The other day as I was working on my Bally Mystic, I decided to upgrade the lighting in the backbox to LED and document what I consider to be a “tasteful” way to migrate from traditional incandescents to LED lighting. Some people complain about this but I think if you do it right, it’s a dramatic improvement, and in some ways is hard to tell from older style lighting. Let’s take a look!
As we all know, pinballs can be unpredictable. But what happens when you arrange a sale and then things go wrong? Can you salvage the deal? I try…
Sometimes when you really want a game, you have to “play hard to get.” Here’s the story of me doing that and it working out ok. I’d say that’s a 50-50 chance but in this case it worked out.
Here’s a video I made awhile back that I don’t see linked on my main site so I thought i’d include it. It’s a short video on how to diagnose problems with score reel switches when you turn the game on and the score reels just seem to spin forever and not reset/start the game.
Here is a fun video of a new game I picked up – you get to discover the condition of the game along with me… a beautiful condition 1975 Bally Air Aces electro mechanical pinball machine. Let’s see what the deal is with this game?
In this episode, we fix a vintage Bingo 25-hole “pinball” machine that has the tilt light stuck on. If you’ve ever wondered what the inside of these monsters look like, check it out.
Here’s an update on the status of the restoration of a 1987 Bally “Escape from the Lost World” pinball machine. When I got this machine it was in pieces and very dirty. Come see how far it’s progressed!