Category Archives: Pinball Tech

January 09

TECH : WHAT’S IN MY TOOLBOX AND CLOSET : TOOLS USED FOR PINBALL REPAIRS : VIDEO

I get many emails asking what tools are recommended for doing pinball repairs.  In this video I cover the tools I use with the repairs, cleaning, and moving of my pinball machines.  Also I show how I organize all my pinball parts and supplies within my cabinets and closets.  Hope the video helps you in […]

December 30

TECH : UPGRADING REVENGE FROM MARS TO 2.0 : NUCORE AND PINBOX: MYPINBALLS.COM

Install at your own risk.  I take no responsibility for the update of your system.  This is the process that I performed on my system without any issues.   Jim (Apple Juice) from Pinside has created an update to Revenge From Mars.  Apple Juice is calling it RFM 2.0.  He changed and added some things to […]

March 25

PINBALL REPAIR : REPAIRING TED’S BULLDOZER FRONT ON WILLIAM’S ROAD SHOW. MOTOR REBUILD AND PARTS REPLACEMENT. (VIDEO)

In this video I show how to rebuild the motor that raises and lowers the bulldozer front of Ted on my Road Show pinball machine.  I was having issues with the front of Ted fully raising to allow access to his mouth during multi-ball.  I rebuilt the motor and replaced some parts to get the […]

March 01

CODE UPDATE : UPDATING AC/DC CODE 1.70 WITH MIKE D MOD AND PINBALL BROWSER

In this video I update my AC/DC premium pinball machine to code 1.70. This code needs to be updated with Pinball Browser because of the Mike D display monitor mod installed into the game. Video is best viewed with Internet Explorer. Viewed with any other browser seems to cause lag with the video. Pinball Browser […]

February 11

PINBALL RESTORATION : CLEANING A TWILIGHT ZONE PINBALL MACHINE

In this video, I show some of the steps that I use to clean my pinball machines.  I show some techniques and also some cleaning products that are used during the process. VIDEO : SimiChrome Metal Polish : https://www.amazon.com/Metal-Polish-Simichrome-Grams-8-82/dp/B004F5BDIO/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1518319601&sr=8-2&keywords=simichrome&dpID=51ILMnzDD0L&preST=_SY300_QL70_&dpSrc=srch Exfoliating Round Pads : https://www.target.com/p/exfoliating-cotton-rounds-100ct-up-up-153/-/A-14070170#lnk=sametab Pure 3X Paste Wax : https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003UWQFKY/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Super Lube Synthetic Grease : […]

December 22

PINBALL TECH : DOWNLOADING AND UNZIPPING FILES FOR STERN’S SPIKE 2 SYSTEM : STAR WARS CODE 1.0 VIDEO

Online I was reading that people owning Stern’s Star Wars pinball machine were having issues unzipping the three files that were downloaded from Stern’s website.  In the video I show how to unzip the three files from the file posted on Stern’s website.