What did you do today in the hobby?

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No they won't. ...
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Far too much...
And never quite enough...

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Installed a colordmd in GB, fixed Twister ball trough.

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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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I think you should put a Florida Water spritzer near the door.

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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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"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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Payed for this..
Just need to have it delivered
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Nice! Good luck!

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Metallica powdercoat armor... next maiden!
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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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Powder coat cash box!
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redketchup wrote:Powder coat cash box!
Are you doing this yourself in your home oven?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Picked up this little machine...
I should probably just delete my signature at this point, it's way too unwieldly
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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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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!
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Added a topper to road kings.
It's the back " translite " part of another rk play field.
Used a plug in case removal needed.
Wired and soldered into the g.i.
Looks ok I think. Opinions wanted?
( not sure if I'm a fan of toppers in general..... pins do look so sharp in a lineup without anything on their heads.......just sayin......
Hoping to come up with a piece to "shroud" back of topper ( black plastic ) to keep light in one direction.
Ideas?
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Ask me how my day is going. I dare you. :FP:
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semicolin wrote:Ask me how my day is going. I dare you. :FP:

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oh no!
wtf Colin!?
that sucks...will keep an eye peeled for another one.
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