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Nor Cal Pinheads thread


By practicalsteve

5 years ago



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    #4951 5 months ago
    Quoted from starbase:

    Howdy old friends and new ones I am coming back to the hobby after A 3 year break. Man I missed pinball, i sort of love pinball I realized.

    Welcome back to the madness!

    #4952 5 months ago
    Quoted from Jvspin:

    Welcome back to the madness!

    44 games, yes it can be a sickness. BTW impressive lineup!

    #4953 5 months ago

    Yeah! 100 pages and going strong!

    #4954 5 months ago

    Well look at that! I need to start visiting more often!

    1 week later
    #4955 5 months ago

    Loooking to trade my fully restored WWH2O for a LOTR. Everything is new except the circuit boards, wiring harness, speakers, transformer and topper insert. Colordmd, lots of mods and even the cabinet is new. Used Mantis parts, Cliffy, pinbit plastic protectors, 3D and original translite, and mirco playfield.

    1 week later
    #4956 5 months ago

    GSPF was excellent! Too many awesome pins and friends to acknowledge them all. My sincere thanks to all the volunteers!

    Brought back a new pin for Phoenix Games which is now on the floor. This modern classic is missing from our lineup no more.

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    #4957 5 months ago

    Price drop without decals

    Archived after 27 days
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    Used - shows wear but 100% working and clean “Up for sale or trade is my beautiful and highly collectible Williams Indiana Jones- The Pinball Adventure. Some guys have stated that they either don’t want cabinet decals or th...”
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    7,300 (OBO)

    #4958 5 months ago

    Hey guys,

    I've got some junker ramps from hurricane and bad cats here if you ever wanted to learn or practice flame polishing. Otherwise I'm tossing em.

    Free, but will not ship. I'm in Sacramento.

    #4959 5 months ago
    Quoted from dsuperbee:

    Hey guys,
    I've got some junker ramps from hurricane and bad cats here if you ever wanted to learn or practice flame polishing. Otherwise I'm tossing em.
    Free, but will not ship. I'm in Sacramento.

    PM sent

    #4960 4 months ago

    Anyone interested in a Full Throttle.?

    #4961 4 months ago

    Hi any of you guys or gals headed to PNW anytime soonish?

    Got a game in Sacramento I’d like hauled up here in exchange for gas money.

    #4962 4 months ago

    Gotta sell a machine this summer, and ST LE is lowest on my list. Color DMD and shaker. If anyone's local this weekend and wants to check it out (or otherwise come bang on my other machines) holler.

    1 week later
    #4963 4 months ago

    I can't leave pinside feedback for a game sold off market, so .. I'll say it here.

    Thanks to DaveB for being a great buyer. No drama, communicated, arrived as coordinated and real easy to work with. The bills may or may not be counterfeit but they seem to spend fine so far! Thanks man.

    /me heads off to give Pinside a donation in lieu of the marketplace commission

    #4964 4 months ago

    Looking for a Whitewater in the Bay Area. If you are thinking of selling? I have a buyer - please PM me.

    Marc

    #4965 4 months ago

    how much you guys think i should offer for a very good condition(according to the seller) arena,the guy wants 2k

    #4966 4 months ago
    Quoted from pinostalgia:

    how much you guys think i should offer for a very good condition(according to the seller) arena,the guy wants 2k

    Go check it out first, and then make an offer.

    #4967 4 months ago
    Quoted from pinostalgia:

    how much you guys think i should offer for a very good condition(according to the seller) arena,the guy wants 2k

    Saw that one on CL, you gotta LOVE that game to spend that much dough. No idea how to price it.

    #4970 4 months ago

    One of the best uses of "casually" ever!

    #4971 4 months ago
    Quoted from practicalsteve:

    I am casually in the market for a Hollywood Heat...

    I "casually" have a fully populated playfield. Not sure of the condition. Will have to dig it out of our shed.

    Susi says "why do we have this" ? Well, cause I wanted to get one some day. However, I'm in the process of downsizing.....

    #4972 4 months ago
    Quoted from pinpoor:

    I "casually" have a fully populated playfield. Not sure of the condition. Will have to dig it out of our shed.
    Susi says "why do we have this" ? Well, cause I wanted to get one some day. However, I'm in the process of downsizing.....

    Unsure if I want just a populated play field without the game, that may put me out of the casual category but if I find one that needs one I will hit you up!

    #4973 4 months ago

    hey fireball2 did you ever help out Lou ferrigno? I had to bail on that other thread once it became the Ted show

    #4974 4 months ago

    Hey guys, in case you dont see the other thread ebay is running a 20% off coupon today, save up to 100. I bought a set of altek boards and save $93 coupon code PICKDADSGIFT

    #4975 4 months ago
    Quoted from Dr-Willy:

    Hey guys, in case you dont see the other thread ebay is running a 20% off coupon today, save up to 100. I bought a set of altek boards and save $93 coupon code PICKDADSGIFT

    How’s that work? 20% off even from private sellers?

    #4976 4 months ago
    Quoted from practicalsteve:

    How’s that work? 20% off even from private sellers?

    yes, add item to cart, then checkout through your cart before you submit there is a coupon box to apply coupon.

    #4977 4 months ago

    My basement gameroom project has begun. It's off to a scary start though. House is being held up by 4x4's as they continue excavation...

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    #4978 4 months ago
    Quoted from Reznnate:

    My basement gameroom project has begun. It's off to a scary start though. House is being held up by 4x4's as they continue excavation...

    Your're excacating to make a basement? I love it! What was there b4? Just a crawlspace?

    #4979 4 months ago
    Quoted from NorCalRealtor:

    Your're excacating to make a basement? I love it! What was there b4? Just a crawlspace?

    Yes. Fortunately the house is on posts and not a slab.

    There will be a bar room addition on the side of the house and a gameroom basement underneath the bar and under part of the house.

    Yes, only in California.
    Yes I'm married. She's awesome.
    Yes, it's expensive... and yet it was easy to justify when compared with moving nearby.

    #4980 4 months ago
    Quoted from Reznnate:

    My basement gameroom project has begun. It's off to a scary start though. House is being held up by 4x4's as they continue excavation...

    That's Awesome.
    Go Bigger, now's your chance.

    #4981 4 months ago

    Or you could go nuts with a pick axe and wheelbarrow like this guy who excavated ACRES of underground rooms, including a ballroom, entirely by hand!

    http://www.undergroundgardens.com

    Truly worth seeing if ever you are near Fresno. I often consider following in his crazy footsteps and expanding my tiny partial basement into a genuine pinball cave. It would definitely slow my acquisition roll if I had to hand dig room for each new game!

    #4982 4 months ago
    Quoted from Reznnate:

    Yes. Fortunately the house is on posts and not a slab.
    There will be a bar room addition on the side of the house and a gameroom basement underneath the bar and under part of the house.
    Yes, only in California.
    Yes I'm married. She's awesome.
    Yes, it's expensive... and yet it was easy to justify when compared with moving nearby.

    That's awesome! Surely cheaper than buying a much larger house at $500 per sf and getting killed on property taxes. Don't forget the walk-out doors and post some pics for us when it's done!

    #4983 4 months ago
    Quoted from practicalsteve:

    I am casually in the market for a Hollywood Heat...

    I have a hollywood heat I would "casually" sell to you but have no idea how much to ask ,lol.
    I also have a non populated palyfield to "casually" sell separately.

    #4985 4 months ago
    Quoted from pinostalgia:

    I have a hollywood heat I would "casually" sell to you but have no idea how much to ask ,lol.
    I also have a non populated palyfield to "casually" sell separately.

    Awesome! I’ll PM you in a bit. When I said “casually” I meant I didn’t want to ship one or I didn’t want someone’s high end restore. I’m out and about but will contact you soon

    #4986 4 months ago
    Quoted from practicalsteve:

    Awesome! I’ll PM you in a bit. When I said “casually” I meant I didn’t want to ship one or I didn’t want someone’s high end restore. I’m out and about but will contact you soon

    Also means Steve pics it up in shorts, Hawaiian shirt, sunglasses and flip flops.

    #4987 4 months ago

    Damn, you guys, on May 29th this thread became FIVE years old! I have met a lot of you guys that post on here and I really do value the friendships I have made. I kinda took a break from Pinside for a while but I have always checked this thread regularly and I’m gonna start posting in it more. Thanks to everyone for keeping this thread super friendly and drama free. Let’s keep it going for another 5 years. We are almost at five thousand posts too!

    Throwing in some pics I had on my phone of my favorite NorCal people.

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    #4988 4 months ago

    Looking back at the first page-

    Oh man, Blownfuse was the third guy to post, Rest In Peace buddy.

    I no longer have an F-14 or Taxi so you can’t come over and play those anymore.

    Wonder whatever happened to Sosage, hell of a nice guy

    Dsuperbee needs to get his butt back in here and post more often - same with shovelhead, star base, and pinwillie (I know your lurking

    Looks like mettalica was the hot new game at the time

    Time flies

    #4989 4 months ago

    Old school as hell.

    #4990 4 months ago

    Im here bro, been working on a original eightball. My partner S. Borel is going to put it at Vallejo Vinyl soon. So cool to see you at GSPF. Thanks again for those mad magazines my son has really dug them. Keep Flipping
    Harley D.

    #4991 4 months ago
    Quoted from shovelhed:

    Im here bro, been working on a original eightball. My partner S. Borel is going to put it at Vallejo Vinyl soon. So cool to see you at GSPF. Thanks again for those mad magazines my son has really dug them. Keep Flipping
    Harley D.

    For sure! Was great to catch up with you too!

    #4992 4 months ago
    Quoted from practicalsteve:

    Throwing in some pics I had on my phone of my favorite NorCal people.

    Very happy to be one of your favorite people! Steve, you are also one of mine!

    #4993 4 months ago

    Hey fireball2 where is the thread chronicling the conclusion of this?

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    #4996 4 months ago

    Hopefully this is not a double post, but Pinball Magic is now available to play at the Flipperroom in Concord

    #4997 4 months ago
    Quoted from practicalsteve:

    Looking back at the first page-
    Oh man, Blownfuse was the third guy to post, Rest In Peace buddy.
    I no longer have an F-14 or Taxi so you can’t come over and play those anymore.
    Wonder whatever happened to Sosage, hell of a nice guy
    Dsuperbee needs to get his butt back in here and post more often - same with shovelhead, star base, and pinwillie (I know your lurking
    Looks like mettalica was the hot new game at the time
    Time flies

    Sorry bud. 2018 hasn't been an easy year for me. I've taken a huge step back from everything, but I am hanging in there

    #4998 4 months ago
    Quoted from dsuperbee:

    More
    Sorry bud. 2018 hasn't been an easy year for me. I've taken a huge step back from everything, but I am hanging in there

    I know you have. I only mentioned it so you know that you are missed. You are a good guy and you will get through this. I’m here and all of your other pin brothers are too. Stay strong dude.

    #4999 4 months ago

    Hey I’m looking for a backbox door for my Spanish Eyes. If anyone has got one laying around please let me know.

    #5000 4 months ago
    Quoted from gunstarhero:

    Hey I’m looking for a backbox door for my Spanish Eyes. If anyone has got one laying around please let me know.

    Hey when you get tired of that game let me know, I love Spanish eyes

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