What did you do today in the hobby?

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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby Guard » Tue Jul 10, 2018 1:14 pm

Got up early and hung over to head down to the US to make Capt. Card a Canadian citizen.

Edit: plays perfectly....BG and PF are rough though.
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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby YellowMustard » Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:19 pm

i was working on cab today...
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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby OTTOgd » Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:08 pm

Pinball is sooooo boring these days.

... because electronic darts is where to be! 8-)
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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby cait001 » Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:16 pm

so as someone who has never played digital darts, what is the attraction? every time I hear about them, people always say they are one of the most popular machines of the game room.
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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby OTTOgd » Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:56 pm

cait001 wrote:so as someone who has never played digital darts, what is the attraction? every time I hear about them, people always say they are one of the most popular machines of the game room.

Pre-arcade-game-collecting (almost 10 years :? (since smoking cigarettes too! :D)), I played darts in the garage with in-laws on occasion. And I never ever played electronic darts either! But have since become aware of them and have been interested for years. Opportunity came up and I got it! Nifty games and don't have to use chalk to track scoring anymore! phew!

... but no Cricket, darnit. Would love to 'upgrade' to an Arachnid 6000/Super 6 Plus II.

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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby kicknhard » Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:36 am

Got my TFTC translite signed by famous designer John Borg :)
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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby cait001 » Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:15 pm

2 small new additions to my space-limited arcade...
Even had to import pennies to play them! Expect to play these at the Ottawa Gameroom show come September.
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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby OTTOgd » Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:06 am

cait001 wrote:2 small new additions to my space-limited arcade...
Even had to import pennies to play them! Expect to play these at the Ottawa Gameroom show come September.

Those two are so cool.

Had no idea they existed and quickly looked them up. Pace Manufacturing Co. made a bunch of games! You need 'Pen-Nee-Golf'!

https://www.arcade-museum.com/manuf_det ... nuf_id=842

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*edit: Looks like these might be re-manufactured games. Still really nifty.
http://www.esnarf.com/whizball.htm
http://www.esnarf.com/4912k.htm

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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby cait001 » Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:47 am

OTTOgd wrote:*edit: Looks like these might be re-manufactured games. Still really nifty.
http://www.esnarf.com/whizball.htm
http://www.esnarf.com/4912k.htm


Yep, it's an extended production, they are made from the leftover remaining casts!

Pen-Nee-Golf is the game same as Whiz Ball, but with different graphics
PINS: GTB Super Soccer (lent), GTB Sure Shot, BLY Mousin' Around, WMS No Good Gofers, WMS Triple Strike (loan)
COUNTERTOP: 1972 CC Mini-Baseball (loan), 1975 Satomi Arrangeball, 1930 Fields Five Jacks, 1931 Pace Base Ball, 1931 Pace Whiz Ball, 1932 BLY Goofy, 1978 Haiwa Pachinko
WANTED: スマートボール (Smart Ball), payazzo/kronespill, Bell-Fruit Cascade
backglasses wanted: Fairy, Fire Queen, Out Of Sight
marquees wanted: Strider, Astro Invader, R-Type (w/ship)
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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby Sparky » Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:01 pm

One more project finished. This thing was beyond rough. Half the paint gone, bottom panel rotted, and playfield needed to be swapped. So...

- new cab bottom
- cab completely redone
- backbox rebuilt
- most power connectors repinned
- playfield swap done
- countless parts changed
- metal polished

Owner will change the flippers himself. On to the next one.

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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby Guard » Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:50 pm

Found a rare Blue Note in a cottage basement. And in really good shape to boot.......
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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby cait001 » Sat Aug 11, 2018 9:49 pm

so many standups!!! It's like a Standup version of Atlantis
PINS: GTB Super Soccer (lent), GTB Sure Shot, BLY Mousin' Around, WMS No Good Gofers, WMS Triple Strike (loan)
COUNTERTOP: 1972 CC Mini-Baseball (loan), 1975 Satomi Arrangeball, 1930 Fields Five Jacks, 1931 Pace Base Ball, 1931 Pace Whiz Ball, 1932 BLY Goofy, 1978 Haiwa Pachinko
WANTED: スマートボール (Smart Ball), payazzo/kronespill, Bell-Fruit Cascade
backglasses wanted: Fairy, Fire Queen, Out Of Sight
marquees wanted: Strider, Astro Invader, R-Type (w/ship)
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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby cait001 » Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:40 am

New pin games... :D
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PINS: GTB Super Soccer (lent), GTB Sure Shot, BLY Mousin' Around, WMS No Good Gofers, WMS Triple Strike (loan)
COUNTERTOP: 1972 CC Mini-Baseball (loan), 1975 Satomi Arrangeball, 1930 Fields Five Jacks, 1931 Pace Base Ball, 1931 Pace Whiz Ball, 1932 BLY Goofy, 1978 Haiwa Pachinko
WANTED: スマートボール (Smart Ball), payazzo/kronespill, Bell-Fruit Cascade
backglasses wanted: Fairy, Fire Queen, Out Of Sight
marquees wanted: Strider, Astro Invader, R-Type (w/ship)
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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby Drano » Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:14 pm

Guard wrote:Found a rare Blue Note in a cottage basement. And in really good shape to boot.......



I think that game needs another pop-bumper :lol:

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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby OTTOgd » Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:46 pm

cait001 wrote:New pin games... :D


Hey! Both are neat but that 'Sammy Miracle Super' looks really nifty! New-to-me!

What year was it made? Can you please post a gameplay vid?

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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby cait001 » Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:52 am

OTTOgd wrote:
cait001 wrote:New pin games... :D


Hey! Both are neat but that 'Sammy Miracle Super' looks really nifty! New-to-me!

What year was it made? Can you please post a gameplay vid?


5 Jacks is circa 1930 (though mine is a recast done 25 years ago or so)
The Arrangeball is assumed to be 1975, and is definitely the most addictive pachinko-style machine I've ever played.
You can search "Arrangeball" on youtube for lots of gameplay vids, but why not just come to the Ottawa Pinball/Gameroom show in September? Every game in my "countertop" list in my signature will be there to play!
PINS: GTB Super Soccer (lent), GTB Sure Shot, BLY Mousin' Around, WMS No Good Gofers, WMS Triple Strike (loan)
COUNTERTOP: 1972 CC Mini-Baseball (loan), 1975 Satomi Arrangeball, 1930 Fields Five Jacks, 1931 Pace Base Ball, 1931 Pace Whiz Ball, 1932 BLY Goofy, 1978 Haiwa Pachinko
WANTED: スマートボール (Smart Ball), payazzo/kronespill, Bell-Fruit Cascade
backglasses wanted: Fairy, Fire Queen, Out Of Sight
marquees wanted: Strider, Astro Invader, R-Type (w/ship)
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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby OTTOgd » Wed Aug 15, 2018 11:40 am

cait001 wrote:5 Jacks is circa 1930 (though mine is a recast done 25 years ago or so)
The Arrangeball is assumed to be 1975, and is definitely the most addictive pachinko-style machine I've ever played.
You can search "Arrangeball" on youtube for lots of gameplay vids, but why not just come to the Ottawa Pinball/Gameroom show in September? Every game in my "countertop" list in my signature will be there to play!

Cool! If all goes well, I'll be at the Ottawa Pinball to play them all and then take home that Arrangeball, thanks Cait!

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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby cait001 » Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:18 pm

OTTOgd wrote:
cait001 wrote:5 Jacks is circa 1930 (though mine is a recast done 25 years ago or so)
The Arrangeball is assumed to be 1975, and is definitely the most addictive pachinko-style machine I've ever played.
You can search "Arrangeball" on youtube for lots of gameplay vids, but why not just come to the Ottawa Pinball/Gameroom show in September? Every game in my "countertop" list in my signature will be there to play!

Cool! If all goes well, I'll be at the Ottawa Pinball to play them all and then take home that Arrangeball, thanks Cait!


HEY WAIT, NOT FOR SALE!!!

BTW is your Computer Pachinko working well? It would be great if you could bring it to the show and we had multiple bingo variants in a row to showcase Japanese machines
PINS: GTB Super Soccer (lent), GTB Sure Shot, BLY Mousin' Around, WMS No Good Gofers, WMS Triple Strike (loan)
COUNTERTOP: 1972 CC Mini-Baseball (loan), 1975 Satomi Arrangeball, 1930 Fields Five Jacks, 1931 Pace Base Ball, 1931 Pace Whiz Ball, 1932 BLY Goofy, 1978 Haiwa Pachinko
WANTED: スマートボール (Smart Ball), payazzo/kronespill, Bell-Fruit Cascade
backglasses wanted: Fairy, Fire Queen, Out Of Sight
marquees wanted: Strider, Astro Invader, R-Type (w/ship)
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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby WARLOCK » Wed Aug 22, 2018 12:23 am

I wrote something... In regards to something...

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It is a slow rise from the bottom to the top my friends.
It is a far greater thing that we do from what was, to what it should be, or will be.
It is something beyond the generation that we are, to teach that next generation what to become.
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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby WARLOCK » Wed Aug 22, 2018 12:25 am

I thought very seriously about buying these 2 pins.


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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby Woody » Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:18 am

I've begin my Super Chexx restoration by cuting vinyl with the plotter machine for remaking all the faded lines on my PF. (thanks to my friend Ti-Guy for the plotter machine loan...)
after all lines and letters refreshed, i gave 3 automotive clear coats on PF.

My next step is to put all players numbers and names on the shirts.
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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby pharoah007 » Thu Aug 23, 2018 4:55 pm

way to wreck the table with the red toilet seat symbol at center ice.
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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby Sparky » Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:39 pm

Aug.18th: Finally brought that Black Pyramid home... time to part it out. Use it to fix others, as it has no backglass...

Aug.19th: Hey... I just bought a Sinbad project. I could save that one...

5 minutes later: ... I just bought a Stern Disco! I never played that one. Cool...

Aug.20th: Fuck... lots of backlash over parting out a pin no one seemed to ever like... OK, fuck it... I will save Black Pyramid.

Aug.21st: I will never find a backglass for this thing...

Aug.22nd: ... I found a backglass...

Aug.23rd: (Quote a Borderlander: Hey Sparky, here is an ad in FB:) Oooohhhh A Sega Turbo... Hmmm... I can save that. OK, fuck it, let's go for it.

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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby Dave W. » Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:06 pm

Sparky wrote:
Aug.23rd: (Quote a Borderlander: Hey Sparky, here is an ad in FB:) Oooohhhh A Sega Turbo... Hmmm... I can save that.


Who would do such a thing? 8-)

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