Category Archives: Repairs

1995 Williams No Fear and 1996 Sega Twister Repairs

Both of these games came into the owner’s¬†possession when he purchased his lake house about a year and half prior. Neither game ever worked completely, but had gotten increasingly worse in the intervening time. Each game was actually a really … Continue reading

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WPC Sound Board A-12738 Repair

These little sound boards in WPC era Bally/Williams games can be difficult to track down issues on and there are no inexpensive reproduction replacements, so the boards themselves are quite expensive if they need to be replaced. A client brought … Continue reading

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1992 Data East Star Wars Pinball Repair

This is another game from the personal collection. Out of the nearly 60 pinball machines I’ve owned, I’ve never had one burn up a connector enough to actually smell it until this one. I had my back line of games … Continue reading

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1980 Williams Firepower Light Restoration

This came in from a client who’s Bally Strikes and Spares I repaired and restored late last year. This game had been down for some time, so it needed a little love, but was a very nice overall example of … Continue reading

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1996 Williams Junk Yard Repair

Got contacted about a Williams Junk Yard that needed some clean up and repairs. Somewhere along the line, someone had put a glass beaker in the shooter lane that the ball was then plunged into and glass shards were all … Continue reading

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1989 Williams Earthshaker Repair

This Earthshaker was getting an “Adjustment Failure” at boot-up. This warning message¬†immediately signals to me that their isn’t power hitting the U25 RAM, which holds the settings, high scores, etc. for the game when the game is powered off. First … Continue reading

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WPC Dot Matrix Controller Board Repair

So, the components arrived for the down Dot Matrix Controller board that originally came out of a Party Zone. It was missing +62VDC which causes the display to come up as completely blank. Since Party Zone is a location game … Continue reading

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