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

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#1549 5 years ago

Corvette just arrived. Sorry no pix yet.

#1555 5 years ago
Quoted from cosmokramer:

They dont come any cheesier than this...

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Nice to see the topper is there!

5 months later
#2671 5 years ago

Bally NitroGround Shaker.

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#2702 5 years ago
Quoted from Slim64:

I'm curious how many are left

I had one years ago (level 7 version) and tried like crazy to get it back but number disconnected and did not have the address.

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#2852 5 years ago

Bally Night Rider. Was in an Aladdins' Castle in Florida . Another clean example.

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#2853 5 years ago

Note the transformer is different from a normal/later Bally.

3 months later
#3544 4 years ago

No pics yet but Rock and Bullwinkle and Gottlieb FunLand.

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#5565 4 years ago

We are going to have to get an extension put on the building!!

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#5609 4 years ago

Home use only Big Guns and Judge Dredd

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#5612 4 years ago

Thankfully the larger holder prevented any further run.... Very lucky.

#5614 4 years ago

In the fourth to last picture....I wonder if Anita B. portrayed Anita Mann in the game?

#5615 4 years ago

Very nice and vibrant color on that Als' Garage Band!! Awesome grab.
No fading allowed.

#5654 4 years ago

Awesome!!

4 months later
#6961 3 years ago

Monday Night Football and Hook. Nka

#6977 3 years ago

LaserCue? Time Fantasy

#6984 3 years ago

Great game there. But fold that backbox down next time.

1 month later
#7455 3 years ago
Quoted from corvair61:

Finally got her out of the garage and running. About 95% there!

One you do not see often.

#7462 3 years ago
Quoted from AlexF:

Thanks! You got to get 'em while you can. If you don't someone else will. Cleaned the barf out of my car and was back on the road Sunday to pick up a second Grand Prix. 6º and sunny didn't feel too bad after some of the weather we've had recently.
I'd post a pic of the Grand Prix but she's no creampuff. Trying to make one decent one out of two.

Good to hear making progress on the Grand Prix.

#7482 3 years ago

Like the marquee.

#7491 3 years ago

When your flipper is up , the switch opens to cut the high power to a hold power. It is on your flipper assembly under playfield . You should see a yellow capacitor there as well. These switches must open .

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#7751 3 years ago
Quoted from Damonator:

HUO Whirlwind - stoked to find this one!!!

Awesome looking machine

1 month later
#8241 3 years ago

A nice harvest of games

1 month later
#8503 3 years ago

Brought this home last weekend. This is a fun game

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#9568 3 years ago
Quoted from MT45:

Started hunting this title about 2 weeks ago after deciding I didn't have room for a full size or puck bowler.
My wife loves to bowl, but we never seem to find the time. She's also not the best Pinball player and gets frustrated pretty quickly with regular PB games so ...
I thought I'd try to find a Gottlieb Strikes 'N Spares to see what she how she liked it ...
She loves it! Really, really enjoyed it
We played against each other this evening for a few quick games after setting it up and really had fun
Cool game and a sure winner in a larger collection - Adds nice variety
Paid up for the title for a few reasons :
- It was only 90 minutes away
- I was able to inspect and play before pay
- This example looks almost new
- Came with 14 extra, new balls
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Make sure you put the 3/8" wide flipper rubber on.

#9594 3 years ago
Quoted from Bud:

Picked up this one owner HUO CV last week, about to shop it out, appears to still have original rubber on it!
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Beautiful game!

#9610 3 years ago
Quoted from Colsond3:

Snagged this artistic wonder. Plays great, well designed pin.
Anybody up for a two level retheme? Slipknot? Phantasm? This one is half dismantled and needs a complete overhaul anyway. I’m open to suggestions, preferably music or horror related.
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Phantasm all the way!!

#9614 3 years ago
Quoted from NicoVolta:

Phantasm would be perfect. I mean, come on, THE BALL OF DEATH!

You could have a couple different toppers. Tommy like silver ball with weapons, or the Tall Man !!!

#9615 3 years ago
Quoted from blowback1976:

Earthshaker and Xenon came home last night.
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Heck yeah!!

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#9683 3 years ago

Great Game Gorgar.

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#9753 3 years ago
Quoted from matiou:

My first solid state! I'm so excited
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Perfect for starter ss game.

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#9898 3 years ago
Quoted from MiamiRedSkin:

Bought a jackbot completely blind (seller sent me one picture of the machine wrapped and on its back in his garage). Had a friend pick it up and when he dropped it off, he noticed all of the backbox boards were red. I haven’t looked underneath the playfield, but this might be a prototype?
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Jackpot Baby. !!!

#9912 3 years ago

Not a machine , but pinball related.

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#10585 2 years ago
Quoted from Puffdanny:

It's missing the rotating spotlight on the right but other than that it looks complete and only noticed 2 cracked plastics, just super dirty.it's a good thing I bought the gallon jug of Novus 2.
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I enjoyed playing one at Pinball Expo. So many features that no one else has ever tried again.

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#11948 2 years ago

BlackOut it is!

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#12017 2 years ago
Quoted from dasvis:

No WD40 is a major bonus.

No WD40 burned even better.

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#12107 2 years ago
Quoted from timtim:

Well I won a game for our league raffle.
Now I got a game for the 1960s,70s,80s,90s,2000s, and 2010s [quoted image]

Nice!!

#12118 2 years ago
Quoted from tominator:

After almost 4 years of collecting and 11 machines through my hands, I finally bought my first N I B.[quoted image]

Someone thumbed down??

#12127 2 years ago
Quoted from illawarra92:

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Very cool game.

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#12243 2 years ago
Quoted from MiamiRedSkin:

I’ve had plenty of HUO Stern games with the black spray under and sometimes inside the cab. I have no idea to why, but this is not unique.

Seen it on numerous games. I think my Godzilla has black under it as well.

#12264 2 years ago

Save your noodle and use a 1" pvc pipe.

#12292 2 years ago
Quoted from pinwhoo:

What's the going rate for a Cyclopes?

$3800 plus

2 months later
#13103 2 years ago
Quoted from Bundy:

Picked up an obnoxious red dude today.
Stays in the kitchen until I have made room in the gameroom.[quoted image]

Great game, but tell more about that cart.

#13109 2 years ago
Quoted from Colsond3:

So.....got abducted during an early a.m. trip this morning. I voluntarily requested additional probing, so the little green guys and gals gave me a nice little parting memento once they were all done...a very nice SI.
Sweet example. Very nice cab, and only very minimal insert wear on the PF, both infrequent to come across on this title.
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Nice score

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#13264 2 years ago
Quoted from o-din:

Playfield's a little dirty but the rest shows real pride of ownership.[quoted image][quoted image]

Awesome. Love those flipper gaps

4 weeks later
#13609 2 years ago
Quoted from topkat:

The shuttle has landed..
The system 9s are a cool little bunch[quoted image]

Such a great machine!!

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#13861 2 years ago
Quoted from steve-o:

...."It's clown time."[quoted image]

Fun game !

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#14063 1 year ago

A classic game!

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#14363 1 year ago

Need to get that sticker reproduced. That is hilarious.!

#14420 1 year ago

This thread Rocks!!

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#14568 1 year ago
Quoted from Rascal_H:

Brought home a nice Black Rose. I love the shots and theme.[quoted image][quoted image]

Such a fun game!

3 weeks later
#14736 1 year ago
Quoted from JodyG:

Picked up a Road Kings in half decent shape last weekend and just finished shopping it out. I really appreciate how Williams use to put the rubber ring size along with a post diagram of where they install right on the playfield.[quoted image]

Fight the RoadKings! Fun game , music and sounds.

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#14834 1 year ago
Quoted from Rensh:

Brought home a project for a good friend of me. Price was good but for sure it has a pile of work
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I know your pain!

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#14849 1 year ago
Quoted from Micky:

Is that from a coil locked on?

Yes over fused and coil locked on. This was from about 5 years ago.

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#14853 1 year ago

Without VidKidz, alot of these early classics would not be.

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#14937 1 year ago
Quoted from KSUWildcatFan:

These followed me home the other day because I couldn't turn down the price. Hadn't planned on keeping either but neither worked properly when I showed up so now I need to put in some time and effort fixing the monitors (vertical/horizontal collapse).. And dad wants the asteroids. Both are early serial numbers/HUO w/ documentation. The Asteroids has owl face coin door which is interesting.
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Fun games , but freakin heavy.

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#15145 1 year ago
Quoted from V_piscopo:

Taxi is out, and x files is in![quoted image]

Nice score.

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#15221 1 year ago
Quoted from MrMikeman:

Picked up a Doctor Who yesterday. Faded but it came with a full set of decals. I'll play it for a few months and then I'll tackle the cab restoration. Have a Pinsound, shaker, ColorDMD, and LED OCD to install in it this weekend. Previous owner LED'd it but there's boat loads of strobing and ghosting going on. Pretty distracting. Glad I had ordered a few sets of the OCD boards in advance.
Unloaded and carried in the house by myself. I love my Escalera stair climber with forklift attachment!!! I use the forklift to lift the pinball to put on the rear legs too. My back is destroyed so this thing is a life saver. Here's me unloading the machine from the truck: [quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image]

Excellent game! It's one of 3 pins I have an unhealthy addiction to and have to play regardless of it working fully or not.

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#15336 1 year ago
Quoted from mof:

Finally... exhale...
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Flight 2000 nice score!

3 weeks later
#15499 1 year ago
Quoted from Colsond3:

Getting this out of that nook, up 12 steps sideways out of a basement and into my car by myself was really fun.
And picked up another goodie in the box.
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The true super wides!

#15527 1 year ago
Quoted from Ceckitti:

Well....technically I brought it home 5 years ago....but it’s been wrapped up in the garage since then. Today....I brought him in to finally get started on the clean up and repair.
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Hopefully the batteries were removed.

#15575 1 year ago

Nice number 2 Stern Dracula!

#15618 1 year ago
Quoted from Colsond3:

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My goodness, where are you putting them?

#15640 1 year ago
Quoted from o-din:

A follow up on that is once I removed the almost 200 led bulbs so it was playable, I looked at the high scores and saw the name ROB on there. I had sold my old Ripley's to RobT and it had come back, but with the way I set up games, I don't remember if I ever topped his scores or not.
For a moment I thought it might be my old game with the tilt bob now stapled in a bag instead of sealed like it was when I first got it, but then it occurred to me my old one did not have the factory Stern stickers on the playfield glass like this one does. Definitely HOU and another low play example that I thought I would not find again.

I like how games come back around.!

#15711 1 year ago
Quoted from embryonjohn:

1958 Chicago Coin Explorer
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Never understood a design like this for the steps to the basement to a wall.

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#15923 1 year ago
Quoted from MrCleanHead:

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The videos as well. Nice score !

#15942 1 year ago

You wouldn't by chance have a United Pacer plexi?

#15945 1 year ago
Quoted from PinDeLaPin:

Haven't even gone through any of those backglasses yet just grabbed them and ran.

Thanks when you get time , no hurry.

#15999 1 year ago
Quoted from Coindork:

Here’s a few pics of the Orbitor 1 I picked up over the weekend up north.
Guy claims they have had it since 84. I don’t know, maybe. I suspect his timeline is off a bit though. Definitely a very clean machine. So far I’m having to fix one of the optos on the spinning target, a missing post, and a loose coil and a few other minor things. The battery leaked a little, but doesn’t seem to have caused any problems. Going to put new rubbers in this weekend.
Funny because I underbid one of these last month at auction that was in way worse shape and got this one for 1k less.
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I spy a Space Shuttle to the left of Orbitor.

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#16077 1 year ago

Mini drop targets? Nice looking overall.

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#16148 1 year ago
Quoted from GorillaBiscuits:

Theatre of Magic came home from storage after a yearlong absence... and grabbed a rather nice original AFM as well.
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Nice Armour on the Theatre of Magic

#16159 1 year ago
Quoted from gdonovan:

Road trip! No guarantee of purchase but a nice drive and see what we see. On the want list.
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Star Wars perhaps

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#16518 1 year ago
Quoted from SilverUnicorn:

What machine is that? And yes, I totally read his shirt wrong. LOL
Chris

Damn , got me to on the shirt. Shaq or Big Hurt?

#16551 1 year ago
Quoted from freddy:

Arrived today!
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Nice, a rare black paint Rocky and Bulwinkle.

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#17072 1 year ago
Quoted from pinzrfun:

I paid them their asking price, didn't even question it. She said she had 128 messages, a few offering another hundred bucks but she told them no, it's sold, which was super cool.

That's how sales should be . Seller stood by deal.

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#17312 1 year ago
Quoted from Iwasthebruce:

3rd pin in less than a year, brought it home late last night, can you guess the game? This is the first used machine we've bought as a "keeper"!
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Bally of some kind. Aligator?

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#17584 1 year ago
Quoted from AJB4:

Big weekend
ST LE #625 nib
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I like those sliding doors. !!

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#18993 9 months ago

Nice looking Zepplin!

#19086 9 months ago
Quoted from TractorDoc:

First pinball pickup of 2021 -- a game from the 90s based on a futuristic movie that takes place in 2021.
I watched the movie the night before pickup. . . I give it credit for at least getting the global pandemic prediction right.
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Did you notice my lunch? I love me an oven fired thin crust pizza.

2 for one , very nice!

#19130 8 months ago
Quoted from SilverUnicorn:

Not a pin but by far the heaviest game I have ever moved!
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Professor Ludwig von Tökkentäkker
Approves.

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#19283 8 months ago
Quoted from gdonovan:

If I remember it is a slot machine with a cool projector display. See the three round windows up top? Different shapes? Are displayed there.

Do you know the manufacturer?

#19292 8 months ago
Quoted from hazmat7719:

It is made by Keeney.

Thank you.

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#19616 7 months ago
Quoted from RonSS:

Just got home from some night riding.[quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image]

That backglass is the best!

#19662 7 months ago
Quoted from Skyemont:

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"Beware, I Live"!

#19706 7 months ago
Quoted from fabsj82:

Picked up a very clean example of High Speed yesterday. After a quick clean up and LED job this will be our friends first pin.
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An absolutely fun machine!!

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#19942 6 months ago
Quoted from EJS:

“What a piece of junk!”
Just kidding. Actually has a matching board set.
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Vector looking crisp and sharp!

Off topic: Noticed a lot of avatars grey/black , what is with that? Thanks

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#20298 5 months ago
Quoted from ChuckyP:

New here. This is the machine I brought home today. Seems super clean but needs some TLC to get it to start up. My first Pin, so we will see where this takes me in the future.
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Such a fun game with the knock off Clint Eastwood voice. One on my list for sure.!

#20335 5 months ago
Quoted from woody76:

probably that giant man I used to always see at TPF. I think he played professional basketball in his early years.

Todd Macullach?

#20337 5 months ago
Quoted from Var1AbL3:

You would need to be almost 7 feet to be comfortable playing it. Thankfully the place we bought it from is giving us normal sized legs tomorrow morning.

He plays Hercules with ease.

#20376 5 months ago
Quoted from Flynnyfalcon:

This beauty turned up a few days ago.
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Tron is a smooth playing game! Great score.

#20466 5 months ago
Quoted from Colsond3:

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Yes!!

#20521 4 months ago
Quoted from ibuypinballs:

Kinda a rare bird. Cocktails don’t get a lot of love. This one was purchased new from home owner. Working condition, came with all paper work, chip to make it an add a ball and the optional pedestal base.
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Nice looking game!

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#20624 4 months ago
Quoted from hwyhed:

It sucked to sell gorgar and make room, but having a clean firepower should ease the pain
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Classic game. Always enjoy playing this!

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#20667 4 months ago
Quoted from shacklersrevenge:

Been a busy last couple of weeks, first with the survivor Phantom of the Opera from the NYC area near the tappan Z.... Put a bunch of love into that, but it had great bones and is a beauty now, one of the best ones I’ve seen.
Then went up to Vermont to grab a Haunted House (picture of the cellar should tell the story) but the backglass was eh, so I sprung for an awesome Shay reproduction.
Then landed an ex TNT Black Hole out of CT a few days ago that’s in really nice shape.
The kids have been having some fun with these classics but I’m tired now, lol, I think I’ve worn my knees out from hauling these, I’ve forgotten how heavy they are and I’m not 18 anymore :/
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Nice haul.! Is the tire iron a friendly persuasion to Black Hole that it better not have any issues?

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#20717 4 months ago
Quoted from JohnDelNJ:

Got this Flash project today. Probably work on the boards and leave the rest for retirement next year. Hope I find a few more projects to keep me busy.
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Aim your first lightning bolt at the 40 pin connector.
Fun game.

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#20885 3 months ago
Quoted from KSUWildcatFan:

Selection looks great around here. Truly.
Guess now I know why they didn't show the cab in the ad... lol
// no, I didn't offer on it as I'm not working on any project that might need donor parts from this. Sadly, that's all I see here.
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It's as if they used the cabinet as a pot and was cooking something in it.

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#21021 89 days ago
Quoted from EJS:

The one has been shat on and shot at.
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That duck looks suspect....

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#21065 82 days ago

Fun game! Looks like a marred up coin door coin entrances...

#21068 82 days ago
Quoted from RustyLizard:

Operator gutted it years ago so it wouldn't end up back on route.

Ah yes, seen this many times. Sometimes they just leave you the door skin.

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#21244 63 days ago
Quoted from uphamj:

Whats with all the mushrooms

Better yet, Dingle Ball

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#21466 39 days ago
Quoted from gdonovan:

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An excellent pair! Good score.

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#21516 33 days ago
Quoted from gonzo73:

On Wednesday 99% of the games were still there, there were two other locals picking up pins when we arrived.
The 5 day pickup policy is for regular Captains Auctions. We still got 3 more days of the auction, so the big buyers are waiting till the whole shebang is over.
5 or 6 buyers bought 40-50 games each, the word going around is these are going in shipping containers overseas, these account for lots of the idiotic prices. Why they paid stupid prices for D list games is a mystery to us all.
The Captains crew had started wrapping games for shipping, but only 8 or 9, here's a picture .
A few of the classic SS ballys were gone, but all the classic Sterns were still there, I was the first to pull one out.
They got a ton of work ahead.
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Legs used as corner protectors....

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#21692 17 days ago
Quoted from RustyLizard:

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That is pretty cool there, makes me a bit nervous looking at it.

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