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One of the questions that gets asked a lot is, "How much does a pinball machine weigh?".  For most of the games of the games from the 80's to today, games weigh around 250 pounds.  There are a few...
I was thinking about this as I was driving home today, what I would need if I was new to the hobby and wanted to buy a pinball machine.  So I thought a pinball buying checklist would be a...
A lot of people don't know this, but there's a way you can turn on the blinders to be on for the entire game.  I made a short video to show this below: It comes in really handy when playing...
Being a Corvette owner myself (1972 C3 Blue Corvette) I've always wanted to have a Corvette neon sign in my basement.  This Christmas I finally acquired one and it's pretty awesome: Around the same time, I was also able to...
If you've ever thought about owning a pinball machine, one of the ones that will be at the top of a lot of people's lists will be the Lord of the Rings pinball.  Based upon the classic movie trilogy,...
This question comes up all the time, I've got this SUV and will this pinball machine fit into it?  Well luckily, the owners of a lot of these vehicles have pooled their information together onto a wiki page here: http://pinwiki.com/wiki/index.php?title=Vehicles_for_Moving_Pinball_Machines It's...

Pinball 2000

Pinball 2000 was a technology developed by Williams pinball in the late 1990's when the pinball industry was facing major contraction due to the amount of arcades that were gradually disappearing due to the rise of home consoles.  Two...
One of the problems with pinball machines is that the technology that drives them is largely derived from 80's and 90's, meaning that things like internet access just aren't a thing in pinball.  Comparing scores is difficult as a...