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Mr. Pinball Price Guides

Known to be THE source for accurate prices, this book has grown to include much more than simple numbers. game information such as year made, how many made, features, trending value, etc. Games are sorted by name as well as manufacturer. In the current version Baseball and Bingo games are listed with value. There's a Bibliography, All about Collecting section, Artists and Designers index, a Glossary of terms and more! The information has nearly doubled since the 2000 edition!

 

2007 Mr. Pinball Price Guide

This is a very decent issue of the 2007 version. I picked up a good used copy recently and selling my duplicate.
I'm still looking for a 2008 and 2011 edition if you have one to trade.

Sample: You can obtain a 3 page sample of the 2003 Edition in PDF format by clicking here .
Spiral bound, 8.5"x5.5", 226 pages



$15.95 Each
2007 Mr. Pinball Price Guide

Out of Stock

 

2015 Mr. Pinball Price Guide

This 230 page book, the 25th annual edition, contains important information about all pinball machines made since the flipper was invented in 1947. This is the most popular and accurate pinball reference anywhere. Over 2,900 pinball machines are listed with incredible detail about each, including name, manufacturer, date released, number of players, distinguishing features, production numbers, collectibility, current value, market trend, designer, artist, and relationships with other games. Note that included in the pricing analysis are charts of price trends and values and a list of the top five games, by decade and by type. The book also contains current website links to on-line resources for buying and selling parts and machines, popular pinball events, and how to find more information--everything a new collector or pinball enthusiast needs to know. Nowhere else can you find as comprehensive and complete reference on pinball. No collector, novice or expert, can afford to be without the latest edition from Mr. Pinball. Added bonus sections--a comprehensive list of Bowling Games and a comprehensive list of Gun Games since these are often found with pinball games.


Sample: You can obtain a 3 page sample of the 2003 Edition in PDF format by clicking here .
Spiral bound, 8.5"x5.5", 226 pages



$21.95 Each
2015 Mr. Pinball Price Guide

Out Of stock

 

2016 Mr. Pinball Price Guide

This 234 page book, the 26th annual edition, contains important information about all pinball machines made since the flipper was invented in 1947. This is the most popular and accurate pinball reference anywhere. Over 2,900 pinball machines are listed with incredible detail about each, including name, manufacturer, date released, number of players, distinguishing features, production numbers, collectibility, current value, market trend, designer, artist, and relationships with other games. Note that included in the pricing analysis are charts of price trends and values and a list of the top five games, by decade and by type. The book also contains current website links to on-line resources for buying and selling parts and machines, popular pinball events, and how to find more information--everything a new collector or pinball enthusiast needs to know. Nowhere else can you find as comprehensive and complete reference on pinball. No collector, novice or expert, can afford to be without the latest edition from Mr. Pinball. Added bonus sections--a comprehensive list of Bowling Games and a comprehensive list of Gun Games since these are often found with pinball games.


Sample: You can obtain a 3 page sample of the 2003 Edition in PDF format by clicking here .
Spiral bound, 8.5"x5.5", 226 pages



$24.95 Each
2016 Mr. Pinball Price Guide

Out Of stock

 

Pinball and video game manuals

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Bally
Electronic Pinball Games
Repair Procedures
Module & Component Replacement

This Bally manual from 1978 deals with "servicing known defective modules,
and includes layout drawing and lists for the circuit modules".

It's handy to have for the test procedures, voltage test points, parts list, and more.
It is not a step-by-step repair manual, but a bit more technical in detail of operation.
These are good used original manuals with some scuffs and marks to be expected. 72 pages.



$15.00 Each
Bally Repair Manual

 

 

 

Bally Electro-Mechanical Slot Machine
Repair Procedures Volumes 1 and 2 on DVD

This new video set from Alan Marriage covers the service and
repair of Bally EM (Electro-Mechanical) slot machines.

DVDs discs are -R type, please make sure your equipment is compatible

Volume 1 Volume 2
  1. Start
  2. Introduction
  3. Reference Materials
  4. First Slot Work, Inspection, Major Components, Fuses
  5. Schematic Basics
  6. Troubleshooting coin circuits, 50V Circuit
  7. Clean, Lube Reel Mechanism
  8. Reel work
  9. Coin Lockout, Diverter, Hopper basics
  10. Payout Section, Payout explained, Payout Counter Fix
  11. Payout Troubleshooting
  12. Lighting & 6V circuit
  1. Introduction to Multi Coin machines, Top Units, Stepper Unit Fix
  2. Troubleshooting customer machines 1088-1 Reel Mech Adjustment, More on Payout counter
  3. More work on 1088-1 Top Unit
  4. Another Clean-Up, Troubleshooting Coin Circuit
  5. Troubleshooting coin circuits, 50V Circuit
  6. Another Machine 989-9, Reel Mech Trouble
  7. 2 Minute Troubleshooting review
  8. Exploring Ace Warehouse, Treasures, Slot Machine Art Slide Show
  9. Cutting Room

 



$30.00 Each
Bally EM Slot Repair Video

 

 

 

 

Bally Bingo Service Guide
Volumes 1 and 2 on DVD

This set from Alan Marriage covers the service and
repair of Bally EM (Electro-Mechanical) Bingo machines.

DVDs discs are -R type, please make sure your equipment is compatible

Volume 1 is for people who own a working Bally Bingo pinball machine and want to keep it that way.

Volume 2 will help the Bingo game owner understand the game operation. Novices will be able to go
directly to the appropriate chapter and see real games, parts, and detailed explanations.

Volume 1 Volume 2
  1. Welcome
  2. Basic assembly
  3. Plug-ins
  4. Tilt adjust
  5. Fuse panel
  6. Lights (bulbs)
  7. Magic Screen lights
  8. Lubrication
  9. More lubrication
  10. Control unit
  11. Backboard: Mixer, Score units, Relays, Timer unit
  12. Reflex unit, Trip bank
  13. Frontboard: 5 Relay bank (start relay)
  14. Switchblade adjust
  15. Frontboard: Steppers, Replay counters, Extra ball unit
  16. Search disk: Service and assemble
  17. Search wiper: Adjust, troubleshoot
  18. Sequence & Winner units
  19. Stepper units: Clean & adjust
  20. Another stepper overhaul
  21. Closing comments
  22. Let's play!
  23. Take 1, 2, 3 etc
  1. Introduction
  2. Review & Revival: Quick clean up, Game start cycle, 6 relay bank, Step- up units, Red letter feature, Selection feature unit
  3. Play checking: Testing, Flashing light problem
  4. Scoring revisited: Search disk, Replay counters, Search index
  5. Dead machine arrival: Evaluation, Clean up
  6. Shutter motor/ball lift: Motor discussion, Ball lift, Trough switches
  7. Ball count/Timer unit review
  8. Power up dead machine: Control unit problem
  9. More unit discussion: Clutches, Overhaul discussed, Mixer relays, Switches, Stop relays (ok game), Game proportioning
  10. Troubleshooting Part 1: Game start, Coin switch, Replay register, Schematic discussion, Scoring problems (replay counter)
  11. Troubleshooting Part 2: Magic Screen problems, Scoring problems: Section scoring, Feature spotting, More schematic talk, Testing coils
  12. Closing-Sources-Slide Show
  13. Special feature: One Ball 5 cents
  14. Try that again!

 



$30.00 Each
Bally EM Bingo Repair Video

 

 

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