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By Pecos

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#665 3 years ago
Quoted from bobnatlanta:

On the fence on this one...about an hour away, and I have 3 projects going and NOWHERE to put this, but if they'd take $50, I'd haul it away for them. It's a Fast Draw, with fade all over and moisture damage on the PF, and busted plastics. It might be a box of rust, but they do claim it partially works, and I really cannot save them all. My brain hurts.
And I'm doing something wrong trying to paste the link. Atlanta CL, pin is located in Dallas, GA.

Did you get this? atlanta.craigslist.org link

#682 3 years ago
Quoted from bobnatlanta:

Hoov - no. Not....yet. Talked with the owner, but couldn't get out to see him last weekend. Trying to arrange another appointment, if it's still available.

If you could get it chep enough it would be worth it. Good luck

#712 3 years ago

If you look over on the lower right of the CL ad he typed in Darling as the game name......Not sure why these guys don't include the game name in the title.

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#780 3 years ago
Quoted from jmountjoy111:

nashville.craigslist.org link
Someone go buy this $50 pioneer right now. That's a crazy deal. Even the glass looks good
It's actually way nicer than the one we have at my dads house. I'd buy it if I wasn't going to pick up a corvette project tomorrow.

It says "Make best offer" in the ad now. Not sure if that was there at the beginning because I just read it.

#803 3 years ago
Quoted from zacaj:

Manufacturer: Gottlieb
Game/Type: Vulcan / EM 4 Player
Year: October, 1977
Production: 3,575
Cost: $300
Location: cinnaminson, NJ
Link: southjersey.craigslist.org link
Condition: "Needs work, but does light up."

Good game - good price

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#1130 3 years ago
Quoted from zacaj:

Mmmmmmmmmm
I'll take the Counterforce, Grand Prix, and Spanish Eyes, just get em across the Mississippi

I'll take the King Pin

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#1500 3 years ago

Wasn't me

#1523 3 years ago

Here's my Hi Straight on ebay in case you missed it. Flippers are on the sides of the playfield. IPDB says Molentin did the artwork but someone mentioned it looks more Roy Parker. The blonde looks similar to the girl on GTB '65 Kings and Queens.

ebay.com link » 1959 Keeney Hi Straight Pinball Machine

#1525 3 years ago
Quoted from Captive_Ball:

Manufacturer: Williams
Game/Type: Beat Time / EM 2 Player
Month/Year: September 1967
Production: 2,802
Cost: $300
Location: Tulsa, OK
Link/Contact: tulsa.craigslist.org link
OP:This machine is my dads he has had it for years! Works & lights up! Needs some T.L.C & cleaned up sets in covered building you u need someone to help load....
you'll have to speak up a tad I wear hearing aids NO EMAILS $300

Your link didn't work - fixed it:

tulsa.craigslist.org link

#1527 3 years ago
Quoted from Captive_Ball:

Manufacturer: Gottlieb
Game/Type: Buccaneer / Electro-mechanical (EM) Single Player
Month/Year: June 1976
Production: 3,650
Cost: $500
Location: OKC, OK
Link/Contact: oklahomacity.craigslist.org link
OP:1976 buccaneer pinball machine great shape needs a little work call for info.

This link didn't work either - fixed it also:

oklahomacity.craigslist.org link

#1528 3 years ago
Quoted from davideokills:

How much is that Skill Roll?

It's not for sale unless I got a crazy offer I couldn't resist

#1530 3 years ago
Quoted from RyanClaytor:

Neat! Looks like a really unique game. GLWS, hoov!

Thanks Ryan

#1568 3 years ago
Quoted from Pecos:

Manufacturer: Gottlieb
Game/Type: Jungle Queen / EM 4 Player
Month/Year: July 1977
Production: 6,795
Cost: $400
Location: Walworth (Milwaukee), WI
Link/Contact: " target="_blank">rochester.craigslist.org link
Condition: OP: "Comes with all paper work, keys, stickers. Power ups fine, But needs work."

^^^^^^^ What they said

Location on this one is Rochester, NY - not Wisconsin - haha had me looking. But it looks like a pretty decent game and price isn't bad depending on the pf, coin door, etc..

#1591 3 years ago
Quoted from DaWezl:

I'm on the trail of an EM near me, and the person selling it isn't a pinhead, so the condition is unknown. (I've seen some pictures, so I know it won't be a mice colony lol, but no closeup pics or interior mechanic shots)
We've made arrangements for me to go look at it tomorrow. I already know it's in a miserable location (3rd floor apartment), so I have an appliance dolly and a husband. What other tools, etc, should I bring? I'm guessing with project pins, there can be some really unexpected "fixes" that you run into!

Since it's easiest to transport a game broken down into 3 pieces - head, cabinet base, and legs - the biggest things you will need are some kind of wrench or ratchet/socket to fit the leg and head bolts - legs are usually 5/8" and head bolts 9/16". I mainly collect Gottliebs so it's best to have a selection of wrenches/ratchets/sockets, etc. that vary in size for anything you may run across. Other manufacturers may be different.

The other thing you want to take is a cordless drill with an extra battery (or electric drill) and some new (or sharp) drill bits between 1/8" - 3/8" (I use 1/4" mostly). A lot of times the keys get lost to the back door lock or the coin door lock and you have to drill them out. Just drill all the way through the lock with a standard size drill bit. After you're through, you might have to use a slotted screwdriver in the lock to turn it to free it but most of the time they fall out.

You have to remove the 4 head bolts (Gottlieb games) and unplug any male jones pin connectors at the end of the wire hanesses.

Always take the ball out of a game so you don't damage playfield plastics during moves.

Lastly, extreme temperature changes to these em backglasses aren't good. Always use a heavy blanket to cover head if temperatures in the house versus outside temps are different - exp., 65 deg inside, 20 degrees outside. I don't worry too much if it's above 40 deg.

#1612 3 years ago

Your husband is a lucky guy to have his wife there helping take it down the steps. It sounds like you're the one excited to work on/play the new game!

Congrats!

#1614 3 years ago
Quoted from DaWezl:

Lol, I'm the lucky one! All that heavy lifting only cost me a BBQ dinner!
My son and I are the main pinheads, but my husband commented today that he's really starting to enjoy playing pins. Bwahaha, my plan is working!

Have fun working on your new pin and if you have any tech questions go to the EM Hangout forum/EM Tech Pinball sub-forum and ask away. Also pinrepair.com and pinwiki.com are chock full of good repair info..

#1638 3 years ago

Here's one Pecos:

Williams Cue-T for $100 in the QuadCities IL/IA

quadcities.craigslist.org link

#1641 3 years ago
Quoted from RyanClaytor:

That looks like a hoot! Just a little cabinet wallpaper to remove. *LOL* Hard to go wrong for $100. I'm gonna keep the colsond3 refrain alive in his absence:
"Wish I were closer!"

If I were into Williams games from that era I would have bought it for the parts if nothing else......

#1670 3 years ago
Quoted from Pecos:

Cost: $500
Location: Rock Island, IL
Link/Contact: " target="_blank">chicago.craigslist.org link
Condition: No Pics! OP: "i have some pinball projects gorgar black knight solar fire bull fight cinemas call with questions"

Inspect above games in person before you buy. There's been some mis-representation in his games that he ships off ebay, etc., but if you go and buy locally he seems better.

Read this thread: https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/got-choggared-by-a-guy-in-rock-island

#1671 3 years ago
Quoted from Pecos:

Manufacturer: Stern
Game/Type: Disco / EM 2 Player
Month/Year: June 1977
Production: 815 (!)
Cost: $300
Location: Moberly (St. Louis), MO
Link/Contact: " target="_blank">stlouis.craigslist.org link
Condition: OP: " Looks good . plays fine. Low production machine. Look at photos and call if interested. No back door but otherwise complete. ...aslo have some project machines"

Good seller.........

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#1762 3 years ago
Quoted from Pecos:

Manufacturer: Williams
Game/Type: Wing Ding / EM AAB 1 Player
Month/Year: December 1964
Production: 626 (!)
Cost: $425
Location: Edgerton, WI
Link/Contact: " target="_blank">janesville.craigslist.org link
Condition: OP: "Plays fine. Backglass in very nice condition with a few chips, not yet sealed. Playfield presentable with a few touch-ups and some wear around the kick-out holes. It has been cleared with varathane in the past. Cab decent with original paint, lower cab was touched up by previous owner. Head could benefit from the same treatment.
Overall a pretty nice game with a great family friendly theme. Has all the commonly missing components, back door, lock-down bar, all animation balls present. Includes schematic."

AlexF is a Pinsider here selling this game - good seller!

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#1839 3 years ago

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#1840 3 years ago

Buy DeltaQueen1974's Spin a Card for $450 at Allentown - much better deal and you don't have to remove the blue paint!

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#1842 3 years ago

And, it's working!

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#2459 3 years ago
Quoted from songofsixpence:

I picked up this basement-fresh Sky Jump yesterday. I figure I could leave it in the project pile... but if a Pinsider wanted it for $300, I'll let it go. PM me if interested.

Nice gesture. I would jump on that if I were closer.........

#2482 3 years ago

Otaku happy

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#2550 3 years ago
Quoted from Pecos:

**Relisted**
Manufacturer: Gottlieb
Game/Type: Fast Draw / EM 4 Player
Month/Year: March 1975
Production: 8,045
Cost: $475 Firm
Location: Harleysville (Philadelphia), PA
Link/Contact: philadelphia.craigslist.org link
Condition: OP: "cleaned-new rubbers-works -but stays on ball 1. Includes manual and schematics"

Great game - good price.

#2551 3 years ago
Quoted from Pecos:

Manufacturer: Gottlieb
Game/Type: Vulcan / EM 4 Player
Month/Year: October 1977
Production: 3,575
Cost: $450
Location: Fallsington (Philadelphia), PA
Link/Contact: philadelphia.craigslist.org link
Condition: OP: "UPDATE AS OF 6/27/2016 - one of the contactors, for the multiple player changes, has now started to sometimes, repeat sometimes, stick. I have lowered the price by $200 from $650 to $450 so if you know these machines, it is an easy, inexpensive fix. No haggle, just want it gone, first $450 cash gets it.
These are pix I took today of the pinball machine.
In great shape, fully working, just played it today when I took the pix.
Kids are grown and we are downsizing.
This has been well maintained in a private home for the last 15 years and not used a lot.
I also have the manuals for it."

Another good game - good price. Tough to find one with a good backglass.

#2558 3 years ago
Quoted from goingincirclez:

I'd seen this listed before the post here and, being interested, got more info from the seller.
The transfer relay (that moves the balls across the scoops) is stuck and runs continuously but he says the game is "still playable". Sounds like it needs a full shop of rubbers, bulbs, etc. Cab was repainted (tastefully if not perfectly) and he says it's in good shape except for "where kids etched their scores in". He sent more pics and the backglass is pristine, but the pf has heavy wear on the right side and a bit of paint loss... it could probably be touched up nice. Two plastics replaced with nondescript green. Coindoor lock is broken.
Remained firm on the $500 price so I'm passing for now, unless somehow that is all still a deal. What should a Sing Along go for anyway? It's a good game, but they made a lot of 'em. I was thinking no more than $300, and maybe even that would be a stretch for the work needed...
BTW the Prospector I picked up a few pages ago is completely rehabbed, running, and playing great for its thrilled new owners

I wouldn't pay more than $300 for all the work it needs. I would keep looking - especially with less wear on the pf.. He is charging $500 because he probably thinks the paint job has increased the value of the game. Expect to pay around $300 - $600 for a decent project. Restored $600 - $900.

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#2663 3 years ago

Mr. & Mrs. Pacman and a WMS Full House em - both for $375 in St. Louis

stlouis.craigslist.org link

#2694 3 years ago

3 projects for $650 in Des Moines:

Stern Magic
Stern Galaxy
Hoe Down

desmoines.craigslist.org link

#2696 3 years ago

Good deals don't last long

#2703 3 years ago
Quoted from Pecos:

Don't know if the lobster comes with it.
Manufacturer: Gottlieb
Game/Type: Rack-A-Ball / EM 1 Player
Month/Year: December 1962
Production: 2,700
Cost: $300
Location: Pottstown (Philadelphia), PA
Contact/Link: baltimore.craigslist.org link
Condition: 'Large' crazing on backglass. OP: "As is condition."

What are the other two games on either side of Rack a Ball? (see 2nd pic on right down below). One looks like a 60's GTB and the other looks like a Bally.

#2706 3 years ago

Thanks guys - never had either of those games..........

#2734 3 years ago

The backglass was broken on the Gator and he scanned the artwork and made a photo. So figure on sourcing another backglass. I don't see this game come up for sale too often.

#2754 3 years ago
Quoted from aahgo:

greenbay.craigslist.org link
greenbay.craigslist.org link
The minimalist approach to selling...

He could have a couple old rusty pinballs he considers valuable.

#2832 3 years ago
Quoted from cottonm4:

Interesting. Here is a Jack in the Box back box to go with above pin.. Seller says glass in good condition. Thinks it is from a woo rail.
wichita.craigslist.org link
From a woodrail pinball machine, top part only. The glass is in good condition. Asking $60. Local sale."

That's a Jumping Jack 2P head - close though to the 4P JITB

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#3062 3 years ago
Quoted from Captive_Ball:

Manufacturer: Gottlieb
Game/Type: Golden Arrow / EM 1 Player
Month/Year: August 1977
Production: 1,530
Cost: $400
Location: Broken Arrow (Tulsa), OK
Link/Contact: tulsa.craigslist.org link

A Golden Arrow in Broken Arrow. WIWC

#3065 3 years ago
Quoted from osudrummer:

Maybe I should try for this one? 20 minutes away...
Not familiar with this game though.

If bg is good rest of machine looks decent. Pf just dirty. Worth $400 unless backglass has a lot of flaking - poor pics.

#3081 3 years ago
Quoted from dasvis:

Looks just like the wiring in my High hand when I bought it. Many, many hours spent pouring over schematics tracing wires that the color was totally faded away on. It works 100% now though.

Not to mention the pile of kindling that was once your High Hand head before UPS destroyed it. And then finding parts to go in the donor head that were wired to a different game. Amazing.

#3095 3 years ago
Quoted from osudrummer:

Got a few better pics, backglass appears to be flaking in the reds. Is that what you all see? Still worth it?

Flaking in the reds is common for Gottlieb em's from the 70's.

If you're only 20 minutes away why don't you ask the seller if you can come see it and drop the lightboard down so you can see how bad the flaking is on the backglass. If your paint loss isn't real bad, you can seal it with Krylon Tripple-thick 0500. After it dries, touch up the areas that have flaking (I use acrylic paint). Then go over your touch-ups with Tripple-thick again. If you have any big flakes of paint say over 1/2" - 1" be careful - I usually use a piece of packing tape just on big pieces to seal them down. There's other methods too. On the areas you touch up that are backlit, I remove the bulbs behind it so the touch-ups don't stand out. The non-lit areas are the best because it doesn't matter.

Point out that the backglass has flaking and other problems you notice and offer $300. The worst he can say is no. I'd still take it for $400 personally from the looks. You can always sell it for what you got it for or more - shouldn't lose money.

Or, drop it off in Illinois next time you head my way

#3111 3 years ago
Quoted from ForceFlow:

Ugh, that just makes the backglass harder to restore later when it gets worse. My Pharaoh has a backglass like that, and it's completely ruined and unrestorable because of packing tape being used on sections of it.
Packing tape is a short-term fix at best.

I only use small pieces of packing tape only on big flakes that have "bubbled"as a last resort on glasses that are really bad. I usually end up getting a repro glass if it is available. If a backglass is as bad as your Pharaoh, how are you going to restore it anyway? What's your method? The only reason I mentioned it is if you spray Tripple-thick on a large flake of paint, it may blow away because of the force of the compressed air in the paint can - and then if you retrieve it, it may fall apart. If you are real careful and hold your can back far enough away, you can gently spray the large flakes. The other method I know is to spray the whole glass and wrap with Saran. Some of these large paint flakes are barely hanging on because the heat from the 44 bulbs has caused them to bubble. You have to handle them with kid gloves.

#3147 3 years ago
Quoted from Captive_Ball:

This could be a really big Project Pin haul!
~~~~~Mr. Pinball Classifieds~~~~~
Control Tower, Hayburners, Jalopy, Spark Plugs, Sea Jockeys, Majorettes, Hong Kong, Disc Jockey, Army Navy, Band Wagon, Lazy Q, Regatta, Piccadilly, Hot Diggity, Starfire, Kings, Reno, Jig Saw, Kick Off, Satellite, 4 Star, Turf Champ, Casino, 3-D, Tic Tac Toe,, 1950s
Barnacle Bill, Buccaneer, Round Up, Telecard, Bowling Champ, Buttons N Bows, Sharpshooter, College Daze, King Arthur, Just 21, Double Shuffle, Happy Go Lucky, Rose Bowl, Globe Trotter, All Star Basketball, Quartette, Happy Days, Skill Pool, Chinatown, Coronation, Queen of Hearts, Flying High, Quintette, Poker Face, Shindig, Pin Wheel, Arabian Knights, Jockey Club, Gold Star, Stage Coach, Diamond Lill, Gypsy Queen, Duette, Sluggin Champ, Southern Belle, Wishing Well, Frontiersman, Easy Aces, Score Board, Derby Day, Classy Bowler, Auto Race, Register, Royal Flush, Super Circus, Silver, Straight Flush, Criss Cross, Picnic, Gondolier, Sunshine, Straight Shooter, HI Diver, Queen of Diamonds, Miss Annabelle, Universe, Lighting Ball, World Beauties, Lite A Card, Dancing Dolls, Spot A Card, Kewpie Doll Show Boat, Big Casino, Slick Chick, Lady Robin Hood, Cinderella, Olde King Cole, Jack N Jill, 1940s, 50s, 60s Gottlieb: 200 per game for any 100 games
Jack
Cincinnati, Ohio

He's been advertising these games for 10 or 15 years now on MPC.

Jacks games are rough from the pics he sent me 10 years ago and everyone else seems to agree. He gave me poor pics and I couldn't tell what they really looked like other than they looked worn.

A few people say if you go in person and cherry pick the better games of the bunch, and don't mind doing all the work that needs done to his games - he's not a bad guy to deal with.

#3165 3 years ago
Quoted from osudrummer:

I picked up the Golden Arrow tonight that was on Craigslist 5-6 days ago. She took the ad down and I got nervous but turned out she was holding it for me.
The grime on the playfield protected the paint so looks like it will clean up beautifully! She took $300 for it.

Nice grab

#3186 3 years ago
Quoted from rvdv:

For sale : price Free
Pick up ASAP
Williams Time Warp
Playfield looks great
Missing slingshot plastic
Boards look clean
Missing playfield glass
Don't know working or not

Since there's no location this must be floating in a Time Warp..........

#3215 3 years ago
Quoted from PinFixin:

(not mine)
Manufacturer: Gottlieb
Game/Type: Quick Draw 2 player EM
Month/Year: June 1975
Production: 2660
Cost: $300
Location: Surgoinsville, East TN
Link/Contact: tricities.craigslist.org link
I already have one that's almost HUO (in someone's home since at least 76-77) otherwise I'd be on this.
-Pat

SOLD

#3246 3 years ago
Quoted from PinballFever:

Is this a red flag to you guys?
Got a text from someone area code 505 saying he'll send me a certified check for the Jack in the Box listed in Craigslist for $700.
Here's his text, "Good, I will be buying the item from you so please kindly withdraw the advert, I don't mind adding $20 for holding the item for me.
I will be paying you via certified check from my bank it will be delivered to to you, so do you have a bank account and I'll need you to provide me with the following information to facilitate the mailing of the check, your name, address, city, zip code and your last payment. I await your text soon. Thank you.
Asking price. I will make arrangements for the pick up as soon as you have your money I am completely satisfied with the advert".
So what do you guys think? Any advice? Only thing I can think is to make sure the check is exactly the the amount of the pinball.
Bruce

Scam

All kinds of red flags here:

"item", "advert", poor sentence structure, etc., etc. Do you talk like he does? No, and he's sitting in a Starbucks in Nigeria with an Ipad.

Take cash only and maybe Pay Pal in some instances like ebay, etc.

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#3350 2 years ago
Quoted from Matesamo:

I just missed out on this one, someone had just called and they are going tomorrow to get it.

They may back out - you never know (slim chance anyway).

I was just thinking about how great it would be if a $150 Scuba came up for sale by me.

#3354 2 years ago
Quoted from Captive_Ball:

Manufacturer: Gottlieb
Game/Type: Bank-A-Ball / EM 1 Player
Month/Year: September 1965
Production: 3,400
Cost: $200
Location: Manassas, VA
Link/Contact: washingtondc.craigslist.org link
OP: ...was partially working when I brought it to my shop

Someone grab this - good deal!

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#3567 2 years ago
Quoted from zacaj:

*almost emails them*
"You've bought three machines in the past two weeks, for more money than you spent on your last car, zacaj"
*sighs*
*closes email window*
These card hand based gottliebs all seem really cool in theory but I've never gotten the chance to play one to find out if it's actually anything more than knocking the whole bank down...

Royal Flush is worth trying out. Drop targets don't reset but still a good game.

Jacks Open has a progressive poker hand feature and resetting drop targets after you complete each hand.

#3568 2 years ago
Quoted from Captive_Ball:

Hoping to score one of these someday....wish it was within a 400 mile radius of me.

Just picked one up today.......

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#3847 2 years ago

Pop a Card project in NJ (good player IMO)

Starting bid $199

Backglass fair - Ron Webb shows he has a repro Pop a Card BG in stock for $275

"seller says playfield nice, will put pictures up on ebay later"
"back door probably missing"

ebay.com link » Gottlieb Pop A Card Pinball Machine Complete But Need Tlc

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#4130 2 years ago
Quoted from Matesamo:

Manufacturer: Gottlieb
Game/Type: Lucky Hand / EM 1 Player
Month/Year: June 1977
Production: 610
Cost: $350
Location: West Hartford, CT
Contact/Link: newlondon.craigslist.org link
Condition: No condition listed so assume the worst, not even turned on in photo.

I'm guessing that Lucky Hand won't last long.........

#4228 2 years ago
Quoted from ForceFlow:

Well, looks like someone wants it, lol

Has anyone actually had contact with that seller since he posted this 14 days ago?

2 months later
#4888 2 years ago

Free alert:

Chicago Coin Hi Score Pool in Dayton, Ohio

dayton.craigslist.org link

You have to take the green/red/white hideabed couch too

Here's the ad in case it gets deleted:

I have a green, red and white plaid hideabed couch and a vintage 1971 Chicago Coin Hi Score Pool Pinball machine for free that I'm looking to remove from my property ASAP. Both are in good condition, and both are a package deal. If you have any interest in my items please email me for pictures. As long as this ad is up, the items are still available.

http://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=1161

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#4976 2 years ago

Team One in Bethesda, MD on ebay

Starting bid $199 - auction ends tomorrow

ebay.com link » Gottlieb 1977 Team One Rare Add A Ball Of Abra Ca Dabra

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#5084 2 years ago

31 PINBALL PROJECTS IN ILLINOIS

Guys,

I just bought out an operators inventory in a building in Iowa and brought the games back to Illinois. He had to be out of the building because he had sold it. There's 31 projects here - mostly 70's Gottlieb, Bally, Williams, Stern and Sonic em's - with a few early SS's. I posted a general ad in the Marketplace too. I'm including a spreadsheet. For more info. just pm me. Besides pick-up in Illinois I do ship door to door. Thanks.

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#5094 2 years ago
Quoted from NicoVolta:

I spy a Rancho for $300 in there...

Yes you do....

One guy asked for pics this morning

#5095 2 years ago

Updated list - terrible scan.......

Project list upd 1.pdf

#5108 2 years ago

Updated list of what's left of the 31 projects I have for sale in central Illinois - thx.

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#5123 2 years ago
Quoted from RCA1:

Sold! Anyone here buy it?
Item condition:Used
“machine not in working condition - missing power cord - not tested - pick up only > LaSalle IL - ” ... Read more
Ended: May 11, 2017 , 10:17PM
Winning bid:US $255.00
[ 15 bids ]
Shipping: Free Local Pickup
Item location:La Salle, Illinois, United States
Seller:
kash45 (1912 ) About kash45 | Seller's other items

I put the initial bid on it but a guy over in Streater, IL posted that he thought this is the same one he saw at an antique store in LaSalle. He said it had mice nests/urine in it but hey - for the price it went for it would be worth that in parts. I've bought them that way before.

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#5160 2 years ago
Quoted from hoov:

Updated list of what's left of the 31 projects I have for sale in central Illinois - thx.

Have just 8 projects left out of 31:

Gtb Buckaroo
Wms Triple Strike X 2
Wms Gulfstream
Wms Liberty Bell
Wms Big Ben
Bally Delta Queen
Bally Bullfight

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#5373 2 years ago
Quoted from Matesamo:

Are "Bangs" a southern thing or slang for something? Never heard of it before.

Bangs = guns

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#5787 2 years ago
Quoted from vec-tor:

The pinball estate of Metropinball is up for grabs.
it is listed in lots, in the Oklahoma Craig's list

Quoted from DennisDodel:

Which area? Link?

OKC CL:

Pinball Machines - $750 (Okc) hide this posting

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I am selling all the pinball machines and parts that I have left.

BUNDLE 1
With this group there are 6 pinball machines. 1) Hokus Pokus 2) GulfStream 3) Bowl O 4)Oklahoma..(this machine alone is worth over 500 dollars, it was one of the very first pinball coin op and it's wood rail) 5) Old Chicago that needs a backglass 6) I forget the name but it's another EM. Along with these machines are boxes and boxes and boxes of EM and some SS parts. There are over 200 coils, stops, rubbers..just about everything anyone would need to work on EM's and enough of all of it that you wouldn't need to order stuff. (three containers of pinball fuses as well) This bundle is 750.00 You get six machines and all the parts for that. The parts alone are worth at least a grand if you added them all up.

BUNDLE 2
I also have two shuffle/bowlers and a San Fransico EM along with a Golden Tee video game in another group that I am selling all of this group for 250.

BUNDLE 3
There is a rotisserie that I am bundling with a pinball dolly that I am asking 100 for.

BUNDLE 4
Some of the EM boxes are from Jimmy that owned Metro Pinball. There are four boxes that he sold to me that he said were EM and SS parts during the last week of his life. To be honest I have never looked in them and I know 2 of the boxes has nothing but sets of plastics...so someone could sell these boxes and make some money on Ebay with them. These boxes are 50.

BUNDLE 5
The last bundle is a Pot O Gold machine that has a cabinet completely ready for paint, (all restored), brand new backglass, playfield completely restored, mech board and head. This machine just needs to be put back together. I am bundling it with a Grand Slam by Gottlieb that just needs a few things done to it. The playfield has wear and these two machines together are 350.

NONE of these are in that bad of a condition. They just need a few things here or there.

I will send pictures if you send me a number to text them to. I do NOT want to break up the bundles that I have listed. I am moving and I do NOT want to move them again for a third time.

If someone wants to put two of the bundles together, I am open to an offer for something like that. Or if someone wants to offer for EVERYTHING. I will visit about that as well.

6 months later
#7817 1 year ago
Quoted from paddlepaw:

Saw this on Mr Pinball. I'd love to check these and that Tulsa auction - good - out but it's too far of course.

100 Woodrail Pinballs, 1950, 1960s Gottlieb Williams: 300 each take them all
Jack, Phone: 513-697-8147
Milford, Ohio, Ohio - parts games from what I've heard

1 month later
#8054 1 year ago

Over on KLOV: https://forums.arcade-museum.com/showthread.php?t=423590

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Default hang glider bally 76' em $250
pretty nice bally hang glider em game, 1976
nice field, average body, door, backglass, ask 250 in reno (NV) area pix soon

#8062 1 year ago
Quoted from PBMike:

That Pro Football looks nice, How much do you think it would cost to get it from CA to OH? Is it even worth it at that point?

About $400 - $450 so it's up to you. Hard to recover your shipping cost if you re-sell.

I would find one more local where you can drive to go get it to save on shipping. Pro Football comes up for sale quite a bit.

#8083 1 year ago
Quoted from amkoepfer:

If there is anyone that can pick the c37 up for me i would gladly pay. I emailed the guy and sounds like a good price on a game ive wanted for a long time! Pm me if you can do it. I cant make a road trip for a couple weeks

I just e-mailed the guy an hour ago and he just got back to me a little bit ago and said C-37 sold today for $625 and Lost World was still there.

#8087 1 year ago
Quoted from amkoepfer:

He emailed me, said the same, then said it was lost world that sold, not c37. I dont want to make an 8 hour round trip if thats the case

He first told me C-37 was not sold at the end of the day and would be 25% off tomorrow. Then, he got back to me and said C-37 sold - he had that and Lost World mixed up.

3 weeks later
#8179 1 year ago

Sinbad for $200 near Louisville, KY (southern IN)

louisville.craigslist.org link

#8180 1 year ago

Rack a Ball for $350 in Columbus, OH

columbus.craigslist.org link

#8209 1 year ago
Quoted from emk101:

Hoov
Have you been there and or know anyone who has?
I might be planning a trip out there tomorrow. It's 8hrs out of my way round trip. I guess wondering if anyone has gone to see what he had?

Re: Have you been there and or know anyone who has?

Where are you talking about?

2 weeks later
#8300 1 year ago

Deal of the day: Gulfstream near Manhattan, KS for $20 (missing legs and pf glass)

ksu.craigslist.org link

2 weeks later
#8453 1 year ago

FREE Grand Prix in the Chicago area:

chicago.craigslist.org link

Free pinball machine! Just have to come pick it up yourself and it's yours. Not working right now, but cleaned and ready to go!

#8456 1 year ago
Quoted from bluespin:

hoov You beat me by 30 seconds!

usually happens to me

#8466 1 year ago
Quoted from mark532011:

Seems like a pretty good deal. Is it a joke?

Don't know. Cleaned and ready to go is what makes me wonder about the ad. May be legit though.

I do know if they are legit these free games go quick.

1 month later
#9317 1 year ago
Quoted from bluespin:

Manufacturer: Midway
Game/Type: Carnival Target Gallery / Pitch and Bat
Year: 1963
Production: ???
Cost: $500 OBO
Location: Athens, AL
Seller: Brooke Stidham
Contact/Link: https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1720165521395194/
OP: 1963 Carnival Midway Pinball Machine in good condition. Bright fun colors! It needs re-wire so it does not work. Price is negotiable

Unique. I bet there's not too many of these around.

2 weeks later
#9663 1 year ago
Quoted from bluespin:

Manufacturer: Gottlieb
Game/Type: Sure Shot / EM 1 Player
Month/Year: March 1976
Production: 3,700
Cost: $550
Location: Chattanooga, TN
Seller: Rodney B Levin
Link/Contact: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1356197434424285/permalink/1962562227121133/?sale_post_id=1962562227121133&rt=11
OP: Ware house clearance sale
Sure Shot pinball in good shape working needs home. Play field has been shopped and is very nice back glass is just as nice.
I can ship this to a terminal in your city for 220.00

Better be careful dealing with this company - here's a few stories: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/rec.games.pinball/5pCmbOYN2G4 ; https://groups.google.com/forum/#!searchin/rec.games.pinball/chattanooga$20pinball%7Csort:date/rec.games.pinball/Q6dmoGShIkQ/6klN_jFr1owJ

#9676 1 year ago
Quoted from bluespin:

Manufacturer: Williams
Game/Type: River Boat / EM 1 Player
Month/Year: September 1964
Production: 1,650
Cost: $450
Location: Chattanooga, TN
Seller: Rodney D Levin
Contact/Link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/408970789174202/permalink/2094938617244069/?sale_post_id=2094938617244069&rt=11
OP: Ware house clearance sale
River Boat pinball in good shape working needs a home. Play field has been shopped and is very nice back glass is just as nice.
I can ship this to a terminal in your city for 220.00

Better be careful dealing with this company - here's a few stories: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/rec.games.pinball/5pCmbOYN2G4 ; https://groups.google.com/forum/#!searchin/rec.games.pinball/chattanooga$20pinball%7Csort:date/rec.games.pinball/Q6dmoGShIkQ/6klN_jFr1owJ

#9693 1 year ago
Quoted from bluespin:

Rodney at Chattanooga Pinball does had a reputation. He mostly sells arcades. Sometimes he uses old stock photos instead of photos of the current game. If buying from him probably best to inspect in person before purchasing. I’ll make a disclaimer when posting his games going forward

Yeah, as many games as you do post, it's tough to try to keep track of the sellers with the multitude of ads you find. We do appreciate the hard work you go through to post these.

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#11121 10 months ago
Quoted from NicoVolta:

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2117829781820198/
$325 for a 2001 in 2018? Whoa. In VT.
Only thing unusual I can see is the backglass colors have more green than most I’ve seen.

Quoted from ckcsm:

Yes it looks like too much green, you had me worried that it might have been a Ron Webb repro as I know he has done one in the past and I'm on his waiting list when he does this title again.
I found this image of one he did 4 years ago.
Still a nice deal, if I was closer I'd check it out.
[quoted image]

Could this be a sample? If you notice cabinet colors look different (could be a poor re-paint), backglass colors look different, and if you look below coin door there looks to be an "S" preceded by a space after the serial number but it could be anything - nick, imperfection. Just guessing.

5 months later
#12295 4 months ago

4 Square with a re-painted cab for $125 near Flint, MI posted an hour ago: flint.craigslist.org link

1 month later
#12579 3 months ago

Motordome in northern Wisconsin for $100

northernwi.craigslist.org link

Pinball Machine - $100 (Ashland)
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