Category Archives: Repairs (Videos and Pics)

May 05

REPAIRS : INSTALLING MINI DISPLAY SHOWING 5 VOLTS ON WILLIAMS / BALLY PINBALL MACHINES : VIDEO

In this video I show how to install a mini display.  The mini display shows how much voltage the pinball machine is producing.  It is a great mod to let you know if your machine is producing 5 volts or less at a glance. I got the idea from watching Clay Harrel’s Pinball Ninja repair […]

January 07

Repairs : Scoleri Bros and Air Ball Protector Repair Video For Stern’s Ghostbusters Pinball.

I was having issues with massive air balls and the Scoleri Bros drop downs not working on my Ghostbusters Premium.  In this video I show how I fixed the drop downs with the stretching of the stock spring on the game.  Also I installed a plastic protector piece that my friend Joe designed to alleviate […]

January 05

Repairs : The Canadian Arcade Posts Monster Bash Cabinet Decal Install Video

The guys at The Canadian Arcade has posted a video showing the decal installation of a Williams Monster Bash.

November 20

PINBALL REPAIR : REPAIR VIDEO : GHOSTBUSTERS SERVICE BULLETIN # 188. GHOSTBUSTERS FLASHER #129 REPAIR

I created a video showing the repair of the service bulletin Stern released for GhostBusters pinball machine fixing the flasher and the metal of the up kicker assembly.

November 19

NEWS : Ghostbusters Service Bulletin # 188. Ghostbusters Flasher #129 Repair

This document from Stern shows how to protect the metal outkick hole from shorting out the flasher underneath the plastic. I protected my outkick hole with electrical tape on the metal of the assembly but doing it Stern recommends will work also.

October 07

PINBALL REPAIR : FIXING METALLICA LE/PREMIUM COFFIN MAGNET

While playing a game on my Metallica LE pinball machine, I noticed that the magnet which usually grabs the ball for the coffin multi-ball was not working.  The ball would register hits on the block of the hammer, but never actually activate the magnet to lock a ball.  Upon researching the pinball machine and looking at […]

April 25

PINBALL REPAIR : AFM Standup Target Problem, Wiring Matrix

My AFM had an issue with the stand up T target that is located near the UFO in the center of the play field. The target would not record any shots when hit.  I go quickly through the switch matrix and discover the issue. Download Tech Charts Here : http://www.pinballrebel.com/pinball/cards/tech_charts.htm Website Post : http://www.pinballsupernova.com/attack%20from%20mars%20t%20target%20repair.html

January 21

PINBALL REPAIR : Fixing Ground Issue, Replacing Power Plug

I was getting tiny shocks from my White Water pinball machine when touching the machine next to it.  Replaced the two prong plug with a 3 prong w/ ground.  Tested the wiring in the plug with a multi-meter and bought a new replacement end for the power plug.  Install took minutes and now no shocks. […]

January 17

PINBALL REPAIR : REPAIRING NON WORKING GI LIGHTING ON PINBALL MACHINE : WPC FLIPTRONICS II & WPC 95

I turned on my White Water pinball machine and noticed that all the GI lighting at the top of the play field was out.  The first thing I did was look at the wiring schematics and noticed that the connector that controls most of the GI lighting on the machine is J121 in the back […]

January 07

PINBALL REPAIR : ADJUSTING VENGEANCE SHIP TO BE CENTER ON PLAY FIELD : STERN STAR TREK

I was having an issue with the ship on my Star Trek Premium of not staying straight.  When I purchased the machine, the ship had a tendency to turn and lay to the right.  Anything I did the ship would always lean. Finally I called Stern, received a new spring to install under the ship. […]