(Topic ID: 195934)

Toppers! Toppers! Toppers!


By ASOA

1 year ago



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  • Latest reply 7 months ago by Delta9
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“Toppers with or without?”

  • Toppers are a must! 57 votes
    61%
  • Toppers do not belong on pinball machines! 37 votes
    39%

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#1 1 year ago

With or without? What do you prefer? Show off Your Topper. Take a pic and post it. Or tell us what you think? What's the best topper out there?

#2 1 year ago

Medieval Madness Remake with custom topper.

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#3 1 year ago

All my pins have toppers!! My newest topper is killer from Joe and laserrific!!!

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#4 1 year ago

Since you asked, I think these aftermarket toppers, or those who put little trinkets or figures on the backbox, are completely unnecessary and tacky. Some games benefit from the OEM ones--like White Water and Whirlwind, but that's because they're functional and integrated into gameplay (with the former displaying the game's title, since the stock backglass doesn't have it).

But heck. If you like 'em, who am I to say otherwise. Different strokes for different folks.

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#5 1 year ago

HEP restored MM with a custom topper.

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#6 1 year ago

I think they fit in the current "look at me" instagram/facebook generational societal mores. It goes along with everything else; have shiny silvery chrome metal adorn your $5,000 USD box of blinding lights wasn't gaudy enough so people had to start dipping into shitty car colors to finish the job.

They're horrible but whatever...so is a lot of shit these days.

EDIT: I mean they're near the top of the list don;t get me wrong

#7 1 year ago

You like them ? Then hey, knock yourself out. Don't like them ? Then hey , by all means leave them off. It's not like we're trying to solve world peace here. To each his own. Do what you like on your pinball machine.

#8 1 year ago

A lot of wasted acreage up there without them.
After Addams, Fish Tales and White Water my guess is Bally Williams stopped because they cost more money to make a title.

#9 1 year ago

If it came with a topper I think it needs one. White water, fish tales, doctor who, whirlwind, etc.... if it didn't come with a topper it doesn't have to have one in my book. If you want them then that's cool. Some of them are sweet. Me? I only have so much cash for pinball so I have to pass on aftermarket toppers in lieu of buying project machines

#10 1 year ago

It's all in the eyes of the beholder. I'm a fan of toppers that look cool, and I pass on the ones that I don't dig. I'm not "for" or "against" them. It really depends...

Prime example: I bought the Governor's Fish Tank for my TWD. Looks cool as hell IMO. I love it. On the other hand, I passed on the Ghostbusters topper, because it's $500 and looks cheap to me - but again - to each their own.

#11 1 year ago

Love the KISS topper. You can land a jet with that thing. Original Whitewater is awesome. And the new Gorgar topper from Laseriffic is just killer! Makes me want to own a Gorgar.

#12 1 year ago

Fish tales was the best old school topper for me.The drunken clam topper for family guy is probably my favorite for newer ones.Favorable mentions must go out for the new gorgar and really like the last rob zombie I was able to get also!

#13 1 year ago

I'm addicted to factory toppers with or without it being on the correct game. Years ago they were just something more pinball to collect when going to different shows and guys would practically throw them at you to get rid of them. I have 35 toppers for games I'll never have in my collection. After market ones don't do anything for me though. Sorry Joe !!

John

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#14 1 year ago

Had a spare video topper from a slot machine, has different Space Shuttle launches on a continuous loop.

Just for fun of it

#15 1 year ago

Thats an Awesome Space Shuttle and Topper!!
Beauty of a game there mate.

Quoted from OzPaul:Had a spare video topper from a slot machine, has different Space Shuttle launches on a continuous loop.
Just for fun of it
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#16 1 year ago

Awesome space shuttle Topper! That is what this thread is all about!

#17 1 year ago

Home made Gilligan's island topper. Zoom in to see minnow.

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#18 1 year ago

Commissioned for my Pinball Magic , nice work from Dan at Tilttoppers !

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#19 1 year ago
Quoted from transprtr4u:

Commissioned for my Pinball Magic , nice work from Dan at Tilttoppers !

Did you get yours yet? Was told soon, maybe next week for me. Cant wait for my PM topper.

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#20 1 year ago

Here's my Walking Dead topper (homemade). It's animated so that it looks like an orange/red fire is burning behind the fence and when gunshots happen on the playfield there is a white flash in the tower.

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#21 1 year ago
Quoted from crwjumper:

Here's my Walking Dead topper (homemade). It's animated so that it looks like an orange/red fire is burning behind the fence and when gunshots happen on the playfield there is a white flash in the tower.

Nice work! Best walking dead topper ive seen!

#22 1 year ago
Quoted from Ericpinballfan:

Did you get yours yet? Was told soon, maybe next week for me. Cant wait for my PM topper.

Think at the weeks end ... Also commissioned a power tap to run the topper and future power source for a Colordmd !

#23 1 year ago
Quoted from transprtr4u:

Think at the weeks end ... Also commissioned a power tap to run the topper and future power source for a Colordmd !

Dan and I talked in email about those. I am going to get that tooo! Thanks for getting this made, you are to Thank for this, and Dan.
Thanks!

#24 1 year ago
Quoted from Ericpinballfan:

Dan and I talked in email about those. I am going to get that too

That's the hang up ... Due to summer holidays it's been a slow road! Randy at Colordmd is aware that the tap is being done, so that clears the path for the colorization of PM .. Fingers crossed

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#25 1 year ago

Absolutely nothing allowed on my pinball machine!!!!!!!!!

Well I guess there is one exception

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#26 1 year ago

My favorite is the cat.

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#28 1 year ago

I loved the Dracula topper on my MB, but as I sold my MB, I had to say farewell to the topper as well. It was a bit difficult to find a spot for the topper on the pallet though, but I finally managed to find a free spot

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#29 1 year ago


I thought the original Darth Vader topper was kinda cheesy and I already had the mask. Falcon and X-wing were snap together models. I added Comet lights and flashers...

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#31 1 year ago

I found this Superman at Toys R' Us for $20. I think it's perfect, same era and all.

The other is the color changing ghost on my Mr. and Mrs. Pacman.

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#32 1 year ago

My topper for MM

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#33 1 year ago

You have to go to the 5:50 mark but this is the BEST. TOPPER. EVER. It's created by the MOD wizard himself....
liorillusion

#34 1 year ago
Quoted from Pinballerchef:

You have to go to the 5:50 mark but this is the BEST. TOPPER. EVER. It's created by the MOD wizard himself....
» YouTube video

That is hilarious.

#35 1 year ago
Quoted from DCFAN:

That is hilarious.

That is amazing.lior is incredible.

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#36 1 year ago

My wife just made this topper for our RBION. She's awesome.

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#37 1 year ago

That’s amazing!

#38 1 year ago

Nice!

#39 1 year ago

She did an excellent job on that, I’m impressed!

#40 1 year ago
Quoted from BubbaBeast:

My wife just made this topper for our RBION. She's awesome.

She's a keeper!

#41 1 year ago

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#42 1 year ago
Quoted from BubbaBeast:

My wife just made this topper for our RBION. She's awesome.

I don’t believe it.

#43 1 year ago

tiny topper

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#46 1 year ago

Still haven’t found a long sleeve red shirt to put on a Ken doll for DI but Im going to copy your idea for WOZ. Plan to make haunted forest trees with light up eyes and a YBR to fabricate a topper with these. I’ll accent light the dolls somehow and figure out a way to light up the 75th topper to display elsewhere.

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#47 1 year ago

Dialed in Topper.
Great Game now complete.

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#48 1 year ago
Quoted from ASOA:

Dialed in Topper.
Great Game now complete.

I want this topper for my DI

#49 1 year ago

Love Toppers and have had quiet a few. Some bought some custom.

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#50 1 year ago

I bought a few of these to modify but haven't had a chance to actually build them....Very bright LED in the mouth and more inside the castle....any interest?

Mick

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