|Last Updated 3/13/15|
|Welcome to my pinball (and vid) page! Click on the artwork below for information regarding the specific machine. There
are lots of pictures and details regarding repairs and tweaks I have done.
I hope you enjoy it and find it useful. You can contact me using
"pins" at this website. I look forward to hearing from you!
|Indiana Jones: The Pinball Adventure||The Getaway: High Speed 2||Terminator 2: Judgment Day|
|FunHouse||Ripley's Believe It or Not||Road Show|
|White Water||Star Trek: The Next Generation||World Cup Soccer 94|
|Fire!||Simpsons||Creature from the Black Lagoon|
|Star Wars||Twilight Zone||Revenge from Mars|
|Video Arcade Machines|
|Daytona USA 2 (BOTE / PE)||Super GT||Marble Madness|
|March 12 - 13, 2015||
Added information about the Revenge from Mars / Pinball 2000 driver board (here)
Added information about up/down ramp fix
|March 4 - 8, 2015||
Started Revenge from Mars (Pinball 2000) page (here)
Added details about Ultimarc Video Amplified
Added details about upgrade to RFM version 1.6
Added original Revenge from Mars VGA wiring to Wells-Gardner 19K7302
Added various pictures of video integrated with gameplay
Added information about Pinball 2000 / Revenge from Mars CPU fan replacement
|February 15, 2015||Rewrote Atari Marble Madness page to be more modern and mobile friendly
Added section on track ball rebuild here
|February 14, 2015||Rewrote Atari Star Wars page to be more modern and mobile friendly
Added section on Amplifone deflection repair here
|February 3, 2015||Rewrote Tempest cocktail page to be more modern and mobile friendly
Added section on dark plexyglass polishing. Click here
|January 24, 2015||Several updates to the Tempest cocktail section including new cocktail glass/art and installation of CPO (control panel overlay). Click here|
|August 17, 2014||Twilight Zone decal for "Battle the Power" diverter installation (here)|
|August 9, 2014||Twilight Zone (pre-DCS) sound clicking/popping sound problem fixed (here)|
|June 4, 2014||Tempest monitor repair for bending vectors near bottom (here)|
|May 24 - 28, 2014||Added info about Tempest cabinet restoration
Added info about Tempest cocktail artwork vectorization (here)
|May 13, 2014||Added information about replacing Tempest's
WG6100 HV caps
Added information about installing the LV2000 to repair Tempest's WG6100 low voltage
Added info about Big Blue replacement (here)
|May 8, 2014||Started Atari Tempest cocktail page (here)|
|May 5, 2014||Added information about GI header repair as well as information about Twilight Zone GI dimming (here)|
|March 30, 2014||Twilight Zone Clock started acting up ("clock is broken") so I made a fix (here)|
|March 1, 2014||For Area 51 Site 4, added information about replacing lightgun PCB for accuracy. Also added strategy information to defect the alien queen at the end of the game (here)|
|February 24, 2014||Added information about cap kit for Area 51 Site 4 monitor (here)|
|November 30, 2013||Added video of gameroom into Gameroom section (here)
Moved an "informal review" of Herg's LED OCD I originally wrote on Pinside to my web page (here)
|November 14 - 15, 2013||Added info about converting Area 51 Site 4 from old hard drive to flash drive with an IDE to SD adaptor|
|November 9, 2013||Added a picture of the 74175 chip that assists with high score saving in Asteroids Deluxe.|
|November 2 - 7, 2013||Started a new page for my Atari Area 51 Site 4 arcade game. Check it out here..|
|September 3, 2013||Added a few panorama pictures of the gameroom|
|August 18, - 29, 2013||Fixed speaker hum
Replaced the Twilight Zone clock casing / housing
Adjusted the Twilight Zone gears so that both hands point at 20 o'clock when powered on
Replaced broken ball pop cup on the gumball VUK
Rebuilt the GI connector that was previously soldered directly onto the driver board
|May 5 - 18, 2013||I'm back to adding
Pinball stuff! I've got hold of a
Check it out here. I've
been updating this page frequently. Here are some of the
|April 14, 2013||Added some info about the TX-NR818's HDMI EDID handling Click here.|
|April 8, 2013||Short updated the Sony HW30 projector
Onkyo TX-NR818 compatibility section
Also made small update the TX-NR818 clicking noises and solution. Click here.
|March 18, 2013||Updated the Sony HW30 projector Onkyo TX-NR818 compatibility section. Click here.|
|March 3 - 7, 2013||Added information
about Sony HW30 projector and (what I thought was the) Onkyo TX-NR818 "power on" fix.
It turned out not to fix it.
Also added some info about Lip Sync (AV Sync) for the Onkyo TX-NR818. Click here.
|February 9 - 17, 2013||Another off-topic section... I've added information about the Onkyo TX-NR818. This first section attempts to describe how the (confusing?) video output functionality works. Click here.|
|February 3, 2013||Added information about Data Easy Simpsons GI repair|
|January 31, 2013||Another unexpected addition. 1080p convergence and focus test patterns with discrete colors (red, green, blue) for monitors and projectors (here)|
|October 22 - November 6, 2012||Branching out! Got a Japanese Pachislo (Skill Slot) machine called Yajikita (here)|
|May 27, 2012||Added information
about Asteroids Deluxe high score repair
Added another image of restored coin door
|May 7, 2012||Atari Star Wars yoke potentiometer swap (here)|
|May 4, 2012||Added picture of "Atari Wall" to gameroom (here)|
|April 25 - 27, 2012||Added image of
Asteroids Deluxe cabinet almost 100% cleaned up
Added info about coin door and side art image to Asteroids Deluxe (here)
|April 15 - 19, 2012||More info added to the Asteroids Deluxe page (here)|
|April 14, 2012||Added Asteroids Deluxe page (here)|
|March 18, 2012||Added video of
FunHouse gameplay to FunHouse page
Several updates to the Sony VPL-HW30ES / VPL-HW30AES projector page have been done (but have not been listed here over the past month)
|February 16, 2012||Surprise!
I've written my impressions of the Sony VPL-HW30ES / VPL-HW30AES projector!
Click here to read...
|September 10, 2011||Added Daytona 2 mosaic picture to the Daytona 2 section|
|September 5, 2011||Roadblasters thumb
trigger repair added to Roadblasters section
Road Show voltage selector repair added to Road Show section
|September 2, 2011||Slight modifications to the Roadblasters section|
|August 29, 2011||Started a Roadblasters section|
|August 23, 2011||Added more details to the System 1 audio issue in the Marble Madness section|
|August 21, 2011||Added information about repairing an audio problem with an Atari System 1 Main PCB to the Marble Madness section|
|July 15, 2011||Updated WhiteWater page with a (much) improved video|
|July 5, 2011||Added new gameroom video|
|March 5, 2011||General cleanup to the Atari Star Wars page|
|March 4, 2011||Added more details of my x2212 settings / high score fix|
|March 3, 2011||Star Wars / Empire
Strikes Back settings / high score fixed!
Moved some of the basic screen shots to later on the page
|February 26, 2011||Update regarding
Star Wars NOVRAM and crosshair centering
Added info about Star Wars x2212 novram, settings and high scores
|February 19, 2011||Added a couple of pictures of Empire Strikes Back running on the Star Wars|
|February 10, 2011||Miscellaneous updates to Atari Star Wars section|
|February 8, 2011||Star Wars yoke controller calibration|
|February 3, 2011||Started Atari Star Wars vid section|
|January 22, 2011||Added game room
Info about Marble Madness coin door lights
|January 9, 2011||Atari Volcano switch repair for Marble Madness|
|January 4, 2011||Added picture of
pretty much complete Marble Madness
Added picture of populated control panel
|January 2, 2011||Marble Madness control panel overlay/decal install|
|January 1, 2011||Happy New Year! Added pics of Atari volcano/cone player buttons|
|December 14, 2010||Added Marble Madness side art (decal) install|
|November 14, 2010||Picture from Marble Madness restoration (bondo and paining)|
|November 12, 2010||Marble Madness side art removal|
|November 6, 2010||Started Atari Marble Madness page (Marble Madness)!|
|June 25, 2010||Added information about "Race Leader" relay repair|
|June 22, 2010||Did some cleanup on the first 20% of the Super GT page... will try and get to the rest soon..|
|June 18, 2010||Added SuperGT image for link on home page, info about removing the decals from the chairs, info about topper lighting.|
|June 16, 2010||Finally published some text about taking apart the Super GT|
|June 9, 2010||SuperGT steering
pot ("volume") replacement.
Some more gear shift info
|June 4, 2010||Added information
about DATA ACCESS EXCEPTION to Super GT section.
Also added more information about gear shift repair.
|May 30, 2010||Started Sega Super GT (SCUD Race) page ... very preliminary!|
|May 22, 2010||Adding information about Daytona 2 Power Edition upgrade!|
|March 14, 2010||Added relay repair, apron before/after pics, and edits based on quick proof reading to the Star Wars page|
|March 3, 2010||Added some information and pictures to the Star Wars page|
|March 2, 2010||Started Data East Star Wars page (here)|
|December 13, 2009||Fixed email address problem
Added a little more info about the Simpsons alpha-numeric score repair
|November 5, 2009||Added information about Simpsons alpha-numeric score repair|
|August 8, 2009||Updated home page a bit (added
sections for pins and vids)
Added link to gameroom video on YouTube
|July 2, 2009||Small update to Daytona 2 page (now have the correct casters!)|
|June 24, 2009||Updated Daytona 2 section with leg leveler info|
|June 14, 2009||Added info about a video game! Sega Daytona 2..|
|June 6, 2009||Added video if Indiana Jones gameplay to IJ page.|
|May 31, 2009||Changed my email address. Too much spam. See note at top for the new email.|
|May 9, 2009||Something crazy happened! I've added some information about the Panasonic DMC-ZS3 camera (click here)|
|March 30, 2009||Added a ton of info about my Indiana Jones shop (finally!)|
|February 15, 2009||Added video of Terminator 2 gameplay to the Terminator page|
|January 25, 2009||Added video of White Water gameplay to the White Water page|
|January 24, 2009||Added video of Ripley's gameplay to the RBION page|
|January 19, 2009||Added video of Creature gameplay to the Creature page|
|June 1, 2008||Updated Indiana Jones Path of Adventure text to correct mistake about 2nd flipper opto|
|April 4, 2008||Updated Indiana Jones (IJ) page with right ramp removal|
|March 28, 2008||Updated contact information|
|March 23, 2008||Added information about
shopping (cleaning inserts, subway, lamp PCBs)
Added (large) picture of playfield bottom
|March 13, 2008||Added a bunch of pictures of
the Creature Hologram
Added a picture of the slide VUK that broke
|March 7, 2008||Updated all pin pages to include links to home and all other pin pages (at the top)|
|March 6, 2008||Started Creech page! (Creature from the Black Lagoon or CFTBL)|
|February 7, 2008||Wow! It has been a while. Added story about STTNG battery|
|June 11, 2007||Added Simpsons 3-Drop target repair|
|June 9, 2007||Added a ton of stuff to the Simpsons page|
|June 5, 2007||Updated to Simpsons page|
|May 31, 2007||Added Simpsons page (my first Data East machine). Go Bart, Homer, Marge, Maggie and Lisa!|
|April 1, 2007||Additional text to existing
Added information about battery holder repair
Added information about reproducing plastic targets
Added information about broken ramp repair
|March 28, 2007||Added a bunch more Fire! stuff
|March 27, 2007||Started Fire! page (my first System 11 machine!)|
|March 3, 2007||Added information about STTNG cannon's home and mark|
|March 2, 2007||Added a bit about debugging STTNG cannon problems|
|February 24, 2007||WCS94 lock and light repair added|
|August 26, 2006||Added information about Ted's eye installation to Road Show|
|August 24, 2006||Eyes for Ted!
New WCS Soccer Ball!
|July 28, 2006||Added more information to WCS
Reformatted things a bit across the entire site
|July 27, 2006||Started World Cup Soccer 94
Minor updates to STTNG page
|April 14, 2006||Added information about "R" in
River repair (WhiteWater)
Added information about Road Show knocker
|April 2, 2006||Added information about STTNG
Added information about Delta Ramp removal
Added information about G.I problem and burnt connector
|March 30, 2006||Rearranged STTNG sections and
cleaned up some text
Added drop target behavior
Added more pictures
|March 28, 2006||Added text about drop target repair, some playfield cleaning, and various updates to STTNG|
|March 26, 2006||More STTNG updates. Added information about cannon repairs.|
|March 25, 2006||Cleaned up the formatting of the STTNG page. Added some new content.|
|March 22, 2006||More pictures added to STTNG page.|
|March 21, 2006||Started Star Trek: The Next Generation (STTNG) page.|
|November 20, 2005||Information about second 8-light PCB for White Water added.|
|November 5, 2005||Added information and picture of FunHouse lamp insert adjustment.|
|October 30, 2005||Added information and picture of FunHouse subway cleaning.|
|August 22, 2005||Added information about Waterfall topper to White Water section.|
|August 1, 2005||Added information about coin door inserts to Road Show section.|
|July 21, 2005||Updated Road Show with Ted's PCB motor repair.|
|July 4, 2005||Added information about White
Water "lite lock" targets.
Added information about White Water "Insanity Falls / Whirlpool" sign.
|June 29, 2005||Updated and added some text to the White Water section.|
|June 28, 2005||Information about transformer
Molex connector added to White Water.
Added information about NOS Big Foot head to White Water.
Added information about new plastics to White Water.
Added information about plunger to White Water.
Added an image of the White Water topper.
|June 24, 2005||Added White Water page. It is very preliminary.|
|June 14, 2005||Added a bit of information about the Road Show shaker motor.|
|Added information to Getaway regarding Supercharger speed improvement (diverter replacement).|
|June 5, 2005||Added pictures of playfield chip repair to Road Show section.|
|May 27, 2005||Added information about chip in Road Show playfield below bumper post.|
|May 25, 2005||(Road Show) Added picture of Red's hat and Ted's hat with the new decals.|
|May 23, 2005||Added Road Show decal artwork.
Added information about replacing leg bolt plates on Road Show.
Added information about cleaning left ramp on Road Show.
|May 21, 2005||Added information about new
Road Show DMD.
Added information about new Road Show City Start sign.
Added information about Road Show "Bob's Souvenir Bunker" sign.
|May 17, 2005||Added information about cleaning Road Show right ramp.|
|May 15, 2005||Added information about
FunHouse ramp replacement.
Added information to Terminator section (coin door, Hunter Killer ship).
Added information about Indiana Jones Bi-Plane.
Added a bunch of information about the Road Show repairs and shopping.
|May 13, 2005||Minor enhancements to Road Show page.|
|May 10, 2005||Started Road Show page.|
|March 25, 2005||Added listing of RBION Odditorium facts.|
|March 15, 2005||Added information about Funhouse (Rudy) repair.|
|December 21, 2004||Adjusted text that was added back on 11/6/04.|
|November 6, 2004||Added additional information about IJ POA stuttering.|
|May 12, 2004||Added a bunch of images from the bottom of the RBION playfield.|
|May 10, 2004||Added information to FunHouse section about Rudy's eyeball repair.|
|May 4, 2004||Fixed typos in Indiana Jones
and Getaway sections.
Added "Path of Adventure was stuttering" problem to Indiana Jones section.
Added image of F103 fuse to Getaway section.
|May 2, 2004||Started recording changes.
Added image of RBION backglass lighting to RBION machine information page.
Added image of RBION playfield to main RBION page.
Added Funhouse section.
Fixed some typos in the Indiana Jones section. I should really proof read the entire site...