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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



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.

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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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  • Festival Web Site is LIVE!
    by HighTower
    Hey folks, brief update.

    The web site is now Live with information about the Festival.
    West Coast Pinball Festival

    We're asking the Australian pinball community to get behind this and help us spread the word.
    For all the members in WA, check-out the Exhibitors section...
    Today, 02:51 AM
  • Pinball manuals
    by Boof Head
    Got some spare Original manuals in a lot that are not needed.
    Elektra
    Rapid Fire,
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    Cybernaut,
    Kick Off
    $25 each posted....
    Yesterday, 07:48 PM
  • LAI TMNT cabinet minor restore
    by Pac daddy
    Hey guys i thought since i couldnt find anything here detailed about a LAI tmnt cabinet i would post pictures and process of a minor restore and clean that way anyone else whos intrested in a similar cabinet can get an idea of the insides and out if there not familar with one like myself
    p.s...
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    Hey guys. Rebuilding the chime unit on El Dorado. Are the bits on top of the chime bars meant to be loose or tight? Should there be some play in them?...
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    Galaga’s mum …

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    ROMSet 106: galaxian (namco set 1)



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    by dmeca
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    Thanks
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    by Railways
    You know the saying. You can't have them all. So its time now to move on my 1982 Bally Vector.

    In good condition. Not mint but not a roughie either - somewhere in between but definetly better than average.
    Only 3500 made.
    Notable features; 4 flippers, split level playfield,...
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    by kramer
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    by Jesder
    Hey guys,

    I'm after some brackets and a latch from a Williams SYS 11 or WPC light panel (that sits behind the translite).



    If you have any or all of these, please let me know

    Cheers!...
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    by thegrunta666
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    I recently got a new arcade and found the earthing in the cabinet was not 100% up to scratch. So I re-wired the cabinet and fixed the earthing. Prior to this, the whole cab worked.
    I found that the earth strap to the CRT metal chassis had been cut, so I put a new earth connection...
    12 July 2020, 09:45 AM
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    by Pac daddy
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    im having troubles to find where to buy it from
    is it still for sale or anyone looking to sell one
    Thanks
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    by c_mario
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  • DE Simpsons Topper
    by iborg
    Hi all,

    I thought i'd show off a Simpsons inspired TV i made as a topper for my DE Simpsons pinball machine.




    ...
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  • CABINET RESTORATION - TZ - to assist others
    by Glenn70
    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....
    10 July 2020, 10:33 PM
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    by visualmagic
    Creech!

    Selling for $8500 although I can probably fool around with price if I sell the backglass, and/or color DMD, and/or Swinks mod separately.

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    Great machine, although it could be freshed up with new plastics and decals. Holo does not work (this...
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