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Some nice looking early SS classics just came up on the Interwebs


By dmbjunky

4 years ago



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#651 4 years ago
Quoted from chuckwurt:

Hardbody is on my watchlist too.

I like my Hardbody. It's a lot of fun with inline targets, two banks of targets and a horseshoe loop all on the top level. Some people don't like the "Flex Save" that diverts the ball from the outlane back into play but I really like them. I'm not a fan of the theme but that's not important to me. I wouldn't own one though if I had kids.

#652 4 years ago
Quoted from jwilson:

Replace them with WPC mechs.
Strange Science is on my list for new cabinet art when I get through my repair backlog.

What's the problem with Bally flipper mechs?

#653 4 years ago
Quoted from Pecos:

I like my Hardbody. It's a lot of fun with inline targets, two banks of targets and a horseshoe loop all on the top level. Some people don't like the "Flex Save" that diverts the ball from the outlane back into play but I really like them. I'm not a fan of the theme but that's not important to me. I wouldn't own one though if I had kids.

You could always get the European Backglass if you're modest.

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#655 4 years ago

"...has alternative back glass..."

Quoted from dmbjunky:

I hate that backglass.

There are two other translites:
http://ipdb.org/showpic.pl?id=1622&picno=65194
http://ipdb.org/showpic.pl?id=1622&picno=28255

Thanks for the Hardbody alt translite. I don't have kids so the "racy" translite can stay.

#656 4 years ago
Quoted from Pecos:

"...has alternative back glass..."

There are two other translites:
http://ipdb.org/showpic.pl?id=1622&picno=65194
http://ipdb.org/showpic.pl?id=1622&picno=28255
Thanks for the Hardbody alt translite. I don't have kids so the "racy" translite can stay.

The original Gottlieb has a silly charm. The alts just look tacky.

#657 4 years ago
Quoted from dmbjunky:

You could always get the European Backglass if you're modest.

That dude in the background shouldn't work with such heavy weight. Might hurt himself.

#658 4 years ago
Quoted from RCA1:

That dude in the background shouldn't work with such heavy weight. Might hurt himself.

Is it a dude?

#660 4 years ago

chicago.craigslist.org link

I thought I'd post this. It's been on CL awhile but the price is starting to get in the manageable range.

Nudge-It $795

#661 4 years ago

chicago.craigslist.org link

Blackout $450 It looks pretty nice.

#665 4 years ago
Quoted from dmbjunky:

chicago.craigslist.org link
Blackout $450 It looks pretty nice.

He updated the ad. Sounds like he realized he underpriced it a bit for the Chicago market (I'm not sure a non-booting Blackout would be worth a lot more than $450 elsewhere) and is informally auctioning it off among the interested parties.

I would tell him to get lost if I was one of them.

#666 4 years ago
Quoted from anthony691:

He updated the ad. Sounds like he realized he underpriced it a bit for the Chicago market (I'm not sure a non-booting Blackout would be worth a lot more than $450 elsewhere) and is informally auctioning it off among the interested parties.
I would tell him to get lost if I was one of them.

You know alot of people start off just wanting to "get rid of the thing".
Then, by whatever reason, they come to know that "the thing" carries some value.
Now all of a sudden it becomes a machine of worth and in fair, good,clean or even excellent condition.
Now instead of clearing space and picking up some spare change they see dollar $ighn$.
Funny how that happens. Human nature I suppose.

#667 4 years ago

@DMB I remade the backglass for City Slicker. I think the art is pretty cool on that game. It would be fun to make some new cabinet art. If you decide you want to do it in the future I know someone that would probably be interested. Could help keep the cost down making more than one set.

@pecos & chuckwort I'm working with some friends on a total retheme of Hardbody based on their comic Lake Erie Monster. They have been working on it very very slowly but it has given me time to work out the process of the retheme on other games. I'll probably move everything into a plywood cab instead of the cheap particle board one.
http://thelakeeriemonster.com/

#668 4 years ago
Quoted from dmbjunky:

What's the problem with Bally flipper mechs?

They feel clunky to me. Just replacing the flipper bats with the generic williams ones seems to help.

#669 4 years ago

Already gone? I'm guessing it's the same one listed in PNW thread about a month ago...

#670 4 years ago

Looked like a nice one
For $3500 I bet it went quick

#671 4 years ago
Quoted from davideokills:

I'm working with some friends on a total retheme of Hardbody based on their comic Lake Erie Monster.

That might be the best thing you could do to Hardbody. Actually, the art on the playfield is okay, but whoever came up with the idea of plaid on the playfield??

Quoted from davideokills:

I'll probably move everything into a plywood cab instead of the cheap particle board one.

hardbody_original_side_rails.jpg

That might be the next best thing you could do to Hardbody. I had a problem with the cheap plywood side rails that hold the playfield up in the cabinet. Wear caused the upper playfield to constantly slide back into the cabinet. I glued two pieces of flooring hardwood together and cut some steel to fit and screwed the whole assembly into the cabinet. A bit of overkill, I know, but I won't have that problem ever again!

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#672 4 years ago
Quoted from anthony691:

I would tell him to get lost if I was one of them.

Yeah I had a seller do that with a Diner recently. He wanted an offer after posting it for $500 because he offers from other buyers. It was priced to cheap at $500, but I didn't want to play that game. I wasn't that interested.

I'm with you. I'd say that Blackout was priced right if it doesn't work. He may be able to milk a 100 bucks more but it wouldn't be worth the trouble for me.

#673 4 years ago
Quoted from dmbjunky:

What's the problem with Bally flipper mechs?

More moving, touching parts than WPC, harder and more expensive to find parts for. They also seem inherently weaker.

#674 4 years ago
Quoted from Pdxmonkey:

Looked like a nice one
For $3500 I bet it went quick

Is that the going price? I inquired when I saw it in the PNW thread but that seemed on the high side to me. No one on Pinside jumped on it, but maybe on CL someone did...

#675 4 years ago

**Sold for $500**
Manufacturer: Williams
Game/Type: Phoenix / SS
Year: November 1978
Production: 6,198
Cost: Buy It Now: $550 Ends December 6th 1:19 PM Mountain Time
Location: Rock Island, IL
Link/Contact: ebay.com link » Williams Phoenix Pinball Machine

Condition: OP: "...decent back glass and playfield, solid cabinet with some wear on it. Please call before you do a buy it now, and to get shipping information. The game works 100%."

#676 4 years ago
Quoted from dmbjunky:

I'm with you. I'd say that Blackout was priced right if it doesn't work. He may be able to milk a 100 bucks more but it wouldn't be worth the trouble for me.

Just paid $450 for a non-working Blackout. Powered on and lights up but didn't boot. Seen two more for same price in past couple of months. So yes it was priced right unless it had a minty mint playfield and backglass.

#677 4 years ago

FOR SALE: Sometimes working Bally Lost World pinball machine project. $500
CPU board has minor acid damage. All other boards work. If you don’t want the acid damaged CPU board I can take $50.00 off the price. (I can repair it later) See my add in my thread.

https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/for-sale-time-to-thin-the-heard-project-pins/page/2#post-2793883

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#678 4 years ago

Looks nice Mr. Mojo!

#679 4 years ago

columbus.craigslist.org link

Gottlieb Hot Shot $1150

It's a guilty pleasure of mine that I love these cheesy photo backglass Gottlieb.

#681 4 years ago

chicago.craigslist.org link

Twilight Zone $2500

I posted this cause I was curious if you guys think this is a scam.

#683 4 years ago

cincinnati.craigslist.org link

Attila the Hun $600

Looks really cool.

#685 4 years ago
Quoted from dmbjunky:

chicago.craigslist.org link
Twilight Zone $2500
I posted this cause I was curious if you guys think this is a scam.

I'll email him out of curiosity

#686 4 years ago
Quoted from dmbjunky:

chicago.craigslist.org link
Elektra $1950

He had previously listed it somewhere in the range of $800-$1200.

Another of the "Oops! Priced too low" scenarios that make Chicago CL a drag.

#687 3 years ago
Quoted from anthony691:

He had previously listed it somewhere in the range of $800-$1200.
Another of the "Oops! Priced too low" scenarios that make Chicago CL a drag.

That's seems a little high though. What is the price range on that pin and why, if it's high, is it higher than other pins from similar era?

#688 3 years ago
Quoted from dmbjunky:

That's seems a little high though. What is the price range on that pin and why, if it's high, is it higher than other pins from similar era?

Elektra is a three playfield game, though there isn't nearly as much interest in it as Haunted House.

I think his previous price was $800. I think FMV is around $1200.

Don't know where he got the idea to put it back up for $2k.

#689 3 years ago
Quoted from dmbjunky:

columbus.craigslist.org link
Gottlieb Hot Shot $1150
It's a guilty pleasure of mine that I love these cheesy photo backglass Gottlieb.

I picked up mine for $450 - but it could really use a new translite. Great drop target pin!

#690 3 years ago

chicago.craigslist.org link

Black Hole Pinball Machine - $1200 (Naperville)
Semi-working. Ball doesn't kick out to the shooter lane.

#691 3 years ago
Quoted from dmbjunky:

That's seems a little high though. What is the price range on that pin and why, if it's high, is it higher than other pins from similar era?

Elektra does tend to sell closer to $2k. Some pins are just more desirable to people.

#692 3 years ago

stlouis.craigslist.org link

Nice Pharaoh pinball - $900 (st charles)
Priced to sell.
Its in great shape no play field spots.
Original back glass is 9.5 out of 10 mayb 10 I see nothing wrong with it. All plastic in great shape.
Rebuilding flippers game plays 100%.
Cabinet is in good shape.

Looks like this has been listed for a while, but I missed it before now. Ad was recently updated.

#693 3 years ago

Looks really nice. Cheaper than I've seen local ones posted

#694 3 years ago
Quoted from Timmo:

chicago.craigslist.org link
Black Hole Pinball Machine - $1200 (Naperville)
Semi-working. Ball doesn't kick out to the shooter lane.

Lusting after this one pretty hard. Waiting for a call or text back.

#695 3 years ago
Quoted from anthony691:

Lusting after this one pretty hard. Waiting for a call or text back.

I just sold mine fully working two days ago for the same price. Hope you get it, it's a challenging and fun game!

#696 3 years ago
Quoted from Slim64:

I just sold mine fully working two days ago for the same price. Hope you get it, it's a challenging and fun game!

Tried to work out a trade---no more room for pins on my end. Unfortunately, he's only looking for a Sorcerer or project Taxi in trade. Some day.

#697 3 years ago

$950, X's and O's
knoxville.craigslist.org link

I kind of miss my X's and O's. If only I could keep them all.

#699 3 years ago

And then something comes along that you had no idea even existed...

chicago.craigslist.org link

1985 Gottlieb Tag-Team Pinball Machine Rare - $850 (Bartlett)

Apparently you could play this game as teams. Interesting. Very unique playfield too.

#700 3 years ago
Quoted from Timmo:

And then something comes along that you had no idea even existed...
chicago.craigslist.org link
1985 Gottlieb Tag-Team Pinball Machine Rare - $850 (Bartlett)
Apparently you could play this game as teams. Interesting. Very unique playfield too.

That's neat. Where are all these cool games in Chicago suddenly coming from?

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