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What machine did you bring home today? Post your pictures!


By MiamiRedSkin

6 years ago



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#6201 3 years ago
Quoted from igo4rams:

Picked up this 1952 Queen of Hearts.

Happy to see she's being saved..

#6202 3 years ago
Quoted from CollinT:

Got a Space Station today, also met a new friend!

A true friend wouldn't have let you haul a game like that

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#6203 3 years ago

Third Flash I've bought. Guy plugged it in and said, "the pinners don't work".

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#6204 3 years ago

Star Trek Pro beamed down to my pinball room yesterday.

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#6205 3 years ago

My next 2 restore projects

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#6206 3 years ago

I'm jealous of your Taxi.

#6207 3 years ago

Thanks!

Quoted from StrangeSubset1:

Transporting with legs on....that's what I call a brave man.

Yea pretty risky, personally I wouldn't do it

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#6208 3 years ago

My newest old machines came home last night. Need to get them setup and cleaned.

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#6209 3 years ago

Did anyone here snag a really nice condition Laser Cue in NJ last week? Would have looked great next to my Sorcerer but I missed it by a day and now I'm really regretting it, wanted to see photos so I could see if it was as nice as the seller described.

#6210 3 years ago
Quoted from jmountjoy111:

My sickness started with pinbot and now he is back!! Filthy dirty and in need of a deep cleaning. Also came with another fully population playfield.

Quoted from sd_jameson:

Well, the <$100 finds still exist, but I have my work cut out for me! Not to mention the fact that it was in the back of what I can only surmise to be an old milk truck turned meth lab; my most bizarre machine pickup yet... But hey, I like to buy them this way, it makes bringing them back to life all the more gratifying. Plus, it was only a 15 minute drive. The good news is that I'm pretty good with a circular saw and cabinet work is my favorite! The pics of the new head are of one I'm building for a friends Flash.
Below is what an $83 Gorgar looks like.

I thought I was on the Pinball horror pics thread for a second .
Nice Gorgar , Nice job on the headbox , you have guts for talking that on .
I Didn't bring a whole machine home , just 4 boxes full of ex pinballs

More filth and grime, a few parts I just picked up : )
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Parts haul , Stripped games , mostly Early Williams and Stern some Bally stuff too .
I also found some Steel Stencils with the haul .

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#6211 3 years ago
Quoted from jeffk:

My newest old machines came home last night. Need to get them setup and cleaned.

By the way which ones are they?

Without the heads I cannot identify them.

#6212 3 years ago
Quoted from Grayman_EM:

By the way which ones are they?
Without the heads I cannot identify them.

North Star and Flipper Fair

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#6213 3 years ago

Nice pickup, are there any problems with them or just have to put them together?

Wish I could find some deals, but most are far away from me. Indiana is somewhat dry for EM's.

#6214 3 years ago
Quoted from Ralph67:

More filth and grime, a few parts I just picked up

What would the metal stencils been used for? Coin Mechs?

#6215 3 years ago
Quoted from jeffk:

North Star and Flipper Fair

What a find! They are both great players too.
Don't forget to put some more pictures of these beauty's under Show us you EM's thread.

#6216 3 years ago
Quoted from Mopar:

I had this machine in the making for a few months now, and today
finally completed the deal..
I'm sure one won't have one like this (very cool if one did) but even anyone
with the Italian version I would like to hear from..
I like those true 2 player Gottlieb 60s Add-a-Balls.. (T)

Was this named after the 'Hyde Park' part of Chicago????

#6217 3 years ago
Quoted from jeffk:

My newest old machines came home last night.

The rubbers don't look too bad. Had the machines come from
a collector, or actually a mild find in the wild?

#6218 3 years ago
Quoted from Vic_Camp:

What a find! They are both great players too.
Don't forget to put some more pictures of these beauty's under Show us you EM's thread.

I setup the machines and put some "before" pics on the Show us your EMs thread. There don't seem to be any problems that cleaning and adjusting won't fix, they fire up and you can play a game. They seem to be complete except for coin mechs (don't really care), Coin boxes, and schematics. Looking forward to going thru them.

These were from a collector but he said he doesn't go online, I'm not sure how long they have been sitting.

#6219 3 years ago

AFM LE

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#6220 3 years ago

Ooooh, that's nice Frankmac!

Only played the trial version on Pinball Arcade but I love it.

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#6221 3 years ago

Just got these two tonight! One is going to my MIL's house after I shop it up a bit, but they're both mine in the meantime!

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#6222 3 years ago
Quoted from sd_jameson:

Well, the <$100 finds still exist, but I have my work cut out for me! Not to mention the fact that it was in the back of what I can only surmise to be an old milk truck turned meth lab; my most bizarre machine pickup yet... But hey, I like to buy them this way, it makes bringing them back to life all the more gratifying. Plus, it was only a 15 minute drive. The good news is that I'm pretty good with a circular saw and cabinet work is my favorite! The pics of the new head are of one I'm building for a friends Flash.
Below is what an $83 Gorgar looks like.

My kind of deal!!!!
Don't find these in NY it seems.
This reminds me of that infamous "Heart of Darkness" post. Complete with methlab-esque scene!

#6223 3 years ago
Quoted from Piratedan200:

Just got these two tonight! One is going to my MIL's house after I shop it up a bit, but they're both mine in the meantime!

Congrats on the bk2k I want that one badly!

#6224 3 years ago

Nice,if i didn't have an original,I'd be all over the LE.

#6225 3 years ago

They look so good.
Especially with that topper!

#6226 3 years ago
Quoted from Darcy:

What would the metal stencils been used for? Coin Mechs?

Not to sure , probably game control buttons , they don't look like they have been used , no sign of any paint on them , unless they used inks , and have cleaned them up before the next use .

#6227 3 years ago
Quoted from Piratedan200:

Just got these two tonight! One is going to my MIL's house after I shop it up a bit, but they're both mine in the meantime!

Nice! I just played BK2000 at Chicago Street Pinball in Joliet, Il on sunday!

Wasn't as nice as that one though!

#6228 3 years ago

Gottlieb royal flush deluxe!!!! Cost 100 bucks but needs a few new boards. And definitely some rubbers!!!!

Any idea what these go for? Can only find prices on the em version of the game.

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#6229 3 years ago
Quoted from Mfsrc791:

Gottlieb royal flush deluxe!!!! Cost 100 bucks but needs a few new boards. And definitely some rubbers!!!!
Any idea what these go for? Can only find prices on the em version of the game.

The finished ads on Pinside show that it was listed by two different sellers at $600 each, but both sellers sold their pins elsewhere. This is one of the Gottlieb 80 pins with their grounding problems, but still doesn't come up for sale very often. I'd say fix it, including adding grounding mods, and try to sell it for $800.

#6230 3 years ago
Quoted from bluespin:

The finished ads on Pinside show that it was listed by two different sellers at $600 each, but both sellers sold their pins elsewhere. This is one of the Gottlieb 80 pins with their grounding problems, but still doesn't come up for sale very often. I'd say fix it, including adding grounding mods, and try to sell it for $800.

Where was the grounding problems? I bought a rottendog mpu for it. Also, is rottendog mpu compatible with a gulf pinball power supply board?

#6231 3 years ago
Quoted from Mfsrc791:

Where was the grounding problems? I bought a rottendog mpu for it. Also, is rottendog mpu compatible with a gulf pinball power supply board?

Just research system 80 ground mods. It's really no big deal to do. Takes about an hour or two and $10 worth of stuff. The game just doesn't have a good ground circuit from the factory. That's all system 80 not just yours

#6232 3 years ago

None of the boards are grounded, which will cause issues given time. Start with the pinwiki system 80 section and go through and perform the recommend ground mods. Even with the aftermarket boards you will still need to do this, as well as replace the orange caps in the bottom of the cab if they have not already been done.

It must be raining Royal Flush Deluxes, I picked one up last Friday.

As for value, I would say around $600 in decent condition fully working.

#6233 3 years ago

Does Pascal make boards for that game? I've heard great things about his kits. http://www.flippp.fr/boards.php?lg=en

#6234 3 years ago

I love this thread as everyone on here knows that honeymoon feeling and this thread brings it back for me just seeing these new to you machines. Almost makes me want run out and get another one now. Congrats to all the new owners of their machines.

#6235 3 years ago

this thread is like having a crack house right outside a drug rehab facility.

#6236 3 years ago
Quoted from weaverj:

this thread is like having a crack house right outside a drug rehab facility.

Haha! So true, I was talking to a non-pinhead today who told me I should rent a storage spot. I told him it'd be like a Mistress and I'd never be home.

#6237 3 years ago
Quoted from weaverj:

this thread is like having a crack house right outside a drug rehab facility.

Haha! So true, I was talking to a non-pinhead today who told me I should rent a storage spot. I told him it'd be like a Mistress and I'd never be home.

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#6238 3 years ago

Finally finished this guy

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#6239 3 years ago

WOW!

#6240 3 years ago
Quoted from Cserold:

Finally finished this guy

Thats nice!

#6241 3 years ago

note to self: add TOM to wishlist.

#6242 3 years ago
Quoted from Cserold:

Finally finished this guy

That's the most beautiful TOM I've seen. Just WOW (when lit)

#6243 3 years ago
Quoted from Isochronic_Frost:

That's the most beautiful TOM I've seen. Just WOW (when lit)

Man, thank you very much. That's nice.

#6244 3 years ago

Absolutely stunning restoration. Just incredible.

Marc

#6245 3 years ago
Quoted from pintechev:

Absolutely stunning restoration. Just incredible.
Marc

Marc, thanks so much. Appreciate that.

#6246 3 years ago

That game looks amazing!

#6247 3 years ago

Time to study.

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#6248 3 years ago

I know that piece of cardboard . And thanks to Wildbill and him helping me make room, I was able to bring this baby home tonight.

Custom topper, mirror side blades and color end.
Had to pull the batteries. And it was time, they just started to leak.

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#6249 3 years ago
Quoted from Cserold:

Finally finished this guy

Nice work.
That looks so bloody nice!

#6250 3 years ago

Like the pin, hate the idol voice.

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