(Topic ID: 254664)

Wall mounted pinball key holder?


By Dantesmark

11 days ago



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    #1 11 days ago

    My game room is growing, but i need a spot to hang my keys! Its a good problem to have but interested in a solution from you pinheads!
    Would be cool if i could have labels to swap out over each key set, and not interested in a lockbox.

    Thx!

    #2 11 days ago

    Get locks keyed alike. Problem solved.

    #3 11 days ago

    Key all of your games the same. Then you only need one key!

    #4 11 days ago

    I thought of that... even thought of getting rid of keys all together. But I kind of like the visual of a key rack in the game room.
    Just seeing if anyone else has done it in a pleasingly aesthetic way.

    #5 11 days ago

    Put thumb locks on. Pinball life cheapest, under $4

    #6 11 days ago

    I did put keys on a plaque I made, with fobs from the games. I'll take a pic when I'm home

    #7 11 days ago

    If you dont hav original fobs, u can make a piece from broken plastics if you have any around

    #8 11 days ago

    Great idea!

    #9 11 days ago

    Somewhere on here I saw a cool wooden Bally sign that was a key ring holder

    #10 11 days ago

    I'm lookin for a broken plastic from sinbad, have fobs from all other games

    #11 11 days ago

    Here is what I built. I was in the same position and did not want a lock box. This is working well for me. Got all the parts from Home Depot

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    #12 11 days ago

    Noice!
    I dont have that many keys....yet.

    #13 11 days ago

    Here’s mine. Can’t remember who makes these but thought I found it here or maybe Facebook. Hangs above the steps going down into my basement.

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    #14 11 days ago

    I take a small magnet and put it on a t-nut near the power switch under the game and hang the keychain off of it.

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    #18 11 days ago

    My favorite key solution, if you insist on keeping keys is these things on the back of the leg: amazon.com link »

    Then you don't have to go anywhere to get them. You don't get the wall-art piece that way, but - enh, frame a copy of each flyer for the games you have and put those up.

    #19 11 days ago

    I also do the magnet on a leg bolt at the back of the cabinet.

    #20 11 days ago
    Quoted from epthegeek:

    My favorite key solution, if you insist on keeping keys is these things on the back of the leg: amazon.com link »
    Then you don't have to go anywhere to get them. You don't get the wall-art piece that way, but - enh, frame a copy of each flyer for the games you have and put those up.

    Brilliant!

    #21 11 days ago

    Or just hire a girl to hold your keys (and maybe wear a bunny costume):

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    #22 10 days ago

    World Cup Soccer, Monster Bash, Ripley’s Believe It or Not, The Simpsons Pinball Party, and Mrs. PAC-man arcade game.

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    #23 10 days ago

    Those keychains rock

    #24 10 days ago

    I just used an old playfield.
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    #25 10 days ago

    I do the same as epthegeek magnet key ring on the back side of the legs. Easy to find when you need them, and less clutter.

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    #27 10 days ago

    That last post was a stuff up, over touchy phone. Had a friend make these up for me.

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    #28 10 days ago

    My wife and boys made this for me a few years ago for Father's Day. I'm very proud of it. I have gone with a thumb lock on a few games and am very happy with that solution too.

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    #29 10 days ago
    Quoted from swampshroom:

    My wife and boys made this for me a few years ago for Father's Day. I'm very proud of it. I have gone with a thumb lock on a few games and am very happy with that solution too.[quoted image]

    So awesome they made this for you but I would fear they are giving you a hint by only proving 4 hooks. Lol

    #30 10 days ago

    Here is a Pinball Key Chain Rack, I came up with. It is a wooden shield with gold scroll work and Gold Foil lettering "Pinball Keys ". Sorry for the crappy pics.

    There is other cool stuff in the gameroom decor section. Thanks for looking . Chuck

    https://modfatherpinball.com/collections/game-room-decor/products/pinball-key-rack

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    #31 10 days ago

    Unless you are worried about kids, what's wrong with keeping the keys in the lock in the coin door? It doesn't get any more convenient than that.

    #32 10 days ago

    I’ll be following this thread for ideas, I have a cup full of keys at the moment.

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    #33 10 days ago
    Quoted from gweempose:

    Unless you are worried about kids, what's wrong with keeping the keys in the lock in the coin door? It doesn't get any more convenient than that.

    The coin door flys open especially with new keys and locks.

    #34 10 days ago

    This is my solution. It's designed for keys.

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    #35 10 days ago
    Quoted from gweempose:

    Unless you are worried about kids, what's wrong with keeping the keys in the lock in the coin door? It doesn't get any more convenient than that.

    I have 3 kids under 5... get my drift?
    Lol

    #36 10 days ago

    I'm surprised no one has screwed some old (or new) plastic posts and some flipper bats (for decoration) to a slab of wood to hang keys on.

    #37 10 days ago
    Quoted from SKWilson:

    I'm surprised no one has screwed some old (or new) plastic posts and some flipper bats (for decoration) to a slab of wood to hang keys on.

    I'm in the process of putting together an old Bingo Playfield to hang keys off of.

    #38 10 days ago
    Quoted from modfather:

    Here is a Pinball Key Chain Rack, I came up with. It is a wooden shield with gold scroll work and Gold Foil lettering "Pinball Keys ". Sorry for the crappy pics.
    There is other cool stuff in the gameroom decor section. Thanks for looking . Chuck
    https://modfatherpinball.com/collections/game-room-decor/products/pinball-key-rack[quoted image][quoted image]

    And if you have a Lord of the Rings pin, it's even more appropriate.

    #39 10 days ago
    Quoted from chuckwurt:

    The coin door flys open especially with new keys and locks.

    Not if you pull the key out 1 notch.

    #40 10 days ago
    Quoted from NPO:

    Not if you pull the key out 1 notch.

    Then the keys fall out. We nudge in this household bro! Haha. Moot for me anyway. Kids here constantly.

    #41 9 days ago

    I found an old saw blade display that hangs nicely from my pegboard tool station.

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    #42 9 days ago

    I like the magnet idea... maybe the kids wont find it???

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    #44 8 days ago
    Quoted from Dantesmark:

    I like the magnet idea... maybe the kids wont find it???

    I have a couple friends that have these on the inside of the front leg of their games.

    RAM-PRO 3-Pieces 3 Inch Plastic Hide-A-Key, Lock Box, Key-Holder, to Store a Spare Key for your Home, Storage, Office, Vehicle, with Strong Rear Magnetic Base amazon.com link »

    #45 8 days ago

    That’s awesome!!

    #46 4 days ago

    Here's mine - its a magnet darts board with those tiny magnet climbing men that one usually puts on refridgerator door on which the keys are hanging

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    #47 4 days ago

    I just recently picked one of these up off Amazon. It’s nice quality and wasn’t too pricey. Not pinball themed (although maybe an idea for a new one?!) but who doesn’t love Zelda?! Although only 5 hooks

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    #49 4 days ago

    If someone has specific ideas, I am sure I can custom make one. Requests ?

    #50 4 days ago

    Now we’re talking! Would definitely be interested!

    Quoted from modfather:

    If someone has specific ideas, I am sure I can custom make one. Requests ?

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