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by Sparky
Mon Mar 16, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: Montreal Pinball League
Topic: MPL vendredi de mars REPORTÉ, date à déterminer
Replies: 42
Views: 650

Re: MPL vendredi 27 mars(darkdog)

Le meeting peut facilement être reporté. Mais si Ron veut inviter les gens, et les gens veulent y aller, c’est une décision personnelle. Et pour moi, d’ailleurs, je travaille encore sur la route. Juste pas d’hotels et de restos. Seulement des visites rapides. Donc, je dis +1 mais c’est encore dans l...
by Sparky
Mon Mar 16, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: Montreal Pinball League
Topic: MPL vendredi de mars REPORTÉ, date à déterminer
Replies: 42
Views: 650

Re: MPL vendredi 27 mars(darkdog)

Bon, ben +1 en bout de ligne! Tout mes déplacements de travail annulés pour 3 semaines.
by Sparky
Sun Mar 15, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: MAACA Forum and Chat
Topic: quarantine projects
Replies: 32
Views: 1142

Re: quarantine projects

Well, I have cancelled all my trainings for the next 2 weeks. So I will have time to catch up on paperwork.

But yeah. World Series, and a bunch of small repairs.
by Sparky
Sat Mar 14, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Buy and Sell / Items Variés Achat et recherche
Topic: FT: for a pinball
Replies: 8
Views: 239

FT: for a pinball

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LOL made you look!

Yes, this is a joke. Lol juat a little humor to break the tension in these crazy times.
by Sparky
Sat Mar 14, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: MAACA Forum and Chat
Topic: quarantine projects
Replies: 32
Views: 1142

Re: quarantine projects

Still travelling and working. But that may change soon.

Hopefully. Lol

And if it does, World Series. ;)
by Sparky
Thu Mar 12, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: Game Rooms - Salles de Jeux
Topic: Latest addition :)
Replies: 7
Views: 228

Re: Latest addition :)

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by Sparky
Tue Mar 10, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: Game Rooms - Salles de Jeux
Topic: Niche Collections
Replies: 9
Views: 560

Re: Niche Collections

cait001 wrote:new post in the series:
Niche Collection 004: JC's Arrangeball & Challengeball machines http://pinballnovice.blogspot.com/2020/ ... eball.html


arrangeball Taiyo electron Full Throttle 2 HQ .jpg


That... is... terrifying.

Looks like the clown has fangs....
by Sparky
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: Montreal Pinball League
Topic: MPL vendredi de mars REPORTÉ, date à déterminer
Replies: 42
Views: 650

Re: MPL vendredi 27 mars(darkdog)

À moins d'un miracle, -1. Je pars de Sainte-Marie-de-Beauce vers 5pm pour revenir à la maison.

On verra.
by Sparky
Sun Mar 08, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: Borderland Pinball Collective
Topic: Borderland Pinball Collective section!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 5358

Re: Borderland Pinball Collective section!!!

I plead the 5th amendment. Lol
by Sparky
Sun Mar 08, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: Pinball and Videogame Tech
Topic: Bulletproofing Stern SDU-100-C Solenoid Board
Replies: 19
Views: 499

Re: Bulletproofing Stern SDU-100-C Solenoid Board

semicolin wrote:That’s too many! What have I started?


Just finally getting off my ass and doing these. Actually, I will be doing them from my hotel room. LOL I am leaving again tomorrow for the week and will bring some soldering tools. I figure I can get 5-6 done.
by Sparky
Sun Mar 08, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: MAACA Forum and Chat
Topic: Pinball parts store in Ottawa
Replies: 13
Views: 641

Re: Pinball parts store in Ottawa

Without opening a giant can of lawyer-enabled whoop-ass, does anyone else find it a little bit awkward that the proprietor of said establishment is notably a non-participant in our esteemed Pinball Forum? I appreciate that in the interests of maintaining the very existence of MAACA we have all agre...
by Sparky
Sat Mar 07, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: MAACA Forum and Chat
Topic: 2020 Hawkesbury Flea Fair
Replies: 20
Views: 672

Re: 2020 Hawkesbury Flea Fair

I will try. No promises. I am booked for travel every day until end of April, and I have games to finish for some. Also, I plan to take some time to help Rob renovate.
by Sparky
Sat Mar 07, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: Pinball and Videogame Tech
Topic: Bulletproofing Stern SDU-100-C Solenoid Board
Replies: 19
Views: 499

Re: Bulletproofing Stern SDU-100-C Solenoid Board

Gold. I have about 40 displays and 12 solenoid drivers on shelves... About time I got to them. LOL Correction. I have 13 sdb’s...that I found so far. Lol And thanks to this thread, I got off my ass and ordered parts. C387BAD3-2454-44DF-8A32-F899976D89A1.jpeg And I found 61 displays. Not all tested ...
by Sparky
Thu Mar 05, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: Montreal Pinball League
Topic: MPL Calendrier 2019-2020!!! YEAR 10!!!
Replies: 48
Views: 2974

Re: MPL Calendrier 2019-2020!!! YEAR 10!!!

Est-ce qu'on peut embarquer aussi tard dans la saison? Ça fait quelques années que je n'ai pas participé et j'aimerais faire un retour, et possiblement introduire mon père pour voir s'il a encore du talent Si l'hôte d'un meeting a de la place, je ne vois pas de problème. Le prochain meeting devrait...
by Sparky
Mon Mar 02, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: Pinball and Videogame Tech
Topic: Discussion... old-school 5V regulator, or new switching regulator?
Replies: 6
Views: 163

Discussion... old-school 5V regulator, or new switching regulator?

Hey guys, I wanted to get people's opinions on 5V regulators used on early SS pin power supply and solenoid driver boards. So, I have a Williams System 7 pin right now that occasionally locks up. I found that the 5V voltage regulator transistor (the one on the power supply with the ginormous heat si...
by Sparky
Mon Mar 02, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: MAACA Forum and Chat
Topic: What did you do today in the hobby?
Replies: 5023
Views: 246414

Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Well, I was home late Friday night and I busted my ass Saturday to clean up for a Borderland meeting Saturday night. I think it came out decent. And now I am out on the road again for the week. Here is a post I did on Instagram on it. 18 or so pins were playable. A couple of vids as well. Good music...
by Sparky
Mon Mar 02, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: Montreal Pinball League
Topic: RÉSULTATS MPL 2019-2020!!
Replies: 4
Views: 514

Re: RÉSULTATS MPL 2019-2020!!

https://media.giphy.com/media/3aGZA6WLI9Jde/giphy.gif OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOh que oui!!! Beinvenu à une autre soirée de Lutte MPL Internationale, en direct du sanctum du Toe Cutter!! https://media.giphy.com/media/G5jEXaqllDxmM/giphy.gif Ce soir, une autre bataille royale comprenant 4 terribles adversaires...
by Sparky
Fri Feb 28, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: Montreal Pinball League
Topic: MPL meeting Pins & Vids 28 Février 2020 @ Toeckeder
Replies: 53
Views: 2045

Re: MPL meeting Pins & Vids 28 Février 2020 @ Toeckeder

Comme de raison... vol annulé et recédulé pour ce soir. Je ne pourrai pas y aller. Désolé les boys.

FML....
by Sparky
Thu Feb 27, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: *3D printed parts thread*
Replies: 94
Views: 4200

Re: *3D printed parts thread*

Chnillapoil wrote:
Sparky wrote:Wow... 20 years in this hobby and I still find myself amazed by progress.

Those posts are awesome. I may need some as well for Flight 2000... any chance in blue? ;)


How many do you need ?


Sorry, I didn't see the response.

I will count them when I get home.
by Sparky
Thu Feb 27, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: *3D printed parts thread*
Replies: 94
Views: 4200

Re: *3D printed parts thread*

Here is an easy one. I just visited an arcade and they had this on the coindoors:

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2085416/comments

I actually bought 7 of them from the arcade directly. LOL

But I would install those in all my machines.
by Sparky
Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: Montreal Pinball League
Topic: MPL meeting Pins & Vids 28 Février 2020 @ Toeckeder
Replies: 53
Views: 2045

Re: MPL meeting Pins & Vids 28 Février 2020 @ Toeckeder

Je garde les doigts croisés. Il y a des délais de vols déjà pour demain... foque...
by Sparky
Tue Feb 25, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: New project... COMMANDOS (WTF??)
Replies: 10
Views: 664

Re: New project... COMMANDOS (WTF??)

Toeckeder wrote:Nice project, Gottlieb boards in there?


Yup. System 80A.
by Sparky
Tue Feb 25, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: New project... COMMANDOS (WTF??)
Replies: 10
Views: 664

Re: New project... COMMANDOS (WTF??)

TwilightZone wrote:
cait001 wrote:very cool find!
Playfield layout also seems to be borrowed from Gottlieb's 1975 Fast Draw https://www.ipdb.org/showpic.pl?id=828& ... 258&zoom=1


Wow! Good eye. Would be cool to have them side by side.


I ordered a poster. ;)
by Sparky
Sun Feb 23, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: New project... COMMANDOS (WTF??)
Replies: 10
Views: 664

New project... COMMANDOS (WTF??)

Greetings from Milwaukee... again. LOL I have time to kill from the hotel, so... here goes. 20 years. I have been tinkering in this hobby for that long. Yes, I do know that some have for much longer. LOL... but my point is that due to me doing it that long, very little excites me much. I have had 50...
by Sparky
Wed Feb 19, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Pinball machines (SS/DMD)
Topic: Stern Heavy Metal ?
Replies: 19
Views: 1249

Re: Stern Heavy Metal ?

Azatotht wrote:Return of The Pin ?



Jesus, did any of them survive? Wasn't there a massive recall or something? I haven't seen one in years.

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