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#1451 11 months ago
Quoted from Mfsrc791:

Did you just use an engraver to make that? Looks awesome! You should start selling them.

I had this professionally laser etched and cut. If anyone is interested in one PM me. If there's enough interest I'll get more made.

And thank you to the detectives -- I meant the poem was no where to be found on the playfield or plastics, at least from what I can see...

#1452 11 months ago

What, can no one here speak Mordorish! Of course the poem is there on the playfield. Check the pop caps.

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#1453 11 months ago
Quoted from Thrillhouse:

What, can no one here speak Mordorish! Of course the poem is there on the playfield. Check the pop caps.

It's also around the elven gift inserts too. That's why my original post had the line "(other than in script form)" in it.

#1454 11 months ago

The bottom of my spinner is forward and I have no trouble making the ring shot. I do have the stronger flipper coils.

I just replaced the fluorescent tube in the back box with a Cointaker color changing panel. It is so much better. I had to change the #6 holes to #8 by drilling and tapping to use the supplied mounting hardware.

#1455 11 months ago
Quoted from T-800:

Was tired of looking at the plain clear plastic overhanging the return on the left ramp so I decided to design my own mod. I thought it was strange the most common poem from the books isn't anywhere to be found on the game (other than in script form). Simple, but fills the space nicely.

That looks nice! I believe the poem is on the DMD in attract mode (unless mine is custom ---edit--- looks like a hundred people beat me to that!).

Someone made a nice custom wireform to serve the same purpose. I have an extra if anyone wants one.

#1456 11 months ago
Quoted from drummermike:

The bottom of my spinner is forward and I have no trouble making the ring shot. I do have the stronger flipper coils.

Same here.

#1457 11 months ago

New to the club and looking to add a few mods. What are the best speaker lights for this? I'd like gold with the ring overlay and saw a few out there but not sure which one is the nicest. Also, is the Path of the Dead mod worth it? Considering that or spending a bit more and getting a led/LCD color screen. Appreciate any feedback

#1458 11 months ago
Quoted from pghpinfan:

New to the club and looking to add a few mods. What are the best speaker lights for this? I'd like gold with the ring overlay and saw a few out there but not sure which one is the nicest. Also, is the Path of the Dead mod worth it? Considering that or spending a bit more and getting a led/LCD color screen. Appreciate any feedback

Potd mod is cool, but if it's between that and the ColorDMD, get the ColorDMD. Also, if you're LEDing the inserts, definitely look into LedOCD.

#1459 11 months ago
Quoted from nman:

Potd mod is cool, but if it's between that and the ColorDMD, get the ColorDMD. Also, if you're LEDing the inserts, definitely look into LedOCD.

Which ColorDmd is better LED OR LCD?

#1460 11 months ago
Quoted from pghpinfan:

Which ColorDmd is better LED OR LCD?

They are different, it's personal preference.

LED is brighter, some would say too bright.
LCD has more display options, some don't care about those.

Personally, I like to use dots xl mode so I won't buy led.

#1461 11 months ago
Quoted from pghpinfan:

Which ColorDmd is better LED OR LCD?

As Maken said, it's completely a personal opinion. I actually like the LED version more but.

#1462 11 months ago

Any recommendations on the speaker lights?

#1463 11 months ago
Quoted from pghpinfan:

Any recommendations on the speaker lights?

http://www.speakerlightkits.com/

The gold ring acrylics are available there too. They look quite nice.

#1464 11 months ago

Do those light up when the game is powered on or are they powered separately?

#1465 11 months ago
Quoted from pghpinfan:

Do those light up when the game is powered on or are they powered separately?

They light up when the game is powered on since the plug into the accessory power connector

#1466 11 months ago

Free to good home, just pay shipping. Approximate size is 9 in x 9 in x 9 in. I intended to use it as a topper but lost it and now I don't need a topper. Same toy line as the playfield figures. First pm gets it.

Edit: This has been claimed. Thanks.

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#1467 11 months ago

I want to buy a lord of the ring pin, how much do they cost if they are in great condition ?

#1468 11 months ago
Quoted from TouchingEvil:

I want to buy a lord of the ring pin, how much do they cost if they are in great condition ?

Great condition on pinside seems to be 5000-5500. Good condition to routed machine under 5000 seems tougher to find and they go quick at that price, but you do see them around

#1469 11 months ago

anyone interested in this stainless steel speaker panel

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#1470 11 months ago
Quoted from kapsreiter:

anyone interested in this stainless steel speaker panel

I am

#1471 11 months ago
Quoted from kapsreiter:

anyone interested in this stainless steel speaker panel

I might be but I think I would prefer it with the speaker openings completely open. I prefer the look of the ring acrylics with speaker lights.

#1472 11 months ago

Possibly if there is shipping to the UK.

#1473 11 months ago
Quoted from TouchingEvil:

I want to buy a lord of the ring pin, how much do they cost if they are in great condition ?

5-6k

#1474 11 months ago

Been searching this forum for info on lighting Balrog. I have the LED mod on my machine but it is so dim ....stuck a 47 in there for fun and wow....love the way it looks but of course doesn't last very long. Bought some 12v red leds from LEDlight (suggested) but they don't seem to work. Thinking about going back to the 89 socket and flasher bulb. Saw a link to comet and a led for the 44/47 socket. Anyone with experience with that or any suggestions/help would be greatly appreciated.

#1475 11 months ago

Hey guys. I had the ribbon cable upside down going to my display. I think I wrecked the rom. I pulled the chip, erased it and tried burning version 9 to it again, but I still get just a blank DMD. What all should I be burning to the chip for the version 9 of the display rom? Any help is super appreciated. Thanks.

#1476 11 months ago
Quoted from LesManley:

Hey guys. I had the ribbon cable upside down going to my display. I think I wrecked the rom. I pulled the chip, erased it and tried burning version 9 to it again, but I still get just a blank DMD. What all should I be burning to the chip for the version 9 of the display rom? Any help is super appreciated. Thanks.

I don't know crap about burning ROM's, but why aren't you on v.10?

#1477 11 months ago
Quoted from LOTR_breath:

I don't know crap about burning ROM's, but why aren't you on v.10?

I will get to 10, but I know 9 works so I want to get back there first.

#1478 10 months ago

Anyone interested in the ramp plastic mod I designed can now buy them on laseriffic's website.

https://shop.laseriffic.com/collections/pinball-mods/products/lotr-plastic-replacement-piece

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#1479 10 months ago
Quoted from T-800:

Anyone interested in the ramp plastic mod I designed can now buy them on laseriffic's website.
https://shop.laseriffic.com/collections/pinball-mods/products/lotr-plastic-replacement-piece

That's nice Scott. I took that plastic off completely because I never had issues there and I didn't like the look. I would put this on though.

#1480 10 months ago
Quoted from LesManley:

That's nice Scott. I took that plastic off completely because I never had issues there and I didn't like the look. I would put this on though.

That's kind of funny/interesting. I actually had more problems with the stock plastic on than with it off - it kept wanting to flex down and it would trap slow moving balls between the plastic and the ramp wire form. This etched acrylic is stiffer and I ended up putting a washer underneath it as well just to make sure there is plenty of clearance. At least the ugly "fix" is now some interesting that ties into the Tolkien lore.

#1481 10 months ago
Quoted from kapsreiter:

anyone interested in this stainless steel speaker panel

Agreed, I would be interested in this with open speaker cutouts

#1482 10 months ago
Quoted from Radius118:

I might be but I think I would prefer it with the speaker openings completely open. I prefer the look of the ring acrylics with speaker lights.

Same here.

#1483 10 months ago

i will get the panels tody
2 pieces in stock

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#1484 10 months ago

I've been playing my SM (which I just got) so had not played LotR for a while, just played a couple quick games and feel like the rules on Lotr are second to none (or second to one that is Tspp).

I've heard tell that Woz rules are fantastic as well, but don't have much time playing that pin to tell.

#1485 10 months ago
Quoted from T-800:

Anyone interested in the ramp plastic mod I designed can now buy them on laseriffic's website.
https://shop.laseriffic.com/collections/pinball-mods/products/lotr-plastic-replacement-piece

That is quite nice looking.

#1486 10 months ago

Any club members know where I can buy a center ramp? Seems to be sold out at the usual stores.

#1487 10 months ago
Quoted from Maken:

Any club members know where I can buy a center ramp? Seems to be sold out at the usual stores.

Try seeing if one of the plating/powder coating guys (like pinballplatingandmore.com) has one. It'd be super shiny too!

#1488 10 months ago

only 1 piece left

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#1489 10 months ago

Ok, years of mis-hearing a call out, and I'm not sure I even want to fix it, because, you know, it's part of my life and all, but here goes..what the hell is "mango silence"? You know where it is if you play enough.

#1490 10 months ago
Quoted from TimeBandit:

what the hell is "mango silence"?

What character says it?

#1491 10 months ago
Quoted from Neal_W:

What character says it?

I think it's Gandalf, but it could be some other old guy. The same voice that says the something is under attack.

It's inside a multiball.

#1492 10 months ago
Quoted from TimeBandit:

what the hell is "mango silence"?

That is Gimli blurting out "mind those ladders" during Two Towers Multiball.

#1493 10 months ago
Quoted from Neal_W:

That is Gimli blurting out "mind those ladders" during Two Towers Multiball.

Haha. Excellent. Thanks. A little part of me has died though, as it always made me chuckle.

#1494 10 months ago

Reminds me of song lyrics I can't figure out and I just sing nonsense.

#1495 10 months ago
Quoted from FlippyD:

Try seeing if one of the plating/powder coating guys (like pinballplatingandmore.com) has one. It'd be super shiny too!

Thanks for the suggestion! Unfortunately Ron does not have the center ramp.

Hoping that someone has one kicking around that they don't need, maybe I'll start a WTB thread.

#1496 10 months ago
Quoted from T-800:

Anyone interested in the ramp plastic mod I designed can now buy them on laseriffic's website.
https://shop.laseriffic.com/collections/pinball-mods/products/lotr-plastic-replacement-piece

Picked one of these up the other day. Looks great!!

#1497 10 months ago

Can anyone tell me what makes the lamps (lanes) on the potd change/advance? I need to make every shot there count. Stupid rotk multiball kicks my a$$.

Also, a quick rundown on when the post back there should be active to deposit the ball into the tower?

Thanks in advance.

#1498 10 months ago
Quoted from paynemic:

Can anyone tell me what makes the lamps (lanes) on the potd change/advance? I need to make every shot there count. Stupid rotk multiball kicks my a$$.
Also, a quick rundown on when the post back there should be active to deposit the ball into the tower?
Thanks in advance.

Choose War Of The Ents as your first mode. It will deposit all loop shots into the tower then onto the Path Of The Dead.
Shooting the left loop after the ball has come down the right inlane will bring up the post and drop the ball into the tower again.

#1499 10 months ago
Quoted from paynemic:

Can anyone tell me what makes the lamps (lanes) on the potd change/advance?

As far as I'm aware, it is the white targets that advance them. So ring target (on the lower right), target at the top of the shire, and the target at the top of the sword ramp on the right increase the number of souls you collect on the POTD.

UPDATE: Yup, I just tested it. The Target in the Shire and the Ring (lower right) target advance the values for the number of souls. The one at the back of the sword ramp triggers awarding rings for the shot and sometimes advanced the soul value, but it was hard to determine exactly from other events.

#1500 10 months ago
Quoted from Maken:

Any club members know where I can buy a center ramp? Seems to be sold out at the usual stores.

I have one for trade, any data east stuff ?

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