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See Alpha Bravo Pinball live on Twitch!

Hi! The world has changed over the last several weeks, and at least for now pinball nights with friends are a thing of the past. As an experiment and to try to get some human interaction in my pinball playing, … Continue reading

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Arcade “Superbench” Part 2 of 2 – Final Assembly

After finishing the blue paint (see part 1), my Superbench cabinet was now ready for final assembly with artwork, sound and electronics. The first part I installed is the power connector to the back of the cabinet. This nice unit … Continue reading

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Yo! Taxi! Swap my playfield!

Next up in my queue of games to work on was Taxi. Although playing well, cosmetically it was dirty and worn – definitely due for an overhaul! I started breaking down the game in preparation for the installation of a … Continue reading

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Game room carpet upgrade

I undertook a new project recently to upgrade my game room to carpet. One of the main reasons, in addition to the great look, was to cut down on the noise – carpet does a much better job of absorbing … Continue reading

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Fabricated a Pinball Playfield Rotisserie!

I made it to the point in the Space Shuttle tear-down where it is clear it would be a pain to continue without a rotisserie. So, with these instructions from vid1900 on Pinside, I built one starting last week and … Continue reading

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LEDs are a flashy mess!

This video illustrates pretty clearly the problem with most LEDs! What a mess. Only the ones near the flippers don’t flicker – they must have a capacitor to smooth out the current pulses. Suffice it to say though I will … Continue reading

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Fabricated lift frame

The main hallway in my house is just narrow enough for a game – there’s no way to turn the corner into a room with the machine in “normal” horizontal position. The only way in and out is with the machine … Continue reading

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