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Light covers for TMNT pinball


By Bam

3 years ago



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#1 3 years ago

After much thought and time, I finally started rounding up parts for my TMNT pinball machine, I have decided on LED's but I ran into one small problem, I need the rubber covers that go over the lights on the skillshot and can't seem to find them anywhere (new to pinball still so may just not know the name of them) and will they fit over LEDs like they do the bulbs or is there a special LED for this? Do people even recreate them? I added a picture and circled what I'm talking about, thanks guys for your time

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#4 3 years ago

See I had a feeling I was searching under a wrong name, you sir, you are a lifesaver. Thanks so much.

#5 3 years ago

Why do you need the lamp covers when you can use color LEDs? Just askin'.

#6 3 years ago

My buddy got leds for his star wars and we put a few in turtles just to get an idea, thats when 2/4 caps just split and they were very bright from the angle they are at. I also like to keep it as original as possible even tho im using leds over bulbs. I am using alot of color leds as well.

#7 3 years ago

OK I see. A frosted dome Led has worked well for me in that sort of application.

#8 3 years ago

I second frosted dome LEDs- I really like the way those bulbs look in these type of situations, and there are tons of color options. Niftyled.com has them down to 80 cents apiece now, or you can go through your favorite LED source as well.

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#9 3 years ago

Here's a pic of some of mine in action-

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#10 3 years ago

Are there no purists like me here in pinside?
I would like the coloured condoms to be in the game even if I use leds (yes, I may be a purist, but I don't consider leds a "mod" on a game).

I found that these lamps from comet: https://www.cometpinball.com/product-p/2smdfd.htm
work very very well with condoms on them

#11 3 years ago

5050 SMD LED are wider then 2835, and condoms may not fit the 5050.

If one is using a Condom, its the best way to go.
Cointaker has them too

#12 3 years ago

The turtles are naked on this game as well from the factor so I had to quest for belts haha.

#13 3 years ago

My wife for christmas got me a new screen, the old one gassed out and reissues of all 4 original turtles, im using those belts and weps on the turtles in there so i dont have to drill holes in the new ones haha also thanks for info on bulbs travler, oldpinguy and provato

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