Here is an awesome one. Look at that play field. I would offer 100 maybe 300. Rough shape.
Quoted from Beatnik-Filmstar:
I'm suddenly amused by the idea that the doorbell doesn't add credits, but actually just rings a doorbell.
For me it's just one of those things that is hard to even look at. Why would you 1) Let the play field get that bad... 2) Repaint the entire cabinet white and 3) Why would you install a door bell on the front of the machine... 4) Why would you price the machine at $1200. Crazy,crazy crazy.
Quoted from Dragon36:
Can somebody make an installation guide for the doorbell mod?
1. Drill three holes through cabinet two for mounting and one for wires
2. Hook wires from door bell to coin door
3. Press button on door bell to add credits
4. Throw machine into dumpster as you have ruined it's value Well not 100% but something about putting a door bell on the front of the pin really bugs me. I have seen it done where the door bell is on the bottom of the machine out of sight and it looks okay but still, why would you do that? Why not just rig something up to the coin return button or plunger on the coin door and make it add credits? Those always work well and are 100 percent reverse-able if someone doesn't like it in the future.
Quoted from sohchx:
Just found this on Facebook...........
Showroom Restoration Gottlieb Haunted House
Kansas City, KS
All serious offers considered.
This game is top notch hundred of hours to make this beauty. I'll try to some this up but I'm sure I'll miss so many things.
- All 3 play fields stripped, paint touch ups as needs and automotive clear coated
- cabinet fully stripped new professional paint job "not decal stickers" auto body clear coat shine.
- all new flipper rebuilds with new coils
- Full LED upgrades
- original back glass with triple thick clear coat spray added to protect
- new green tint window
- added fuses for kickers
- set for free play
- all pop bumper boards updated one new pop bumper board added
- new pascal p1-80 master control board added "can covert to multi ball play currently standard play"
- all new display caps
- most all connectors re- pinned
- new glass
- original game manuals plus tons of update literature
- all new high quality fuses
Here are some links to show what's been done
Video of game play
» YouTube video
- I have restored over 16 games this is the one I'm most proud of really went above and beyond to make this reliable for years to come.
I'm confused... why is this funny? The price?
Here's a good one. $1500 for this EM. Where do people get these prices? To me that would be a $450 game if it was in decent working condition. Crazy the prices people ask for. I wonder if for that price I get the flower pot and plant on top of the machine.
Quoted from dozer1:
^^I credit the seller for taking many detailed pics. BUT DAMN..LOL
I think they should pay someone 100 to haul it off lol. Question, in that condition could anything even be saved? An odd question but I'm sure I'll come across this one day. I feel bad for that pinball machine. So many people would have given it a good home or at least helped other machines lIke it and the cabinet could have become a vitural pin or something... sad.
Sounds like a good deal... $25,000 for four EM's (They do look nice and are good titles but I'm sorry they need to knock off a zero).
Quoted from Dragon36:
Not Craigslist but it gave me a laugh.
My toddler just gave me the craziest look when I just laughed my ass off when I saw that side art. Good luck to the seller. Who knows I was never into a velvet Elvis but people buy the shit out of those, so maybe people will like this too. hahahaha. Great find.
I know this one isn't craigslist but man, $2500 for this when that backglass is almost completely gone. HAHAHAHAHA... Also you've got to love that helicopter topper mod hahahha (I honestly think it's just being used for storage but who knows). I wonder if keeping a pin in the laundry room would cause humidity issues and lead to planking I doubt it but who knows.
300 a month? That seems like way too much. What were you putting it in the New York Times? Most of the ad's for the local paper are like 50-60 something like that.
Is 2k a bad price for a fully restored Fire! ? Provided it is actually restored that might not be such a bad price?
Quoted from PinPilot:
You can't sell a bingo around here for more than $200 unless it an unusual situation, and even at $200 it will take weeks or months to sell. I personally enjoy bingos for the nostalgia value, but soooooo complex and complicated to repair. There's a Nashville bingo on Ebay in good shape that didn't sell for $250. Just not much bingo love out there it seems.
I agree, Bingo's are fun and I like how complex they are, it just makes you wonder where people get these numbers from. Yeah, locally I've seen some of the really beat up examples posted for $50 and they stick around forever. I guess for that game I'd be willing to pay $150 or so? I'd think given it's condition that would be fair.. maybe $200.
Look man you could ride it down a hill, other than the most expensive thing being broken on it, its in real good shape . I like how it has 47k miles on it as well. I feel like that is a lot of miles for a bike (Could just be me).
Quoted from PoBoyPinball:
Not a pinball but just loved this description
Description: Nice little cruiser. Has a blown engine and crack in front fender, other than that in good condition.
Here's a good one. I like how he said he has 250 hours in it. Wtf were you doing that took 250 hours hahaha. Also because of the new boards... 3k... for a 2 player speak easy I'd think about it for $700 new boards or not.
From the ad:
For Sale: I have a quite rare Bally Speakeasy from 1982 back when they were making the iconic pinball machines that everybody wants these days. It has over $1200 in upgrades alone including full l.e.d. light conversion and ALL the boards have been replaced with modern technology Alltek electronics. New fly-away targets and rubbers have been installed as well as a playfield protector and a new power supply too. There's really too much to list but with over 250 hours put into it you can be sure that everything has been thoroughly gone through and it works and plays absolutely perfect. Truly it's as close to being bullet proof as any machine could be, I would not expect it to have any problems whatsoever for many, many years to come. I've attached a few pics for you to take a look at. Price is $2950.00 obo. Please feel free to contact me with any questions you have. My name is Jon and I am located in Richmond, Va. You may respond to this ad via email or call me at show contact info
, no texting, no calls after 9pm. Thank yo
Only 3K Worn down to wood. No lock bar, no glass, rotted rubbers
Original 1977 big top pinball - $3000
I have a all original 1977 big too pinball machine it needs some work but all the parts are there it still lights up and makes noises just needs new glass and some other little things
Quoted from JethroP:
I sent him an offer $1250. Cash. He replied "No, I only accept checks. Read the description." So I followed up with "ok, I give you a check."
I feel like that is weird AF. Why would he only accept checks? Maybe a scam of some sort where he would try to make you send the check to him ahead of time. In my experience as a seller the safest way is with cash outside of them giving you counterfeit cash I don't see it being an issue.
I feel like that ad has gone beyond a laugh and has entered into the realm of stupidity. 2 Million for any pin would never make sense unless perhaps it was made of gold or something I feel like the conversion isn't even that good hahaha.
Quoted from EvanDickson:
I gave this it's own thread, but no one's biting. $2 Million USD ask for a Royal Flush converted into a beer brand theme. [quoted image]
Quoted from Atari_Daze:
ebay.com link » Pinball Machines For Sale
I really don't think 1) the guy knows what a pinball machine is
2) USPS ain't about to ship one...
I think it would be funny as shit to see someone try and fit a full sized, crated pinball machine in a mail truck. Those guys get tired when they have to put a package on my front porch much less something that large (I do like USPS though just not for big stuff)
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