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Mrhide wrote:
Mon Aug 08, 2022 3:29 pm
will I ever assemble this model ? I don't know but it was too good to pass! ... and something you might enjoy cait001 ;)


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oh wow I had no idea that was a real thing that was sold? I'm familiar with a guy who makes Japanese arcade miniatures and assumed this was one of his. http://bcaweb.bai.ne.jp/miyooo/
I had no idea it was sold (widely! and still available!) as a model kit. The guy who made it does extensive arcade miniatures and in my research of early Japanese arcades, some machines only had a single photo online, of his model! lol (I think the person is responsible for both, I might be wrong)
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If you ever want to build it and sell it, I'd totally buy it when done for like $100 :lol:
My eyes are not good enough to work on something like this any more.
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design your arcade with scale models? Heck yeah
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cait001 wrote:
Mon Aug 08, 2022 4:41 pm
design your arcade with scale models? Heck yeah
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I'm with you on that one, so cool! Giving me some ideas, tks for sharing!

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… i bet they are easier to move then mine!


Only 39$ :

https://pandahobby.ca/products/game_center_1-24
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Spent the day yesterday on a Game Plan Coney Island....not successful in getting it working. But I learned some things so that's a win.

I hate computer boards....
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Mrhide wrote:
Mon Aug 08, 2022 9:47 pm
… i bet they are easier to move then mine!


Only 39$ :

https://pandahobby.ca/products/game_center_1-24
Yeah I want one, but not gonna assemble it myself. I'm super happy they're readily available. What a cool idea. the drum festival one is cool too https://pandahobby.ca/products/catering ... ghter-1-24
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Didn't everybody's? ?

Got a Coney Island and my Alien Poker working today with full accolades to Dave Astill.
Plus got an email from Freeplay40 on Pinside that my new ramp for High Speed is already on its way here. Was thinking it would be a month or so.....space crunch coming up again real soon.
Sigh...
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I put together a public want list since the topic came up in a few conversations recently
http://pinballnovice.blogspot.com/2022/ ... -list.html

Some of the things are a bit obscure so I figured it's best to share widely in case someone spots these.
It also kind of indicates where I'm at with this hobby! LOL
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Stopped by the pub to pick up some parts to rebuild some badly worn thumper bumpers.

Really blessed to have an emergency parts department at Pinball Medics!
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new scan: http://pinballnovice.blogspot.com/2022/ ... l-for.html
Pinball Machine Maintenance - Manual For The Repair And Maintenance Of Electro Mechanical Pinball Machine (1960-1977) by Henk De Jager
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Still working on my homebrew ding et dong pinball project viewtopic.php?f=25&t=27724&p=234656&hil ... ng#p234656

It's really a case of I'm 80% done but the remaining 20% will take 80% of the time! So many small details and tuning to think about that all together in the end makes the game fun or not fun at all: ducking sounds at the right moment to correctly hear the calls, light shows sync, interesting scoring progression and fixing all those cases of ball getting stuck!

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Cleaned up the Final lap today
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If anybody is wondering about ordering a ramp from Freeplay40 on Pinside I'd say go for it.
Great service, great quality and very quick turnaround considering he's in Washington State.
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Finished re-assembly of my STTNG playfield, including new plastics, new ramps, pinduino ramp and Borg ship lighting. Can’t wait to see how that looks!
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Mike, now you are making me miss it! Looking forward to seeing how it turns out.
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I brought two pins yesterday to World of Retro Computing: https://worldofretrocomputing.com/

They were played non-stop for 6 hours straight once I set them up. Small shot of them in the end of a local news segment: https://kitchener.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=2509457
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Finally finished my covid project.
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I added three pins to my collection. HUO! 8-)
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Finally got this beauty working and looking right.....
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How do you not have an ultrasonic cleaner yet? Treat yourself already
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Did a writeup about a previously unknown Bally prototype from around 74/75 http://pinballnovice.blogspot.com/2022/ ... otype.html
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cait001 wrote:
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Did a writeup about a previously unknown Bally prototype from around 74/75 http://pinballnovice.blogspot.com/2022/ ... otype.html
Cool. Great to see the yellow win! It looked like there was a red win ... but no payout? I was addicted. :oops:

Thanks for another awesome write-up, Cait.

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OTTOgd wrote:
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Cool. Great to see the yellow win! It looked like there was a red win ... but no payout? I was addicted. :oops:

Thanks for another awesome write-up, Cait.
Which video, and at what time? I'll check. The machine is still being brought back to life.

If anyone here can discern anything interesting from the board photos I'd love to know. We want to find more clues as to year, and perhaps one day figure out he designer.
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cait001 wrote:
Thu Nov 10, 2022 12:15 pm
Which video, and at what time?
3:50 !

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OTTOgd wrote:
Thu Nov 10, 2022 2:44 pm
cait001 wrote:
Thu Nov 10, 2022 12:15 pm
Which video, and at what time?
3:50 !
ah, I see! The horse has to cross the finish line for it to count :)
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