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Official TRON lovefest thread, I love it more than Lightning Kitty.


By centerflank

6 years ago



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  • Latest reply 7 days ago by davidlldennis
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“Is TRON super awesome or are you a hater?”

  • TRON is unreal, centerflank is supersmart. 396 votes
    71%
  • TRON blows, voters for this option have a small dingy :( 102 votes
    18%
  • Never played TRON, but if Centerflank likes it, it must be fun!!!! 59 votes
    11%

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#7300 1 year ago

Hey guys --- I recently sold my TRON (to fund SWLE) but I have some extra goodies if anyone is interested shoot me a message.

1. Brand New Playfield Protector from https://playfield-protectors.com/
2. Brand New replacement spinning Disc motor.
3. Brand New set of Blue and Yellow Hallmark Light Cycles for Light Cycle Mod.

#7303 1 year ago
Quoted from J85M:

Sell that SWLE and get your TRON back

I hear ya .... I LOVED TRON, it was my grail and I had so much fun modding it but I did not enjoy playing it for some reason. It was a beautiful HUO machine and I'm blessed to have owned it but I enjoy SW so much more.

1 year later
#9039 4 months ago

SALE PENDING

Hey guys, i just (re)joined the TRON club and picked up a beautiful HUO Pro from a fellow Pinsider... it had a few mods that i didn't want on my machine so thought I would offer them up here as a lot for someone who might be looking to mod theirs.

LOT includes:
- Custom made TRON topper. Looks pretty cool i just don't have toppers on any of my other machines so it feels out of place to me.
- Mezel Mods Illuminated Recognizer Target Bank (new uninstalled)
- Color Changing Speaker Light kit w/ remote and Blue Light Cycle acrylic inserts.
- all wiring etc.

SALE PENDING

Let me know if anyone is interested.
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#9047 4 months ago
Quoted from jardine:

Anyone care to confirm that they have double rubbers on the inside of the disc please, on each side?
I have 2x 1-1/2" with 2x 5/16' i think on both left and right side. Just changing over to black so wanted to be sure. Manual only shows single rubber with the 5/16" shown on top of each post.
Cheers.

just changed my rubbers to black and can confirm I had double on the machine as well as in the kit that i bought.

1 week later
#9053 4 months ago

So, my TRON recently started sending out two balls into the shooter lane. it does this about 30% of the time now. Any idea on what to look for and/or adjust?

#9055 4 months ago
Quoted from Twilight1:

Go into test mod see if all switches are on In ball trough. Is where I’d start.

Thanks, all switches in the ball trough do seem to be registering correctly. hmm...

#9057 3 months ago
Quoted from 85vett:

Reseat the connector on the through opto boards. Sometimes a flaky one there can cause it to fire twice. Mainly the jam switch.
Also, check to make sure the switch in the shooter lane is registering properly. Being a Stern I would be very surprised if the above isn't the issue as that seems to always pop up.

Thank you! - i will try this tonight.

1 week later
#9064 3 months ago

Anyone have the original TRON Mini Arcade they are willing to sell? Looking for a like new original one that maybe someone has taken off when they upgraded.

#9069 3 months ago
Quoted from 85vett:

Are you looking for the stern one or the original that plays the animated game. I have that one if you are interested. I'll need to plug it in to make sure it all works. Mine came with version 4 when I bought it but an older version was already installed.

thank you for the reply, I was looking for the original stern one...

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#9076 3 months ago
Quoted from Utesichiban:

For all the Tron owners out there.... I am looking at a well modded Pro locally. I was ready to make an offer as I was told it had the Eli ramp mod (the mod that is most important to me as I love the lighted ramps). However, inspecting it yesterday, I realized that the lighted ramps on the machine don't change colors. It appears to be El wiring but not the color changing Eli mod.
Now I am a bit torn. Is the Eli ramp or the other Tron lighted ramp mod even still available to buy?
The pin is HOU only and has a lot of other nice upgrades like the arcade mod, Flynn sign, lighted cycles, blue dmd, flipper fidelity speakers, shaker, etc. It just doesn't have the mod I wanted most, the changing lighted ramps.
Should I hold out hope that Stern makes a VE with the factory lighted ramps or try to find an aftermarket ramp mod (if even still available)?

I’d say go for it... and try to locate kit after the fact. I wouldn’t hold my breath on vault edition.

#9108 85 days ago
Quoted from davidlldennis:

Added some service rails from Marco last night! Take that cheap Stern and your dumb pegs!![quoted image]

looks great - would love to add a set to my TRON ... do you have a link or part number by chance?

#9140 79 days ago

If anyone is interested in a Tron "Girls" translite, Great American Pinball has new, original ones in stock for $99 ... I was skeptical at first because Marco had these for $250 at on point. However, I just got mine in and it looks great.

https://www.greatamericanpinball.com/product-page/tron-translite

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#9142 78 days ago

Welcome to the club... nice find!

#9155 76 days ago

Probably a dumb question, but I've always wondered, what is the "Lightning Kitty" reference on the title of this thread? I assume it was something relevant when the thread was started 6 years ago.

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