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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.

Competition:
The player with the most points...
 

MGLXLIV - Arcade Runner - RULES



Hi Gamers,

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

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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    by LEX
    Reluctantly parting with my Johnny Mnemonic as have run out room.
    $5500

    AA discount off facebook price

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    - Other than the glove not much goes wrong with this machine. The good news is the glove was rebuilt recently and works flawlessly. It has a new encoder board which...
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    by buyersan84
    Hey Guys,

    When I opened up my Astro City control panel today I noticed a nest of cables that is attached to the central part of the panel. I'm not quite sure what it's used for and if it's easy to remove as I'm thinking of removing the panel to punching 6 holes so that it will turn into...
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    So I just got my Sega Astro city yesterday and lovin it!

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