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The Lord of the Rings LOTR Journey begins here members club

By skywalker

6 years ago


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Post #1907 Service bulletin noting lock down bar change Posted by Jarbyjibbo (4 years ago)

Post #4404 The Valinor Strategy Video Posted by CLEllison (2 years ago)

Post #5383 LOTR documentation for silicone rings and LEDs Posted by Daditude (1 year ago)


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#7532 3 months ago

Quick question, folks.

I’m considering a LoTR as my second pinball machine. My first machine is a Williams Fish Tales.

I’ve watched the Pinball Expert’s somewhat scary videos about the non-user serviceability of later-model Sterns.

Looking at the LoTR manual, it looks like it has bayonet and wedge bulb socket holders, so that the insert/GI bulbs are relatively easy to replace, and an extensive diagnostics menu - much like my Fish Tales. Can you confirm that?

#7539 3 months ago
Quoted from LOTR_breath:

That guy is an F'ing joke with an agenda. LOTR is one of the easiest machines to service and in a home environment will have very few issues once dialed in. Just get it and don't look back!

Thanks! That’s what I wanted to know.

I know the Spike Sterns are more expensive and/or harder to service, and I didn’t know if the pre-Spike Sterns were harder to service than my FT. Sounds like LoTR is fine, which is great news!

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