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By HELLODEADCITY

5 years ago


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#1 5 years ago

Anyone ever play a 1973 Wms. Tropic Fun before?
I see one's for sale in Central N.J. for $150 with 1100 made.
the sister game Gulf Stream (4175) scores a 7.5 but the art work looks kind of bland......

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#2 5 years ago

I see that ad:

cnj.craigslist.org link

For that price I'd probably take the chance. Like my A-Go-Go you will never lose money on it even if you just part it out. If I were you and it's close I'd talk him down a few bucks and go pick it up.

Only one registered serial number on ipsnd .. OMG .. buy it already !!


#3 5 years ago

Looks like the A-go-go girls decided to have a vacation in the tropics (ie. girls on the backglass for this game, also have sharp-bent elbows and knees).


#4 5 years ago

I just got the A-Go-Go powered on both the backglass and playfield. It still has some wiring that isn't right but it does play, the roulette wheel spins, and all the flippers work. Hopefully tomorrow I will get the schematic from Pinball Resource. I'm still in awe that he does business by sending out your order and then trusting you will send back the payment.


#5 5 years ago

Pointy people again


#6 5 years ago

It's up to two fitty now but still a good deal - I think?


#7 5 years ago

Would not do it purely due his comments, arthritis or not, get a life...


#8 5 years ago

Yeah, all he had to say was he couldn't disassemble it because he had arthritis and no one would think twice. Sometimes people provide too much info.


#9 5 years ago

I hear stories about pinball collectors who never sell they just keep buying like some kind of a sickness and when they get up there in years (70-80) you have to walk sideways through the living room -just too many
will this happen to us one day? always room for one more?


#10 5 years ago

I know a guy like that with model trains. Man, I hope to be that guy some day.


#11 5 years ago

Yes , i know a model train collector + pinball collector like that....lb45

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#12 5 years ago

You are a man of many passions, Lionel. Again, that is a nice layout you have there. One day I hope to have a basement as large as yours to set up my train and pin collection. My man-cave will be the envy of all, Mwooahahaha.


#13 5 years ago

Lionel has room for maybe 2 more pins near those model train tables.



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