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Virgil Tracy
8th August 2009, 06:05 PM
I am helping out a fellow member in getting this game up and running.

http://marvin3m.com/baseball/lilleag.htm

Picked this game up today


Assembled game
Removed loose items in bottom of cab
Check all connections
Replaced missing fuse
Connect to Step down tranny, turned it on and watched a fuse go bang.
Lots more to do


Will post pics after I get a chance to upload them

Virgil Tracy
9th August 2009, 07:48 PM
A few pics


http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s47/Virgil_Tracy_photo/DSCN1460.jpg


http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s47/Virgil_Tracy_photo/DSCN1462-1.jpg


http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s47/Virgil_Tracy_photo/DSCN1458.jpg


http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s47/Virgil_Tracy_photo/DSCN1459.jpg


http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s47/Virgil_Tracy_photo/DSCN1461.jpg

stuba
9th August 2009, 08:11 PM
holy shat, is that the magnet coil that curves the pitches? is it completely toasted?

Virgil Tracy
9th August 2009, 08:26 PM
Yep, it was in the bottom of the cab. http://mrpinballa.cart.net.au/details/621033.html not sure this will work yet have to check voltages first.

spriggy
9th August 2009, 11:36 PM
Very cool :cool:

Virgil Tracy
12th August 2009, 08:27 PM
It lives:cool:

Okay the fuse issue was a wire that had worn through and was touching and active.

Had a few games but found more issues

The credits reel keeps running
No Light or indication on back glass
Fuse holder on 50 volt side RS


I also notice it runs the same scoring motors as my Darts champ, must be standard in all midway EM's. I need to find one of these midway motor Assemblies to replace the one in my Wall game.

stuba
19th August 2009, 11:04 AM
only just catching up on this VT, awesome that you have got it running. if i can help with parts you know where I am. congrats on your progress. the pitch and bat at the mega meet was very popular on the night.

Virgil Tracy
15th November 2009, 07:49 PM
I thought I had this all resolve and running well today until about two hours later.

Works done today

Sorted out wiring issue on coin door so it does not continually rack up credits
Removed coin door and straightened
Replaced all of the blown bulbs (90% were out)
Cleaned score reel contacts, this soretd out most issues.
Reattached wire to pitch button
Lubricated buttons.


So it ran well for about 20 games and two hours now it wont go again, oh well there is always next weekend :(

stuba
16th November 2009, 05:57 AM
they are turds early on. had similar issues with home run. i think its their way of teaching you how they work :( when they think you've figured it all out then it will start behaving :)

Virgil Tracy
24th November 2009, 08:01 PM
Sometimes its the little things that stump you, as reported the game stopped. But it was a simple fix there was a loose screw stopping the ball from returning. Removed the screw, ball returns, switch makes and away we go. :D

stuba
24th November 2009, 08:36 PM
LOL. aint that the truth! I don't know how many times I've chased a fault always assuming the most complicated thing has gone wrong and then you finally figure out it's something simple. i hear people say all the time 'check the easy stuff first' but I'm a slow learner. :)

Dice275o
27th November 2009, 11:09 AM
Similar to 'Upper Deck'. I found a good one at the 'Musee Mecanique' in San Francisco a couple of weeks ago and took a pic. Basically a ball comes out, you whack it and depending on which target you hit (home-run, you're out) the little guys at the run run around. A really basic game but I couldn't stop playing it!

stuba
27th November 2009, 11:40 AM
Similar to 'Upper Deck'. I found a good one at the 'Musee Mecanique' in San Francisco a couple of weeks ago and took a pic. Basically a ball comes out, you whack it and depending on which target you hit (home-run, you're out) the little guys at the run run around. A really basic game but I couldn't stop playing it!

they are really addictive and one of those games that its really good to play over a few beers with mates. that san fran museum at fishermans wharf is a very cool place. i spent 2 hours in there a year or so ago and it seemed like 5 minutes. wish i had of taken pictures like you did. I don't remember seeing that baseball game, it must be anew addition or maybe i spent too much time on the pins!

Dice275o
27th November 2009, 04:40 PM
Yeah I took a stack of pics while I was there but of all the pics I took I guarentee I missed the important ones.:unsure

I might have to make a seperate thread.

Are these type of baseball game still accessable or pretty rare now? There's also this but I didn't play it.

illawarra_steelers
27th November 2009, 04:52 PM
they are really addictive and one of those games that its really good to play over a few beers with mates.

Damn right Stu,

As you know I have 2 EM baseball games and only last week listed one of them on eGay (big mistake - idiot me)...real glad it didn't sell now.

Have these 2 side by side:

1951 Williams Super World Series

http://marvin3m.com/baseball/sworld.htm (fully restored - running man animation unit in head)

1966 Chicago Coin TV Baseball

http://marvin3m.com/baseball/tvbball.htm