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You will never guess what i found in my pinball machine.


By PACMAN

57 days ago



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    #1 57 days ago

    Until you see these pix anyway.

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    #2 57 days ago

    Is it a Bad Cats?

    #4 57 days ago

    That your cat or was it a transported pin with cats inside?

    #5 57 days ago

    Opened up the shop this morning to what looked like a horrible crime scene. Blood, poop, urine all over one of my work tables. Tools, parts, materials soaked in nastyniess. NO PIX of this though, way too gross.

    Went searching for the victim(s) heard some very soft meowing sounds....

    #6 57 days ago

    Well, at least you won’t have any rodent issues

    #7 57 days ago

    So many questions.... was the door open? Was the head off? Did the cat pick the lock?

    We need answers!

    #8 57 days ago

    This is a feral cat that we feed that roams around the property snagging rodents for us. She was visited by a very large orange and white cat a little while back. I assume thats when the shenanigans occured.

    #9 57 days ago

    The door was closed this morning. She must have snuck in before i locked up last night. The coin door was off to be restored.

    Quoted from DaMoib:

    So many questions.... was the door open? Was the head off? Did the cat pick the lock?
    We need answers!

    #10 57 days ago

    Be nice to the kittens and they will become domestic. Good luck!

    #11 57 days ago

    Can anyone guess what machine this is? Its not a Bad Cats but that would have been pretty funny.

    #12 57 days ago
    Quoted from PACMAN:

    The door was closed this morning. She must have snuck in before i locked up last night. The coin door was off to be restored.

    So the cat crawled through the coin door and into the bottom of cabinet....cool

    #14 57 days ago

    It's a stern.

    #15 57 days ago

    We tried to grab the kittens but the mom hissed at us. She finally ran out of the shop and we were able to retrieve them. We set up a little shelter with a soft bed, food and placed a huge storage bin over the top with a hole cut out for her to get in. Placed this behind the shop and out of the way. She finally came back to find her kittens. Then proceeded to pull them out 1 by one and hide them in the bushes We tried. Unfortunately they will most likely become snacks for the local coyotes.

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    #17 57 days ago
    Quoted from PACMAN:

    Can anyone guess what machine this is? Its not a Bad Cats but that would have been pretty funny.

    Cheetah?!

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    #20 57 days ago

    A Stern circa 1977-1984 that uses the 1A-270-2 coil stop.

    #21 57 days ago

    So it's one of these:

    Pinball (1977)
    Stingray (1977)
    Stars (1978)
    Memory Lane (1978)
    Lectronamo (1978)
    Wild Fyre (1978)
    Nugent (1978)
    Dracula (1979)
    Trident (1979)
    Hot Hand (1979)
    Magic (1979)
    Cosmic Princess (1979) (Produced in Australia by Leisure and Allied Industries under license from Stern Electronics Inc)[2][3]
    Meteor (1979) (Highest production of all Stern Electronics' Pinballs)[3]
    Galaxy (1980)
    Ali (1980)
    Big Game (1980) (First game to incorporate seven-digit scoring in the digital era)[4]
    Seawitch (1980)
    Cheetah (1980)
    Quicksilver (1980)
    Star Gazer (1980)
    Flight 2000 (1980) (Stern's first game with multi-ball and speech)
    Nine Ball (1980)
    Freefall (1981)
    Lightning (1981)
    Split Second (1981)
    Catacomb (1981)
    Viper (1981)
    Dragonfist (1982)
    Iron Maiden (1982) (Unrelated to the British heavy metal band)
    Orbitor 1 (1982) (Featured a 3d-vacuum formed playfield with spinning rubber bumpers causing frenetic ball action; it was the company's last released game)[3]
    Cue (1982) (Six machines built)
    Lazer Lord (1984) (one prototype built)
    Stern Pinball

    #22 57 days ago

    Yes.

    Quoted from KozMckPinball:

    So it's one of these:
    Pinball (1977)
    Stingray (1977)
    Stars (1978)
    Memory Lane (1978)
    Lectronamo (1978)
    Wild Fyre (1978)
    Nugent (1978)
    Dracula (1979)
    Trident (1979)
    Hot Hand (1979)
    Magic (1979)
    Cosmic Princess (1979) (Produced in Australia by Leisure and Allied Industries under license from Stern Electronics Inc)[2][3]
    Meteor (1979) (Highest production of all Stern Electronics' Pinballs)[3]
    Galaxy (1980)
    Ali (1980)
    Big Game (1980) (First game to incorporate seven-digit scoring in the digital era)[4]
    Seawitch (1980)
    Cheetah (1980)
    Quicksilver (1980)
    Star Gazer (1980)
    Flight 2000 (1980) (Stern's first game with multi-ball and speech)
    Nine Ball (1980)
    Freefall (1981)
    Lightning (1981)
    Split Second (1981)
    Catacomb (1981)
    Viper (1981)
    Dragonfist (1982)
    Iron Maiden (1982) (Unrelated to the British heavy metal band)
    Orbitor 1 (1982) (Featured a 3d-vacuum formed playfield with spinning rubber bumpers causing frenetic ball action; it was the company's last released game)[3]
    Cue (1982) (Six machines built)
    Lazer Lord (1984) (one prototype built)
    Stern Pinball

    #23 57 days ago

    And these used the J-26-1500 coils:

    Catacomb, Cheetah, Cosmic Princess, Flight 2000, Iron Maiden, Lightning, Quicksilver, Split Second, Stars, Viper

    #24 57 days ago

    Im going with Big Game.
    Kittens are 2-cute.

    #25 57 days ago

    I say its Quicksilver.

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    #26 57 days ago

    Best of luck to the kitty and you. I had a similar situation happen about 10 years ago and had to bottle feed the kittens to health for weeks because the mother cat wouldn't let them nurse after me touching them. What a chore that was!
    I ended up saving them all and took them to the local shelter. 8 weeks later I checked in and they said they were too feral to adopt and they were scheduled to be euthanized. I ended up taking all 6 back (after paying mandatory spay and neutering fees) and getting them homes at a couple of local horse ranches.
    I'm not sure how long they lasted with the fires and coyotes.....but I feel I had to do the right thing.

    Heck, I like even feral animals better than most people.

    #27 57 days ago
    Quoted from cleland:

    Best of luck to the kitty and you. I had a similar situation happen about 10 years ago and had to bottle feed the kittens to health for weeks because the mother cat wouldn't let them nurse after me touching them. What a chore that was!
    I ended up saving them all and took them to the local shelter. 8 weeks later I checked in and they said they were too feral to adopt and they were scheduled to be euthanized. I ended up taking all 6 back (after paying mandatory spay and neutering fees) and getting them homes at a couple of local horse ranches.
    I'm not sure how long they lasted with the fires and coyotes.....but I feel I had to do the right thing.
    Heck, I like even feral animals than most people.

    How the hell were they too feral when they were newborn and bottle fed by hand? I believe you and all, I just don't get the shelters response.

    #28 57 days ago
    Quoted from cleland:

    Best of luck to the kitty and you. I had a similar situation happen about 10 years ago and had to bottle feed the kittens to health for weeks because the mother cat wouldn't let them nurse after me touching them. What a chore that was!
    I ended up saving them all and took them to the local shelter. 8 weeks later I checked in and they said they were too feral to adopt and they were scheduled to be euthanized. I ended up taking all 6 back (after paying mandatory spay and neutering fees) and getting them homes at a couple of local horse ranches.
    I'm not sure how long they lasted with the fires and coyotes.....but I feel I had to do the right thing.
    Heck, I like even feral animals than most people.

    You’re a good man, most people would throw in the towel.

    #29 57 days ago

    Your missing F5, and the drop target reset coil looks toasted. Ohhh wait... now I see there's a cat in there!

    #30 57 days ago

    It's gotta be Cheetah, doesn't it?
    I mean, what other game would cat mom hide in?

    #31 57 days ago
    Quoted from msj2222:

    How the hell were they too feral when they were newborn and bottle fed by hand? I believe you and all, I just don't get the shelters response.

    My wife calls it "Nature VS Nurture" Sometimes the bloodline is so feral, they just don't domesticate well. Probably didn't help to be taken to the shelter and all. I should have just kept them until they were older and done it all myself. I learned a lot from that experience....

    #32 57 days ago

    It’s not Cheetah.

    #33 57 days ago

    It’s not Big Game or Quicksilver

    #34 57 days ago

    The cabinet looks blue to me. Seawitch or Stargazer?

    In my experience bottle fed kittens can be some of the wildest. . . its almost like not having a mother to raise them lets the instincts go wild.

    #35 57 days ago

    Close enough.

    Quoted from TractorDoc:

    The cabinet looks blue to me. Seawitch or Stargazer?
    In my experience bottle fed kittens can be some of the wildest. . . its almost like not having a mother to raise them lets the instincts go wild.

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    #36 57 days ago

    Seawitch it is.

    #37 57 days ago
    Quoted from PACMAN:

    Seawitch it is.

    Great story and yes you tried!

    #38 57 days ago

    Thanks, I really hope they make it.

    #39 52 days ago

    Momma cat left me some more hidden presents.

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    #40 51 days ago
    Quoted from PACMAN:

    Momma cat left me some more hidden presents.

    There's a "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" joke in there somewhere.

    #41 51 days ago

    Now if you have a MouseTrap video game , you should check in that one.

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