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Show off your rare/prototype pinball stuff....

By Dayhuff

8 years ago


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#1301 1 year ago
Quoted from Dayhuff:

Thanks, thats awesome!! However it was my original intent for people to post there rare pinball STUFF and not the games but o'well.., it's been great either way and I hope they keep posting whatever it is they want to show off.
John

Probably part of my top 3 thread on Pinside for sure. So many great things in here !

#1302 1 year ago

Playboy Pinball 2000 prototype

I am not sure how many whitewoods were really built but there are 36! playfield concepts.
Would be great to see more photos or videos from that game.

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#1303 1 year ago

Just found this box of goodies while getting ready for the York Show! This is probably from 40 years ago when I used to work on those!

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#1304 1 year ago
Quoted from Pbpins:

Just found this box of goodies while getting ready for the York Show! This is probably from 40 years ago when I used to work on those![quoted image][quoted image][quoted image]

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#1305 1 year ago

If you come across a nice lock down bar for the Hercules I'm your guy.
Thanks,
John

#1306 1 year ago
Quoted from Dayhuff:

If you come across a nice lock down bar for the Hercules I'm your guy.
Thanks,
John

My carpenter brother-in-law made one for me many years ago. I had three Hercules at the time so he had a good rail to copy from. Turned out perfect. I'll see if he still has the jigs for it.

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#1307 1 year ago

How about an nos pinbot ramp.

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#1308 11 months ago

I have a pinstar Gamatron. Currently not working

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#1309 11 months ago
Quoted from Mitoska:

I have a pinstar Gamatron. Currently not working
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Is that the one from Holland?

#1310 11 months ago
Quoted from Pinhead86:

Is that the one from Holland?

Yes..they had a lot of interest. I offered triple asking price..that seemed to do the trick. What was extra interesting was they had a segaasa-sonic game too. Which is the company the rest of the pinstar stock went to in Spain.

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#1311 11 months ago
Quoted from Pinhead86:

Is that the one from Holland?

Where was it listed? Great pickup!

#1312 11 months ago
Quoted from Mitoska:

Yes..they had a lot of interest. I offered triple asking price..that seemed to do the trick. What was extra interesting was they had a segaasa-sonic game too. Which is the company the rest of the pinstar stock went to in Spain.

Nice! Good score. I messaged the guy and he said that he had an offer for double and asked if I wanted to big higher? I’m in the process of restoring mine and I hit a wall so I figured spare parts or visual reference would be great.

#1313 11 months ago

There is another one on eBay ebay.com link: Pinstar Gamatron Pinball Project

#1314 11 months ago
Quoted from AMSNL:

There is another one on eBay ebay.com link: Pinstar Gamatron Pinball Project

Or at least most of one. I hope someone resurects that game, but lots of work there.

#1315 11 months ago
Quoted from RCA1:

Or at least most of one. I hope someone resurects that game, but lots of work there.

One sold for $400 this summer in MN. I didn't think they were that rare, not sure what an actual value would be for that.

#1316 11 months ago

The French dispatch .

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#1317 11 months ago

Not a current pic, and I can't remember If I posted this, but this is the proto tommy I picked up this summer.

If I can get the business to eventually break even and start making money the plan is to bring one machine from each set of boards I make to some of the bigger conventions.

Tommy Proto - Extra pop bumpers, real chime unit, different ramp setup, airplane ball eject, playfield coloring is different.

I have so much in the pipeline right now, as covid parts are found and as cashflow allows i have boardsets for most major pinball eras

Dolly Parton Bally
Bally 6803 Game
Black Knight for System 3-7
Space Shuttly System 9
Elvira System 11
Sega/Stern Whitestar Game
Jurassic Park - Data East
Funhouse - WPC89
WPC95 Game
Sharpshooter - Gameplan

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#1318 11 months ago
Quoted from AMSNL:

There is another one on eBay ebay.com link: Pinstar Gamatron Pinball Project

This guy posted that POS on Pinside and got a deserved flaming for it. https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/for-sale-pinstar-gamatron

He’s a decent guy otherwise but Moto Bone sold his Sonic version for like 4k and Bruce had his sitting for 3k for a while. Gamatron is not worth that much and everyone once in a while a motivated buyer spends a crapton and then the shysters come out of the woodwork thinking their pile of parts is also worth 9k.

Gamatron is fun, however it’s more common than people think and you can get them cheap as hell if you’re patient

#1319 11 months ago
Quoted from Pinball_Basement:

Not a current pic, and I can't remember If I posted this, but this is the proto tommy I picked up this summer.
If I can get the business to eventually break even and start making money the plan is to bring one machine from each set of boards I make to some of the bigger conventions.
Tommy Proto - Extra pop bumpers, real chime unit, different ramp setup, airplane ball eject, playfield coloring is different.
I have so much in the pipeline right now, as covid parts are found and as cashflow allows i have boardsets for most major pinball eras
Dolly Parton Bally
Bally 6803 Game
Black Knight for System 3-7
Space Shuttly System 9
Elvira System 11
Sega/Stern Whitestar Game
Jurassic Park - Data East
Funhouse - WPC89
WPC95 Game
Sharpshooter - Gameplan[quoted image]

I got to play the proto Tommy when it first came out.
I do not know if the program was ever finished and corrected.

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#1320 10 months ago

“Wait a minute...WAIT a minute Doc, uh, are you telling me you built a time machine...out of a DeLorean?”
- Marty McFly

In 2022, let us all go "Back to the Future", and make it a better year for everyone.

One of the few remaining New Old Stock (NOS) pinball backglasses not installed in the game production of the "Back to the Future" pinball machine (Data East, 1990).

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#1321 10 months ago
Quoted from xTheBlackKnightx:

“Wait a minute...WAIT a minute Doc, uh, are you telling me you built a time machine...out of a DeLorean?”
- Marty McFly
In 2022, let us all go "Back to the Future", and make it a better year for everyone.
One of the few remaining New Old Stock (NOS) pinball backglasses not installed in the game production of the "Back to the Future" pinball machine (Data East, 1990).
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Very nice.

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#1322 10 months ago

I have a couple rare ones in my collection....

Banzai run with xr-7 playfield. Pat lawlor said only 10 of these exist but I have to think there are more than that

Diamond plate pool sharks.... and while dp pool sharks isn’t super rare, the one I have has a low serial number, handwritten proto ROMS, and red boards underneath

I also have an AC/DC vault pro.... while it might not be thought of as ultra rare, I feel like only a couple hundred of these at best made it out the door without angry angus on it LOL

Mike

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#1323 10 months ago
Quoted from Guidotorpedo:

I have a couple rare ones in my collection....
Banzai run with xr-7 playfield. Pat lawlor said only 10 of these exist but I have to think there are more than that
Diamond plate pool sharks.... and while dp pool sharks isn’t super rare, the one I have has a low serial number, handwritten proto ROMS, and red boards underneath
I also have an AC/DC vault pro.... while it might not be thought of as ultra rare, I feel like only a couple hundred of these at best made it out the door without angry angus on it LOL
Mike
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Cool stuff but you have a missed call

#1324 10 months ago
Quoted from radium:

Cool stuff but you have a missed call

Hey, radium from Ass Hill is calling...

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#1325 10 months ago

Picked this up last summer. Signed Dave Christensen backglass.

https://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=5196

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#1326 10 months ago
Quoted from thepinballworks:

Picked this up last summer. Signed Dave Christensen backglass.
https://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=5196
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That is very interesting. Not asking what you paid, but can you say who/where you got it from? I got this backglass from a Chicago area Bally/Midway employee many years ago. The game was not in the ipdb at the time, and it was added because of the glass I got. It was not signed by Dave when I got it. Just wondering if it's the same glass. I sold it to some guy out in California. I can search my back email to find his name.

Joe (joemagiera at ameritech dot net)
[email protected]

#1327 10 months ago
Quoted from Pinball_Basement:

Not a current pic, and I can't remember If I posted this, but this is the proto tommy I picked up this summer.
If I can get the business to eventually break even and start making money the plan is to bring one machine from each set of boards I make to some of the bigger conventions.
Tommy Proto - Extra pop bumpers, real chime unit, different ramp setup, airplane ball eject, playfield coloring is different.
I have so much in the pipeline right now, as covid parts are found and as cashflow allows i have boardsets for most major pinball eras
Dolly Parton Bally
Bally 6803 Game
Black Knight for System 3-7
Space Shuttly System 9
Elvira System 11
Sega/Stern Whitestar Game
Jurassic Park - Data East
Funhouse - WPC89
WPC95 Game
Sharpshooter - Gameplan[quoted image]

Was this the one Jenn May picked up down in Florida?

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#1328 10 months ago

These are my two things that probably most fit the thread.

1. Huge 6x5’ pinball neon. As far as I know 1 of 1. It was made for Tilt Arcade in Concord Mills Mall in Concord, NC and hung in there until it closed.

2. Safecracker promotional item from Williams. I’ve never seen another one, but sure there are others out there.

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#1329 10 months ago
Quoted from The_Director:

These are my two things that probably most fit the thread.
1. Huge 6x5’ pinball neon. As far as I know 1 of 1. It was made for Tilt Arcade in Concord Mills Mall in Concord, NC and hung in there until it closed.
2. Safecracker promotional item from Williams. I’ve never seen another one, but sure there are others out there.
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Both very cool.

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#1330 10 months ago

Not mine, but this SS concept art just sold for $2560 at auction

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#1331 10 months ago

One of last remaining printing proofs of the "magic eye" insert used on the center of the pinball backglass, Mystic (Bally, 1980). Above is the design sketch diagram used for development. The proof is signed by the artist, Kevin O'Connor, and model who provided the "eye", Margaret Hudson of Eight Ball Deluxe fame. James Loflin has another example when additional historical documentation was provided to IPDB regarding creation of the game.

The "magic eye" came in two variants, a flat image which was screened with the backglass and a more expensive recessed, attached 3D lighted version similar to an early hologram for roughly the first 100+ units. There are cabinet differences as well.
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#1332 10 months ago
Quoted from xTheBlackKnightx:

The last remaining printing proof of the "magic eye" insert used on the center of the pinball backglass, Mystic (Bally, 1980). Above is the design sketch diagram used for development. The proof is signed by the artist, Kevin O'Connor, and model who provided the "eye", Margaret Hudson of Eight Ball Deluxe fame.
The "magic eye" came in two variants, a flat image which was screened with the backglass and a more expensive recessed, attached 3D version similar to an early hologram for roughly the first 100+ units.[quoted image]

I remember something like this on EBay. It was super cool I almost bought it, but I don't have a Mystic, so it seemed odd to do so.

Chris

#1333 10 months ago
Quoted from xTheBlackKnightx:

One of last remaining printing proofs of the "magic eye" insert used on the center of the pinball backglass, Mystic (Bally, 1980). Above is the design sketch diagram used for development. The proof is signed by the artist, Kevin O'Connor, and model who provided the "eye", Margaret Hudson of Eight Ball Deluxe fame. James Loflin has another example when additional historical documentation was provided to IPDB regarding creation of the game.
The "magic eye" came in two variants, a flat image which was screened with the backglass and a more expensive recessed, attached 3D lighted version similar to an early hologram for roughly the first 100+ units. There are cabinet differences as well.
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That's so cool, I want it! lol. The flat version of the backglass was actually just a sticker that they glued on. The glasses were all printed with the clear hole.

#1334 10 months ago
Quoted from aobrien5:

The flat version of the backglass was actually just a sticker that they glued on. The glasses were all printed with the clear hole.

I own a standard production Bally Mystic backglass with a fully silkscreened "Magic Eye" that is not a decal insert from late 1980. They do exist, however I do not know how many were made.

This variant has been documented. There were crossovers between the early production and final standard production on this title, as Bally made changes to this backglass order.

#1335 10 months ago
Quoted from xTheBlackKnightx:

I own a standard production Bally Mystic backglass with a fully silkscreened "Magic Eye" that is not a decal insert from late 1980. They do exist, however I do not know how many were made.
This variant has been documented. There were crossovers between the early production and final standard production on this title, as Bally made changes to this backglass order.

Did not know that. Thanks!

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#1336 9 months ago

I thought I knew everything about WMS/Bally games, but just learned about this one today https://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=3730

#1337 9 months ago
Quoted from dudah:

I thought I knew everything about WMS/Bally games, but just learned about this one today https://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=3730

I so want to play this!! Only 12 made.

#1338 9 months ago
Quoted from dudah:

I thought I knew everything about WMS/Bally games, but just learned about this one today https://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=3730

Quoted from Ericpinballfan:

I so want to play this!! Only 12 made.

It's kinda fun. Pacak used to bring his to Expo years ago.

#1339 9 months ago
Quoted from MattElder:

It's kinda fun. Pacak used to bring his to Expo years ago.

Played it, interesting game.

#1340 9 months ago

A couple of original artwork negatives. One from Starship Troopers, and clearly the other from DE Star Trek

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#1341 9 months ago
Quoted from MattElder:

It's kinda fun. Pacak used to bring his to Expo years ago.

I couldn't remember which show I had played it in the past. Good for a game or two. Definitely gimmicky but fun

#1342 9 months ago
Quoted from Ericpinballfan:

I so want to play this!! Only 12 made.

Another reason to make the VFW show at some point. Lots of rare games, including that one.

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#1343 8 months ago
Quoted from RCA1:

Another reason to make the VFW show at some point. Lots of rare games, including that one.

I highly suggest that anyone that wants to attend the VFW Show (www.vfwpinball.com) do so this year.

#1344 8 months ago
Quoted from MrBally:

I highly suggest that anyone that wants to attend the VFW Show (www.vfwpinball.com) do so this year.

I have no inside info but Bruce is probably 110% correct.

#1345 8 months ago

Are tickets on sale yet?

#1346 8 months ago
Quoted from pinwiztom:

Are tickets on sale yet?

Not yet. Check the www.vfwpinball.com site for updates.

Last year, with similar show dates, tickets went on sale August 2nd.

#1347 8 months ago

rumor has it that the show dates are going to occur the 1st weekend in october

and in the immortal words of bryan kelly, "don't ask me how I know"

#1348 8 months ago
Quoted from j_m_:

rumor has it that the show dates are going to occur the 1st weekend in october
and in the immortal words of bryan kelly, "don't ask me how I know"

Well, someone who might know did start this thread:
https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/ann-arbor-michigan-vfw-pinball-show-2022

#1349 8 months ago
Quoted from j_m_:

rumor has it that the show dates are going to occur the 1st weekend in october
and in the immortal words of bryan kelly, "don't ask me how I know"

I heard that, asshole!

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#1350 4 months ago

Came across a preliminary MM manual ..never seen this anywhere before ... Anyone has information about this , or has one also ?

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