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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

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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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    So I just got my Sega Astro city yesterday and lovin it!

    I noticed two dark patches on right side of the screen when the unit is off and am wondering if they are monitor burns or just something harmless. I also noticed that the colours on the top left corner of my...
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    Selling my PSIO. I've never used it and it's been sitting in a box for a couple years. Going to wait for the other ODE options that come out. I had the switch board installed into a NTSCJ PS1 by cybdyn. It also comes with a spare switch board so you can install it to another console if you want....
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    Just hoping for some help. One of my cabs, a wire on the loom has popped off. I've never messed around with a jamma harness before is it as simpls as soldering it back on? My main problem is I don't know where the wire cane off. I took some pics. I'm worried I'll put it back to...
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