What did you do today in the hobby?

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cait001 wrote:
Sparky wrote:I traded for a machine.. but it isn't technically a pinball, it is a bingo! Lol

So... my resolution still holds!!!
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which bingo???
Bah, nothing classic. A 1977 Miss Universe.
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cait001 wrote:Was it under tension in the way it was hanging??
Had a better look and yes it must of come under tension ..
The aluminium strip I used has some clearance..
The wood expands and contacts and is not perfectly level..


Will change the way they are hung up ,
Will put a rubber post between the aluminium and the wood so it has a buffer..
To expand and contract...

Thanks heaps for the post mate as it made me look at it again ..
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I was asked to bring my Japanese machines to the Japan Festival at Carleton U yesterday.
It was a great time. Machines were very popular and the performances were amazing.

Also started attaching new shelves in the back room, redoing some wires, and hung a few more marquees.
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marquees wanted: Strider, Varkon, Dark Planet, R-Type (w/ship), Quantum, Ninja (Sega)
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Oh and if anyone else has Japanese machines they'd like to share I was also invited to a larger Japanese cultural festival at city Hall this summer. Send me a message.
WANTED: Stern Jurassic Park Pro, 21 (1946 Duval), NSM Freispiel Sieg Super-Match, 1972 Bally Continental Bingo slot machine
backglasses wanted: Star-Jet, Fire Queen, Fairy, Out Of Sight
marquees wanted: Strider, Varkon, Dark Planet, R-Type (w/ship), Quantum, Ninja (Sega)
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cait001 wrote:Oh and if anyone else has Japanese machines they'd like to share I was also invited to a larger Japanese cultural festival at city Hall this summer. Send me a message.
Lol My Beatmania arcade is full Japanese. Lol. Right down to the coinslot made for Yens. And the manual is in Japanese only... which is a pain in the ass. Lol
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This happened...
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cait001 wrote:This happened...
It's a glorious miracle you're a hustler at arrange ball, Cait!

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OTTOgd wrote:
cait001 wrote:This happened...
It's a glorious miracle you're a hustler at arrange ball, Cait!
:D
WANTED: Stern Jurassic Park Pro, 21 (1946 Duval), NSM Freispiel Sieg Super-Match, 1972 Bally Continental Bingo slot machine
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Initiating the new gen into "pinball life" tonight and regularly.
Much as Robert has done at the North Star in Montreal for years...
The process has begun at The Pint in Toronto. Hogtown is catching up, slowly.
More soon enough and as energy and time allows to bring the next gen up to speed in our world.

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De-crapified my Road Show. Sorry, but I really really really hate X-mas tree GIs.

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Picked up my next project .
Seller was great and a new friend , we could of talk pinball all day
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One, two, three, four, set up more pins , out the door. Gotta gotta get up and get down...

Sum'pins new....

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Finished Beat The Clock today...except for the pop bumpers on order. Definitely a different game to play, good one to have mixed in with others.
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I'm in the process of scanning then 'touching up' the ol' art on a '53 Gottlieb Grand Slam. Play ball!
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I spent more time redoing the backroom shelves. I increased the density of our pantry shelving, all part of the longterm organization effort which is allowing me to expand the basement arcade in various ways. I was always severely limited in how many pins I could fit in there, but now I have expanded heavily into smaller vertical machines, and have 2 new things arriving shortly...
WANTED: Stern Jurassic Park Pro, 21 (1946 Duval), NSM Freispiel Sieg Super-Match, 1972 Bally Continental Bingo slot machine
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Got my Munsters Premium!!!! Still need to unbox it...
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I finally (after 4 years) managed to mount my Space Invaders backbox on the wall in the basement and get it somewhat lit up. I didn't have the best choice of LEDs on hand but simply made use of what I had. The low-light picture doesn't do it justice. It will look great with the correct lighting and once I get around to wiring in some of the chase lights - which might take another 4 years. I still think it is the greatest back-box ever made.
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I finally got Arnold's crane and tar pit to work fully for the first time.
I also learned you cannot remove turns from a Gottlieb flipper coil because the big wire is buried deep underneath the thin wire. All I could achieve was 1 less turn.
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Happy Zombie Jesus day to me!!

This came in the mail...
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Very nice !
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I sanded my Taxi playfield, checked if the inserts job is acceptable...
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Last night after my run in Lindsay, went over to my customer and friend Phil to watch the Leafs game and work on a Gottlieb Pinball Pool.
Then played some serious AC/DC.
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Well, nothing today as I am in Rimouski again, but I did recap another Bally Squawk & Talk on Monday. Worked great after. I have created my own pre-order kit at Digikey for these. It has come in quite handy.

I am considering doing the same for all other boards I have. With 11 Bally lamp drivers laying around, it is about time I refurbish them and get the LED adaptors for them. Can't hurt. ame for all the solenoid driver boards and MPUs. Worth a shot.
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I seem to be in some dumb fight on pinside because CPR substituted blue for green in their run of Meteor backglasses. Oh, and I met the mayor of Ottawa this morning. Still probably won't vote for him again, but I met him.

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I learned that FirePower in Toronto commands a $2400 to $2600 price tag :shock:

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