(Topic ID: 204221)

Rebuilding collection of 80s pins - In what order?

By MtnFrost

3 years ago

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#1 3 years ago

So I'm interested in getting the following pins, all of which I've had before (except Annie and Spirit). I don't buy premium high-end polished games, so money IS an object. In what order would you suggest I hunt down and buy these?

Black Hole
Asteroid Annie (yes, that one was too much)
Spirit (dreaming, I know)


#2 3 years ago

I'd try for Medusa. And maybe keep an eye on a bargain Asteroid Annie or Spirit in case you luck into something. And maybe one you haven't had in the past.

LTG : )

#3 3 years ago

Uff man those are pricey these days; and I would just start getting them whenever you can.

look at this price and it went quick.



#4 3 years ago

yeah, no doubt - I've always loved the 80-82 pins, Bally specific, but a few others. Timing is key on those - so I'm set to jump on a good deal.

#5 3 years ago

I would start with the best early 80's pin EBD. Joker Poker is from the late 70's but it's a better player then Asteroid Annie.Black Hole is an awesome game and would be my 3rd choice.

#6 3 years ago

Not trying to be a smart ass. You may not have too too much of a choice in the matter. Whichever one pops up the first you may want to grab it. I wouldn't put Frontier too much down the list because you don't see them that much. Of course you very rarely (which you mention) see AA or Spirit! Good luck

#7 3 years ago

I'd start with the games I could find
most of those are hard to come by, you may spend years looking

I would suggest adding a few more titles to your list, and find something to play while you wait for a grail pin

#8 3 years ago

At least he doesn't have Stargzer or Quicksilver on the list.

#9 3 years ago

There's been a few Frontiers up for sale lately. I just picked up a fully restored one and it wasn't cheap but they can still be had under $3k. They seem to be going up quick these days so get in now it's a great game.

#11 3 years ago

Agree with other posts above: order will be determined by which pop up first especially if you're looking for a deal.

#12 3 years ago

Annnnd end! Guess I just answered my own question. Seawitch is first.

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