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Post Project Pins for sale here - CL, eBay, Pinside and others


By Pecos

4 years ago



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#1321 3 years ago

Well lookie here. This looks like an interesting thread..

1 week later
#1444 3 years ago
Quoted from TheOnlyest:

Nope, it certainly wont... you should only have 2 expectations when it comes to CL sellers...
1. Always assume that the seller is a clueless drooling dipshit, because 80% of them are.
2. Expect that the value of what they're selling is actually 50% or less of the dilutional price they're asking,

CL has been very kind to me. Yes, there is a lot of wading through BS but every once in a while you can grab a diamond in the rough for a song.
You have to be willing to take a road trip. I get many good leads in places that are very rural. You also need to be able to judge people and make them trust you. Nothing like paying sight unseen to gain trust. If I am underpaying for a pin, I will actually tell the seller, they like knowing I'm not a thief (just an opportunist with cash)

1 month later
#1946 3 years ago
Quoted from NicoVolta:

Well sheeit... an unknown buyer snagged the Fan-Tas-Tic out from under us.
That's how it goes in the Wild West of Craigslist... :/
Pretty sure we'll find another Fan-Tas-Tic by TPF 2017. Hope so, anyway.

Funny to see love for Fan-Tas-Tic. That's a game that is commonly parted out.

#1958 3 years ago

Missing legs and bolts but looks NICE

Quoted from Pecos:

Manufacturer: Gottlieb
Game/Type: Target Alpha / EM 4 Player
Month/Year: November 1976
Production: 7,285
Cost: $400 OBRO
Location: Evanston/Skokie (Chicago), IL
Link/Contact: chicago.craigslist.org link
Condition: OP: "Got a web page of pictures I can send you.
The bad:
No legs, no leg bolts, no head bolts, no keys (both head and coin door are locked), no manual.
The medium:
Untested, but can't imagine that it works.
The good:
Considering prices of pins these days, this is cheap!"

2 years later
#11830 6 months ago

Who can grab and hold this for me?

Quoted from bluespin:

Manufacturer: Gottlieb
Game/Type: Central Park / EM 1 Player
Month/Year: April 1966
Production: 3,100
Cost: $600 OBO
Location: Alpharetta, GA
Seller: Jack Grenuk
Link/Contact: https://www.facebook.com/groups/299213816922644/?fref=nf
OP: Gottlieb Central Park Pinball Project Complete AS-IS in Alpharetta, GA
For sale is a project Central Park. The machine is complete, but needs to be gone through to get it working. The backglass is in very nice shape, and was sealed at one point. The playfield is beautiful with very little wear. All of the playfield plastics are intact. The cabinet is in decent shape as well. The machine will power up, but continues to cycle. I will admit that if this were a Hurdy Gurdy I would not be selling it but unfortunately it is not. The machine comes with a backdoor. I am listing this machine in AS-IS condition.
Asking $600 OBO. I'm located in Alpharetta, GA and the machine is easily accessible to ground level. If you have any questions, or need additional pictures, please let me know! Bob Cunningham comes through Atlanta often and would likely be an option for transport if you need it.
There are a few machines I would be interested in trading for, the list is here:
Gottlieb Majorettes
Gottlieb Flipper Fair
Gottlieb Lucky Hand
Gottlieb Strange World
Gottlieb Gold Strike
Gottlieb Dimension
Gottlieb Pin-Up
Gottlieb Atlantis
Gottlieb Melody
Gottlieb Hurdy Gurdy
Gottlieb T.K.O
Gottlieb Knockout
Gottlieb Asteroid Annie
Williams Skill Pool
Jack
IG: @jackgrenukpinball

#11835 6 months ago
Quoted from shimoda:

I could as well.

Turns out the gentleman found another buyer thank you all for the offers though

4 months later
#13282 46 days ago
Quoted from robertmee:

Thanks for the heads up....buddy of mine picking up tomorrow.

No your buddy misread the ad thinking 350 not 3500 doh!! Where are my damn glasses...

#13385 42 days ago
Quoted from dfrazer:

Gottlieb Cowpoke $650
albany.craigslist.org link
The seller said that the machine is located inside of a ground-level storage unit, so it should be an easy pickup for whoever gets this one.
Lockdown bar is not shown, but seller says that they do have it.

I messaged the seller, anyone in the area that could hold this for me?

2 weeks later
#13753 22 days ago
Quoted from Matesamo:

I saw the ad on my phone and did not realize the box was on the cabinet body. I am going to look at it today (the seller lives a mile away from me so why not) but realizing that the legs are off and the head is flat on the machine I don't have a great feeling about it.

Uhhh why? that game is barely worth the ask even intact and working.

1 week later
#13873 15 days ago
Quoted from Matesamo:

<rant>
I don't mind missing out on cheap projects but it irks me when someone with no interest in pinball buys a project just because its cheap only to turn around and immediately relist it for over 3x what he paid IN THE SAME GROUP HE BOUGHT IT FROM. I mean at least clean it up a little or wait a week or two.
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Not my style but nobody is forcing anyone to buy/sell. It's a matter of perspective. What's the difference between this and any stock or commodity? This is still America last I checked. The "flipper" is still taking a risk and having to manage the transaction. More power to him/her I say.

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#14100 6 days ago
Quoted from stashyboy:

Looks pretty rough but, Lockdown bar alone is worth more than that! Won't be there long that's for sure.

I’ll take these every day all day long $75 parts machine? You bet

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