy:

I have also used the 1smd's and really like how they look, they look great in my FT. Have you ever tried the 2smd's? They are supposed to be a bit brighter but are listed as the same price. So next game I do I was contemplating using the 2smd's, but I'm not sure.

I have used frosted 2smd on my Baywatch. The look awesome.

#4616 67 days ago

Good to know, thanks for the feedback. I will probably order a 100 pack of the 2smd's, and throw them into spots that are a bit darker than others.

#4617 67 days ago

Ive been thinking I want to move all my GI back to incandescents. LEDs are just so bright and obnoxious, especially on my JP. In my T2 it makes sense, that whole movie has a blue tint to it, but even with the warm white LEDs in my JP, they are too bright.

#4618 67 days ago
Quoted from Chitownpinball:

Ive been thinking I want to move all my GI back to incandescents. LEDs are just so bright and obnoxious, especially on my JP. In my T2 it makes sense, that whole move has a blue tint to it, but even with the warm white LEDs in my JP, they are too bright.

Are you using a frosted LED bulb?

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#4619 67 days ago

I thought so. I will double check. My blinkers behind all the actors are incandescent, and they look great.

#4620 67 days ago

If anyone has a Jurassic Park topper, I would love to custom paint it for you. I would do it for free. I want to add some color to the main areas. Similar to the paint job I did for TFTC topper. Just PM me for details. Chuck
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#4621 67 days ago
Quoted from modfather:

If anyone has a Jurassic Park topper, I would love to custom paint it for you. I would do it for free. I want to add some color to the main areas. Similar to the paint job I did for TFTC topper. Just PM me for details. Chuck
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That's VERY tempting!

#4622 67 days ago
Quoted from woody24:

That's VERY tempting!

A couple of screws, slap it in a box , drop off at post office............and BAM , looking all badass returned in a week. Don't be scared, have trust in the ModFather.

#4623 67 days ago
Quoted from modfather:

A couple of screws, slap it in a box , drop off at post office............and BAM , looking all badass returned in a week. Don't be scared, have trust in the ModFather.

Let’s do this.

#4624 67 days ago

Hoping to be back in da club soon!
I missed my JP

#4625 67 days ago

Man if the border and international shipping wasn't such a pain in the ass these days I would be all over this. I miss the days when they just waved your though to hit the post office.

#4626 67 days ago

So should i use frosted 1smd’s in the playfield?

Thanks!

#4627 67 days ago

Thanks for the offers guys. I have committed to doing 2 toppers for my Pinside friends. I can't refuse an offer. The ModFather

#4628 65 days ago

I got two broken stand up targets (the green plastic part)

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Is it possible to replace the plastic or do I need to buy a new switch?

#4629 65 days ago
Quoted from Wiggy:

I got two broken stand up targets (the green plastic part)
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Is it possible to replace the plastic or do I need to buy a new switch?

If you can find the plastic, it's possible to drill out the rivet, and install a new plastic and rivet. You would need a new rivet and rivet press, too.

I'm not sure about the availability of those plastics in the right colors, though. I recall in a custom project, I put together some similar targets with orange an yellow target plastics from Marco, but I wasn't looking for green and red, so not sure if they have them.

#4630 65 days ago
Quoted from Wiggy:

I got two broken stand up targets (the green plastic part)
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Is it possible to replace the plastic or do I need to buy a new switch?

You'll be better off buying a new switch probably. They aren't that expensive from what I remember. Plus, if you go the rivet route, you'll need the hardware like Winter said, but you'll also need to take the thing out anyways. You most likely wouldn't be able to get the tool in there to do that actual riveting while its the target is still attached to the playfield. So if you're soldering it out, and putting it back, may as well get a new one. Plus, you'll have layers of the switch that need to be put back correctly.

Plus, yeah, I'm not for certain that I've even come across just the plastic part.

#4631 63 days ago

I'm back

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#4632 60 days ago

I'm thinking about taking the plunge and buying a #JP as one of my first pinball machines (a friend has one that he would sell me). The one catch is that T-Rex sound that goes off like every 5 minutes when it is not being played. Can that be turned off in the software? I know there's a new ROM (which I plan to install). Not sure if that either turns it off, or will let me.

It's one of my wife's favorite themes (she has a dino tattoo) so it would be a great surprise for her - I just want to make sure it doesn't drive us nuts going off all the time

#4633 60 days ago

Yeah just turn off attract mode easy peasy.

#4634 60 days ago
Quoted from Chalkey:

Yeah just turn off attract mode easy peasy.

Yep, Adjustment 49. Set it to OFF.

#4635 60 days ago
Quoted from ChadH:

Yep, Adjustment 49. Set it to OFF.

Awesome! That's all I needed to know!

1 week later
#4636 52 days ago

Hello guys did woody end up putting a list of LEDs he used to make his machine look like it does, it looks amazing and would like mine to look the same? Also its brilliant to see thay after 25 years this machine is still so relevant and so many people are still playing

#4637 50 days ago

Not the worst fix ever but at some point previous owner used duck tape to fix the rolloverswitch in the center scoop
The bendibillity of that piece of tape made for a lot of non registering hits.
Now she plays so mutch better.
Previously turned around the gate at the pops entrance so the ball can actualy get in in stead of drop dead down
This is the second JP i own with both this two things, leaving me to wonder how did previous owner play this game?
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#4638 50 days ago

Hi guys sorry abit random i was looking to have some of the parts of my pinball machine powdercoated, such as the legs the side and bottom trims the gun the coin mechanism. Originally i was going to go yellow on all these parts but after seeing a few machines with this set up i figured it didn't look as good as anticipated and i found this version on a website for a company that sells pinball machines over here in the UK based in London i believe. Anyhow here are some pics of there version, the playfield is rammed with dinasours probably abit much to be honest but the color scheme looks epic.

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#4639 50 days ago

Thats a LOT of dino's!

Like the red! but personaly i would keep the gun handle black / maybe high gloss black
The baby t-rex upper left is trying to escape from the machine

#4640 50 days ago
Quoted from jorro:

Thats a LOT of dino's!
Like the red! but personaly i would keep the gun handle black / maybe high gloss black
The baby t-rex upper left is trying to escape from the machine

Yes the baby T-Rex trying to escaps looks well really good idea, and as far as the gun goes yeah would probably look better if it was left black or better still chrome plated!!!

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#4641 49 days ago
Quoted from JurassicJarvis:

Hi guys sorry abit random i was looking to have some of the parts of my pinball machine powdercoated, such as the legs the side and bottom trims the gun the coin mechanism. Originally i was going to go yellow on all these parts but after seeing a few machines with this set up i figured it didn't look as good as anticipated and i found this version on a website for a company that sells pinball machines over here in the UK based in London i believe. Anyhow here are some pics of there version, the playfield is rammed with dinasours probably abit much to be honest but the color scheme looks epic.
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Here is another variation of the red trim.
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#4642 49 days ago

That looks amazing. Have you considered red t-molding for the head?

#4643 49 days ago
Quoted from Chalkey:

That looks amazing. Have you considered red t-molding for the head?

What do you mean red t-moulding?

#4644 49 days ago

Guessing he is used to Sterns which have a Tmolding in the head. A JP has just wood so red paint is needed, not a red Tmolding

#4645 49 days ago

My b y'all

#4646 49 days ago

Can someone take out one of the screws holding the two halfs of the gun together? I have a nos gun, but no hardware. So i dont know what size machine screw is needed.

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#4647 49 days ago
Quoted from Lonzo:

Here is another variation of the red trim.

The red armor with back coin door / red bezel is brilliant. The red ring about the black screams "DANGER" and really matches the theme.

Red armor with red coin door and red gun is too much and makes me cringe. Most pins, I recomend powder coated armor with a chrome coin door, but the black/red really looks sweet on JP.

Scroll through the gallery of this thread for zillions of options on powder coating -

https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/show-off-your-powder-coated-machines-here

#4648 49 days ago
Quoted from lordloss:

Can someone take out one of the screws holding the two halfs of the gun together? I have a nos gun, but no hardware. So i dont know what size machine screw is needed.
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Hi LL,

In the event that you haven't already seen the following excerpt from the JP manual you may want to review the 2-page PDF below.

Gord

JP_Gun_Handle.pdf

#4649 48 days ago

Just found this really good color scheme the yellow is really nice and im loving the glossy sides, how are the sides to glossy and shiny is that down to a new decal? Is that how the decals come or do you have to treat it aswell? Thanks guys.

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#4650 48 days ago
Quoted from JurassicJarvis:

Just found this really good color scheme the yellow is really nice and im loving the glossy sides, how are the sides to glossy and shiny is that down to a new decal? Is that how the decals come or do you have to treat it aswell? Thanks guys.
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That yellow is really nice - makes everything else pop for sure. Fits the logo more naturally too as the red is really the accent color

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