Gaetan Laniel

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Chnillapoil
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Gaetan Laniel

Postby Chnillapoil » Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:29 pm

HIGH SPEED 1986
PIN*BOT 1986
TAXI 1988
VOLLEY 1976
MAME MARIO BROS 1983
RACER BY MIDWAY 1975
FATHOM 1980
MS PACMAN (cocktail project)

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Re: Gaetan Laniel

Postby ShootAgain » Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:22 pm

R.I.P Mr Laniel

Your name will always be remembered when I Iook under my Pinball cabinet.
currently playing:

Dialed In - Monster Bash - Iron Man VE - Ghostbusters Pro - Star Trek Pro - Big Buck Hunter - WH20 - BSD - Funhouse - Whirlwind - BK2000 - Fish tales - RBION
SS: Seawitch - SkateBall
EM: Volley - Capersville - Strange World
It's only Pinball! Carry on, BUCKO!

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Re: Gaetan Laniel

Postby semicolin » Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:25 pm

Oh no! He brought a lot of joy to so many people.
Sharing my space with: Stern Meteor, Gottlieb Tag Team, Interflip Dragon, Street Fighter cab w/Premium 8
Wanted: Widebody cocktail cabinet, ≥ 36", Bally Elektra, Williams Rollergames, Bally Centaur

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Re: Gaetan Laniel

Postby Pindude152 » Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:38 pm

Here's the Romeo Laniel Obituary out of the december 1969 Canadian Coin Box Magazine.

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"It's heavy. What is it? ... The, uh, stuff dreams are made of"
-The Maltese Falcon

"Every ball for me's another game.For you this always looks the same [...]
I know for you this doesn't look a lot. For me this is the only thing I got"
-Yello - Pinball Cha Cha

"He who is tired of Weird Al is tired of life"
-Homer Simpson

Wanted: Bally 20 hole Bingo machine: Orient, London, Safari, Super 7, Bonus 7 or Hawaii.
Bally Fireball, Bally Mad World

Quality EM repairs & refurbishing

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Re: Gaetan Laniel

Postby Dave W. » Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:09 pm

ShootAgain wrote:R.I.P Mr Laniel

Your name will always be remembered when I Iook under my Pinball cabinet.


Same here... All of the back doors on my vids have the very recognizable stamp :
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RIP

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Re: Gaetan Laniel

Postby Sparky » Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:15 pm

We often praise the builders and designers of our addictions, yet so little goes to the people that have made them all accessible.

Thank you, God bless, and may the pearly gates be on free play.
Now playing in Sparky's Power Station: Jungle Lord, Sorcerer, Flash, Grand Lizard, Time Fantasy, Freefall, Big Game, BSD, Genesis, Totem, Bumper, Marathon, Queen of Hearts, Lady Luck (Recel), Slapshot retheme pin, Zombie Walk retheme pin, Wizard of Wor, Sprint 2, Major Havok mame, Mametendo redtent, Pintendo virtual pinball, and lots of others in restoration.



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