Pinball Restoration and Repair Services

The Pinball Shark in-shop restoration and repair services are now available. Make your game look and play like new! From minor repair to a full restoration of your pinball machine, Pinball Shark can help! See the Services page for more information.

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NOS Mousin’ Around Translite

I just received this in the mail from Marco. NOS translite. Hard to believe it’s still available from a dealer and not crazy priced. $65. Thanks Marco!

Check out the photo. Nice vivid colors compared to my old one. There’s at least one left. It says very limited quantity.


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1985 Williams Sorcerer

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Williams Sorcerer, kind of a rare game. Only 3700 made back in 1985. You just don’t see a lot of them for sale. Some how I have stumbled across two in the past 2 years. I had waited 4 years … Continue reading

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Jurassic Park Pinball

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We have seen a lot Jurassic Park pinball machines around here lately. No doubt due to the fact that Data East produced just over 9,000 of them (9,008 to be exact.) It’s a great game with a great theme as it … Continue reading

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1970 Gottlieb Aquarius Repair

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I just finished working on this 1970 Aquarius, a beautiful wedge head from Gottlieb. It came in non-working and wouldn’t start a game. After some fuse testing and relay checking, I found the scoring motor in the bottom cabinet was … Continue reading

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1989 Williams Bad Cats Repair

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Always cherish your pets. Here we have a Williams Bad Cats that needed a little love. It was in great original condition. Not purrfect, but not a raggedy alley cat either. This is a fun game for casual players or people … Continue reading

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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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