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

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5 years ago

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#227 4 years ago
Quoted from Fast-Ed:

I saw it but it was pulled before I got to call them.

Gonna have to change your name. kidding.....kidding

2 weeks later
#239 4 years ago
Quoted from Dayhuff:

Brought these home today.
John P. Dayhuff
Battle Creek, Mi.

Is that a SECOND Hook? Didn't you just pull out a bunch of hair over one recently???

2 weeks later
#273 4 years ago

30A no-blo

1 month later
#359 4 years ago

That's what I was thinking too

1 week later
#380 4 years ago

Wait . . . could it be . . . ?


It is!!!
Raven . . . for the win!


3 weeks later
#447 4 years ago
Quoted from MT45:

Big Betty's Truck Stop arrived today via STI.

Good looking game! Gotta love that combination of Williams flippers down low and Bally flippers up top.

#452 4 years ago
Quoted from MrBellMan:

Brought home a nice Fathom yesterday.

Ahhhh.... yessss!!

4 weeks later
#543 4 years ago
Quoted from Pinbali:

Huh. Lookie there, I think your right. I'll change that when I get home. Two wide body pins on both sides does throw off the look. ThAnks

I thought that's the reason you said "say hello to my new little friend"

1 week later
#569 4 years ago
Quoted from chuckwurt:

A little late on this one but just picked up a Fire!

Original playfield? Looks to be in really nice shape.

#586 4 years ago

Brought this home on Father's Day with a bunch of electronic issues. Just finished repairing and cleaning it a couple of days ago.


#588 4 years ago
Quoted from dmbjunky:

Never seen an Af-tor. How does it play?

The flippers and pops are very similar to the classic Stern design. The slings are made of plastic and no other manufacturer made anything like them, but they are surprisingly responsive and with their near vertical angles there's a lot of back and forth play between them. The game plays very snappy and I haven't even rebuilt any of the mechs yet.

Even though it's a widebody the shots are tight, especially the ball lock on the left and release on the right. Even the spinner lanes are narrow. And I'm never prepared when the gates up top are open and the ball makes a complete loop, as you can see in the video. The ball release up top between the pops is a sucker shot, often returning SDTM. While the outlanes don't look hungry, the ball likes to walk over and drain so it's good to get those drop targets up, and the flipper gap is not large, but the ball sure seems to find it with ease. The background sound increases in tempo so that's satisfying to hear if you can actually keep a ball in play long enough.

There are lots of strategies: Shoot the ball up top and go for bonus multiplier and loads of pop bumper points, shoot the center banks of drop targets to keep the outlanes protected, shoot the stand ups twice or three times (dip selectable) to light extra ball, or go for multiball and get 2x playfield scoring.

All in all I have to say I'm quite impressed with it. It's fast and challenging and hard to rack up high scores on.

1 week later
#596 4 years ago
Quoted from dmbjunky:

Love that dragon art.

Love that dragon speed!

#597 4 years ago
Quoted from Arcade:

I think we lost a combined 50 Lbs moving them.

Had to be done. Good haul.

#608 4 years ago
Quoted from cosmokramer:

$400 comet from craigslist...10 miles from my house..

That's in amazingly good shape, congrats!

#625 4 years ago
Quoted from indypinhead:

Here's my $50 yard sale pin...
Now I just need to find a backglass for it.
It came w/ a nice Alltek CPU board.
With a few minor repairs, the machine is working 100%
Anyone have a Globetrotters backglass for sale?

Dayam that thing is BEA-U-TI-FUL!! That playfield is SICK!

Marco has a used glass "in good condition" for $199. Last glass I bought from them they shipped for $10.

#630 4 years ago
Quoted from mark532011:

wow, I always wondered if anyone sold pins at a yard sale. they must have 100 per weekend around town in the summer. what a find! nestled in among the $0.25 books and $0.10 kids clothes.

A guy here used to sell them all the time at his yard sales. Seriously though, I wouldn't really call it a yard sale.....more like an 'outdoor store'. He'd buy games for $100 or less and try to pawn off the non-working crap on others for $500.

I've only seen a couple at real yard sales. Still wished I hadn't passed on the $400 Fathom, but that was back in the early 90's when $400 was expensive and nobody cared about it.

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#766 4 years ago
Quoted from Chosen_S:

I don't know if I'm more excited about your cool story, or the Cyclopes sitting in the background!!!

I'll vouch for the Cyclopes. What an awesome machine!

#784 4 years ago
Quoted from dmbjunky:

Hey that is a cool backglass. I think that one lady just got a jackpot. Can you tell if the pins in the backglass are modeled after real pins?

I dunno.....maybe she's pissed because her ball drained and she's giving it the knee.

#790 4 years ago

The blue one in back looks like Frontier.

#801 4 years ago
Quoted from Pdxmonkey:

These three just left

Any guesses?

I'll also guess Cyclone on the Williams game.
The blue one is Seawitch (1st choice), Star Gazer (2nd choice)
The yellow one is a little tougher...Skateball (1st choice), Fireball II (2nd choice)

#803 4 years ago

Man, you're really rollin' in some good games!

2 weeks later
#884 4 years ago
Quoted from Pdxmonkey:

You found the naked lady on Pharoah?

There's a lot more than one....I never found them all

1 month later
#1135 3 years ago
Quoted from pantherpinball:

Just brought home 4 new ones, an Arctic Gun (and 2 heads), added in to the pile.

Sell me that Time Warp glass?

#1146 3 years ago

I picked up this project Genesis at Expo. Special thanks to Smileymatthew and Schudel5 for making the storage and delivery from Michigan possible. Four months in the making and now it's finally home.


#1201 3 years ago
Quoted from dothedoo:

I picked up this project Genesis at Expo. Special thanks to Smileymatthew and Schudel5 for making the storage and delivery from Michigan possible. Four months in the making and now it's finally home.
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#1276 3 years ago
Quoted from fattdirk:

That backglass is ridiculously awesome. I love the farmers with the 4 hot model chicks swooning over them while he's playing a flippin' banjo.

Same banjo player and same 4 hot model chicks in the second wagon?

2 weeks later
#1392 3 years ago
Quoted from DefaultGen:

Finally got this damn game and it's BEAUTIFUL. No keys, doesn't boot, owner said even when it did boot the sound was busted. But the cabinet is great and playfield doesn't even have wear under the ball drop. Searched forever for a TX-Sector and finally found it 30 minutes from where I was going to be staying for Thanksgiving. It was a 10 hour drive instead of a 90 minute flight, but worth it.

Nice score. Fifty dollar 5V power supply board and it will be good as new.

3 months later
#1906 3 years ago

Egyptian BOP?

1 week later
#1957 3 years ago
Quoted from vid1900:

Looks good, not all faded like most.

We've only seen one side

1 week later
#2023 3 years ago
Quoted from pinster68:

That's looks like it's in great shape. Congrats on a nice classic. Always great to see when they've survived through the years..

Stars was my friend's at TPF, won 1st place 70's SS.

#2030 3 years ago

Bought at the TPF swap meet:

Stern Hot Hand (I have a very nice playfield at home)
2 Stern Lectronamos with good glass
Gamatron NOS playfield (will go in one of the Lectronamo cabs)





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#2095 3 years ago

Always gotta thumb-up a grail.

#2131 3 years ago
Quoted from Pindufus:

Well, looks like I am in the running for 'turd of the year'. Picked this up today for $100 and may have overpaid at that price. Playfield and backglass aren't too bad. Cabinet is poor, especially the particle board back. Had to drill the front lock to get inside and saw some of the handiwork of the seller's "electronic genius newphew" who maintained the machine. Looks like I'm getting some of my money back as well.......
Lots of work to do on this one. Haven't decided yet if I'm going to part it out or try to do a reasonable restore.

It scares me that I see a cockroach egg sack in the first picture. Don't take that thing in your house without fully cleaning it out first.

3 weeks later
#2249 3 years ago
Quoted from Bos98:

2 pins 1 van. Also drives great. Love my Honda Odyssey. This is the second one I have owned.

Only 2? My friend used to put 3 in his Pontiac Montana. That was the beauty of a van as a pinhauler.

#2253 3 years ago
Quoted from Bos98:

Not sure I could comfortably shove 3 in. I can get one across the middle through the sliding doors and one in the back with room for the dolly.

The heads would have to be removed that's the key, but yes, one across the middle and two in the back, heads laid on top.

#2255 3 years ago
Quoted from Bos98:

At the point where I am removing heads I think I would just rent a uhaul.

You are very lucky. We HAVE to remove the heads to get games in and out of our basements. Sure wish we had walkouts.

#2284 3 years ago
Quoted from Chosen_S:

Anyone care to take a guess?

That looks exactly like the one I picked up at TPF.......right down to the missing spinner on the left side. In fact, I had to go downstairs and check to make sure mine is still here.


#2295 3 years ago
Quoted from Spitfiren8:

I always thought it was the same but now that I look there are some other major differences. Single vs dbl inlanes and 3 vs 4 rollover lanes at the top...

It also has a gate into the kicker to the top of the playfield. Better chance of getting all of the lanes lit since there's no lane change.

#2299 3 years ago

Why, that's Flash. The crescent insert with two flash bulbs gave it away for me.

#2302 3 years ago
Quoted from TopMoose:

Interesting story behind this: I've been thinking about doing a re-theme project for a while and decided that Flash is my ideal donor game (awesome layout, terrible artwork, high production run). After two slipped through my fingers, I found this playfield on Craigslist five miles from my house. It's dirty and parts are missing but it's only $200 and I can work with that.

Sounds like fun. Be sure to post your progress.

#2308 3 years ago
Quoted from SadSack:

New pinhauler on Saturday.

j/k wife's new car. I still run an excursion.

Tag team

#2341 3 years ago
Quoted from TaTa:

Scored this over the weekend

Look at that......still has my high score on it.

3 weeks later
#2555 3 years ago
Quoted from Aladdin:

Brought home a Bally Captain Fantastic Home version. It's practically new, just has some tape on the glass. Doesn't start a game, but the feature lights and flippers work.

Step 1: Power supply

1 week later
#2600 3 years ago
Quoted from wantdataeast:

Very nice Mr & Mrs Pac-Man. Fantastic back glass and play field! Nothing like being the first person to ever service a set of original boards. The displays were even original. Was stored in a finished climate controlled basement for the past 25 years. Gonna fix it's few issues and send her on her way.

Amazing condition! Hard to believe the cabinet's faded.

1 week later
#2640 3 years ago

Brought home a Game Plan Agents 777 that needs some love.


1 week later
#2704 3 years ago
Quoted from Colsond3:

Very cool Catacomb...thing looks nice!! My buddy has one and he'll never sell it to me despite me constantly bugging him. It's just sitting in his garage "waiting for restoration" which he never even starts. I think the gameplay is very good on this pin including the bagatelle, considering it's an early Stern. Regret selling my Lightning a while back...good gameplay on that one also, even though Catacomb is much better. And who doesn't want to look at slutty girls? The artwork is great and provocative, and it's just an attractive game with a different color palate than most. Nice grab.

Do the restoration for him. You get to play it and look at the awesome artwork at his expense.

#2708 3 years ago
Quoted from Colsond3:

Nice...you don't see that game every day.

He will now

#2713 3 years ago

I played Q*Bert at TPF two years ago and at Expo last year, but before then I'd never seen one either.

1 month later
#2882 3 years ago
Quoted from MCE_LLC:

I'm fairly new to this and am taking the bottom feeder approach for two reasons. It doesn't cost as much if I ruin a machine while I learn how to work on them. I also have my discretionary pinball spending throttled (wife card). This is my third pin since March and second nonfunctional pin. This one will be my first SS project.

What's bottom feeder about that? Looks to be in fantastic condition.

4 weeks later
#3038 3 years ago
Quoted from bobnatlanta:

Here we are in traffic.
Game works, but has a display issue and needs a good cleaning. My fourth Classic Stern, along with Pinball, Magic, and the gone but not forgotten Wild Fyre.


#3041 3 years ago

LOL...I like looking at people's collections to see what they like and dislike (that's why we put them in there, right?) And also to see what games I can try to get them to sell me.

#3083 3 years ago
Quoted from Troutfarm:

Scored this FS walking distance!

Wow that looks fantastic.

#3096 3 years ago
Quoted from o-din:

I'd love to get a Wiggler. I could put it next to my Eager Beaver.

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#3156 3 years ago
Quoted from dragdaily12:

Tommy. Could wait to play it so 1/2 way to my game room I stopped and gave it a few plays.

That's some....um.........interesting........dining room decor you have.

3 weeks later
#3297 2 years ago
Quoted from TiltDis:

It lights up... so that's a start!

Not really. I mean, your main fuse is good, but that's all that tells you. My experience with these is check and rebuild the power supply first, it really isn't a good design. Then go after the MPU if it still doesn't boot.

I've always liked the artwork on this one.

#3313 2 years ago
Quoted from Chosen_S:

Nice! Glad to have another grid runner!
My latest pick up

You gonna bring that bad boy to TPF next year?

1 week later
#3378 2 years ago
Quoted from chuckwurt:

On the way back from CLEVELAND with this beauty. Name the game!

Odds & Evens FTW

1 week later
#3432 2 years ago
Quoted from robertg130:

Hey if I told the price for this 3 you can't believe

Oh no no no...you don't get to bring it up and then just leave us hanging.

#3510 2 years ago
Quoted from mystic-:

Picked up this Jem on Saturday.. playfield and backglass in near perfect condition. it was well taken care of for the last 30+ years from the last owner..

When you see a game like this you just have to wonder how on earth it took so long to come up with ramps and habitrails.

#3512 2 years ago
Quoted from o-din:

Do you mean like what was used in the 30s and on Williams games in the 40s and 50s?

Yes. Stern Freefall looks like a copy of the bottom one.

1 week later
#3558 2 years ago
Quoted from Tazmani:

Road trip to Bedford Indiana yesterday netted a pretty nice 1974 Magnotron. CL ad - I got there first!
I corralled my 28 year old son and we spent 6 hours of quality time driving there and back.
Machine $250 - burgers $15 - experience - Pricele$$

Remember how you used to buy albums based solely on the cover art? Well Magnotron was like that for me. I threw tons of quarters into that machine thanks to that stupid awesome backglass.

2 weeks later
#3742 2 years ago
Quoted from TaTa:

Put a shirt on next time you take pictures!

LOL! Let's all be thankful he was standing behind something.

#3750 2 years ago
Quoted from Skyemont:

I had a good week.

I think you understated that by, oh, a mile.

3 weeks later
#3897 2 years ago
Quoted from tonycip:

just got this home after a 7 hr drive through a snow storm.(1 way) believe it or not!

Ha! I see what you did there.

3 weeks later
#4066 2 years ago
Quoted from Colsond3:

I hate moving games from the personal linenup...at least after selling Mystic and MSF this made me feel a little better.

Hey I recognize that shirt. Does that mean you have a CPR playfield tucked away somewhere?

I love my Xenon. Super fast and mean. Tough to break a million. Just waiting for applejuice to rewrite the game code for his pinball controller so we can create some new rules!

1 month later
#4335 2 years ago
Quoted from dirkdiggler:

Now how come when I pick up games they're in basements with skinny stairwells and tight corners?

Because not everybody owns an awesome, ginormous garage.

2 weeks later
#4511 2 years ago
Quoted from terrapinmark:

Just picked up a Stern Quicksilver for under $200.00.

That was a STEAL right there!

3 weeks later
#4614 2 years ago

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#4720 2 years ago
Quoted from Pinballgeek:

One quick question , anyone know any information on the lower backglass being blue most I have seen are black ?

I had a chance to buy one of two Pac-Mans recently, one of which had a blue score glass. I would've liked the blue one, but it was missing the backglass so went with the black one instead. Bally showed the blue glass on the flyer so it must be early production. I never saw one on location back in the day, only black ones.

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#4813 2 years ago
Quoted from pdnajs:

From DSM to Lincoln and back in the pouring rain. Mousin' Around is in the house, thanks to ArnieC! Definitely a good Friday.

Good grab. I went all the way to Dallas to get one when I could have just gotten one right here.

#4847 2 years ago
Quoted from Elevatorman:

Snagged a nice Flash Gordon.
Great original color,no fade to watermelon red,lol.

Doorbell.....no charge.

#4867 2 years ago

Like opening a time capsule.

#4890 2 years ago
Quoted from Pahuffman:

Well let's have it. What's the best game of all time according to o-din?


2 weeks later
#5062 2 years ago
Quoted from OTTOgd:

Stern Hot Hand!
... again! Regretted selling the last one I had.

Real glass on that one or a translite?

4 weeks later
#5309 2 years ago

Rudy's in da house!
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#5314 2 years ago
Quoted from Djshakes:

Called on a clist add. Guy had a game posted. His brother died and they had a garage to clean out. Super clean sttng and bsd plus a project bop. Oh yeah and a pinball dolly and a pair of skates for $6500. I already have a sttng for sale, guess this makes two. Hopefully can move the bop. Keeping the bsd. For a while.

I mean....how could you say no???

Crazy light-up shoes you got there.

#5341 2 years ago
Quoted from brenna98:

Finally found one!!

Welcome to the club! I agree with Colsond that's in nice shape compared to a lot of classic Sterns I've seen.

#5374 2 years ago

Nice example! Make it more challenging and put lightning flippers back on.

#5418 2 years ago
Quoted from Colsond3:

Posted last week that I picked this up for the hell of it. Cleaning it up a little, I can't believe that this thing has an actual screened backglass in it. Does the Fireball home game?

Yes and so does EK. I would imagine Galaxy Ranger does too.

#5439 2 years ago
Quoted from mappy_mouse:

Picked up these two babies today, Went out for Trident and Quicksilver was a bonus find so bought it there and then on the spot.

Best. Bonus. EVER!

#5494 2 years ago
Quoted from Colsond3:

No way!!! I don't see it added to the collection though. But if so, more pics and story please.

Pic is from IPDB

#5518 2 years ago
Quoted from Chosen_S:

Gotta say the secret password

Quoted from Whysnow:

Tx tx tx tx tx tx tx tx

Quoted from merccat:

NanananananNAna Batmaaaaan!

Gama Gama Gamatron

#5558 2 years ago

You need a hobby.

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#5647 2 years ago
Quoted from Thrillhouse:

The guy only wanted $50 for it, i had to pay him more to keep the pin gods appeased!

Quoted from Micky:

Nice pickup!

Nice game too!

#5671 2 years ago

This should be fun to work on this fall/winter.

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#6049 2 years ago
Quoted from OLDPINGUY:

Lots of one eyed Pinsiders!

I'm just glad they're not showing us the other one-eye!

#6088 2 years ago

At least you're only half-lazy.

1 week later
#6164 2 years ago
Quoted from Chosen_S:

unless I build one from scratch, oh Cyclopes, I dream

So did I.....and I plan on making it happen!

2 weeks later
#6332 2 years ago

Glad you'll be bringing them back to life.

1 week later
#6417 2 years ago
Quoted from ForceFlow:

Ended up with a fairly rare find last week--Gottlieb Star Race. Never thought I'd see one in the wild. I never cease to be amazed at what pops up.

Congrats, cool game. Almost bought one of these myself. One popped up a few months ago just a couple of hours away. I could have had it, but I decided to keep the space and money for other ventures. Probably the right decision, but I still regret not getting it. I watched the ad for a few more days until it finally disappeared.

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#6603 1 year ago
Quoted from Whysnow:

congrats! 2 fun games! That supersonic looks like it is in great shape!

I was gonna say looks like the first time Supersonic was set up since 1979.

1 week later
#6646 1 year ago
Quoted from Joker2415:

Needs displays, lock down bar, shooter assembly(?), translite(I have original), whatever gremlins are in the circuit boards, And a ton of cleaning!!! It is cleaning up way better than I thought it would. Never mind the background mess....

Might check here and see if this is the right display and ask if it works.


#6678 1 year ago
Quoted from corvair61:

Pretty damn excited about this one. Picked this out of an old storage barn. Think I'd like to have it completely restored if anyone can point me in the right direction.

That's an original glass? CPR put the pink/red in the upper left corner around the boat like that. I've never seen that on an original glass before. Even the flyer doesn't have it.

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#6834 1 year ago
Quoted from RustyLizard:

Bought a project. Not sure I wanted it but condition was too nice to pass on it.

Damn....the condition is incredible. Nice find!

#6872 1 year ago
Quoted from Skyemont:

I have owned the b/w Congo for 3 years. It's been completely tour down for 2 years. I have not had a chance to play it. I missed it so much, I got another one.

Very nice. Now sell me that MGOW glass...

#6916 1 year ago
Quoted from SilverUnicorn:

Those are Pin footies (TM) made by pinsider Bryan_Kelly. I have them on all my machines and love them.

Quoted from Nepi23:

Yes, they are those. I think I bought mine from Flipper Fidelity, but it was some years ago and I checked, but did not see them on their webpage anymore. I added this stuff under them (a bigger piece for sure): https://www.prisma.fi/fi/prisma/huopatassu-106-38mm-valkoinen

I love them too, but Bryan said he doesn't make them anymore.

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#6969 1 year ago
Quoted from Bendit:

My neighbor has a DeLorean. He says the stock engine is crap/low power. He says that it would be almost impossible to ramp it up to 88mph.
Always thought that was funny.

That's why they need the flux capacitor.

#6989 1 year ago

I'm going to be super jelly if you scored a Star Light.

#6998 1 year ago
Quoted from Whysnow:

Don't be jelly, come play it!

I certainly will if I'm ever in your neck of the woods!

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#7286 1 year ago
Quoted from jibmums:

After stupidly passing on a nice Mr & Mrs Pacman at Allentown and a nicer X-Files recently, I thought 2017 would be the first year in many that I wouldn't bring home an addition to the collection. Couldn't let that happen, picked up this eleventh-hour T2 yesterday. Really, really dirty but the playfield is very nice and should clean up well. (Not my photo, NOT my toys!)

Hey son, play with this cute little bumble bee. When you get tired of that, hop up on this bench and blow up some robots.

4 weeks later
#7496 1 year ago
Quoted from Elevatorman:

Two machines in fantastic shape, especially EBD.Its about as nice as you'll find.

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#7606 1 year ago
Quoted from jrio101:

Brought this home today

Two of the best side by side. Congrats!

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#7715 1 year ago

I'd double thumb-up you on that Knockout if I could. One of the first games I played as a kid. I have a Bally spinner I'd trade you for the Stern spinner if you want a matching pair.

#7722 1 year ago
Quoted from Colsond3:

Picked up a very nice example of a single player today. Thanks Pete!

Bon voyage, Colsond.

#7760 1 year ago
Quoted from weaverj:

you never quit, colsond.

I was just going to say.....is there ever a day when you DON'T bring a game home?

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#8226 1 year ago

Picked up a pretty nice Alien Poker from the TPF swap meet. Should be a good candidate for restoration.

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#8227 1 year ago
Quoted from dothedoo:

Picked up a pretty nice Alien Poker from the TPF swap meet. Should be a good candidate for restoration.

And plastics arrived today. Starship-Fantasy shipped them at their expense because they didn’t have any at the show.

Thank you Larry, you’re a great asset to the hobby.

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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.

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#8460 1 year ago
Quoted from TimO:

Brought home my first EM project today.

You picked a good one! Played it a lot at Expo last year.

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#8604 1 year ago

Bluespin, congrats on your pick ups. Those look awesome! I'm jelly for that BSD.

#8609 1 year ago
Quoted from dmcinnes:

Over a week late but here’s my first pin!
Had to take the back box off to get it through the door which was a bit nerve-wracking, but it made it!

Very nice. You started with one of the best.

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#8723 1 year ago
Quoted from Thor-NL:

so i can asses

I see what you did there.

#8738 1 year ago
Quoted from Saveleaningtower:

Not new, been sitting nib since January, but finally set up a week ago. AFM LE. Thanks to J.Kashani for the help!!

How on earth did you let that sit there in the box, taunting you, for 4 months?

#8748 1 year ago

Brought home another Game Plan. Thanks cottonm4.

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#8756 1 year ago
Quoted from Pecos:

It looks like that left flipper is giving you the bird - a parrot no doubt! . Be careful with your new acquisition. You can never trust a pirate.

Haha! I'll teach him to flip me off and replace that left flipper with a banana flipper.

#8793 1 year ago
Quoted from igo4rams:

When will the sickness ever end!

Upon death

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#9004 1 year ago
Quoted from bkfiv:

Unfortunately it had it's original battery. I'll get on this when I get the chance. Work & 4 kids will delay it but here's a couple more pics.

That Trident backglass looks like it’s in amazing condition. You never see them like that.

The MPU on the other hand....those are always corroded, even when the battery has been cut off.

Be sure to post some pics of the playfield.

#9005 1 year ago
Quoted from Damonator:

Lol - that’s one way to put it on free play I guess.

Be sure to post a pic in the doorbell thread.


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#9566 1 year ago
Quoted from AUKraut:

Emperor Ming Awaits!
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EDIT: More pics now that she is home. Undocumented HUO purchase 38 years ago by the gentlemen I bought it from, played by 4 generations of their family. Backglass is perfect, some minor battery leakage, but fires right up with perfect original displays. Perfect pin for a restoration:[quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image]

If your high score on Flash Gordon is 3.4 mil, your game is too easy.

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#9676 1 year ago
Quoted from Star_Gazer:

Tried a "Pinselfie™" while driving, can you guess the game i bought??? [quoted image]

Looks like Gorgar.

1 month later
#9978 11 months ago
Quoted from Damonator:

(But for the record, I do miss my environmental discs of Tron)

I don't blame you. It never would have left my gameroom if I had one, great game.

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#10152 10 months ago
Quoted from oldskool1969:

Where ever I be I set my bullfrog ( double chin ) free.
Classic 80's working project, can you guess?
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I'm going with Time Warp even though it's a '79.

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#10484 9 months ago
Quoted from wantdataeast:

Anyone know what the wooden chest looking stickers are (pic 5) or the what the Yellow Bumper caps looking deals (pic 4) go to?

I was wondering what those yellow bumper caps were from too. Lemme know when you want to sell a couple EK spinners.

#10507 9 months ago
Quoted from cp1610:

Been busy last weekends two for twice the fun
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Sure wish I could get a scan of that HP backglass. Looks great.

#10511 9 months ago
Quoted from bluespin:

Bill are you looking to get a backglass or a translite made? Bgresto has the art on file so he can make you a backglass.

The $350 price tag kills it for me.

#10512 9 months ago
Quoted from Colsond3:

Send him a scan of your left slingshot plastic and maybe he’ll reciprocate with a backglass scan.

In a heartbeat.

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#10633 8 months ago
Quoted from firefighter:

8 ball was a bonus.

One helluva bonus. Nice score!

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#10732 8 months ago
Quoted from phoenixpin:

My very first pin!
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Found laying in bottom of game:

1 tilt bob
1 screw
2 washers
1 piece of popcorn

#10743 8 months ago
Quoted from Cdemuro:

Just got Strange Science!
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Looks great with the blue neon.

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#10812 8 months ago
Quoted from MiamiRedSkin:

Scored this rare bird today. Looks like they only made 10. Weird Roger Sharpe game?[quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image]

WTF? How does THAT suddenly crawl out of the woodwork? Beautiful.

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#11159 6 months ago
Quoted from NPO:

Brought home a Houdini NIB!!!!!
Psyche!!!! It was really Scared Stiff!!! Finally!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you, Rob Thomas at Game Exchange!!!

Next time you might want to think about using a bigger truck.

#11172 6 months ago
Quoted from TractorDoc:

Does part of a machine(s) count?
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There was one playfield in particular that made me go look at the rest. . .
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All of the playfields are nothing more than parts donors. I've always thought I'd like to own a Time Fantasy one day -- this one will have to do even if just as art on the wall.
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Looks a bit better after cleaning off years of dust.
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How many Xenon's do you have there?

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#11759 4 months ago
Quoted from Chisox:

What the?....Never seen one of those, love the arrwork and the playfield looks really fun.

Phoebe brings one to Expo every now and again.

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#11904 4 months ago
Quoted from Pinballer22:

Excited to have found this one!
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Quoted from BenB:

Awesome game! I totally did that green!

My favorite cabinet art (was my avatar for awhile). Congrats!

#11911 4 months ago
Quoted from kcZ:

Wait a minute... I always thought that your avatar was from Scooby Doo.
Spooky Space Kook.

You are correct! But before that I had one of the hooded figures from Catacomb.

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#12279 3 months ago

Machine #1 loaded.

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#12280 3 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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#12425 87 days ago
Quoted from Daditude:

Boom![quoted image]

It's a Bally 6803 for sure and the only one that fits your comment is Special Force, IMO.

#12460 82 days ago
Quoted from pinmister:

Not pinball but something I have been wanting for a long time and it is finally here-a restored Paperboy!

I saw this post and thought the game you need to go with it is 720. And then........there it is.

#12474 82 days ago
Quoted from MikeO:

Good find. The bigger question is why/how is it the body is positioned that way in your vehicle?

To get the playfield in the selfie, of course!

#12518 76 days ago
Quoted from IdahoRyan:

Picked up my first EM - Super Clean, only needs a few minor things. Stoked!!![quoted image]

Man that game was a quarter gobbler in the arcade. It was one of those that let you think you were going to win a game, then drain before you could.

#12529 75 days ago
Quoted from Multiballmaniac1:

2013 Trek Premium. My 2002 4Runner started shuttering as I pulled up to sellers house. Coil pack misfire, check engine light came on half way home. I was like oh boy. But I made it. Great SUV for pinballs, gets fixed Monday.[quoted image]

The Enterprise will always get you home.

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#12667 65 days ago
Quoted from whitey:

Data east Batman/ police force
They were Free !!!


#12671 65 days ago
Quoted from TractorDoc:

Yesterday turned out to be a Classic Stern Haul-A-Day for me.

You’re killing me. Where are you finding this stuff?

#12672 65 days ago

If you want to sell your old populated Cheetah playfield let me know.

Oh and send that Dragonfist playfield out for reproduction!

#12674 65 days ago
Quoted from TractorDoc:

I like to think it has something to do with being fair and nice to people. . . maybe karma returns the favor?

I think this is a big part of it.

#12678 63 days ago
Quoted from Pin-Pilot:

That is hilarious, You are probably the talk of the maid staff. You should leave them some quarters so they can play a few games.

Happens all the time at shows. The hotel at Expo actually gets pissed if you take games up to your room.

#12686 63 days ago