(Topic ID: 225254)

“El Duderino” Strikes N Spares re-theme,


By Mr68

7 months ago



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#1 7 months ago

Picked up a Strikes 'N Spares out of long-term basement storage and thought I’d give it a facelift after shopping it out.
Not for the pinball purest but this is a fun game and adds some variety to a game room. It’s basically a one trick pony but with its familiar 10 frame bowling rules and simplicity, it gets a fair amount of play. I’m not done with the conversion yet but I’m pretty happy with the results so far.

Two of the pictures show a sheet metal lift channel I designed as the original lift channels for this game are no longer available or produced. And my design is a significant improvement over the original anyway. Just need to paint it black. (Thank you, Longmont Sign Company)

That’s an inverted Glare Guard attached on top to house and shield the LED strip shining down to illuminate the top marquee. (Thank you, Comet Pinball)

For more info on the original game: https://www.ipdb.org/search.pl?any=strikes&search=Search+Database&searchtype=quick#4336
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#2 7 months ago

Nicely done, sir!

Any plans on customizing the cabinet art?

Later,
EV

#3 7 months ago

Beaut!

#4 7 months ago

Like real bowling, it’s a beer drinking game.

Chris Hibler - CARGPB #31
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#5 7 months ago

Nice, if you do cabinet art id like to suggest “Gutterballs” theme from his cheesey porno opening dream sequence.

#6 7 months ago

Super cool, great work!

#7 7 months ago

looks nice!

#8 7 months ago

Apparently, you're not into the whole brevity thing. Looks great.

#9 7 months ago

Far fuckin' out Dude - that's bitchin'!

#10 7 months ago

Looks great. Nice job.

You probably just increased the value of a Strikes N Spares by $19,000.

#11 7 months ago

Holy crap do I want that thing.

#12 7 months ago

Yeah- the makret for strikes and spares just went up 400%. I now want one badly. Thats amazing.

Curious if you would share any of the details as to how you did this.

#13 7 months ago

Strikes and Spares Value has just skyrocketed

#14 7 months ago

Whelp, there’s your proof.... Licensed themes sell more machines.

Man that’s nice. Hopefully you’ll incorporate the theme into the playfield a bit.

4 weeks later
#15 6 months ago

how much for the conversion kit? cus id take one

#16 6 months ago

Looks very cool. And a fun game to play with others. While drinking, or not.

#17 6 months ago

Can't believe I missed this - looks fantastic!! Curious if the ROM has somehow been customized, or if that's simply a custom message?

#18 6 months ago

Best strikes and spares retheme ever!!!!

Mark it zero!

But it is an 8...

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