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$ 900

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For sale: Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Added: November 17th, 2016 Ended: December 11th, 2016
Condition: Fully shopped/refurbished

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Item description

Recapped power supply, new mpu-driver harness, reppinned psu-mpu harness, reheated all boards and retinned edge connectors, all ground mods done, external battery pack added, new caps and amp for tone board, rebuilt flippers, new flipper bats, rebuilt target reel, rebuilt ball plunger, added free play blanks, new transistor for drop target and target wheel, polished playfield metal, new playfield glass is coming this week, full clean shopped and wax and polish playfield and plastics, new rubbers, replaced all the bulbs including blinkers, wired it for free play, slam switches which are problematic disabled, recharged all displays, and adjusted all switches, new matching locks, and of course a brand new ball.

The playfield is a solid 8-9 very vibrant and minimal swirls and only a couple knicks in the paint with some wear around inserts and under the pops and one cracked insert on the 7000. It does have one scratched plastic, and the typical crack on the large plastic at the very thin bottom.

The cabinet could use a good cleaning on the outside and some minor touchups. I just haven't gotten to it yet.

The back glass has a few minor spots that flaked, and the typical scratch around the latch under the gottlieb logo and the blue film flaked a bit on the display 1. There is also some kind of silver paint on the outside glass part near player 1 it that I am having difficulty removing. I'd rank it an overall 7, but it's so bright and nice it would be a 9 without the scratches.

I would trade this towards another project pin. I like solid states from the 80s.

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Bridgeton, NJ, US


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