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Wedgeheads


By Meh

6 years ago



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#29 6 years ago

I agree with the idea to play a bunch at a show if possible and find a few that you like and try to find one in good condition.
I have had a lot of wedgheads and now have most of what I want to keep, there are a few still on my wish list. anyone have something I'm looking in SE Pa area let me know

my current list
1963 Slick Chick
1964 Bowling Queen
1965 Bank A Ball
1966 Cross Town
1967 King of Diamonds
1967 Sing Along
1969 Target Pool
1971 2001
1971 4 Square
1972 Grand Slam
1974 Sky Jump
1975 Abra Ca Dabra
1975 Atlantis
1976 Sure Shot
1977 Jacks Open

Want list
1963 sweet hearts
1968 Domino
1970 Flip-A-Card
1971 drop a card
1972 Flying Carpet
1973 King pin
1975 El Dorado
1978 Strange World
1978 Hit the Deck

#33 6 years ago

I guess I am spoiled with the York and allentown shows only 1 hr away from me. I have played some great games at shows I other wise would have never had the chance to play.

#37 6 years ago

the abra ca dabra cabinet has a fiber board back panel. It isn't uncommon for it to be busted and misssing chunks and check under the cabinet for holes
EM machines once cleaned and adjusted run without much fuss just play them

#41 6 years ago

I have always been partial to this backglass

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#63 6 years ago

The one I picked up has a great BG only one small spot of paint missing, the playfield is great the back panel needs to be replaced. I will replace it once it gets warmer
I think I paid 225 or their about

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#64 6 years ago

the bg

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#67 6 years ago

Im SE Pa and if you wait you can find deals but they are far a few between last few years a lot of people snag them just to flip or offer more than asking price to start the seller to ask for bids. I just walk. I only pay what I feel its worth, I have no problem paying a fair price but a good deal pops up from time to time. It helps if the machine doesn't work, EM if complete and unhacked CAN be fixed with little or no cost.
this machine has a broke bottom edge on the fiber board back opanel and the cabinet has some bumps and dings but the art is bright. I got it working 100% and folded it up due to lack of room. To many projects and not enough room.

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#77 6 years ago

Volley is a great player, it isn't a special fest though. Once you light the special and hit it you have to start over with the drops again to light again. unlike say 2001 once you light the special you can bang away the specials
there are only a few wedgeheads that are dogs. the others are either great or good, so you really can't go wrong IMO

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