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1979 Gottlieb Genie Repair

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Gottlieb Genie, from 1979, was Gottlieb’s answer to Bally’s super wide Paragon. This was the start of “wider is better” pinball design in the late 70’s. A typical pinball machine at the time was 22″ wide by 51.5″ long. Bally … Continue reading

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1985 Williams Sorcerer LED Pop Bumper Mod

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Williams Sorcerer is an awesome game. But, I’ve never liked the pop bumper caps. This particular Sorcerer has a full LED conversion with an LED OCD board so I thought some LED pop bumpers would make a great upgrade and … Continue reading

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1967 Williams Touchdown Repair & Shop Out

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Time to go back in time to 1967. The NFL had only 16 teams and this was the year of the famous “Ice Bowl” at Lambeau Field with the Packers defeating the Cowboys in the NFL Championship game. Considered one of the … Continue reading

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1992 Data East Star Wars Cabinet Restoration

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I’m on a roll with Data East games lately. Shortly after Guns N Roses left, this Star Wars came in for a cabinet restoration. Luckily, the owner obtained the cabinet decal set from Phoenix Arcade. As I’ve always said, Phoenix … Continue reading

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1994 Guns N Roses Cabinet Restoration

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This Data East Guns N Roses was in for service last Winter. It needed a full shop out plus a power supply and flipper rebuild. It was recently brought back for a cabinet restoration. Decals are from Phoenix Arcade. They make … Continue reading

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Clear coated a few playfields this morning.

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I just set them out in the Florida sun for some UV exposure. Here we have an NOS Bally Eight Ball and a Bally Wizard reproduction. Very rare and will look stunning when finished.

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1993 Star Trek: The Next Generation LED Conversion and Repair

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Here’s a 1993 Williams STTNG in for repair and an LED conversion. LEDs really make this game pop visually. I installed an LED kit from Coin Taker. Common failures for this game are the ball trough opto boards and many … Continue reading

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1977 Gottlieb Mustang Repair & Shop Out

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Here’s a nice Gottlieb Mustang that was in the shop for repair. It needed a few adjustments and a general cleaning. Here’s what was done: Cleaned and adjusted 2nd player “100” reel contacts. Cleaned Player Unit in the back box. … Continue reading

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1967 Gottlieb Sing Along Playfield Swap

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Here’s something that you don’t see too often. A reproduction EM playfield. This one is for a 1967 Gottlieb Sing Along reproduced by Wade Krause. It’s great to see some EM love. It was my job to do the playfield … Continue reading

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Free Play Florida 2014

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Took a stop at the Free Play Florida show in Orlando this weekend. Snapped a bunch of photos, played a bunch of games. It was a fun time. If you didn’t go, try and catch it next year. Here’s their … Continue reading

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