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

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


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#8901 65 days ago

I brought home this.....
This is a Cirqus Voltaire #65 sample game 2009 HEP restore. This is the game that is featured on IPDB as the sample game. She is a beauty and will fit in well with my other 5 games. I plan to TUNE her up with a little ProSound and ColorDMD!

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#8902 65 days ago

very very nice Take home game. I miss mine A_lot .
Jasonpaulbuaer got mine a long time ago , it is the oldest remaining PM in my PM folder to remind me I was a jackass trading it for an IRONMAN

#8903 65 days ago
Quoted from yzfguy:

OMG. I clean out the fridge and any seasonal beer that's more than a little out of season gets pitched. I can't imagine drinking something I found in the woods

Just save it for when beelzeboob visits and after a couple of beers start giving him the old stock

#8904 65 days ago

although this got Dropped off on Monday ,I just got back in the GOT club . Sold pro went Premium

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#8905 65 days ago
Quoted from Cheddar:

nice pickup. I'd love to have a hotline

Many moons ago, my dad picked up an old Hot Line and had it sitting around for years. This was prior to my pinball interest kicking into high gear, and I sadly didn't try to bring that old EM back to life. I think he gave it away to someone years ago. I have regrets....

#8906 65 days ago
Quoted from ThatOneDude:

Many moons ago, my dad picked up an old Hot Line and had it sitting around for years. This was prior to my pinball interest kicking into high gear, and I sadly didn't try to bring that old EM back to life. I think he gave it away to someone years ago. I have regrets....

We all have one of those regret pins out there, but that’s the Hobby of Pinball! Wish you were closer, I’d give you this pin for what I paid for it. But not before we played it for a case of Beer.
Cheers!

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#8907 65 days ago

Here's what I snagged in the suburbs of Marseilles yesterday !
I'm psyched, but I'll have to behave myself and restore it before I can really play it...
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#8908 64 days ago

Brought this home last night have been wanting for a while now

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#8909 64 days ago

Thanks so much blondetall for the very nice example of Twin Win! Super easy to deal with and smooth transaction. Top notch Pinsider! I promise I’ll take care of her!

Played it last night and had a ball. Can’t wait to learn more about EMs.

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#8910 64 days ago

Sorry, I do not have more pics for now - unboxing party is tomorrow.

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#8911 64 days ago

Hello everyone! I brought home my first machine the other day. It's one most of you are probably familiar with but it was brand new to me. I never really got into pinball when I was a kid, I was a little young for it in the 90's. A friend of a friend was giving it away!! Lucky me! It has 70,971 plays on it and has spent the last 2 decades or so in someones home.

The paint on the cabinet is a little rough but the playfield and backglass are beautiful, I think. And it plays great! I've noticed the swinging target takes a little time to "warm up" before it swings all the way back and forth, i'm not sure if they're all like that. But once it's been on for a few plays it has a much larger range of motion.

Mine doesn't seem to be wired for a conservative mode, unless that's selected by open circuit. And the liberal and medium appear wired together? Maybe I'm misunderstanding it. But we'll cross that bridge if I start breaking 200,000 points on the regular in 3 ball mode. And the number match function I don't fully understand, is it supposed to light up one set of numbers every game? or just every few games? Maybe I have some light bulbs burnt out, but it only occasionally lights up a score to match so I haven't been able to test if it's working.

I'm really looking forward to getting into this wonderful hobby. It's been great fun to play so far and even just the few hours I spent with it last night I've seen my scores and skills improve. Those drop catches to flip up to the "ramp" are tough!!

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#8912 64 days ago

Picked up an old Stellar Wars fixer upper.

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#8913 64 days ago
Quoted from GreenMario:

Hello everyone! I brought home my first machine the other day. It's one most of you are probably familiar with but it was brand new to me. I never really got into pinball when I was a kid, I was a little young for it in the 90's. A friend of a friend was giving it away!! Lucky me! It has 70,971 plays on it and has spent the last 2 decades or so in someones home.
The paint on the cabinet is a little rough but the playfield and backglass are beautiful, I think. And it plays great! I've noticed the swinging target takes a little time to "warm up" before it swings all the way back and forth, i'm not sure if they're all like that. But once it's been on for a few plays it has a much larger range of motion.
Mine doesn't seem to be wired for a conservative mode, unless that's selected by open circuit. And the liberal and medium appear wired together? Maybe I'm misunderstanding it. But we'll cross that bridge if I start breaking 200,000 points on the regular in 3 ball mode. And the number match function I don't fully understand, is it supposed to light up one set of numbers every game? or just every few games? Maybe I have some light bulbs burnt out, but it only occasionally lights up a score to match so I haven't been able to test if it's working.
I'm really looking forward to getting into this wonderful hobby. It's been great fun to play so far and even just the few hours I spent with it last night I've seen my scores and skills improve. Those drop catches to flip up to the "ramp" are tough!!

Hope you have lots of space for the rest coming in!!!!

#8914 64 days ago
Quoted from northerndude:

Hope you have lots of space for the rest coming in!!!!

Fortunately I do! And I think the girlfriend is coming around to the idea! If any machines in the Detroit area need a home let me know!

#8915 64 days ago
Quoted from GreenMario:

Fortunately I do! And I think the girlfriend is coming around to the idea! If any machines in the Detroit area need a home let me know!

greenmario Welcome to the hobby/addiction. We post a lot of project pins in the below forum. If you are interested in learning how to fix project pins, favorite this thread.
https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/post-project-pins-for-sale-here-cl-ebay-pinside-and-others

#8916 64 days ago
Quoted from bluespin:

greenmario Welcome to the hobby/addiction. We post a lot of project pins in the below forum. If you are interested in learning how to fix project pins, favorite this thread.
https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/post-project-pins-for-sale-here-cl-ebay-pinside-and-others

Awesome! I will do that. I would like to get a machine with more cool features like a multi level play field, multiple ramps, multi ball, etc. The swinging target on this one really spices it up and I bet some of the other features are great too.

#8917 64 days ago
Quoted from trk12fire:

Picked up an old Stellar Wars fixer upper.

Welcome to the addiction! You'll need a bigger house.... pinball machines tend to multiply!

#8918 64 days ago

I have 9 going on 20.

#8919 64 days ago
Quoted from trk12fire:

I have 9 going on 20.

I love your thinking !

#8920 64 days ago

Brought this home a couple of nights ago! Will be set up tonight!

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#8921 64 days ago
Quoted from Tyamry:

Brought this home a couple of nights ago!

I admire your restraint!

#8922 64 days ago
Quoted from GreenMario:

Hello everyone! I brought home my first machine the other day. It's one most of you are probably familiar with but it was brand new to me. I never really got into pinball when I was a kid, I was a little young for it in the 90's. A friend of a friend was giving it away!! Lucky me! It has 70,971 plays on it and has spent the last 2 decades or so in someones home.
The paint on the cabinet is a little rough but the playfield and backglass are beautiful, I think. And it plays great! I've noticed the swinging target takes a little time to "warm up" before it swings all the way back and forth, i'm not sure if they're all like that. But once it's been on for a few plays it has a much larger range of motion.
Mine doesn't seem to be wired for a conservative mode, unless that's selected by open circuit. And the liberal and medium appear wired together? Maybe I'm misunderstanding it. But we'll cross that bridge if I start breaking 200,000 points on the regular in 3 ball mode. And the number match function I don't fully understand, is it supposed to light up one set of numbers every game? or just every few games? Maybe I have some light bulbs burnt out, but it only occasionally lights up a score to match so I haven't been able to test if it's working.
I'm really looking forward to getting into this wonderful hobby. It's been great fun to play so far and even just the few hours I spent with it last night I've seen my scores and skills improve. Those drop catches to flip up to the "ramp" are tough!!

Looks like a clean example of a fun pin. Enjoy!

#8923 64 days ago
Quoted from Tyamry:

Brought this home a couple of nights ago! Will be set up tonight!

Killer new Stern. If I was ever tempted to buy a NIB, this might be it......... & I hate Iron Maiden the band..

#8924 63 days ago
Quoted from GreenMario:

Hello everyone! I brought home my first machine the other day. It's one most of you are probably familiar with but it was brand new to me. I never really got into pinball when I was a kid, I was a little young for it in the 90's. A friend of a friend was giving it away!! Lucky me! It has 70,971 plays on it and has spent the last 2 decades or so in someones home.
The paint on the cabinet is a little rough but the playfield and backglass are beautiful, I think. And it plays great! I've noticed the swinging target takes a little time to "warm up" before it swings all the way back and forth, i'm not sure if they're all like that. But once it's been on for a few plays it has a much larger range of motion.
Mine doesn't seem to be wired for a conservative mode, unless that's selected by open circuit. And the liberal and medium appear wired together? Maybe I'm misunderstanding it. But we'll cross that bridge if I start breaking 200,000 points on the regular in 3 ball mode. And the number match function I don't fully understand, is it supposed to light up one set of numbers every game? or just every few games? Maybe I have some light bulbs burnt out, but it only occasionally lights up a score to match so I haven't been able to test if it's working.
I'm really looking forward to getting into this wonderful hobby. It's been great fun to play so far and even just the few hours I spent with it last night I've seen my scores and skills improve. Those drop catches to flip up to the "ramp" are tough!!

Nice pickup, I remember playing this game when it first came out on location!! The 70's were fun times.
Your match does come up at the end of every game, so you probably have some bulbs burned out.
Enjoy...

#8925 63 days ago
Quoted from GreenMario:

Lucky me! It has 70,971 plays on it and has spent the last 2 decades or so in someones home.

I think you failed to mention the luckiest part... from looking at the pictures, it would seem that 70,371 of those plays were in the first 8 years and the remainder (I’ll leave the math to the reader) were in the last 12 years!!

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#8926 63 days ago

Documented HUO POTC built in January of 2007 and purchased in February 2007. Played a whopping 63 times while in the original owners basement.

This is the second time in 11 years the legs have been put on!

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#8927 63 days ago

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#8928 63 days ago

I didn't have access to a truck today,so Colsond3 who sold me the machine,dropped the machine off at my house today.It works,and I'm going to use it so that I can practice working on pinball machines. He also helped me carry it up to my second floor,and then he set it up for me! He practically gave it to me for $180.00 delivered.
I think when I done fixing it up,I'll be able to sell it for $5000.00

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#8929 63 days ago
Quoted from Bos98:

Documented HUO POTC built in January of 2007 and purchased in February 2007. Played a whopping 63 times while in the original owners basement.
This is the second time in 11 years the legs have been put on!

I love seeing those kind of finds...I’ve never found a HUO game for sale locally.

#8930 63 days ago
Quoted from ralphs007:

I didn't have access to a truck today,so Colsond3 who sold me the machine,dropped the machine off at my house today.It works,and I'm going to use it so that I can practice working on pinball machines. He also helped me carry it up to my second floor,and then he set it up for me! He practically gave it to me for $180.00 delivered.
I think when I done fixing it up,I'll be able to sell it for $5000.00

Yeah, Colsond3 sounds like a real jerk!

#8931 63 days ago

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#8932 63 days ago

i remember that day. congrats.

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#8933 63 days ago

Very thankful for this one.

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#8934 62 days ago
Quoted from AJNada:

Very thankful for this one.

My first love ..... still have her.

#8935 62 days ago

some nice games moving in and out of homes. Did that homeowner have any other games , or pinball just wasn't for him. Nice pirates OTC Huo. 63 plays wow. I would do that in two nights or maybe one

#8936 62 days ago
Quoted from RonSS:

Yeah, Colsond3 sounds like a real jerk!

I know…and I played a few games on his DI and re-leveled the legs for him. I’m such an asshole.

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#8937 62 days ago

Just brought home a data east st. Guy even hand delivered it to me which was a first.

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#8938 62 days ago
Quoted from AJNada:

Very thankful for this one.

congrats!

I really want to find a nice Embryon some day!

#8939 62 days ago
Quoted from Whysnow:

congrats!
I really want to find a nice Embryon some day!

Thanks, I really lucked out with this one. Playfield was restored by a professional artist, then clearcoated.

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#8940 62 days ago

Some pics from yesterday's unboxing party! Its a sweet game and an excellent theme integration!

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#8941 62 days ago
Quoted from Nepi23:

Some pics from yesterday's unboxing party! Its a sweet game and an excellent theme integration!

These still shipping?

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#8942 62 days ago

Happy Father's Day to me!

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#8943 62 days ago
Quoted from frankmac:

These still shipping?

I managed to get one of the last from Sweden I think. But there may be still a unit or two available, PM me in case you want details.

#8944 62 days ago

They've got pins and balls, so I guess they're pinballs?

Picked up a couple vintage pachinko machines locally today, should be a fun addition to the garage.

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#8945 61 days ago

Scored this 2001 this afternoon. Should clean up!

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#8946 61 days ago

this came from My Delivery Guy today , Came from The Southern Fried Event , some probably played it .

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#8947 61 days ago
Quoted from PinFever:

this came from My Delivery Guy today , Came from The Southern Fried Event , some probably played it .

Played it and enjoyed it too! Congrats!!

#8948 61 days ago
Quoted from V_piscopo:

Scored this 2001 this afternoon. Should clean up!

HOLY Targets!!

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#8949 61 days ago

Had a roadtrip yesterday with a friend and Picked up a once routed TWD. Have some cleaning to do but cabinet was near perfect and should clean up OK.

A pin of my favorite TVseries. Always nice

Only hope the false start doesn’t represent the future. On the second test play at home the hinge of the well walker broke off

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#8950 61 days ago
Quoted from Rensh:

Had a roadtrip yesterday with a friend and Picked up a once routed TWD. Have some cleaning to do but cabinet was near perfect and should clean up OK.
A pin of my favorite TVseries. Always nice
Only hope the false start doesn’t represent the future. On the second test play at home the hinge of the well walker broke off

Looks like your new Walking Dead has had quite a few plays.....or more likely your well walker has been bashed to death!

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