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Daverania
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Looking for someone to repair/restore my machine

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Looking for someone to restore my bally pinball machine... I’m looking for someone to quote me a price. Full restore! Let me know. Thanks!

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Restoration price depend on what is the starting condition and what you expect on finish condition.
Show us more details and pictures please! Expect that it will be very high price to do a complete restoration.
There's tons of restorations example over the net but the differences between them can be light years from a quality and finest details point of view. What is the finish quality you want ?
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Bally SilverBall Mania Machine

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Splitskull wrote:what machine?

Bally SilverBall Mania Machine

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You should also post your location in your MAACA Profile, to have a better chance of finding local help.

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You can get a feel for restoration costs here: https://www.absolutepinball.com/repair- ... playfield/
You may also check the pinside archives for previous sales of this title restored, seems to be in the $3000 USD area
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dr.nybble wrote:You can get a feel for restoration costs here: https://www.absolutepinball.com/repair- ... playfield/
You may also check the pinside archives for previous sales of this title restored, seems to be in the $3000 USD area
My question is... Is there anyone in Montreal that will come see the machine to quote me a repair/restore cost and then do it if the price is right? I don’t mind to pay for estimation either!

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Cab + playfield swap or touchup + electronics + mechanics.... I estimate the price could be 3k$ + parts, if you dont ask too much for perfection.
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Hello Dave,

First off, welcome!

As for your question, it is a tough one as it can vary from a few bucks (just a minor repair) to thousands if you want a very worn out machine to be mint.

I am one of the very few that do it and not much anymore as it is a costly process, so I just about only do it for myself.

But, what is free is advice! Give us a summary of what is wrong with the machine and I am sure we can help to at least get it running if dead.
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There are professionals in Montreal willing to repair your machine for a fee.
Restoring pinballs is a labor of love, people usually do it as a hobby for themselves.
That's why it is important to specify if you need a repair or a restoration.
Like Sparky said, advice is free on maaca if you decide to fix it yourself.
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