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by singlezero
Wed May 08, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Pinfest 2019 Allentown Survey
Replies: 69
Views: 2772

Re: Pinfest 2019 Allentown Survey

Hope everybody returned home safe and sound and no Border issues. i got searched. no biggie , what i claimed was in truth. i guess saying 250 for a pinball cabinet they thought i had a TZ in the back . 3 customs officials came to my van but once they saw an empty cabinet they realized there wasnt a...
by singlezero
Sat May 04, 2019 6:04 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Pinfest 2019 Allentown Survey
Replies: 69
Views: 2772

Re: Pinfest 2019 Allentown Survey

Got what I came for an empty cab for my ten spot conversion. Came with a new set of. Marco styling of the 60s legs
by singlezero
Sat Apr 06, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: MAACA Forum and Chat
Topic: The History of Nickels and Dimes
Replies: 2
Views: 129

Re: The History of Nickels and Dimes

I have been passed a Ghana. Coin. That looks identical to a toonie but is worth half the monetary value. I don't see pins out on route to know if these are being used but the owner of where I have a seasonal trailer tells me he is finding them being used in his laudromat On my mid sixties. Moulin ro...
by singlezero
Sun Mar 31, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Video games and consoles
Topic: Where were you in 1982 ?
Replies: 36
Views: 1856

Re: Where were you in 1982 ?

knowing ill be going off on a tangent but being 20 , i had sort of just gotten away from the poolhalls and teenage hangouts with /snooker/pinballs in the late 70s early 80s. Whenever i think of 1982 i voice "The Who in 82". i had gone to see the rolling stones in 81 at rich stadium , and i...
by singlezero
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Pinball Machines for Sale / Machines à Boules à Vendre
Topic: [ON HOLD] FS: Gottlieb Sure Shot $500
Replies: 11
Views: 568

Re: FS: Gottlieb Sure Shot $500

funny it seemeed a few years ago there was a sure shot every month or so for sale and i mentioned to someone the other day how i hadnt seen one in quite awhile . i think the same was said for a spacelab. odd i had one with origninal graphics on one side too , and the other side was painted red. i th...
by singlezero
Thu Mar 28, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Stuff Sold and Old Ads (>6months)
Topic: SOLD: 1973 Gottlieb Jumping Jack
Replies: 7
Views: 277

Re: FS: 1973 Gottlieb Jumping Jack

Hi Steve. Was the one thatwas on kijiji about a month ago?
by singlezero
Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Pinball Parts Wanted / Pièces de Machines à Boules Recherchées
Topic: Longshot- style of the 60's cabinet Williams
Replies: 6
Views: 243

Re: Longshot- style of the 60's cabinet Williams

Found! i only have the one ten spot now but im picking up a cabinet for this in allentown . Coincidentally the person and i went to the marco booth in allentown last year and were able to get a deal for 2 sets of repro legs for 80 USD each , im going to get his set with the purchase. Not sure when t...
by singlezero
Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Pinfest 2019 Allentown Survey
Replies: 69
Views: 2772

Re: Pinfest 2019 Allentown Survey

Puts in one from southern Ontario at least which reminds me I should firm up what I have been negotiating the last few months the entire reason for going
by singlezero
Thu Jan 31, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Clear coat
Replies: 11
Views: 286

Re: Clear coat

I stop using triple thick and now i like to use Finitech products found at BMR. It's urethane water base product, very friendly to use, will not crack and lot of resistance. I use this clear for my playfields and glass for many years now. are higher end urethanes for floors , i assume you put those...
by singlezero
Thu Jan 24, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Pinball Machines WANTED / Machines à Boules Recherchées
Topic: WTB: EM gun/rifle game or similar
Replies: 9
Views: 227

Re: WTB: EM gun/rifle game or similar

hi Drano , sorry i meant to respond just had a very couple of days with furnace work being done at my shop and a CRA audit .. whew .. these are the various gun games i have ... you may do some research .. on them , im not sure if threy are your style or not . then i can give you some more informatio...
by singlezero
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: MAACA Forum and Chat
Topic: Your first machine of 2019 is...
Replies: 42
Views: 1332

Re: Your first machine of 2019 is...

i dont know what is motivating me more , the acquisition of a new machine or the ability to contribute to this post. oh wait.. i guess now its about the new pin...
by singlezero
Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: MAACA Forum and Chat
Topic: Show Us your Woodrails
Replies: 13
Views: 306

Re: Show Us your Woodrails

ted, i didnt realize your sample game came from Quebec. so the southern belle, my grand slam , that extra grand slam pf you have and my minstrel man all came from Quebec
by singlezero
Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: MAACA Forum and Chat
Topic: Show Us your Woodrails
Replies: 13
Views: 306

Re: Show Us your Woodrails

My roto pool preshopped. Fully works although rto target needs. To be cleaned and freshened . It seems every roto pool has this issue . Hoping it's a clean and new springs that brings the roto target back to life. New backglass and plastics have arrived in ontario
by singlezero
Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: MAACA Forum and Chat
Topic: Show Us your Woodrails
Replies: 13
Views: 306

Re: Show Us your Woodrails

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by singlezero
Fri Jan 18, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: turn old pinball parts into clock
Replies: 3
Views: 151

Re: turn old pinball parts into clock

i believe one of the members here amona did something like this with a bally wizard pinball , here it is from instructables
https://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-1970s-pinball-machine-into-an-atomic-synch/
by singlezero
Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Places to play
Topic: Newarcade in halifax
Replies: 0
Views: 88

Newarcade in halifax

I was in Halifax over Christmas and was told. About a new arcade being opened at. Propeller brewery on coddgingtonItried getting a sneak peek as it was between my daughters and my hotel but. They wouldn't allow me a sneak peek. Anyways it just opened https://www.instagram.com/p/BsqsjkJhwDh/?utm_sour...
by singlezero
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: MAACA Forum and Chat
Topic: What did you do today in the hobby?
Replies: 4813
Views: 231464

Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Today I finally hung the raiders of the lost arcade sign. then after pulling out. The 6 or 7 machines underneath I decided I would finally redo the numbers sign on my bally batting practice . I had made one a few years ago But the material was too thick to shine the red through. I had gotten another...
by singlezero
Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: MAACA Forum and Chat
Topic: What are gun games selling for now?
Replies: 2
Views: 121

Re: What are gun games selling for now?

barry ( i bought your raiders of the lost arcade sign). please take my assessment as a grain of salt . it has been a couple of years since selling any gun games but i sold a CC funland , a 1million bc and a bonanza all for about 700 each. i dont know if the market has gone up and down since (3 years...
by singlezero
Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Pinball Machines for Sale / Machines à Boules à Vendre
Topic: Bally one ball champions for sale 200
Replies: 1
Views: 248

Bally one ball champions for sale 200

Ive been trying to make space and bought this some months ago I did pay more for it pick up only in orillia non working a challenging project.
by singlezero
Wed Jan 02, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Pinball machines (EM)
Topic: Gottlieb Screws and Nuts
Replies: 3
Views: 146

Re: Gottlieb Screws and Nuts

i just went through the entire gottlieb parts book and couldnt find that screw and nut listed on any of the coil stops/diagrams . that appears to be the bonus unit you are showing pics of and i looked at mine and sure enough screw and nut. that socket head screw is 8 -32 x 1/4. i did find a 8-32 x 5...
by singlezero
Sat Dec 22, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: MAACA Forum and Chat
Topic: Show Us your Woodrails
Replies: 13
Views: 306

Show Us your Woodrails

i know they have a thread familiar to this on pinside , but a recent rash of kijiji ads a few weeks ago with what i thought were high prices made me wonder who all owns or collects woodrails here in Canada? i know a few collectors and some major restores that have been done on machines but im curiou...
by singlezero
Tue Nov 27, 2018 6:00 am
Forum: MAACA Forum and Chat
Topic: New Barcade to open in Ontario * New red Tape as well * Support needed!
Replies: 12
Views: 1531

Re: New Barcade to open in Ontario * New red Tape as well * Support needed!

some may have seen some posts either on kijiji or on a couple of pinball sites regarding the challenge of going before council in Barrie to open an arcade and those in attendance that night saw it being approved for 22 games with no coin options. Anyways it is becoming a reality with tentative plans...
by singlezero
Sat Nov 10, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Stuff Sold and Old Ads (>6months)
Topic: 2'x12' Arcade sign PRICE REDUCTION now $275
Replies: 5
Views: 1955

Re: 2'x12' Arcade sign PRICE REDUCTION now $275

Got it in the door myself . Hanging it might be another story. Thanks again Barry and nice talking pins with you
by singlezero
Wed Oct 24, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: MAACA Forum and Chat
Topic: New Barcade to open in Ontario * New red Tape as well * Support needed!
Replies: 12
Views: 1531

Re: New Barcade to open in Ontario * New red Tape as well * Support needed!

I was only in attendance the bylaw that was in question was no more than 3 arcade games in one venue for gain. The argument made successfully was the machines set at free play were an accessory to food and alcoihol.
by singlezero
Wed Oct 24, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: MAACA Forum and Chat
Topic: New Barcade to open in Ontario * New red Tape as well * Support needed!
Replies: 12
Views: 1531

Re: New Barcade to open in Ontario * New red Tape as well * Support needed!

I was only in attendance the bylaw that was in question was no more than 3 arcade games in one venue for gain. The argument made successfully was the machines set at free play were an accessory to food and alcoihol.

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