No rainbow puke club! (Post pics of worst color gi fails)


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6 months ago


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    #401 6 months ago

    Every hobby has what we may deem "crappy mods" - unfortunately we cant control what people do with our product or what they think looks great, everyone has different tastes..

    We hope this purp'ing out of games will just die out eventually

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    #402 6 months ago
    Quoted from wayout440:

    Crusade all you want, only other pinball hobbyists will get it. I have a friend who is a casual player, his eyes light up and he begins drooling when he sees this stuff. I've brought games into my place and he's all shocked when I tell him I am not going to LED the game. It's a disease, and those suffering are drawn to the bright and gaudy games like zombies.

    Yup, into the light......zaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaap

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    #403 6 months ago

    I've had to de-purple several machines I've purchased, which sadly came with an upcharge for the "premium LEDs" in them. Luckily where I'm at, purping isn't very common. I rarely see colored up machines, but there are some serious hotbeds of colored GI pinball machines and I just expect to see them when traveling to those areas.

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    #404 6 months ago
    Quoted from jar155:

    I've had to de-purple several machines I've purchased, which sadly came with an upcharge for the "premium LEDs" in them. Luckily where I'm at, purping isn't very common. I rarely see colored up machines, but there are some serious hotbeds of colored GI pinball machines and I just expect to see them when traveling to those areas.

    I bought a pin once and the seller wanted an extra $250 for the LED kit he installed. So I said fine put back all the incandescent bulbs and knock $250 off your asking price then. In the end he knocked $150 off and I got to keep the LEDs which I removed myself once I brought the game home.

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    #405 6 months ago

    LEDs to me are like car mods; they're only worth anything to the person who installed them, but the seller always thinks they should demand a premium price.

    #406 6 months ago

    Found this one for sale online...is this one done tastefully or too much ?!? Just curious what some pinsiders think! Haha

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    #407 6 months ago

    "Welcome to Hell."

    #408 6 months ago
    Quoted from Dee-Bow:

    Found this one for sale online...is this one done tastefully or too much ?!? Just curious what some pinsiders think! Haha

    "I'll talk!...Honestly, it's too bright and ground effects are ridiculous!"

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    #409 6 months ago

    Well considering the acdc is mine, I'll chime in. That's stock frosted white lighting minus a strip above the jukebox and the trough was done by previous owner. The translucent bands help shine the light more bright and has red plastic protectors. The backbox has a interactive light kit installed (better then a fluorescent tube) that changes color on patterns. it's on a slow fade which is actually pretty cool and the undercab lighting is connected to a flasher and goes crazy after a game for a few seconds. I usually keep it unplugged

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    #410 6 months ago

    Just saw this one for sale on pinside that was posted today.

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    #411 6 months ago
    Quoted from dirkdiggler:

    Well considering the acdc is mine, I'll chime in. That's stock frosted white lighting minus a strip above the jukebox and the trough was done by previous owner. The translucent bands help shine the light more bright and has red plastic protectors. The backbox has a interactive light kit installed (better then a fluorescent tube) that changes color on patterns. it's on a slow fade which is actually pretty cool and the undercab lighting is connected to a flasher and goes crazy after a game for a few seconds. I usually keep it unplugged

    haha!! She's a beauty man! Im just messing with ya!

    #412 6 months ago
    Quoted from Ramjet:

    Just saw this one for sale on pinside that was posted today.

    At least Sly has flesh colored skin VS "Cotton Candy Man"

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    #413 6 months ago
    Quoted from dirkdiggler:

    Well considering the acdc is mine, I'll chime in. That's stock frosted white lighting

    That's stock lighting? Why is it so purple?
    I'm used to this

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    #414 6 months ago
    Quoted from wayout440:

    That's stock lighting? Why is it so purple?
    I'm used to this

    this is how it suppose to look. That other one looks horrible on the backglass and the back half of the playfield.

    #415 6 months ago

    So those of you who's games end up on this thread, is it an honor to be on the hall of shame?

    #416 6 months ago
    Quoted from wayout440:

    That's stock lighting? Why is it so purple?
    I'm used to this

    Stock lighting on the pf, minus that purple strip above the jukebox. The backbox has this installed. That's just where I happened to snap the pic. It slow fades between reds, blues, greens and purples.
    Believe me, I never would have installed this, but it's here now and actually looks badass behind Helen. Hard to photograph tho

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    #417 6 months ago
    Quoted from CaptainNeo:

    So those of you who's games end up on this thread, is it an honor to be on the hall of shame?

    Did i make tbe wall?! I didnt get no comments on my METpro

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    #418 6 months ago
    Quoted from Dee-Bow:

    Did i make tbe wall?! I didnt get no comments on my METpro

    Can I ask a serious question? Why did you feel the need to put a random color underneath every white insert? I see people do that and I just don't understand, like when someone goes and makes each mode insert in STTNG a different random color of the rainbow. Why make the crosses pink for instance? How does that relate to anything in the game or even make sense? I can see if it was a logical match like in Batman Dark Knight when people match the Joker (green), Scarecrow (orange) and Batman (blue) for instance, but I don't understand just doing it for the sake of doing it. White inserts can look really good with LEDs. I'm not trying to be an ass, I just really was curious as to the reasoning why some people do this.

    #419 6 months ago

    "Say yes to drugs" lol.

    #420 6 months ago
    Quoted from Dee-Bow:

    Did i make tbe wall?! I didnt get no comments on my METpro

    got any pics of the Johnny I sold you? They'd love it here I'm sure

    #421 6 months ago
    Quoted from LesManley:

    Can I ask a serious question? Why did you feel the need to put a random color underneath every white insert? I see people do that and I just don't understand, like when someone goes and makes each mode insert in STTNG a different random color of the rainbow. Why make the crosses pink for instance? How does that relate to anything in the game or even make sense? I can see if it was a logical match like in Batman Dark Knight when people match the Joker (green), Scarecrow (orange) and Batman (blue) for instance, but I don't understand just doing it for the sake of doing it. White inserts can look really good with LEDs. I'm not trying to be an ass, I just really was curious as to the reasoning why some people do this.

    I don't think the color inserts are random! I feel it separates them from each other! The crosses are purple btw!.. i feel the white just looks too boring and plain for the inserts and the colors seem to give the playfield life! These are all Chinese bulbs btw..no fancy comet super bright triple surface diode shit! Cheeeap!

    #422 6 months ago
    Quoted from Dee-Bow:

    I don't think the color inserts are random! I feel it separates them from each other! The crosses are purple btw!.. i feel the white just looks too boring and plain for the inserts and the colors seem to give the playfield life! These are all Chinese bulbs btw..no fancy comet super bright triple surface diode shit! Cheeeap!

    ...and a reason your purples look pink!

    #423 6 months ago
    Quoted from Dee-Bow:

    These are all Chinese bulbs btw..no fancy comet super bright triple surface diode shit! Cheeeap!

    Yank the comets out I put in jm and throw them in met. Make it glow!

    #424 6 months ago
    Quoted from OLDPINGUY:

    ...and a reason your purples look pink!

    Haha..i just looked at my pics..holy shit! They don't look pink in person!

    Quoted from dirkdiggler:

    Yank the comets out I put in jm and throw them in met. Make it glow!

    Johnny is still on a temp trade but coming home soon.. play with the colors more then! But I'm thinkin lots of blue in that game & have a set of mirror blades for it..so it will be an eyegasm game soooon!

    #425 6 months ago
    Quoted from Dee-Bow:

    Did i make tbe wall?! I didnt get no comments on my METpro

    It looks like shit. There you go.

    Now if was a game like Spanish Eyes, we might have gave you a little leeway because the game is ugly as all shit anyway. But MET has fantastic art, and you just colorshit all over it. Shame on you.

    #426 6 months ago

    #427 6 months ago
    Quoted from NiftyLED:

    Every hobby has what we may deem "crappy mods" - unfortunately we cant control what people do with our product or what they think looks great, everyone has different tastes..
    We hope this purp'ing out of games will just die out eventually

    Wow! A Honda Platypus....

    #428 6 months ago
    Quoted from Dee-Bow:

    Did i make tbe wall?! I didnt get no comments on my METpro

    LOL @ Cabaret Sparky.

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    #429 6 months ago

    Bottom half looks good. Then the horror begins

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    #430 6 months ago

    I can feel OK with 1 colored bulb in GI, surrounded by white, if the art allows, like one red bulb in GB,
    but I wonder if what the camera sees, that we dont see, will haunt peoples eyes in the years to come.

    Kinda like loud car speakers when I was young, affecting my hearing today.

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    #431 6 months ago

    Here's my Black Knight after restoration. Warm white frosted in all GI and color matched LED in the inserts.

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    Here's the 'before' shot.

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    #432 6 months ago

    Kudos! PartyKing.

    That's the proper use of LEDs on a pin.

    #433 6 months ago

    Yup! I tried to share through the years that Purple wasnt White.....

    #434 6 months ago

    For sale on Facebook.

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    #435 6 months ago

    That's exactly what I did on my black knight. Firepower too. Excuse the glass on shot.

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    #436 6 months ago

    F-king boring.

    #437 6 months ago

    yeah, it's so boring when you can see the ball when you play.

    #438 6 months ago

    Blech-Man pinball for sale

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    #439 6 months ago

    Last night I was getting some gas, If the owner of this smoke shop had games I am sure he would have them rainbow puked out.

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    #440 6 months ago

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    #441 6 months ago

    I had to do some LED adjusting on my most recent pickup. Absolutely loving the look of it now.

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    #442 6 months ago

    I think those two lights dead center in the back of the playfield are supposed to be red.

    #443 6 months ago
    Quoted from PoMC:

    I think those two lights dead center in the back of the playfield are supposed to be red.

    Interesting. I can see how that might be true since the pops are red and the play field is orange/red back there.

    #444 6 months ago
    Quoted from PoMC:

    I think those two lights dead center in the back of the playfield are supposed to be red.

    Looks to me like white on the flyer (back)

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    #445 6 months ago

    I've owned a few TFTC and they all had red condoms on the bulbs back there.

    #446 6 months ago

    Love me some TFTC. Wish they would come up FS more often. It seems like a rare find these days. Red condoms or not, @jakers made a huge improvement regardless. I'm in the camp of "how they did it from the factory" as well, but still looked better than before.

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    #447 6 months ago
    Quoted from Jakers:

    I had to do some LED adjusting on my most recent pickup. Absolutely loving the look of it now.

    still looks like you failed. White only in GI's. You still can't see shit.

    #448 6 months ago

    Facebook for sale ads never seem to fail at this.

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    #449 6 months ago
    Quoted from CaptainNeo:

    still looks like you failed. White only in GI's. You still can't see shit.

    I only know you by your online presence from Pinside and Facebook, but from what I can tell, you are a very sad and bored human being. Are you ever happy?

    #450 6 months ago
    Quoted from PinballManiac40:

    Facebook for sale ads never seem to fail at this.

    That doesn't even make a lick of sense for that theme.

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