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VPGL 16 - Double Flip (Rules for the competition)

Hi Pinballers,

Welcome to the Visual Pinball Gaming League with VPGL 16 - Double Flip. This tournament is the 4th 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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Hi Gamers,

Welcome to arcade gaming with MGLXLV- Arcade Have A Go. This is the third 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 tournament...

CABINET RESTORATION - TZ - to assist others

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....

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

Hi folks!

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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  • Data east dmd screws
    by dmeca
    Installed a pin2dmd but the screws are too short now as the screen is thicker. What are these called? Or is there some other standoff screw I need?


    Today, 04:56 PM
  • Bally CPR Playboy plastic set
    by Pinoffski
    I am going through my parts that I have
    up for sale is a new unopened repo Bally Playboy plastic set (CPR)
    Looking for $239 with free postage
    + 6 new masks go with the sale
    see pics
    Today, 04:31 PM
  • Fathom (pics added)
    by adamsebas
    Bally Fathom - only 3500 produced

    This machine rarely comes up for sale - it took me 3 years to track one down!
    Anyone who is familiar with the game play understands that it is an amazing game that more thans holds up today in terms of fun/rules/challenge etc.

    18 September 2020, 04:05 PM
  • Bally and Stern 6-7 digit display repair video.
    by furballx
    I am starting to look into playfield swap and repair of my Stern Meteor. Found this vid detailing some diagnostics and repairs for Bally and Stern 6 & 7 digit displays.
    For me as a learner (first SS game) I found this to be really helpful.

    Also, not at all annoying (kids, music,...
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    by Lazenby
    Hi I’m after a Capcom MINI CUTE cab if someone has one and is looking to sell. Also interested in its tube/chassis.
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    by chopchop
    Let's say a manufacturer offered to make a smallish run of a game specifically for Aussies with a theme we would like to see (this is not a hypothetical question by the way).

    What suggestions would people have? They would want it to sell in the US as well to cover costs/make a profit,...
    15 September 2020, 10:22 AM
  • Piston Shooter Rod
    by Pinoffski
    I made a proto type Piston shooter rod today
    maybe not to everyone's liking ...
    anyhow here is some pics
    feel free to make comments and suggestions

    just thinking maybe to engrave Metallica on the front of the piston...
    18 September 2020, 06:37 PM
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    by Gemini2544
    So I'm laying on the bed plugged into my MP3 player listening to my music. Sargent the cat decides to join me and curls up, then he starts playing with the headphone wire & BOOM he's off down the hall full speed with the whole MP3 & headphones. Ripped the headphones out of my ears and goes into...
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    by pinball god
    I have seen issues like ghosting and milky clear coat where people have screwed in tight screws that cause the clear to lift.

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    MGLXLV – Game 4 ~ Vs. Dr. Mario

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    ROMSet 106:

    Game Story:
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    by dmeca
    hey all,

    Does anyone know how much a new cab would be?

    And who sells them?


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    by DAG
    So I was out at a Mates place last night and played "Surfin Safari" and he was kicking my Arse.
    That is until my skill shot awarded me the "Chase players Score" Award . I was on 800k and he was on 11.7 million.
    Until my skill shot rounded me up to his score....What...
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    by Glenn70
    After a recent request from another AA member I had previously printed this decal for, I hijacked the printer at work this arvo and printed a few extra ones. I have 12 decals in total (6 with 'red' warning print and 6 with 'black' warning print). They are printed on standard label paper and not the...
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    * Red’s Hair
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    * Back of Ted’s Head
    * Coin Door coin slot surround (3 coin slots)
    * Flying Rocks Metal Diverter...
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    Was cleaning out some stuff and found 18 x Gameboy Advance Games. I can't ever remember the kids ever having a Gameboy advance but they must have. None of the games have boxes or manuals but all have the hard plastic dustcover and none have been tested as I don't have a gameboy advance....
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  • Missing 4 Twilight Zone Plastics
    by mame71
    I am looking for the following four TZ plastics below and hoping someone will have these or a spare and are happy to let go.
    Preferrably used but in very good condition with no chips to the artwork or new (NOS) condition or a mix, happy either way.
    Let me know.

    16 September 2020, 11:53 PM
  • The coolest thing I’ve seen this week...
    by Yogo
    Today, 08:10 AM
  • New Tech Lightgun - The Sinden Lightgun
    by Yogo
    I’ve been doing some research on lightguns for a new upright MAME/PC gun game cabinet and came across this:

    Uses a completely new method for aiming on modern non CRT screens. Instead of using infrared and a sensor bar, it...
    Today, 08:06 AM
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    by Whitewater
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    18 September 2020, 08:32 AM
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    by Roller25
    Hi guys. I have my own artwork but am wondering who to use to do the printing. Its for a control panel and I'd like to have that matt textured finish (not sure what its called).
    Yesterday, 06:40 AM
  • 3D printing to order - where do I go?
    by 1.21 Gigawatts
    Sorry if this is an obvious question to those in the know. I want to get eight approximately matchbox sized parts printed that someone on another forum has uploaded the files to Thingyverse. Is it as simple as sending the files to a online printing company and ordering them? Any advice is appreciat...
    17 September 2020, 06:09 PM
  • Greetings
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    I'm a bit of a Sega fan by day and a reverse engineer by night.

    I have:
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    Transformers Human Alliance
    House of the Dead 4
    Operation Thunderbolt

    Always on the lookout for Lindbergh/Nu/ALLS install disks and/or keychips....
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