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

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#21301 3 months ago
Quoted from TheBeefSupreme:

Picked up a GB Premium. My son hasn’t let me play yet, though

That is really special. Slime on.

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#21302 3 months ago

Seller said it was part of a bulk buy from a former operator and has been sitting in a warehouse since at least 1990. Battery damage to boards confirms that. I think it will clean up nice and be a solid player.

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#21303 3 months ago
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#21304 3 months ago
Quoted from SilverUnicorn:

Congrats! Was this the one in PA?
Chris

Thanks! Not Pa, I bought local from a friend

#21305 3 months ago
Quoted from undrdog:

The beehive is there. We’re missing the coin chutes. I don’t think that is the correct door, either. The flyer has silver legs and door. The beehive is on the flyer.
Did they make a white painted door? If so, the legs and bolts were color matched with latex paint.
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That looks like a replacement beehive. Yours must be an earlier production model then. Somewhere during the run, they switched to the later type metal shooter bezel and shorter shooter rod.

#21306 3 months ago
Quoted from EJS:

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I assume this was the one on Facebook today? Nice grab!

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#21307 3 months ago
Quoted from undrdog:

Just brought him home from an estate sale right in my neighborhood. Everything seems to work, although I haven’t confirmed the scoring on the rototarget yet.
First pin that was playable when I got it home! It came with a bucket of tokens. Jackpot!!
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Tokens are always fun! Love when my games come with unique tokens/coins. Just got a game from Denmark with a Kroner coin in it.

Correct!

Quoted from Isochronic_Frost:

Back on the forum!! Just picked up a decent players machine, thanks to the96stang
Happy to finally have one, these old Solid States are truly the best pinball experience. I never get tired of them! Just trying to convince Kate to put this one in her house
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All setup! Need to get the sound working. If anyone has a sys9 board for sale lemme know

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#21308 3 months ago
Quoted from Hairball:

I assume this was the one on Facebook today? Nice grab!

We went back for more… (Batman hanging out in back)

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#21309 3 months ago
Quoted from EJS:

We went back for more… (Batman hanging out in back)
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That’s actually a very enjoyable game. Nice grab!

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#21310 3 months ago
Quoted from EJS:

We went back for more… (Batman hanging out in back)
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that chandelier topper needs to go!

#21311 3 months ago
Quoted from ccbiggsoo7:

that chandelier topper needs to go!

I actually thought that was awesome!

#21312 3 months ago
Quoted from ccbiggsoo7:

that chandelier topper needs to go!

That chandelier would look good on my phantom…… (Yes, I know it’s in the roof and just the angle of the cam).

#21313 3 months ago
Quoted from EJS:

We went back for more… (Batman hanging out in back)
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That's a fun game - always enjoyed playing this one. Nice pickup!

#21314 3 months ago
Quoted from ccbiggsoo7:

that chandelier topper needs to go!

I though the topper was one of those octopus guns.

#21315 3 months ago

Ll

Quoted from ccbiggsoo7:

that chandelier topper needs to go!

Looks that chandelier is hanging in you garage, I’m thinking before you filled it with games that’s where you took the wife/gf to go parking! LOL

#21316 3 months ago

Actually 1/3rd of it is missing but it’s more of a decorative part than a lighted part. Have to get the vehicles in somewhere. This belonged to my aunt and uncle and had a huge house / entryway where this was installed. The new owners didn’t want it and were going to throw away. I said I’d take it. It’s got to cost 1,000s but they didn’t care. I’d never buy something like this and definitely wouldn’t look right anywhere in my house so why not spice up the garage?

No bulbs yet I am saving up for those Philips hue so I can make them flicker if I want.

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#21317 3 months ago
Quoted from EJS:

Actually 1/3rd of it is missing but it’s more of a decorative part than a lighted part.

Of course, it is appropriate to have a ceiling fan mounted next to it !

#21318 3 months ago
Quoted from Ballypin:

Of course, it is appropriate to have a ceiling fan mounted next to it !

Two. There’s one over the first and third garage stalls.

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#21319 3 months ago

Met a super cool local pin guy today, made a new friend and scored a nice 1977 Bally Night Rider EM

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#21320 3 months ago
Quoted from Lowboy44:

Met a super cool local pin guy today, made a new friend and scored a nice 1977 Bally Night Rider EM

Nice. Right on the edge of the cusp between EM and SS.

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#21321 3 months ago

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#21324 3 months ago

Picked up my second Abra Ca Dabra today! Not sure what I’m gonna do with the other. Convert it to a Wizard maybe?

Anyway, half of the fun of these pickups is meeting the people I make deals with and getting the story behind the game. Grabbed this one from a wonderful couple who recently retired. They own(ed) a prominent farmers market in Lambertville and were selling the market and their home to retire someplace warmer.

The game came from a Philly pizzeria where the woman’s father worked. Played it there for a while. You can tell it’s a “Stan Harris” game because the instruction cards are typed up on a typewriter, and it has the typical Stan harris steel plate bolted to the bottom). After the pizzeria closed, they brought it to their home, where it sat for decades. As I was disassembling the game, she was pointing out the high scores and graffiti etched into the cabinet saying “That name right there is my friend! I remember when he did that. We were so proud of that score.” Kinda makes the whole experience a little more special to get the backstory, you know?

Anyway. It was a really nice surprise Sunday pickup.

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#21325 3 months ago

Oh, ok. Now I know who to blame for the ghetto plate I had on a Gottlieb "Out of Sight" I got a while ago. Left it's everlasting impression upon the cabinet after it was removed.

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#21326 3 months ago

Minty.....thank you Devin at Pinball Panic in San Jose Ca for this beautifully restored Firepower.

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#21327 3 months ago
Quoted from Llabnip1972:

Minty.....thank you Devin at Pinball Panic in San Jose Ca for this beautifully restored Firepower.
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Reproduction backglass is on its way

#21328 3 months ago
Quoted from schudel5:

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As a Kalamazoo native I feel like I'm missing out on all the action! I haven't been back to Kalamazoo since 1977. I was eight years old.

#21329 3 months ago
Quoted from Pinbub:

As a Kalamazoo native I feel like I'm missing out on all the action! I haven't been back to Kalamazoo since 1977. I was eight years old.

Come back and visit sometime. I've got some games to play so at least you won't be bored!

#21330 3 months ago
Quoted from EJS:

Actually 1/3rd of it is missing but it’s more of a decorative part than a lighted part. Have to get the vehicles in somewhere. This belonged to my aunt and uncle and had a huge house / entryway where this was installed. The new owners didn’t want it and were going to throw away. I said I’d take it. It’s got to cost 1,000s but they didn’t care. I’d never buy something like this and definitely wouldn’t look right anywhere in my house so why not spice up the garage?
No bulbs yet I am saving up for those Philips hue so I can make them flicker if I want.
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My beautiful bride said you need to put a phantom of the opera under that chandelier!!!
I think see nailed it!

#21331 3 months ago
Quoted from Llabnip1972:

Minty.....thank you Devin at Pinball Panic in San Jose Ca for this beautifully restored Firepower.
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Dig the bowling pin clock and the Rockin’ Bowl-O-Rama

But I need to know WHAT THE HELL IS THIS?? And where can I get one??
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Looks like “The Scream” at an EDM Rave.

#21332 3 months ago
Quoted from OldHockeyGuy:

Nice. Right on the edge of the cusp between EM and SS.

Yup, this title actually was built both SS and EM

#21333 3 months ago
Quoted from mbaumle:

Picked up my second Abra Ca Dabra today! Not sure what I’m gonna do with the other. Convert it to a Wizard maybe?
Anyway, half of the fun of these pickups is meeting the people I make deals with and getting the story behind the game. Grabbed this one from a wonderful couple who recently retired. They own(ed) a prominent farmers market in Lambertville and were selling the market and their home to retire someplace warmer.
The game came from a Philly pizzeria where the woman’s father worked. Played it there for a while. You can tell it’s a “Stan Harris” game because the instruction cards are typed up on a typewriter, and it has the typical Stan harris steel plate bolted to the bottom). After the pizzeria closed, they brought it to their home, where it sat for decades. As I was disassembling the game, she was pointing out the high scores and graffiti etched into the cabinet saying “That name right there is my friend! I remember when he did that. We were so proud of that score.” Kinda makes the whole experience a little more special to get the backstory, you know?
Anyway. It was a really nice surprise Sunday pickup.
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Nice score!, I'm a local guy too, saw this pop up and then sold. I was like, wow that was fast lol

#21334 3 months ago
Quoted from mbaumle:

Picked up my second Abra Ca Dabra today! Not sure what I’m gonna do with the other.

You could always sell it to me! Nice pickup though, Stan Harris games were all over Philly area back in the day.

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#21335 3 months ago

Finally. One of the games I have wanted for a long long long time. Will make a nice addition to the 80's corner of the game room. Now I need Grand Lizard and High Speed next

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#21336 3 months ago
Quoted from Max_Badazz:

Finally. One of the games I have wanted for a long long long time. Will make a nice addition to the 80's corner of the game room. Now I need Grand Lizard and High Speed next [quoted image][quoted image][quoted image]

Medusa is a looker and I had one for a bit, really didn't see the attraction in the gameplay myself. The Centaur I played down at Allentown has me on the hunt though.

#21337 3 months ago
Quoted from Max_Badazz:

Finally. One of the games I have wanted for a long long long time. Will make a nice addition to the 80's corner of the game room. Now I need Grand Lizard and High Speed next [quoted image][quoted image][quoted image]

Great score and sweet game room

#21338 3 months ago
Quoted from Lowboy44:

Nice score!, I'm a local guy too, saw this pop up and then sold. I was like, wow that was fast lol

Thanks! I messaged the seller about 45 minutes after it was posted that morning and thought "I'm probably too late, but you never know." Literally at 4pm she messaged me back saying the first guy never got back to her, and I was the second person in line, and I could have if I wanted, but I would need to get to her by 5pm since she had to go somewhere. Thank goodness there was a bank on the way and I left my toolbox in the car. Never drove so fast to pick up a pin in my life! Lambertville from my area is just a shade under 1 hour, so I made it there just in time. She mentioned that she had close to 50 other interested parties. Crazy!

#21339 3 months ago
Quoted from poppapin:

You could always sell it to me! Nice pickup though, Stan Harris games were all over Philly area back in the day.

Todd Tuckey made a hilarious video about stan

#21340 3 months ago
Quoted from mbaumle:

Literally at 4pm she messaged me back saying the first guy never got back to her, and I was the second person in line, and I could have if I wanted, but I would need to get to her by 5pm

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#21341 3 months ago
Quoted from Liftserv:

My beautiful bride said you need to put a phantom of the opera under that chandelier!!!
I think see nailed it!

I’ll do it if she scrapes the ice off the windshield in the winter cause then I’d have to park outside

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#21342 3 months ago

After about a year and half of just buying new pins I started getting back to the classics. Picked up an Indy and creature. I really missed the play and sound of 90s pins. Starting to put rad cals on Indy with the help of mark (pinkitten) to make it perfect

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#21343 3 months ago
Quoted from Happy81724:

After about a year and half of just buying new pins I started getting back to the classics. Picked up an Indy and creature. I really missed the play and sound of 90s pins. Starting to put rad cals on Indy with the help of mark (pinkitten) to make it perfect
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Yes, Mark(pinkitten) helped me out with blades as well! Great guy!

#21344 3 months ago
Quoted from Happy81724:

After about a year and half of just buying new pins I started getting back to the classics. Picked up an Indy and creature. I really missed the play and sound of 90s pins. Starting to put rad cals on Indy with the help of mark (pinkitten) to make it perfect
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Sweet additions to your collection. I have an Indy and would love to someday add a Creature. Congratulations

#21345 3 months ago
Quoted from Happy81724:

After about a year and half of just buying new pins I started getting back to the classics. Picked up an Indy and creature. I really missed the play and sound of 90s pins. Starting to put rad cals on Indy with the help of mark (pinkitten) to make it perfect
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Great pick ups! I have both of them on my wish list

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#21346 3 months ago

I picked up a beautiful HUO Game of Thrones LE today.
Really low plays 250 ish.
Looks like it just came out of the box.
It came with the Stern factory topper too.

Missed this one, happy to get a nice one back.

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#21347 3 months ago
Quoted from gdonovan:

Medusa is a looker and I had one for a bit, really didn't see the attraction in the gameplay myself. The Centaur I played down at Allentown has me on the hunt though.

Medusa is a Bally classic which ever way you slice it. No need to cast dissent on Max for his latest pick up. Relax.

#21348 3 months ago
Quoted from chalkup8:

Medusa is a Bally classic which ever way you slice it. No need to cast dissent on Max for his latest pick up. Relax.

I did not cast dissent on Max which is why I used the word MYSELF.

People have different tastes, Medusa turned out to not be to mine after obtaining one.

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#21349 3 months ago

I picked up a NIB Avengers Premium from Zach at Flip N Out today. Zach is a great distributor and is always there to help. Excited to receive my 3rd machine.

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#21350 3 months ago
Quoted from Looking4FirstPin:

I picked up a NIB Avengers Premium from Zach at Flip N Out today. Zach is a great distributor and is always there to help. Excited to receive my 3rd machine.
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Chuckled a little when I saw this.

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