Official Wisconsin-Minnesota Thread

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Official Wisconsin-Minnesota Thread


By RustyLizard

5 years ago



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#11801 84 days ago

Thank you foxtj24. I’ll give her a call, appreciate it.

#11802 84 days ago

Call Melissa at Cointaker. She got me my KISS and Metallica Pros for $x700 shipped and no tax (and free shaker and mirror blades). Peter’s Billiards prices are worse than some of the crazy Craig’s List folks. Anybody bought the $7000 Apollo 13 yet?...

#11803 84 days ago
Quoted from Minneapolispin:

Call Melissa at Cointaker. She got me my KISS and Metallica Pros for $xxxx shipped and no tax (and free shaker and mirror blades). Peter’s Billiards prices are worse than some of the crazy Craig’s List folks. Anybody bought the $7000 Apollo 13 yet?...

And if you post her prices she will get in trouble and not give you another deal, Pleases edit your post to remove prices.

#11804 83 days ago
Quoted from Minneapolispin:

Call Melissa at Cointaker. She got me my KISS and Metallica Pros for $4700 shipped and no tax (and free shaker and mirror blades). Peter’s Billiards prices are worse than some of the crazy Craig’s List folks. Anybody bought the $7000 Apollo 13 yet?...

That price is WAY lower than Stern lets any dealer/distributor sell at without potentially losing their ability to sell Stern machines.

We can get MN folks factory shipped direct machines from Stern at the lowest price Stern will let anyone sell at with free shipping, no tax, and we cover any credit card fees.

Bill
Fargo Pinball

#11805 83 days ago

** Pin Transport Sought: Expo Back to Minneapolis **

I'm negotiating to buy a pinball from a seller in GA who can bring the game to Expo this year.

I'm not planning to go to Expo myself, so I'm asking if there is someone from Minnie who *is* going and who has room in his vehicle whom I could hire to haul it home to me here in Minneapolis.

The pin is a modern Stern and I would be happy to pay you a fair sum for your effort.

Thanks.

#11806 83 days ago
Quoted from Jason_Jehosaphat:

** Pin Transport Sought: Expo Back to Minneapolis **

I'm going down in my van. They load it, you unload it. I'd be glad to do it for you.

LTG : )

#11807 83 days ago

Wow, Lloyd!

You're an angel!

Thanks so much for offering to help!

The pin deal is still under negotiation, but having the transport angle set is a HUGE help.

I will take it up with you in person when I see you next.

BIG thank you!

#11808 83 days ago

In the twin cities for the next couple of days. Does anyone have any under $1800 late 80s through 90s SS they would like to sell? Looking to fill my SUV for the ride home. Project/big project/routed/players is a-okay. Wish list: Time Machine is my #1 right now, Rollergames, Judge Dredd (yeah I know almost definitely not but hey you never know), T2, Demo Man, almost any other Data East (except JP), Stargate, starship troopers, of course most sys 11. Anything out there right now? I saw the F14 sitting on Craigslist right now.

Feel free to PM.

Also: Trying to get to Tilt to play Deadpool before i have to leave town. I need to play it!

#11809 83 days ago

Anyone got any project pins in the milwaukee area they are willing to get rid of? Finally sold my Seven up looking for a new project. Prefer something non EM but would consider.

#11810 83 days ago
Quoted from Schamattack:

Anyone got any project pins in the milwaukee area they are willing to get rid of? Finally sold my Seven up looking for a new project. Prefer something non EM but would consider.

Although no in Milwaukee, RustyLizards had some project games on Wisconsinpinball.com he was selling.

#11811 82 days ago

I have a Back to the Future for sale near Neenah, WI:

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Fully shopped/refurbished “For Sale - Data East Back to the Future pinball machine. It works great and was recently shopped out - playfield cleaned and waxed, new rubber rings, new leg levelers, etc. Drop ...”
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#11812 82 days ago

Hello, have an f14 project . Game powers up nice displays. No alakaline damage. Bad diverter coil . Beacon motor dead. Cabinet rough. Raised inserts. Will be asking 1100. Woodbury mn

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#11813 75 days ago

Bounce Milwaukee has a decent line up of games .

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#11814 75 days ago

They have a Viza War

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#11815 75 days ago

Deadpool , put up high score #3

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#11816 75 days ago

Their Spider-Man has a trump figure for sandman , custom trump call outs (but I could barely hear them ) and I also noticed some custom text .

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#11817 75 days ago
Quoted from trilogybeer:

Bounce Milwaukee has a decent line up of games

If you go during the day, there will be one zillion kids running around FYI. It's not terrible if you day drink.

#11818 75 days ago
Quoted from Tomahawkjim:

If you go during the day, there will be one zillion kids running around FYI. It's not terrible if you day drink.

Yeah I didn’t even know about bounce until my wife took our daughter there today and she said I should come check it out , so I met them there after work . Nice place ,good line up of games , nice selection of beer .I can imagine it gets pretty busy earlier and on weekends. My daughter also really enjoyed it there , We will definitely be going back there again sometime .

#11819 74 days ago

In case anyone is interested we have a member who still has a few pins for sale:

POTC $4800
fargo.craigslist.org link

Spiderman VE $6500

Both are on our floor at Fargo Pinball if anyone wants to take a look.

Bill
Fargo Pinball

#11820 73 days ago
Quoted from trilogybeer:

Deadpool , put up high score #3
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welcome to the board buddy. Hopefully it's playing better. Think it needs to be tweeked out, as the crossover ramp transition is not smooth at all.

#11821 73 days ago
Quoted from CaptainNeo:

welcome to the board buddy. Hopefully it's playing better. Think it needs to be tweeked out, as the crossover ramp transition is not smooth at all.

majority of DP are that way. Honestly it is a neat shot but a very poor design for a pinball machine. Too dependant on pitch, lean, flipper strength, etc...

#11822 73 days ago
Quoted from Whysnow:

majority of DP are that way. Honestly it is a neat shot but a very poor design for a pinball machine. Too dependant on pitch, lean, flipper strength, etc...

Maybe but each game has their tweaks.
My GBLE I had to tweak this bad boy a ton to play just right- but she is sweet now.

#11823 72 days ago
Quoted from cpr9999:

Maybe but each game has their tweaks.
My GBLE I had to tweak this bad boy a ton to play just right- but she is sweet now.

tell me about it. I had to tweek and mod my GB prem for 9 hours to get it to play somewhat flawless. Right ramp still isn't 100% yet.

#11824 72 days ago

Picked up a semi-project ToM today as part of a package deal. Plan now is to fix it up, but if anyone is looking for one, and has something to trade, I'm all ears

#11825 71 days ago

Thinking of selling my Stargate - let me know if you are interested.
Pin Stadium lighting (w/GI/UV glow) was added to it. I can take a video/pics.
PM me if interested.
thanks, M

#11826 71 days ago
Quoted from CaptainNeo:

welcome to the board buddy. Hopefully it's playing better. Think it needs to be tweeked out, as the crossover ramp transition is not smooth at all.

Crossover ramp was not smooth , getting ninja multi ball was tough. Still enjoyed the game though, fighting modes are fun . I like the call outs ,but the classic Williams sounds seemed to be used for the wrong things .

#11827 70 days ago

yes, I kept thinking alien poker when I was playing it. I think that crossover exchange can be adjusted. Similar to the plunger exit on alien poker. Just needs to be angled better so the gap transition is more smooth.

#11828 66 days ago

Looking for a Williams Fan-Tas-Tic pin. If anyone know has any leads, please let me know!
- Thanks

#11829 65 days ago

Anyone want to spend $11,000?

If he had a few more williams testers, system 9-11, wpc, wpc 95, etc. Might be getting close to 11k

minneapolis.craigslist.org link

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#11830 65 days ago

I’m more concerned with the El Dorado and Atlantis posted on CL, wow....

minneapolis.craigslist.org link

minneapolis.craigslist.org link

#11831 65 days ago
Quoted from BlueIrocGuy:

I’m more concerned with the El Dorado and Atlantis posted on CL, wow....
minneapolis.craigslist.org link
minneapolis.craigslist.org link

DIBS!

#11832 65 days ago

You're outta luck...check out my location. Score!

#11833 64 days ago

Where's the best place to get pinball glass in the city? Looking at replacing a sheet for a Gottlieb Sys 3 game.

#11834 64 days ago
Quoted from zrbrt:

Where's the best place to get pinball glass in the city? Looking at replacing a sheet for a Gottlieb Sys 3 game.

I always get mine from Pinball Warehouse in Fridley.

#11835 64 days ago

Pinball Mayhem guys stopped by and moved me to St. Paul. LTG : )

#11836 64 days ago
Quoted from zrbrt:

Where's the best place to get pinball glass in the city? Looking at replacing a sheet for a Gottlieb Sys 3 game.

I've bought many sheets from John Ross at Pinball Plus

#11837 64 days ago
Quoted from mnrocketry:

I've bought many sheets from John Ross at Pinball Plus

Same. Except only one sheet, because that's all I've had to buy so far.

#11838 64 days ago

so..where do you dispose of your old glass?

#11839 64 days ago
Quoted from fanuminski:

so..where do you dispose of your old glass?

In a big bag and then tap the corner with a hammer. Instantly becomes 1 million pieces in a small heavy little pile. Toss the bag in the garbage.

#11840 64 days ago
Quoted from fanuminski:

so..where do you dispose of your old glass?

people dispose of old glass? mine just builds up. Someday i'm going to use it for something.

#11841 64 days ago

Yep, someone figure out how to restore old scratched playfield glass.

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#11842 64 days ago

I've pretty much spent all my free time this year tearing apart my basement and finishing it just to satisfy my pinball addiction. Putting in 40 hour weeks on top of my full time job and a pregnant wife has been a challenge. The only thing that kept me going was knowing that my machines were in storage until I completed. The wife being due in about a month has sped things up too. Game room should be done next week. This room is about 1000 square feet. My dozen pins will fit nice on the back end. Horror theme on the smaller wall. The rest on the back half of the long wall. I'll post another pic when everything is done.

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#11843 64 days ago
Quoted from Scot0308:

My dozen pins will fit nice on the back end. Horror theme on the smaller wall. The rest on the back half of the long wall. I'll post another pic when everything is done. [quoted image][quoted image]

Congrats on finishing your basement and congrats on the spud that is on the way.....don’t waste your time putting anything in the walls or using the space for anything other then pinball.

When I finished my basement I owned 3 machines. I now have 25 in the basement and another 5 stored at other people’s houses.

Trust me once you are in and set up you will start looking at any wall space as potentially room for another pin. .

Make sure you update us with some pics of the room when it is loaded up.

#11844 64 days ago
Quoted from Scot0308:

I've pretty much spent all my free time this year tearing apart my basement and finishing it just to satisfy my pinball addiction. Putting in 40 hour weeks on top of my full time job and a pregnant wife has been a challenge. The only thing that kept me going was knowing that my machines were in storage until I completed. The wife being due in about a month has sped things up too. Game room should be done next week. This room is about 1000 square feet. My dozen pins will fit nice on the back end. Horror theme on the smaller wall. The rest on the back half of the long wall. I'll post another pic when everything is done. [quoted image][quoted image]

Congrats on the baby and gameroom. Your not to far from me.

#11845 63 days ago
Quoted from Scot0308:

I've pretty much spent all my free time this year tearing apart my basement and finishing it just to satisfy my pinball addiction. Putting in 40 hour weeks on top of my full time job and a pregnant wife has been a challenge. The only thing that kept me going was knowing that my machines were in storage until I completed. The wife being due in about a month has sped things up too. Game room should be done next week. This room is about 1000 square feet. My dozen pins will fit nice on the back end. Horror theme on the smaller wall. The rest on the back half of the long wall. I'll post another pic when everything is done. [quoted image][quoted image]

Did you need to drop the floor or did you always have that much space? I'm thinking of doing something similar, but my ceilings are a bit low right now.

#11846 63 days ago

This room was added around 2000 as part of an addition. There is another 20x30 room in the basement that is part of the original house that I'm also finishing. Floors are about 2 feet higher in that room. From what I understand jacking the house up is typically easier and more cost effective than lowering the floor. I'm interested in hearing what you get quoted on that if you end up going that route.

#11847 63 days ago
Quoted from MustangPaul:

Congrats on the baby and gameroom. Your not to far from me.

I'm going to have a few local pinside friends swing by after it's complete. Maybe we can have some sort of tournament and of course beer. You are more than welcome. I doubt many of the people I know are going to appreciate what I've done as much as us pinsiders.

#11848 62 days ago
Quoted from Scot0308:

I'm going to have a few local pinside friends swing by after it's complete. Maybe we can have some sort of tournament and of course beer. You are more than welcome. I doubt many of the people I know are going to appreciate what I've done as much as us pinsiders.

That would be cool, PM me in advance. Hopefully on a Sat night.

#11849 62 days ago

Greetings guys.
I’ve got a nice Captain Fantastic and Buckaroo I’m looking to sell or trade.
Please PM if interested.
Thanks.

#11850 62 days ago
Quoted from Scot0308:

.I doubt many of the people I know are going to appreciate what I've done as much as us pinsiders.

Sad but true...

I have the double whammy - my basement has a mini arcade area (currently 3 pins, should be able to fit 5 if I can find any I want for reasonable price...). It also has a theater - 135" screen, tiered stadium seating, and the room is soundproofed (hat channel, green glue, multiple layers of fire rated drywall, boxes for all of the recessed lights, a dedicated HVAC and air exchange system). Most people I talk to roll their eyes at it. Hell, one contractor asked if I was trying to build a kill room when I told him my requirements. Some people just don't get it

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