Posted: May 19, 2022
Kiss is now complete, and the boys are Rocking their way over to the BC sunshine coast. Found out that battery acid had done some damage to traces on the back of the lamp driver, had to add some jumpers. This game has had a custom sound board added that has 9 Kiss songs. Once the ball kicks out, the music starts, plus the original pin sounds are still active. A speaker system was installed, along with a power off, if the owner chooses to play without ...

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Posted: May 15, 2022
This 1979 Stern Magic is a 2-stage restoration, so the cabinet body is not being restored, just the playfield, and board sets. You can read more about the different stages, and what's covered in each under "Repairs & Restorations" tab. So, a total playfield tear down has been completed. All solenoid assemblies have been rebuilt, and cleaned. All playfield metal tumble polished for over a week. Side rails have been repainted, and clear coated. All ...

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Posted: April 24, 2022
The playfield has been built out to test stage, leaving all switches, and lamps accessible. Adding the balance of rebuilt solenoid assemblies to the underside, then inserting into body, and testing. Final playfield build out will complete, after any system bugs are sorted. The MPU was dead, and I elected to swap it out with a Alltek rather than spend 4+ hours troubleshooting. The system boots, and runs, independent of the playfield. The 5 player ...

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Posted: April 16, 2022
The 2-stage restoration of Cyclone is complete. It has returned home to it's happy owners. Sorry, no photo with backglass installed, as I ask clients leave it at

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Posted: April 4, 2022
Both head and main body of the cabinet have now been painted, and cleared. Playfield swap is well underway, with top side buildout now started. Board sets being rebuilt, and power rectifier is completed, as seen in last update. Solenoid assemblies being rebuilt in the backround, photos soon. All cabinet metal being sand blasted, and powder coated. Playfield metal out of the

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Posted: March 27, 2022
New CPR playfield swap completed, and installed into cabinet for testing of Solenoids, Switches, and Lamp circuits, prior to build out. Further testing was required as ramps and toys added. All sytems tested out 100%. New 4-piece Starship Fantasy ramp set being installed, which includes the under playfield subway. New CPR plastic set. New red & blue jewel posts. New LED 4-player display system also need to be added, as 3 of the plasma were ...

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Posted: March 27, 2022
Hi, In the previous update you saw that the backbox was completed. Now the main cabinet is in the paint booth. I always  start with the underside, then the backbox riser, then the interior; all 3 completed to clear coat. Once those areas are done, and taped off, then the main body, can receive it's base coat, which in this case is gloss white. The playfield swap has begun, and below are some photos of that process. All the solenoid assemblies are ...

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Posted: February 24, 2022
Board sets are rebuilt, and re-installed. Playfield swap is done, and built out to power-up, test stage. Playfield metal was powder coated gloss white. All new ramps and plastic set being installed. View photos for tips / remarks. Again, this is a 2-stage restoration, so the cabinet says original, except for a cleaning inside, and out. To see before photos, you will have to visit the Absolutepiball on facebook, which is a site I no longer

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Posted: February 14, 2022
If you want to follow this tear-down/restoration from the start you would need to visit Absolute Pinball on facebook. I no longer post on that site, all future updates can be found here, under "Blog". At this point with Kiss the cabinet has been stripped, sanded, bodywork completed, and it's ready for re-paint. The head is being completed first. Through the series of photos you will see that the stencils do not always peel off smoothly, and fine brush touch-ups ...

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Posted: January 30, 2022
This Cyclone is receiving a 2-stage restoration, and what that entails is described under the "Repairs & Restoration" link, located at the top of the page. The exterior and interior cabinet has received a detailed cleaning, along with the legs. The coin door and frame had some former security bar mount holes filled with GB Weld. The cabinet is not re-painted in a 2-stage restoration, just detailed, and touch ups, if required. The original playfield was beyond ...

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