What did you do today in the hobby?

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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby Guard » Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:20 pm

No they won't. ...
PINS- Hit The Deck/ Buccaneer/Sure Shot/Fire Queen/ Volley/ Tee'd Off/ Rollergames/ Star Trip/ Flip Flop/ Combat/ Flash Gordon/ Capt.Card/Bluenote/ Space Shuttle/Strange Science/Card Whiz/ Genesis/Bally Circus / Bally Beat The Clock/ Spanish Eyes/ Outer Space/Bronco
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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby WARLOCK » Tue May 07, 2019 1:17 am

Far too much...
And never quite enough...

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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby mdeslaur » Tue May 07, 2019 3:52 pm

Installed a colordmd in GB, fixed Twister ball trough.

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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby cait001 » Wed May 08, 2019 7:58 am

Started putting the prewar machines in a row. 1 is still out for restoration, so it will eventually be 5 of them, average age 86 years old.
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PINS: GTB Super Soccer (lent), BLY Mousin' Around, WMS No Good Gofers, WMS Triple Strike (loan)
COUNTERTOP: 1933 Exhibit Supply Select-Em, 2004 Apollo 1 Arepachi (CRアレパチ アポロ1号), Thunder Dragon Z (CRサンダードラゴンZ), 1932 Gottlieb Cloverleaf, 1964 Wulff Rialto (out for repair), 2015 Ranma 1/2 pachinko (CRA羽根らんま1/2R), Sammy Miracle Hustler Arrangeball, Glory Ball Deluxe (out for repair), スマートボール (Smart Ball) (lent), 1934 PAMCO Contact Master, 1936 Bally Challenger (lent), 1934 Rock-Ola World's Series (out for restoration), 1934 Bally Signal Jr, 1950 Culp Bridge Ball, 1964 Daiwa Pachinko, 1972 CC Mini-Baseball (loan), 1975 Satomi Arrangeball, 1930 Fields Five Jacks, 1931 Pace Base Ball, 1931 Pace Whiz Ball, 1932 Bally Goofy, 1978 Haiwa Pachinko
WANTED: スマートボール (Smart Ball), payazzo/kronespill, Bell-Fruit Cascade, 1932 Ballyround, 1935 Cannon Fire, 1934 Fleet, 1935 Impact, 1935 Spot-Lite
backglasses wanted: Fairy, Fire Queen, Out Of Sight
marquees wanted: Cosmic Avenger, Varkon, Dark Planet, Strider, Astro Invader, R-Type (w/ship)
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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby semicolin » Wed May 08, 2019 9:54 pm

I think you should put a Florida Water spritzer near the door.
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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby monkeybug » Sat May 11, 2019 12:26 am

cait001 wrote:Started putting the prewar machines in a row. 1 is still out for restoration, so it will eventually be 5 of them, average age 86 years old.


That is awesome. I still keep wanting to add a pre-war game to my collection Rockala and Stoner games seemed to be the most fun from what little I have played.

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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby Guard » Tue Jun 04, 2019 5:16 pm

"Finished "up a Pat Hand that I was tinkering on for the last couple weeks. Turned out really nice considering how long it had sat. I had never wiped that much dirt off a PF and it was extremely nice underneath. Still have a bit of an issue with it counting out some extra bonus before the outhole relay kicks in but it's getting better with some game time. (I think Sylvan has a thread on MAACA about this problem) I did some low purple light above the score reels as there is almost no paint there on the BG. The lady is still all there so I stuck about 4 white LEDs behind her and that takes away from some of the other missing paint.
Nice to bring back a game I played a ton as a kid and finding out I still enjoy the game play.
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PINS- Hit The Deck/ Buccaneer/Sure Shot/Fire Queen/ Volley/ Tee'd Off/ Rollergames/ Star Trip/ Flip Flop/ Combat/ Flash Gordon/ Capt.Card/Bluenote/ Space Shuttle/Strange Science/Card Whiz/ Genesis/Bally Circus / Bally Beat The Clock/ Spanish Eyes/ Outer Space/Bronco
Projects- Jolly Rodger/Stratoflite/Pat Hand/ Tri Zone
RIP- Sinbad/ Supersonic

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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby Pinoffski » Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:51 am

Payed for this..
Just need to have it delivered

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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby semicolin » Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:24 am

Nice! Good luck!
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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby redketchup » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:40 pm

Metallica powdercoat armor... next maiden!
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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby Blackghost4 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:52 pm

Went over to my client and good friend Phil to help him with his mods for his AC DC.
Looks great. The semi truck was my idea.
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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby redketchup » Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:58 am

Powder coat cash box!
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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby cap » Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:29 pm

redketchup wrote:Powder coat cash box!

Are you doing this yourself in your home oven?
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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby shane » Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:46 pm

Brought Joker poker home for the 2nd time. :roll:
As soon as I had it working and shiny( with the help of a super tech maaca member ) a good friend wanted it. So we carried up 3 flights of stairs to sit beside his wms triple action.
A year later and back down the stairs it comes.
Wife's out at music trivia with a friend so I've got a few hours to come up with a decent story........
Any Ideas? :?
Noticing the coin door lights and back box lights are dim.....will post in other forum for help. Not sure about that.....

I am out of pinball room.
I am sore from lifting pinball.
I have less money because of pinball.
I am in trouble ( wifey)because of pinball. ( not really)
I will call R.A.B. next week for parts for pinball.
I love pinball.
Edit: figured out after much head scratching that the leds were defective. Thus giving me dim lights. Replaced with 44's . No more bargain cheap leds.
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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby semicolin » Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:33 am

shane wrote:Edit: figured out after much head scratching that the leds were defective. Thus giving me dim lights. Replaced with 44's . No more bargain cheap leds.


Was it those $0.50 ones from Comet? I bought a tonne of them for my games and within a year they all had to go. Huge mistake, although the rest of their products are pretty good. I really like their Optix Maximus for GI and I should have bought them the first time.
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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby dr.nybble » Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:18 am

Finished clearcoating my BSD playfield with SprayMax 2K. Bought a pop-up spray tent which worked well https://www.amazon.ca/HomeRight-C900038 ... way&sr=8-2

I did have PPE on; spraying out side there is minimal exposure it doesn't take long to spray the playfield. I'll let it cure for a bit before sanding / polishing. It is not perfect but way better than what I started with, in reality when you are playing you will not notice the flaws that remain. I could have bought a new one from Mirco for $999 USD but this is good enough.

I am still considering what to do with the cabinet. Mirco does have "RadCals" that I think are $379USD I may use those but pondering other options like painting it myself.
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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby eh97ac » Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:02 am

dr.nybble wrote:Finished clearcoating my BSD playfield with SprayMax 2K. Bought a pop-up spray tent which worked well https://www.amazon.ca/HomeRight-C900038 ... way&sr=8-2

I did have PPE on; spraying out side there is minimal exposure it doesn't take long to spray the playfield. I'll let it cure for a bit before sanding / polishing. It is not perfect but way better than what I started with, in reality when you are playing you will not notice the flaws that remain. I could have bought a new one from Mirco for $999 USD but this is good enough.

I am still considering what to do with the cabinet. Mirco does have "RadCals" that I think are $379USD I may use those but pondering other options like painting it myself.


@BLACK_ROSE on pinside sells these if you are interested

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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby cdnpinballer » Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:03 pm

Sold some games and today received the e-mail from CPR regarding payment for the new Xenon playfield run...

In one hand........out the other....

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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby shane » Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:25 am

semicolin wrote:
shane wrote:Edit: figured out after much head scratching that the leds were defective. Thus giving me dim lights. Replaced with 44's . No more bargain cheap leds.


Was it those $0.50 ones from Comet? I bought a tonne of them for my games and within a year they all had to go. Huge mistake, although the rest of their products are pretty good. I really like their Optix Maximus for GI and I should have bought them the first time.


Yeppers! Cheapos from comet.
I remember it was 29$ for 100 bulbs. ( leds)
Well guess what ? You get what you pay for.
I agree comet has for the most part great products and decent quality. Great service too.
Live and learn.and play pinball.....
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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby cait001 » Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:52 am

Picked up this little machine...
I should probably just delete my signature at this point, it's way too unwieldly
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PINS: GTB Super Soccer (lent), BLY Mousin' Around, WMS No Good Gofers, WMS Triple Strike (loan)
COUNTERTOP: 1933 Exhibit Supply Select-Em, 2004 Apollo 1 Arepachi (CRアレパチ アポロ1号), Thunder Dragon Z (CRサンダードラゴンZ), 1932 Gottlieb Cloverleaf, 1964 Wulff Rialto (out for repair), 2015 Ranma 1/2 pachinko (CRA羽根らんま1/2R), Sammy Miracle Hustler Arrangeball, Glory Ball Deluxe (out for repair), スマートボール (Smart Ball) (lent), 1934 PAMCO Contact Master, 1936 Bally Challenger (lent), 1934 Rock-Ola World's Series (out for restoration), 1934 Bally Signal Jr, 1950 Culp Bridge Ball, 1964 Daiwa Pachinko, 1972 CC Mini-Baseball (loan), 1975 Satomi Arrangeball, 1930 Fields Five Jacks, 1931 Pace Base Ball, 1931 Pace Whiz Ball, 1932 Bally Goofy, 1978 Haiwa Pachinko
WANTED: スマートボール (Smart Ball), payazzo/kronespill, Bell-Fruit Cascade, 1932 Ballyround, 1935 Cannon Fire, 1934 Fleet, 1935 Impact, 1935 Spot-Lite
backglasses wanted: Fairy, Fire Queen, Out Of Sight
marquees wanted: Cosmic Avenger, Varkon, Dark Planet, Strider, Astro Invader, R-Type (w/ship)
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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby OTTOgd » Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:05 pm

cait001 wrote:Picked up this little machine...
I should probably just delete my signature at this point, it's way too unwieldly

Nifty. Gameplay video, please!

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Re: What did you do today in the hobby?

Postby tombiosis » Sun Jun 23, 2019 3:34 pm

I picked up a powered sub, then I hooked it up to my BBH and my IMDN. What a difference! The shotgun blasts on BBH are totally awesome with the sub, and Maiden rocks even harder now.
Next up...a shaker motor for IMDN!
Pins: 8BDlx, Frontier, Big Buck Hunter, Firepower, Fish Tales, Sure Shot, Iron Maiden Pro.
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