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


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#938 4 years ago

HUO TSPP with all the mods (color DMD on the way) purchased from bdaley6509 (great seller btw!) and a brand new IMVE w/ shaker and FF backbox flasher kit. A month ago I had no machines, luckily I am constrained by space and three is my max. Safely delivered by the always courteous and helpful Paul Drabik of Wanna Pinball. Can't recommend him enough if you're in the NYC metro area.

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#946 4 years ago
Quoted from fisherdaman:

Welcome to the TSPP club!! Nice looking game. I love my TSPP. I don't see it leaving any time soon.

Thank you kind sir, I'll be seeing you in the club! I enjoy your state very much in the colder seasons, and I see you are also a follower of the "three machines complete me" philosophy. You clearly have life figured out

#965 4 years ago

A nice HUO Ripley's. The tilt bob was still sealed in a bag.

Nice find congrats! Love this machine so much. If you get a second would you mind taking a shot of the row of GI bulbs under the backbox? I have a really nice one I also recently acquired but the color seems a little off to me, it's basically alternating gold and blue. Thanks and enjoy.

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#1516 3 years ago

Very stoked to finally get this, loving how smoothly this plays!

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#1532 3 years ago
Quoted from SilverUnicorn:

Nice candy cabinet too!

Thank you sir! I've had it for ages, it was my gateway drug to pinballs hah. Yours looks very nice, is it a 29? Mine's a 25, prior to my present house it was perfect for small apartments. Dreading the day the monitor goes bad

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#1599 3 years ago

Congrats on the GOT LE I'm loving mine!

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#1773 3 years ago

Finally got my Met. Collection = complete! Can't wait to hook up the total lightshow.

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#1895 3 years ago
Quoted from HoakyPoaky:

After a long 2 year search I finally found a beautifully restored Flash Gordon. There's no better feeling when you finally obtain your #1 grail pin, and the condition & gameplay is far beyond your expectations

Absolutely gorgeous, WOW. Congrats on your epic machine!

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#2630 3 years ago

My first love! Finally got her all set up. Brand new repro PF, all new plastics, trim, bumpers, ramps etc... plays like a dream

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#2633 3 years ago
Quoted from Arcade:

Nice pickup gorilla. And I have those same three games.
That playfield is awesome.

You clearly have good taste

Thank you, I'm very happy with the quality of it.

#2634 3 years ago
Quoted from Bugsy:

Been lurking on this site for a while but finally decided to make an account.

Welcome, congrats! Looking forward to seeing what you bring home next week

#2636 3 years ago
Quoted from Bugsy:

Next week I'm thinking about getting a Hercules. I heard people really love that game and the deep code that comes with it.

BWAHAHAHA outstanding. I have a few extra cue balls if you ever need some spares!

#2655 3 years ago

That is stunning Frax, congrats.

#2699 3 years ago
Quoted from ArkhamB:

What was the deal?

THIS.

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#3606 3 years ago

MMR is is here, woohoo!

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#3608 3 years ago
Quoted from yzfguy:

Glad you got it!!

Thanks man! Was I smoking crack or did I read something about you picking up an Iron Man?

#3614 3 years ago
Quoted from Vino:

IM a nice fast game but thumbs for MET next to it.

Agreed. All I need to do now is replace my RBION w/ Tron

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#3679 2 years ago

STLE has landed!

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#3845 2 years ago

My recent trading rampage ends with Ripley's sadly leaving the building, but this beautiful TOM is helping me cope. Color DMD on the way, led OCD and GI OCD will be installed this afternoon

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#4309 2 years ago

Snuck this guy home last night just in time for my snow day woohoo!!!

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#4539 2 years ago

Picked up a beautifully restored CFTBL yesterday w/ a NOS hologram. Very excited.

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#4541 2 years ago
Quoted from Colsond3:

Game looks nice! Was that the one from New York?

Thanks! Not sure, it was done by Rob G. and the rockland guys so maybe?

#4543 2 years ago
Quoted from chadderack:

Cool red plastic shooter knob.

Yeah I dig it. Is it not stock? First time playing this not on my iPad, blew the first multiball so badly hah.

#4549 2 years ago
Quoted from Colsond3:

And red shooter is not stock, but looks nice. I'm not a purist, and I replace the shooter rods on all my games. Sometimes with a replacement stock, sometimes with custom ones. Multi-ball can be tough on CFTBL. Great acquisition though. I'll have to swing by and play it.

Oh yeah, all my rods are generally replaced with the pinball decals chrome spherical ones. I'm a huge fan of mods etc... I was just curious about the origin.

Man, you're welcome to swing by anytime if you're in the NYC area and I'm around. Just Pm me. It's super embarrassing having every mediocre high score in my name haha... I have literally zero real life pinball nerd friends here.

#4550 2 years ago
Quoted from Fezmid:

So I just took possession of my first pinball machine!

Congrats, welcome to the sh*t

Outstanding choice I got my first one from Rob too.

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#4859 2 years ago

Holy hell!!!!

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#4948 2 years ago

Yyyyyyyyyeeeeessssss, finally!

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#4965 2 years ago

Jesus Radrog, did you really pick all this stuff up in less than a year? Amazing! And I thought I went nuts when I jumped into the hobby hahahahaha.

#4974 2 years ago
Quoted from Radrog:

I've learned that if you buy good pins. You can At least break even....

I've found you win some you lose some. But we're all winners in the end because how frikkin' cool is it to have a bunch of pinball machines in your house!

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#5332 2 years ago
Quoted from Elevatorman:

This thing showed up a few nights ago!
MMR LE with color dmd, topper, shaker, side blades,a few other mods.

Congrats you lucky dog... you got the deal of the century on that! Killer pick-up.

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#5430 2 years ago

You lucky dog Skyemont! Those are the two next games I'm waiting for!!! Hurry up and post some video of DI

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#5540 2 years ago

Managed to sneak this in right before my vacation. Very impressed with it. Nice to have something to look forward to when I return

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#5641 2 years ago

Congrats! But how the heck does Stern play test SW without code on it

#5643 2 years ago
Quoted from comment23:

Complete guess, but they probably have their own SIM cards that they drop in (with test firmware, etc.), then just pack SIM cards from inventory.

Makes sense, cheers.

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#5813 2 years ago

Really loving this one. No ghosting (yet haha)... fast as hell... light and sound are superb. Haters be damned, I'm super stoked!

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#5820 2 years ago
Quoted from dirkdiggler:

Congrats. Is that the iconic Farrah Fawcett poster in the background? Nice

#5829 2 years ago
Quoted from wiggy07:

I need to come over and play...Hopefully Star Wars was easier to get into your game room then the other two machines we moved...

Tuesday and Wednesday nights are always good, hit me up! Would love to see how other people do on it... it's so fast! I might be having more fun on this than my new AFMr.

Took all of ten minutes to get it in, half the weight and maybe 5 connectors to remove.

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#6472 2 years ago

Me too! Beavis, meet Butthead

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#6474 2 years ago
Quoted from rkelley17:

Nice GorillaBiscuits...love your lineup!

Thanks man! It’s been a fun journey to get here.

Going for time tested classics... and Star Wars haha. Once my TNA gets here I’m done for a LONG time. After a couple years I should be ready to mix in some system 11’s and EMs, but still greatly enjoying the cookie cutter phase of things

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#6671 2 years ago
Quoted from Zami77:

Love it a ton and will definitely be keeping Firepower for life.

Welcome to the sickness! Great choice. I said the same thing about my first game. Spoiler alert, it's history. As is a nice chunk of my savings account haha. Have fun

#6676 2 years ago

That is one outstanding collection. Congrats!!!

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#6956 1 year ago

Finally gave in and scooped one up! Previous owner adjusted it really nicely, plays really smooth and the green looks excellent in the lineup. Glad I went with stainless for AFMr

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#7219 1 year ago
Quoted from cosmokramer:

Picked up 2 projects

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#7368 1 year ago
Quoted from Cdonnerusmc:

Thank you sir, it's my home and arcade

Living the dream my friend, that looks like Heaven to me!

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#7626 1 year ago

So many killer new games out! Eh screw it, let’s buy Game of Thrones again

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#7763 1 year ago
Quoted from frankmac:

Picked up a Beauty today !!

Enjoy I love mine. Love the variety in your lineup btw!

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#8163 1 year ago

Finally got me some sweet sweet TWD action in my life! Think this will definitely add to my growing list of keepers.

Had a shaky GI connection... super dark, flickering lights... but of course a simple search here tracked down the culprit. Reseated the slightly crispy looking connector and all is well. Will reach out to Stern for a replacement.

Super stoked to get into this! Can’t wait to update to the latest code tomorrow, gonna go for the R-rated Cleland Radiohead/NIN mix

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#8501 1 year ago

I guess I’ve evolved into my EM phase!!!

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#8968 1 year ago

Worth the wait! So, so, much fun.

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#8972 1 year ago
Quoted from weaverj:

i just don't get it, but i haven't played one either.

I guess it depends on how much you like flashy things, bass, and getting kicked in the balls over and over again

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#9158 1 year ago

Creature has a new friend!

Just need to remove most of the colored GI (go home pinball bulbs premium kit, you’re drunk!) and I’m all set. A special thank you to the impending remake w/ possible new code for bringing the prices back down to Earth

Oh and cheers to jhoward1082 for being an absolutely great person to deal with!

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#9652 1 year ago

Figured I’d squeeze in my first widebody and JJP in one shot.

So friggin relieved it fit through the doors I had widened!

Also got my first light board problem during transit, right in the middle of the PF... doh! Was hoping for a loose connector but NOPE. Time to order some jumper cables, can’t bypass the suspected culprit with the length that’s there presently. Looks and plays great otherwise, super stoked!

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#9833 1 year ago

Oops.

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#9836 1 year ago
Quoted from Zavadoza:

Yarrrg!!!!! So fun!

Sexy!!!

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#10292 11 months ago

Had a good old fashioned NYC-style trade complete with a bazillion subway transfers, hours of gridlock traffic, and plenty of double parking in a rented cargo van. Bonus points for getting screamed at by a bus driver for blocking them in for ten minutes.

Thanks to brooklynknight for a super fun Saturday!

Anyways, Star Wars is back and joins GOT as the only other game I’ve owned for a second time

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#10295 11 months ago
Quoted from Colsond3:

Bonus points for sporting the tote, even if only to carry your moving blanket.

It also had a breakfast bar, water, and a good book

Also, why did it take me three years to finally buy a hand truck

#10299 11 months ago
Quoted from Colsond3:

That is the eternal question. What the hell did you use before? Your spine will love you now, particularly the 5 lumbar.

Legs, arms, back and another equally dumb person haha. Honestly though, the majority of times people have swung by with their own as I went on a bit of trading rampage the last couple years.

I’m super happy with what I have now so it’s just gonna sit unused for a while... but I’m sure I’ll get the itch again next year. We really are weak creatures haha.

#10302 11 months ago
Quoted from jaytrem:

You didn't actually bring the pin on subway did you? Wouldn't be the strangest thing on there.

Of course! Hah. No, the other guy didn’t have a hand truck so I brought it with me. He rented the truck truck so it was a team effort

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#10391 11 months ago

Oh hi DI. FINALLY. I think I’m in love.

Thank you creepytom !!! Amazing seller, great human, and very happy to have another Jersey pinball buddy

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#10624 10 months ago

Fast Eddie brought me a true HUO BK2000, totally mint and 100% original. I’m nerding out pretty hard!

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#10706 10 months ago
Quoted from Guinnesstime:

2 classics in. Both are in great shape.

Amazing pickup, I'd trade my DI for those 2 any day of the week. They both look to be in killer shape to boot.

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#10898 9 months ago
Quoted from GoneFishinLvMsg:

Two chicks at the same time! One for ES and one for Whirlwind!

Fuckin' A

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#11039 9 months ago

Well... my empty slot lasted a whopping three whole days. Great restraint on my part, as usual haha.

Anyways, DEAD row is a thing now... and man, this game is just stupidly fun to play!

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#11550 7 months ago

Got my grail game! Don’t know what I’ll do with myself now, I’ve been looking for ages.

Found this gem buried deep in a Facebook group, head to toe Chestnut brass w/ HSA playfield. I should probably go play it I guess, thanks again bobby !!!

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#11870 6 months ago

I got Metallica back! And it’s a premium now, woohoo!

Note to anybody: never ever sell your Metallica if you like it, it’s a losing proposition and it will make you progressively sadder over time. Thanks to my buddy Paul for scooping this up from Pinfest for me.

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#12298 5 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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#12508 4 months ago

Sad that Deadpool had to leave the building (will definitely come back in the future), but pretty dang stoked to finally have a Spidey in the lineup!

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#12558 4 months ago

So stoked about this one.

Technically it’s at my folk’s place in Buffalo, but a sincere thanks to pinballer67 for delivering this Eight Ball Deluxe LE with a gorgeous original playfield across the border.

Super pleasant and positive guy to deal with who really went the extra mile for a low dollar deal.

Can’t wait for Fast Eddie to do the rest

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#12815 3 months ago

Best day ever!

Got a nice 8BDLE, a restored Skateball, and Fast Eddie brought me a crate of 80’s records.

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#13324 77 days ago

Woops wrong thread

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#13491 58 days ago
Quoted from yzfguy:

Left early this morning to pick up two games. Came home empty
As much as I know it was a good decision, it sucks coming home empty

Let me guess... Gilligans Island and Pinbot in Lafayette? $1400 for a pinbot with playfield wear and acid damage didn’t scream BUY ME. Owner seemed nice enough and they played OK. But yeah I passed as well.

#13495 58 days ago
Quoted from ibuypinballs:

Was on the fence to take the ride, guess not going was the right choice. What was the Popeye priced at?

The Gilligans was $1600 and actually had a nice playfield. Was tempted but also passed. Both had battery damage and wasn’t sure how extensive, but played fine. Seller was a pleasant guy and had the games in his home for 25+ years. He seemed open to offers for both but I was just passing through with a small car so didn’t want to waste his time.

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#13566 52 days ago

Bally fever continues! Picked up a really nice original Fathom and a Centaur in one shot. This officially ends my run as these things are massive (thank God I found an 8BLE) and my basement can't handle anymore, but loving all of them so not mad.

Now where the heck did I leave my box of comet warm whites

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#13819 24 days ago

I’ve been missing the hell out of my Iron Man lately, and when this loaded beauty popped up last week I had no choice but to drag it across the country from Texas.

Somebody loved this one for sure, even powder coated the service rails! Now that I’m older and wiser it’s definitely time to open up the outlanes

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#13830 24 days ago
Quoted from Colsond3:

Damn Patrick...that is one pretty IM. Nice grab.

Thanks Colson! It’s been well played and needs a bit of minor work, but pretty small potato stuff.

BTW I just realized that every time I post something in this thread you always have a new game either a post above or below mine. I scrolled around a bit and wow, I think every 6 posts are one of yours! If I ever get a bigger car and a stair climber I’d probably be doing the same thing

Congrats on Frank that thing looks amazing!

#13831 24 days ago
Quoted from Pinkitten:

I know that pin! The seller is a friend in Dallas.

Haha yup! Greg’s a great dude. Really went above and beyond. Guessing you’re sending him a Dark Knight?

#13875 19 days ago
Quoted from Colsond3:

Loaded up and heading home!

Haha amazing. Glad you came to your senses and picked another up. Hang onto this one!

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