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by mbudman
Tue Oct 05, 2021 8:25 pm
Forum: Pinball machines (SS/DMD)
Topic: Star Wars Pinball machine
Replies: 2
Views: 194

Star Wars Pinball machine

Hello, A friend is looking at purchasing a Star Wars pinball machine: https://www.hammacher.com/product/official-star-wars-pinball-machine?promo=search&query=uu-13855 Does anyone know if this particular one is a good machine (price and size)? Is it standard pinball size? I have never purchased a bra...
by mbudman
Wed Sep 08, 2021 3:20 pm
Forum: MAME - Virtual Pinballs
Topic: Mame help needed
Replies: 3
Views: 204

Re: Mame help needed

Hello, I am following configuration instructions from here : https://gameroomsolutions.com/setup-hyperspin-mame-hyperlaunch-full-guide/ I have installed rocketlauncher and trying to get ROMs for mame to work. I have ROM version 0235b When i ask rocket launcher to audit games, it finds them but all g...
by mbudman
Tue Sep 07, 2021 7:20 pm
Forum: MAME - Virtual Pinballs
Topic: Mame help needed
Replies: 3
Views: 204

Mame help needed

Hello, Is anyone available to give me a hand with setting up a Mame system on a computer? I am following instructions, configured Hyperspin / rocket Launcher, downloaded the MAME rom pack (50+ gig) and try to add the games to Rocket launcher. Rocket launcher does not recognize any of the games, I ma...
by mbudman
Mon Jun 28, 2021 5:45 pm
Forum: MAACA Forum and Chat
Topic: PinFest 2021 Friday July 30th to Saturday 31st
Replies: 4
Views: 219

PinFest 2021 Friday July 30th to Saturday 31st

Is anyone going this year?

The borders should be open July 21.

Thanks!

Mark
by mbudman
Sat Jun 19, 2021 1:09 am
Forum: Pinball and Videogame Tech
Topic: Gottlieb Force II - help needed please!
Replies: 6
Views: 192

Re: Gottlieb Force II - help needed please!

The inclination tilt ball has been removed. I will check some of the other suggestions.

Thanks!
by mbudman
Fri Jun 18, 2021 3:39 pm
Forum: Pinball and Videogame Tech
Topic: Gottlieb Force II - help needed please!
Replies: 6
Views: 192

Re: Gottlieb Force II - help needed please!

How would I go about disconnecting the tilt mechanism?
by mbudman
Fri Jun 18, 2021 1:47 pm
Forum: Pinball and Videogame Tech
Topic: Gottlieb Force II - help needed please!
Replies: 6
Views: 192

Gottlieb Force II - help needed please!

I have a Gottlieb Force II system 80 pinball machine. All the boards have been rebuilt and certified. When I turn on the machine, all the displays light up immediately. After a few seconds, the machine flashes and the high score or last game score flashes as it should. I can add a game and the machi...
by mbudman
Sat Jun 05, 2021 6:57 am
Forum: Pinball machines (SS/DMD)
Topic: Overlay file for Bally EightBall playfield
Replies: 18
Views: 1597

Re: Overlay file for Bally EightBall playfield

Hi Dan,

Message sent. Check your spam folder if you do not see it.

Mark
by mbudman
Fri Jun 04, 2021 6:10 am
Forum: Pinball machines (SS/DMD)
Topic: Overlay file for Bally EightBall playfield
Replies: 18
Views: 1597

Re: Overlay file for Bally EightBall playfield

Hi Carl,

I sent the information to your yahoo account. Please check spam mail if you do not see it.

Thanks,

Mark
by mbudman
Wed Apr 07, 2021 4:18 pm
Forum: Pinball and Videogame Tech
Topic: Fuse F6 blows on Gottlieb Force II - system 80
Replies: 4
Views: 197

Re: Fuse F6 blows on Gottlieb Force II - system 80

I have made some progress. After speaking with R.A.B., based on some of the symptoms, he suggested that I check the tilt switch. It was not set right and I fixed it, so now I am sort of able to start a game. Fuse F6 still blows (instantly with a lot of current), but I am able to add credits, and hav...
by mbudman
Sun Apr 04, 2021 9:01 am
Forum: Pinball and Videogame Tech
Topic: Fuse F6 blows on Gottlieb Force II - system 80
Replies: 4
Views: 197

Re: Fuse F6 blows on Gottlieb Force II - system 80

Thanks Sylvain. Your advice is always A1.

Best,

Mark
by mbudman
Sat Apr 03, 2021 10:45 pm
Forum: Pinball and Videogame Tech
Topic: Fuse F6 blows on Gottlieb Force II - system 80
Replies: 4
Views: 197

Fuse F6 blows on Gottlieb Force II - system 80

Hello,

Fuse F6 (slow blow 8 amp) blows immediately on power on for a Gottlieb Force II system 80 pin. System says this is for the solenoids. As I am new to this (system 80) anyone have any suggestions?

Thanks,

Mark
by mbudman
Fri Mar 19, 2021 4:52 pm
Forum: Pinball Parts Wanted / Pièces de Machines à Boules Recherchées
Topic: LF - Bally Playboy 1978 Playfield
Replies: 1
Views: 97

Re: LF - Bally Playboy 1978 Playfield

Will consider overlay. Even pics.

I have other overlay to trade or can buy.

Thanks,

Mark
by mbudman
Mon Mar 15, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: Pinball and Videogame Tech
Topic: Do you have a playfield that needs restoration? Avez-vous un terrain de jeu à restaurer?
Replies: 6
Views: 334

Re: Do you have a playfield that needs restoration? Avez-vous un terrain de jeu à restaurer?

I will post pictures of the results after I source a get target playfield to test with.
by mbudman
Mon Mar 15, 2021 10:19 am
Forum: Pinball and Videogame Tech
Topic: Do you have a playfield that needs restoration? Avez-vous un terrain de jeu à restaurer?
Replies: 6
Views: 334

Re: Do you have a playfield that needs restoration? Avez-vous un terrain de jeu à restaurer?

Bele2009,

That would be great if we could coordinate a time for me to get the old playfield.

Thanks,

Mark
by mbudman
Sat Mar 13, 2021 8:48 am
Forum: Pinball and Videogame Tech
Topic: Do you have a playfield that needs restoration? Avez-vous un terrain de jeu à restaurer?
Replies: 6
Views: 334

Do you have a playfield that needs restoration? Avez-vous un terrain de jeu à restaurer?

Hello, I am currently experimenting with developing a new process to restore pinball playfields and I am searching for playfields to test the with. Results should be better than a hardtop, and the look would authentic (no plastic involved) . The process consists of clearcoat protection too. If you h...
by mbudman
Fri Mar 05, 2021 3:59 pm
Forum: Pinball Parts Wanted / Pièces de Machines à Boules Recherchées
Topic: LF - Bally Playboy 1978 Playfield
Replies: 1
Views: 97

LF - Bally Playboy 1978 Playfield

Hello,

I am looking for a Bally, 1978 playfield. Populated or not.

Thanks,

Mark
by mbudman
Sun Feb 07, 2021 3:46 pm
Forum: Pinball and Videogame Tech
Topic: Gottlieb Count-Down - extra ball light
Replies: 3
Views: 207

Re: Gottlieb Count-Down - extra ball light

Thanks for the advice!

It is the connector pin that was pin. All is working.

This is the first pinball machine that I own where every single bulb works.

Cheers,

Mark
by mbudman
Sun Jan 31, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: Pinball and Videogame Tech
Topic: Gottlieb Count-Down - extra ball light
Replies: 3
Views: 207

Gottlieb Count-Down - extra ball light

Hello, I have a Gottlieb Count-down (system one) . Everything seems to work except the extra ball light on the playfield. I am unable to get the extra ball light on the playfield to illuminate when an extra ball is scored. It does light up on the back glass. I changed the driver board (I have extras...
by mbudman
Sat Jan 09, 2021 6:44 pm
Forum: Pinball and Videogame Tech
Topic: Count-down Gottleib System One (Ugh!) problems
Replies: 1
Views: 243

Count-down Gottleib System One (Ugh!) problems

Hello, I own two Count-down pinball machines, System One by Gottleib. Both were working fine. On the first one, I took the machine apart (just the playfield) to clear coat. Clear coat has been completed and I just have to put it back together. and install back in its original machine (machine #1) Th...
by mbudman
Thu Nov 19, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Pinball and Videogame Tech
Topic: Captain Fantastic issue
Replies: 3
Views: 211

Re: Captain Fantastic issue

Hi Sylvain, Thanks for the advice. I will check it out. An interesting thing to note. The pin connector plug beside the the tilt on the left side on the inside cabinet - The first pin on the left side (first pin being close to the bottom) becomes extremely hot - to the point where I almost burned my...
by mbudman
Sun Nov 15, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: Pinball and Videogame Tech
Topic: Captain Fantastic issue
Replies: 3
Views: 211

Captain Fantastic issue

Hello, I have a loose connection somewhere which causes the playfield lights for bonus score and A/B/Open gate to stop working. Must be something loose, but I have not found the correct spot yet. I replaced 3 Fuse holders beside the title mechanism on left side (the old ones were broken) and I repla...
by mbudman
Sun Nov 15, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: Pinball and Videogame Tech
Topic: Gottlieb Close Encounter tech question
Replies: 2
Views: 219

Re: Gottlieb Close Encounter tech question

Well I figured it out. I took apart the roto assemby and discovered that the roto wheel was not on tight enough. I also increased spring tension for the roto wheel and everything seems to be functioning correctly.
by mbudman
Sun Oct 25, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: Pinball and Videogame Tech
Topic: Gottlieb Close Encounter tech question
Replies: 2
Views: 219

Gottlieb Close Encounter tech question

Hello, I am having trouble with my Gottlieb system 1 Close Encounters. 3 areas (possibly 4) do not register (score or sound) when the switch makes contact. The area are the two outer lanes when you lose a ball to the right and left of each specific flipper. The other one is the middle lane at the to...
by mbudman
Fri Oct 23, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: Pinball and Videogame Tech
Topic: Pinbot Question
Replies: 3
Views: 285

Re: Pinbot Question

Thank you for the information. This is exactly what I was looking for.

You guys rock!

Mark

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