Bally Mata Hari restoration

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Sparky
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Bally Mata Hari restoration

Postby Sparky » Wed Sep 30, 2015 3:35 pm

In 1978... she was born...

In 1986, she was bought by a friend of mine's uncle for his kids to play with...

In 1989... she broke down.

26 YEARS... she sat in the basement... in pieces... broken in body and mind... but not in SPIRIT.

2015... I dug her out of her moldy tomb (for peanuts...)... and she will live again!

(TEASER VIDEO! ;) )



Overall condition:

BACKGLASS: 9.5 on 10! Also has the writing on the knife!!
PLAYFIELD: 7 on 10. Some dry-wear up top, but in solid color areas for the most part! VERY restorable.
MECHANICALS: NO RUST, NOTHING FRIED!
BOARDS: typical minor MPU corrosion. Fixable. Power supply looks tired. Just some refrwshing overall.
DISPLAYS: NO BURN!!
CABINET: SUPER solid!! Overall very nice!! Coindoor very nice!!

She will clean up very nicely!!!
Now playing in Sparky's Power Station: Jungle Lord, Sorcerer, Flash, Grand Lizard, Time Fantasy, Freefall, Big Game, BSD (soon), Genesis, Bumper, Marathon, Queen of Hearts, Lady Luck (Recel), Slapshot retheme pin, Zombie Walk retheme pin, Wizard of Wor, Sprint 2, Major Havok mame, Mametendo redtent, Pintendo virtual pinball, and lots of others in restoration.

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Re: Bally Mata Hari restoration

Postby Bally Boy » Wed Sep 30, 2015 8:41 pm

Anxious to see how this one turns out.... what a beautiful game... one of Bally's best!

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Re: Bally Mata Hari restoration

Postby cait001 » Wed Sep 30, 2015 9:03 pm

Woot! can't wait to see. I love when people revive games.
BLY Mousin' Around, WMS No Good Gofers, WMS Triple Strike (loan), DE Jurassic Park (loan)
backglasses wanted: Fairy, Centigrade 37, Fire Queen, Dimension, 2001, Out Of Sight
marquees wanted: R-Type (w/ship), Strider, Astro Invader
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Re: Bally Mata Hari restoration

Postby Fifty » Wed Sep 30, 2015 11:39 pm

That quick shot of the back of the backglass looked pretty good. Looking forward to seeing this one progress!


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Re: Bally Mata Hari restoration

Postby Joce » Thu Oct 01, 2015 12:37 am

:thumbup

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Re: Bally Mata Hari restoration

Postby Sparky » Thu Oct 01, 2015 4:59 am

Here are more pics. ;) 26 years of dust... No glass on cabinet. LOL

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Now playing in Sparky's Power Station: Jungle Lord, Sorcerer, Flash, Grand Lizard, Time Fantasy, Freefall, Big Game, BSD (soon), Genesis, Bumper, Marathon, Queen of Hearts, Lady Luck (Recel), Slapshot retheme pin, Zombie Walk retheme pin, Wizard of Wor, Sprint 2, Major Havok mame, Mametendo redtent, Pintendo virtual pinball, and lots of others in restoration.

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Re: Bally Mata Hari restoration

Postby Fifty » Thu Oct 01, 2015 10:08 am

Backglass looks flawless.

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