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Play....Vic Camp's EM pinball collection in New Jersey


By Vic_Camp

1 year ago



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    #1 1 year ago

    Hi All,

    I am having a pinball gathering on this Saturday March 9th 2019 starting at 11:30 am to 8 pm. I have over 40+ "great condition" machines to play.

    Looking to meet new EM pinball collectors who would be attending for the first time. Anyone can bring a guest who is interested in pinball. If you can't make this gathering....I will be having many more, so send your contact info for the next one.

    Private message me here through Pinside...so i can add you to my guest list.

    Go here for sneak preview of my collection.

    https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1GCEA_enUS816US819&ei=DDh9XKKNAtGoyAOzybTgDA&q=vic+camp+pinball+you+tube&oq=vic+camp+pinball+you+tube&gs_l=psy-ab.3..33i160j33i10.10080.12151..12453...0.0..0.508.3451.4-7j1......0....1..gws-wiz.......0i22i30j33i299.bTdBKNVDJcU

    #2 1 year ago

    PM sent. Thank you!

    #3 1 year ago

    PM sent! Thanks!

    #4 1 year ago

    Having been there I can say if you get a chance to go, GO! Vic's games are the cleanest, best adjusted games I've ever played.

    #5 1 year ago

    Bump!!
    Looking forward to it

    #6 1 year ago

    Wish I were closer!

    #7 1 year ago

    Got to play this collection about a year ago and I still think about it often! Hoping to get a chance to play it again on another trip to the NYC area later this year!

    #8 1 year ago

    Can’t wait. Thx for making this happen. Please let ya know what we can bring

    #9 1 year ago

    wish I still lived in NJ...) but only for this..p

    #10 1 year ago

    Bump for Vic (and his collection).

    Vic has been the single most influential person in my pinball life. He's certainly the most enthusiastic EM collector around.

    His collection plays 2nd to none. If you haven't had the opportunity to experience his machines, you are truly missing out. Vic's games have always looked and played amazingly, but since his latest PM, they are even a notch above where they have been.

    I'll be popping in on Saturday, and am looking forward to seeing everyone there.

    #11 1 year ago

    What a great time !!! One heck of a host with an amazing collection. It really opened my eyes to how EMs can play when they are well maintained. Fresh and fast !!!

    Thanks for the awesome time Vic

    #12 1 year ago

    You going to have a Video coming soon Vic?

    #13 1 year ago

    Doh, wish I notice this earlier. Would have loved to meet some more local pinball folks. Thanks for sharing your collection, hope to make it next time.

    #14 1 year ago

    Some pics

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    #15 1 year ago

    Had a great time! thanks again for the invite

    -david

    #16 1 year ago

    I've seen all of your Films, read all the articles, really appreciate your help to me when I was just learning and your sustained zeal for EM machines.
    I've never been in Jersey proper (came in from the Coast side and just took a picture).
    This would have been worth getting out of my comfort zone.

    #17 1 year ago

    Love the photos

    #18 1 year ago

    What a generous thing to share such a great collection. Never get tired of seeing pictures of Mr. Camp’s machines.

    #19 1 year ago

    yes they are i only see them on his post but a wonderful collection

    #20 1 year ago

    Great time yesterday Vic and It was really great meeting some new people in the hobby

    #21 1 year ago

    Great gathering as always. It was nice to meet some other pinsiders as well.

    #22 1 year ago

    The nicest machines I've ever seen!

    A tip of the hat to Vic!
    Thanks for sharing your wonderful collection with us.

    I had a blast!

    Eric

    #23 1 year ago

    Haven't been on Pinside so I missed the thread. Hope everybody had a great time, we always love a Vic Camp pinball party!

    #24 1 year ago
    Quoted from jaytrem:

    Doh, wish I notice this earlier. Would have loved to meet some more local pinball folks. Thanks for sharing your collection, hope to make it next time.

    Jaytrem...PM me your contact information for my guest list for the next gathering coming up soon.

    #25 1 year ago

    Vic, it's wonderful that you open up your house for folks. Great to see the bingo outreach! Having had the opportunity to play Vic's games, I can attest they are second-to-none!

    #26 1 year ago
    Quoted from bingopodcast:

    Vic, it's wonderful that you open up your house for folks. Great to see the bingo outreach! Having had the opportunity to play Vic's games, I can attest they are second-to-none!

    Thanks Nick....

    #27 1 year ago
    Quoted from jaytrem:

    Doh, wish I notice this earlier. Would have loved to meet some more local pinball folks. Thanks for sharing your collection, hope to make it next time.

    Jay....you are on the guest list for the next gathering. Thanks for being interested.

    #28 1 year ago
    Quoted from Vic_Camp:

    Jay....you are on the guest list for the next gathering. Thanks for being interested.

    Awesome, thanks again! Very excited too see the games and meet new people!

    #29 1 year ago
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    Thanks for posting the pictures.

    #30 1 year ago
    Quoted from Vic_Camp:

    Thanks for posting the pictures.

    Cant wait till April Vic..... Joann and I had a wonderful time and will be looking forward to the next one.

    #31 1 year ago

    Many thanks Vic for being such a gracious host and allowing me the oppotunity to see one of the best collections in the world!

    I’ve come away even more passionate about these great games and with a greater appreciation of 2” flippers and even bingos. Finely-tuned pinball is a very different thing than just regular pinball - at Vic’s you get to experience them as they were meant to be played.

    Absolutely fantastic and I can’t really say enough! Thanks so much especially for being such an inspiration to the community. It was definately worth the drive!

    #32 1 year ago

    It was nice meeting/chatting with you Spinal.

    #33 1 year ago

    And I have learned first hand he is a person who doesn’t hesitate to help someone. As a owner of my first EM(1975 Atlantis) Vic has gone above and beyond to help me. Never met him and he doesn’t know me from Adam. But he took the time to assist me with several questions. I am sure this doesn’t surprise anyone. Best, Charlie

    #34 1 year ago
    Quoted from spinal:

    Many thanks Vic for being such a gracious host and allowing me the oppotunity to see one of the best collections in the world!
    I’ve come away even more passionate about these great games and with a greater appreciation of 2” flippers and even bingos. Finely-tuned pinball is a very different thing than just regular pinball - at Vic’s you get to experience them as they were meant to be played.
    Absolutely fantastic and I can’t really say enough! Thanks so much especially for being such an inspiration to the community. It was definately worth the drive!

    Hope you won the 'Long Distance Award',

    #35 1 year ago

    Count me in for the next one!!! Pm sent!

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    #36 1 year ago

    The video is up!!!!!

    Thanks again, Vic!!!!!!

    Eric

    #37 1 year ago

    Planning to be there, just need to fenagle some personal plans for that day... it's our Anniversary so I need to get those set.

    Thanks
    Steve

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