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


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#12251 4 months ago
Quoted from Pinless:

I just want to know how you guys find these pins. Local ads seem to be so few and far between.

It’s lucky. I was about to pull the trigger on BM66 but it was a longer drive. When I replied back to the BM66 guy it was already sold. Later found two ST premium. One was much more mods but more money and probably a lot more plays. This was cheaper but bone stock. I mean bone stock even the rule cards are factory.

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#12252 4 months ago

Traveled to Seattle for a wedding this weekend. Told the wife I couldn't waste the trip and not p/u a pin. Got a title that has been on my want list for sometime a Junk Yard from JP, great guy. Great machine, excited to add it to my collection.

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#12253 4 months ago
Quoted from rai:

It’s lucky. I was about to pull the trigger on BM66 but it was a longer drive. When I replied back to the BM66 guy it was already sold. Later found two ST premium. One was much more mods but more money and probably a lot more plays. This was cheaper but bone stock. I mean bone stock even the rule cards are factory.

Craigslist? Pinside?

#12254 4 months ago
Quoted from Mikespinball:

Traveled to Seattle for a wedding this weekend. Told the wife I couldn't waste the trip and not p/u a pin. Got a title that has been on my want list for sometime a Junk Yard

Fun underrated game. Congrats on the pick up (and totally not wasting a long trip to come home empty-handed).

But man, you gotta use cardboard or PVC to load/slide that thing in your car. You’re going to snag the cabinet and rip it. I speak from experience in my early collecting days.

#12255 4 months ago

Or pick up a couple pieces of pvc pipe to roll the game on, from your local hardware store. Get them a bit wider then the cabinet. Makes loading games in the back pretty easy.

#12256 4 months ago
Quoted from Pinless:

Craigslist? Pinside?

Pinside

#12257 4 months ago
Quoted from Colsond3:

But man, you gotta use cardboard or PVC to load/slide that thing in your car. You’re going to snag the cabinet and rip it. I speak from experience in my early collecting days.

A trick I've been using lately is to place a large black trash bag (55 gal?) on the vehicle floor with cardboard on top -- when the game is set on the cardboard it slides across the bag fairly easy -- a nice feature when loading solo.

The game is always strapped down for the ride home on the slippery surface. . . safety first!

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#12258 4 months ago

Not picked up, but delivered and good incentive for a road-trip.

I had jones'd for a year to share a Who Dunnit. Finally; Mission Complete. The mission was bumpy and the shipping was lame: https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/how-to-arrange-delivery#post-5034664 . There's work to do and a thorough connection check before power. At this moment, I'm very thankful to have one.

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#12259 4 months ago

A big Blue Ox was darn upset that I crammed Paul into the backseat of my Accord and took off! Too bad, Babe! Bunyan might appreciate hanging out next to a Slick Chick for a while.
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#12260 4 months ago

one of the coolest EMs ever made, crazy part it works 100%. 2 bulbs out that I replaced and wiped down and waxed. Brutal low scoring pin.

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#12261 4 months ago

For loading/unloading pins, buy a pool noodle from the dollar store and machines just roll right in and out of your vehicle easily. Learned this trick here on pinside and worked like magic on my last purchase.

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#12262 4 months ago

Just added a must have to the collection.

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#12263 4 months ago
Quoted from spinal:

For loading/unloading pins, buy a pool noodle from the dollar store and machines just roll right in and out of your vehicle easily. Learned this trick here on pinside and worked like magic on my last purchase.[quoted image]

Sorry everyone. "This will be off topic".

A pool noodle can also be used as door bumper in a tight 2 car garage. Thread string/rope through the noodle, with enough string/rope to hang the noodle from the ceiling, between the 2 parking spots. Making sure set the noodle level with the open position of the car doors.

Now back to our regular programming.

#12264 4 months ago

Save your noodle and use a 1" pvc pipe.

#12265 4 months ago
Quoted from spinal:

For loading/unloading pins, buy a pool noodle from the dollar store and machines just roll right in and out of your vehicle easily. Learned this trick here on pinside and worked like magic on my last purchase.[quoted image]

https://qz.com/1620913/the-best-cycling-hack-is-a-pool-noodle/

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#12266 4 months ago
Quoted from spinal:

For loading/unloading pins, buy a pool noodle from the dollar store and machines just roll right in and out of your vehicle easily.

Sorry, couldn’t find the “what noodle did you bring home today” thread. And it doubles as a neck rest on long pick ups! Figured I would pick up a few based on the chatter.

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I still prefer to use cardboard though, because it covers and protects your bumper while you’re leaning and loading the game. Plus I only have about 32” of clearance in the hatchback on my Acadia, so I can’t afford to give up height space.

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#12267 4 months ago

Brought this home after getting it out of a basement that it's been in for 30+ years.
Widebody and stairs with 90 degree turns do not go well together. Should clean up nice.

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#12268 4 months ago
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#12269 4 months ago
Quoted from woody76:

one of the coolest EMs ever made, crazy part it works 100%. 2 bulbs out that I replaced and wiped down and waxed. Brutal low scoring pin.[quoted image]

Nice pin. I had one slip away a while back. Still looking for one in top condition. Yours looks great,Congrats

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#12270 4 months ago
Quoted from pfcjimmy:

Brought this home after getting it out of a basement that it's been in for 30+ years.

Sweet!! Welcome to the club. That thing looks friggin nice! Not a game you see up for grabs too often.

These always have extensive wear/rust on the LD bar. Just got done redoing mine, but now I’m on the hunt for a better apron. Still needs a little work.
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#12271 4 months ago

Bought this from pinball. Com in Connecticut and it was finally delivered last Monday. Beautiful machine.

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#12272 4 months ago

A total of 6 states, early morning to middle of the night drive, five hundred bucks on top of a trade, but one of my Grail pins is now home. Some very minor board work and wiring completed, some lights replaced and and now she's up and running and I couldn't be happier.

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#12273 4 months ago
Quoted from ChipScott:

Some very minor board work and wiring completed, some lights replaced and and now she's up and running and I couldn't be happier.

Nice looking pin...congrats on the grail. I couldn’t fathom driving that far but then not being able to play it.

#12274 4 months ago

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#12275 4 months ago

This is actually one of 2 alien stars picked up today. The stars aligned with this one.
Parents grabbed one from Dayhuff in MI, then this one came up on Craigslist in northern IL. So, why not get um both..
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#12276 4 months ago
Quoted from brenna98:

This is actually one of 2 alien stars picked up today. The stars aligned with this one.
Parents grabbed one from Dayhuff in MI, then this one came up on Craigslist in northern IL. So, why not get um both..[quoted image]

Congrats, I was sad I missed it.

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#12277 4 months ago

My 1st EM.

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#12278 4 months ago
Quoted from brenna98:

This is actually one of 2 alien stars picked up today. The stars aligned with this one.
Parents grabbed one from Dayhuff in MI, then this one came up on Craigslist in northern IL. So, why not get um both..[quoted image]

Love that game. Congrats!!

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#12279 4 months ago

Machine #1 loaded.

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#12280 4 months ago

Machine #2 loaded. Proof that you CAN fit TWO widebodies in a Honda Pilot and still have room for parts.

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#12281 4 months ago
Quoted from brenna98:

This is actually one of 2 alien stars picked up today. The stars aligned with this one.
Parents grabbed one from Dayhuff in MI, then this one came up on Craigslist in northern IL. So, why not get um both..

Two! Most have hard enough time finding one, great pickup!

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#12282 4 months ago

Blackout

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#12283 4 months ago
Quoted from Apinplayer:

My 1st EM.[quoted image]

& a bingo to boot

#12284 4 months ago
Quoted from starfighter:

Blackout[quoted image][quoted image]

+100 for the Weird Al reference.

+1 for the Blackout

CHris

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#12285 4 months ago

I have been on the hunt for one of these for a long time. . .

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After some negotiations that involved removing a tooth I was able to chase one down and corral it into the Wrangler.

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Wonder if Stern is still interested in my feedback?

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Some long playfield shots on this one. . . needs a little polishing but I bet with some TLC it will play fast!

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#12286 4 months ago
Quoted from Exeter:

Just added a must have to the collection.[quoted image]

Ha! Such a 'must have' that it is already posted for sale 2 days later. Bahahahahaha......that makes me chuckle. GLWTS!

https://pinside.com/pinball/market/classifieds/ad/80716

#12287 4 months ago
Quoted from TractorDoc:

I have been on the hunt for one of these for a long time.

Man you are amassing quite the rare/hard to find pin line up! Congrats. Cheetah, Medusa, Transporter, Nine Ball...

Star Gazer or Cyclopes next?

#12288 4 months ago
Quoted from Colsond3:

Star Gazer or Cyclopes next?

I wouldn't say no to either -- although those pins have a higher price tag than I usually chase after. You'd never know I'm trying to downsize. . . my goal is to get down to about 10 or so. Just so difficult to do when opportunities present themselves. . . I think you know what I mean.

#12289 4 months ago
Quoted from TractorDoc:

I wouldn't say no to either -- although those pins have a higher price tag than I usually chase after. You'd never know I'm trying to downsize. . . my goal is to get down to about 10 or so. Just so difficult to do when opportunities present themselves. . . I think you know what I mean.

I can’t find a single game in your collection that you should ever part with!

I think you need to find more space

#12290 4 months ago

locksmith awesome score on Godzilla! That’s one that I would love a chance to play, never mind own! Congrats!

#12291 4 months ago
Quoted from TractorDoc:

Quoted from Colsond3:
Star Gazer or Cyclopes next?

I wouldn't say no to either -- although those pins have a higher price tag than I usually chase after

What's the going rate for a Cyclopes?

#12292 4 months ago
Quoted from pinwhoo:

What's the going rate for a Cyclopes?

$3800 plus

#12293 4 months ago
Quoted from pinwhoo:

What's the going rate for a Cyclopes?

here is the last offered up for sale

https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/for-trade-cyclopes-game-plan#post-4833290

Seller noted pending but it still shows in his pinside 'collection' so unsure if it sold?

last verified sale I know of was for $4500

#12294 4 months ago

That game looks friggin awesome

#12295 4 months ago

Wow. Didn't realize they were that much. Thx.

#12296 4 months ago
Quoted from pinwhoo:

Wow. Didn't realize they were that much. Thx.

They shouldn’t be, but pinflation is in full swing right now. It is a cool game with awesome art though. My buddy has two of them and won’t even sell one to me. Bastard.

#12297 4 months ago

I am a fan of both Cyclops and Andromeda. After playing them both quite a bit, I think Andromeda is a better game. Cyclopes has better artwork though.

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#12298 4 months ago

One more big-budget, cookie-cutter layout, tank-sized shimmering box of lights for the road... then I begin my trek down the early 80's wormhole!

Well, I mean after I complete my OTHER trade for a Black Spiderman this month of course

But moving forward after that, I want all my new games to sound like a vectrex on a three day meth binge PEW PEW

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#12299 4 months ago
Quoted from snyper2099:

After playing them both quite a bit, I think Andromeda is a better game. Cyclopes has better artwork though

Agreed. But this backglass is pretty damn cool too though. I have this nice one in a frame...in case anybody beats me to procuring a game to go with it.
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#12300 4 months ago

Today picked up BK3 LE. Was able to get #8. So excited to get home open up and place next to my Black Knight LE. Father's Day is extra special this year. My girls and wife knew the perfect gift.

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