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The Firepower II Lounge...members and fans


By ss-pinball

1 year ago



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“Firepower II replacements: plastics, back glasses, hard tops and playfields are not available. It would be helpful to have an idea how many owners would commit to purchasing the following. It would likely be a "limited edition" approach. see post #157”

  • Plastics 8 votes
    42%
  • Back Glass 3 votes
    16%
  • Hard Top 3 votes
    16%
  • Playfield 5 votes
    26%

(Multiple choice - 19 votes by 12 Pinsiders)

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#44 1 year ago
Quoted from bwill:

Question... how many pinballs do you have installed in your FPII?

Two here.

1 month later
#51 1 year ago

Anyone know the name or part number for that little red tube diffuser that goes over the bulb under the ramp return, near the shooter lane?

#54 1 year ago
Quoted from psd4me:

Is it like these?

Yes! Thanks so much. Mine is really faded, those look nice & bright red.

#55 1 year ago
Quoted from ss-pinball:

Can you post a pic of what you have. I don't have a diffuser on my FP2...wondering if you have a mod there.

Pretty sure it's factory:
FP2.jpeg

7 months later
#99 6 months ago

Is that the wire one-way gate?

2 weeks later
#112 5 months ago

My FPII backglass had a mix of warm & cool frosted white 1-SMD, Pinball Life "Ablaze" brand. Didn't seem too bright to me and I'm pretty sensitive to that stuff. There's a lot of masking area, helps keep the overall brightness down. I've heard people recommend using those cheap old flat-top style frosted LEDs. They kinda suck on playfields, but great for turning down backglass brightness.

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#142 4 months ago

It's easier on later balls since letters carry over. For example, if you start ball 2 missing one letter, you just need to complete that one letter and spell it twice more to get credit for three completions on a single ball. Also a good thing to focus on in multiball.

3 months later
#174 37 days ago

Four.

Edit: nope, turns out it's one.

#177 37 days ago

Oops, good catch! FPII was the last Williams game with one high score. Laser Cue was next, first game with four high scores. I used to have them side-by-side, got 'em mixed up.

#179 33 days ago

To be honest I rarely try to shoot the ramp. Not really worth the trouble unless it's lit for extra ball. But I definitely shoot it from the right. Not a feasible backhand unless you get lucky and smack it on the fly.

#188 30 days ago

Rip that lit spinner! Especially during multiball for 2x.

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