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


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#8401 1 year ago

Pulled this Swords Of Fury out of a basement with the steepest most rickety steps ever last night.

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#8402 1 year ago
Quoted from Pinhead306:

Nice pick up man. Game looks cool.

Thanks man. Should clean up nice. Forgot to thank jesperpark for helping me carry this beast out of a basement and storing it till I could come pick it up. I thought Contact was wide but this thing is huge!

Quoted from dasvis:

One of the best backglasses IMHO. Sound package is pretty annoying though.........

I'm becoming addicted to these mirrored backglasses. This one has a little flaking but not in any important spots.

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#8403 1 year ago
Quoted from dirkdiggler:

I'm becoming addicted to these mirrored backglasses.

As a kid I used to ride my bike to the mall on Saturday morning and wait for the arcade to open. Looking in at the pins, even though they were turned off, their mirrored backglasses gave them more class than all the other games around them....gave the games life despite the fact they were sitting there lifeless. Even without the flashing lights my eyes were still lured to them and I couldn't wait to play.

Video games were just starting to get big at the time -- Space Invaders, Asteroids, Atari Football, etc. -- and I loved them all, but my memory is of peering into the arcade and seeing all the mirrored backglasses.

#8404 1 year ago
Quoted from dothedoo:

As a kid I used to ride my bike to the mall on Saturday morning and wait for the arcade to open. Looking in at the pins, even though they were turned off, their mirrored backglasses gave them more class than all the other games around them....gave the games life despite the fact they were sitting there lifeless. Even without the flashing lights my eyes were still lured to them and I couldn't wait to play.

dothedoo I understand as my arcade was in the years of 73-74. I could walk to it as I lived about two blocks away. Someone the other day on a post said about a cigarette sitting on the edge of the pinball. That at mine would get you kicked out they had ashtrays after all. I loved going there and spending my money. When I was out I would watch if the person would let me as just to be able to see the pin in play. Those are some of my best memories and I would have had more but the older element that would show up at night was causing trouble and between the police and such it only lasted for about two years.

We all have memories as that was what got us here today. Sorry about the thread derail, but back to the pins.

#8405 1 year ago
Quoted from dothedoo:

As a kid I used to ride my bike to the mall on Saturday morning and wait for the arcade to open. Looking in at the pins, even though they were turned off, their mirrored backglasses gave them more class than all the other games around them....gave the games life despite the fact they were sitting there lifeless. Even without the flashing lights my eyes were still lured to them and I couldn't wait to play.
Video games were just starting to get big at the time -- Space Invaders, Asteroids, Atari Football, etc. -- and I loved them all, but my memory is of peering into the arcade and seeing all the mirrored backglasses.

Love the mirrored BG on my EK..its captivating!

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#8406 1 year ago

Picked up this beauty two days ago.
It was a decent deal and there quite a bit of work to be done, but i'm psyched to finally have an Elvira in my workshop !
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#8407 1 year ago

Creech is back! With some extras though. It left about 12 months ago with no hologram and I traded it back with a new repro hologram today. Picked up about half another creech project too.

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#8408 1 year ago
Quoted from Boof-Ed:

Creech is back! With some extras though. It left about 12 months ago with no hologram and I traded it back with a new repro hologram today. Picked up about half another creech project too.

Oh man! I’ve been looking for a Creech for a while. Can i call dibs on the project one when you get it ready to go?

#8409 1 year ago
Quoted from tjprice222:

Oh man! I’ve been looking for a Creech for a while. Can i call dibs on the project one when you get it ready to go?

Shipping would be so very expensive....Boof-Ed is in Australia.

#8410 1 year ago
Quoted from Micky:

Shipping would be so very expensive....Boof-Ed is in Australia.

Bummer! It would be a good excuse to visit though

#8411 1 year ago

Not a true pin (no flippers) Kind of rough, but fairly rare.

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#8412 1 year ago

FINALLY found an Arlington Horse Racing arcade after 26 years of searching!!!

Super rare and hard to find. (Mostly because it's really more of a redemption, and was kind of a flop for Strata.)

I think it was only a few years after this came out that Strata became Incredible Technologies and were off and running with Golden Tee.

I loved it for the 2 years it survived in my local arcade and is really cool to me since I love horse racing and live only a mile from Arlington Park.

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#8413 1 year ago

I picked up a beautiful demolition man today. Thanks to pinsider uptownsinclair. This is the third time I’ve owned this game. It’s one I just keep coming back to. I love these ramps!!!! Combos for days!

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#8414 1 year ago

Picked up my second Fire from awesome Pinsider woody76. Owned one a few years ago and I missed it
This one has a brand new CPR playfield too

Arranged specifically to pick it up early this morning because we are supposed to get rain all day Sunday

Well ... we drove almost 2 hours in the sunshine and got 10 minutes from his house and it rained in a biblical way the entire pickup time and about an hour on the way home

Something told me to bring a tarp and some wood to lift it off the bed.
Other than a few drops it made it home dry!

More beauty shots tomorrow
Note there is no video just a screen shot of the downpour we drove thru

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#8415 1 year ago

Picked up an Embryon not working and a little rough. Oh, in an ice storm. Crazy pinball hobby.

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#8416 1 year ago
Quoted from igo4rams:

Oh, in an ice storm. Crazy pinball hobby.

I'm right there with you

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#8417 1 year ago
Quoted from igo4rams:

Picked up an Embryon not working and a little rough. Oh, in an ice storm. Crazy pinball hobby.

Fun pin, Embryon
My first & still my favorite!

#8418 1 year ago
Quoted from MT45:

Picked up my second Fire from awesome Pinsider woody76. Owned one a few years ago and I missed it
This one has a brand new CPR playfield too
Arranged specifically to pick it up early this morning because we are supposed to get rain all day Sunday
Well ... we drove almost 2 hours in the sunshine and got 10 minutes from his house and it rained in a biblical way the entire pickup time and about an hour on the way home
Something told me to bring a tarp and some wood to lift it off the bed.
Other than a few drops it made it home dry!
More beauty shots tomorrow
Note there is no video just a screen shot of the downpour we drove thru

Beauty shots as promised ...

https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/williams-fire-club/page/10#post-4340972

Teaser below:

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#8419 1 year ago

Brought Houdini home from MGC.
Thanks kingpingames for the great service and @pincades for setting the games up for the show.

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#8420 1 year ago
Quoted from Puffdanny:

I'm right there with you

Nice score - rare game and looks like it’s in great shape!

#8421 1 year ago

I love fire

#8423 1 year ago
Quoted from PAPPYBALL:

FINALLY found an Arlington Horse Racing arcade after 26 years of searching!!!

Wow, congratulations!

#8424 1 year ago

Just grabbed this Spy Hunter last night. A lot of these recent posts have a similar component to them, the WEATHER. My experience was no different. Very heavy rains and high winds driving the rain like sheets. Glad for an SUV to keep things covered. Good price, playfield is very good, cabinet is a bit beat, but a nice score.

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#8425 1 year ago

Trifecta

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#8426 1 year ago

wonder what the postal worker was thinking in the background.

#8427 1 year ago

I was wondering how the postal worker had fit them all in his truck for delivery.

#8428 1 year ago
Quoted from weaverj:

wonder what the postal worker was thinking in the background.

Haha. Funny enough he was actually delivering my STLE topper from Tilt Topper at the exact time these guys showed up.

#8429 1 year ago
Quoted from Cserold:

Haha. Funny enough he was actually delivering my STLE topper from Tilt Topper at the exact time these guys showed up.

Postal worker was thinking "Phew, I got off way easy on this one"

Mine is Never shocked to what he brings me anymore, neither is my UPS driver, Fed-Ex......

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#8430 1 year ago

How about a little Hotdoggin

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#8431 1 year ago
Quoted from jkashani:

How about a little Hotdoggin

Nothing little aboot that big boy!

#8432 1 year ago

This just in...

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#8433 1 year ago
Quoted from PinsOnly:

This just in...

You bought a Batman premium dishwasher
Congrats on the purchase

#8434 1 year ago
Quoted from PinsOnly:

This just in...

Our Loonies and Twoonies aint going to work in that pin.

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#8435 1 year ago

My son is 10. My daughter is 13. I miss them as babies, which is why I brought this one home.

NOT!

My Ms. Pac will appreciate Baby Pac's company!

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#8436 1 year ago

Not home but bought the first one for the customer waiting area of my office. I can fit 4 as it's set up now or 7 if I lose the desk and sofa.

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#8437 1 year ago

I got a White Water yesterday. Fun!

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#8438 1 year ago

No backglass or boards at all. But im super excited to have this firepower!

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#8439 1 year ago
Quoted from Zavadoza:

I got a White Water yesterday. Fun!

<--- jelly.

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#8440 1 year ago

Just brought these home. Thanks bruce!

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#8441 1 year ago

Here is comes.........the weekend. The time everyone (that has money) else shows the great finds and all the fantastic things in this world, and all the rest of us here hitting re-fresh on the "What did you bring home today" thread and ogle over all those beauties

#8442 1 year ago

I'm always amazed at how many games are bought and sold. I love that pinside makes me feel normal, when in my everyday life I'm the weird pinball guy.

#8443 1 year ago

spoiler alert: i should have a nice post tomorrow.

#8444 1 year ago
Quoted from orangegsx:

No backglass or boards at all. But im super excited to have this firepower!

you post is more exciting than the new in the box stuff.

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#8445 1 year ago

my first double.

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#8446 1 year ago

Fully Complete just needs a lot of cosmetic help. 1955 United's Bonus Gun

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#8447 1 year ago

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#8448 1 year ago

It was a damn good day! MMr has been on my 'want' list for a while now. DI is just crazy fun. Sadly, wifey has me stopping at 4. Need to find a technicality.....

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#8449 1 year ago
Quoted from pinostalgia:

you post is more exciting than the new in the box stuff.

I'm pumped. I'm beggining to like newer games less and less it seems.

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#8450 1 year ago

I'm a big Rocky fan but don't see that one very often so I'll settle for this one for now.

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