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(Topic ID: 272826)

Swapping playfields from a 4 player Spirit of 76 to 2 player Pioneer

By Bluebeard

3 months ago

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#1 3 months ago

I'm looking to take the best of each machine and make one really nice and have the other as one to sell. I wanted to hear if it's possible to unplug one and plugging it into the other. I have both machines and the playfield on the Spirit of 76 is beautiful and the Pioneer has some wear. Since these are the 2 player and 4 player versions of the same machine, I was looking for guidance if this could be as easy as I'd like it to be.

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#2 3 months ago

I believe it's just plug and play. I swapped a "Soccer" into a "Super Soccer" and a "Doutron into Magnatron" many years ago. Just change the upper arch with the game name on it.

#3 3 months ago

Try it try it and let us know. worst thing to happen is a fuse or two.

#4 3 months ago

I have done with a Big indian>>>> Big brave and a Surf champ>>>>Surfer with no issues at all so plug and play.Even colour of wires were the same which you might just want to check and compare jones plugs in case you need schematics down the road

#5 3 months ago

Thanks for your replies. I’ll attempt this next weekend as I have to move 4 machines to get this ready.

#6 3 months ago

There shouldn't be any difference between the playfield assemblies. The rest of the game does have differences.

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