Tips and Information

 
CABINET REPAINTING
Here are different processes I have used painting my cabinets and back boxes with a paint roller.
 
WATERSLIDE DECALS
Using waterslide decals.
 
BACKGLASS ART WORK RESTORATION
Currently re-doing the artwork on a few backglasses I have scanned.
 
START UP SEQUENCES
Start up sequences for Bally, Gottlieb and Williams electro-mechanical pinballs.
 
SETTING EM's TO FREE PLAY
Setting Electromechanical Pinball To Free Play.
 
SETTING EM TRANSFORMER TO HIGH TAP
Setting Electromechanical Pinball Transformer To HIGH TAP.
 
SCORE WHEEL SWITCHES
Score Wheel Switch State On Various Score Reels.
 
REMOVING BROKEN POST SCREWS
Here is the process I use for removing post screws that break off during removal of posts.
 
POP BUMPER PLAYFIELD DAMAGE REPAIR
Using waterslide decals to repair paint damage to the playfield by pop bumpers on my Gottlieb Sweet Hearts.
 
METAL RAMP REPLACEMENT
Using Pressless Riveting Kit from Pinbits and metal ramp material from Bunnings.
 
FUSE RE-SETTER
Using waterslide decals to repair paint damage to the playfield by pop bumpers on my Gottlieb Sweet Hearts.
 
REPAIRING BULB SOCKETS
Simple bulb socket repair.
 
PAINTING PLASTIC POSTS
Unfortunately early EM plastic playfield posts are not available to buy except for the jewel type posts. These early type posts become yellowish.
I decided to paint them white which produced quite good results.
Paint used was Rust-Oleum 2x Ultra Cover Paint + Primer Gloss White spray can.
 
PINBALL and BINGO BULBS
Common bulbs used in pinball and bingo machines.
 
PINBALL LEG INFORMATION and SIZES
Pinball Leg sizes and information for Bally, Gottlieb and Williams machines.
 
PINBALL GLASS SIZE and INFORMATION
Standard pinball glass specifications.
 

Repair Logs

Gottlieb 1975 Quick Draw 2 Player ABC Rollover Problem
Gottlieb 1975 Quick Draw 2 Player Cabinet Relay Location

Paint Type - Colour Information

 
Bally Bazaar

Gottlieb Jumping Jack

Gottlieb Sweet Hearts

Williams Miss O

Bally Bullfight
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