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Space Shuttle Pinball Restoration Complete!

Wow – it’s with a great sense of accomplishment that I write this post! I’ve completed my first ground up restoration of a pinball machine. In the end it turned out just as I had hoped – as close to … Continue reading

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First Space Shuttle Pinball Power Up After Playfield Swap!

Last weekend, I hit another milestone in my Space Shuttle pinball restoration – turning the power on for the first time since the restoration began. I was a bit worried about shorting the switch matrix out with the solenoids or lamps, but … Continue reading

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Space Shuttle Defender Has Landed!

Tonight I finished fitting both the main ramp and Space Shuttle Defender toy on my Space Shuttle Pinball. The ramp I’m using is the Pinball Inc reproduction, and man is it ever thicker than the flimsy original! It’s super stiff … Continue reading

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Progress on Space Shuttle Pinball Playfield Swap – 5/13/2014

Time for the fun stuff! The stuff you see when you play the game! The stuff you imagined you’d be doing when you bought that repro playfield! In reality, of course, it’s a tiny percentage of the total work involved in … Continue reading

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