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I have taken a short break from my landscaping duties in the new house and just completed a Twilight Zone cabinet restore. As I have said before, there are many guys that do really nice resto work, and this thread is really to assist someone who is considering taking the step to have a go themselves....
 

VPGL 15 - Post Pass - Rules

Hi Pinballers,

Welcome to arcade gaming competition with VPGL 15. This tournament is the 3rd of the new decade and part of the overall VPGL 2020 and all gamers worldwide are welcome to play. You can join in at any time and play.

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MGLXLIV - Arcade Runner - RULES



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Welcome to arcade gaming with MGLXLIV - Arcade Runner. This is the second tournament of the WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP OF ESPORTS for 2020. All gamers worldwide are welcome to game. You can also join in at any time.

Please watch the trailer below for the official...
 

Gottlieb Sea Belles August 1956

gottlieb sea belles 1956

so, how many years does it make her?

bill picking up a project in the next few days, a very dirty, neglected old 50s woody.

so good these are still out there, though very rare now.

lets start with the new playfield plastics...
 

Announcement: Western Australia set to have its very own Pinball Festival

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We’d like to share some exciting news with you all…


Western Australia is set to have its very own Pinball Festival 😊

With Western Australia starting to ease restrictions from tomorrow, we thought what better time to announce plans for a pinball festival...

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    by Rich
    Trying Last Of Us on hard setting but have just lost all enthusiasm to continue.
    A fan of FROM software games, loved but struggled with Dark Souls and enjoyed Bloodborne.
    Looked briefly at Nioh, but am looking at Sekiro......but it being said that it's harder than Dark Souls, hmmmm, annoying...
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    by RobS
    Hi all,
    I have a deadpool pro & having issues with the left flipper... it works fine & has plenty of power but it has a “bounce” when it’s engaged & try to catch.
    any suggestions? I’m thinking the EOS switch... I’ve made the gap wider but it still persists....
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  • 4x original Gottlieb manuals
    by illawarra_steelers
    As per the photos. 4x original gottlieb manuals.

    Sinbad is for the EM version.

    Asking $20 postage paid to anywhere in australia ...
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  • Atari Asteriod Audio out
    by taito
    This is a simple question. Anyone who has an Asteroids can end the speculation here. Ha!

    Q: How many speakers are there in an Atari Asteroids upright?

    The Atari schematics speaks of a push and pull arrangement in the audio out preamp section.



    ...
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    by Pie Chucker
    I have a weird problem with the skill shot on my Shadow. The choice of skill shot award depends on which way the left diverter faces. Send the ball left, you get points, send it to the right to light a lock, start a mode etc. The problem is that the DMD shows the opposite i.e. if the diverter will send...
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  • Gottlieb Kewpie Doll 1960 - last woody and aa surviver
    by illawarra_steelers
    this is the sister to the sea belles restore.

    thanks to shane Ponty for the first post about info. on this game.

    ended up doing a 13 hour road trip as it was out of bills normal path.

    this one is sad, though I can see so much potential in this.

    have...
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    by Gemini2544
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    Pricing my machines in the bar for era specific play.

    To the best of my memory most games were 20c a go pre about 1987. Then 40c until about the early 90s then 60c for older stuff and a buck onwards.

    How much was a SF2 game when it came out?

    ...
    4 August 2020, 03:05 PM
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    by JustAnotherRat
    GAME 9.... and we are shooting for the stars...

    VPGL 15 - Game 9 ~ Space Shuttle
    Nominated by Wob



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    Concept by: Joe Kaminkow
    Design by: Barry Oursler,...
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    by Rich
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    -Fires up with a hum at the neckboard but...
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    by illawarra_steelers
    as per the title, have a brand new set of woodrail cigarette holders.

    they are a pair, these ones were made for the multiplayer woodies from the 1950s but will fit single player and em arcade games.

    will post a better photo when i get home from work.

    $30 postage...
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