Pin-a-Go-Go, Dixon CA- May 17-19, ton-o-pins, vendors, Fun Tourney, all proceeds go to local youth organizations.
Historically, the most common miniature incandescent lamp/light bulbs used in pinball machines are the venerable #44 and #47 bayonet-style miniature lamps. While many collectors are putting LEDs in their machines, purists still prefer miniature lamps for the classic look, color temperature, and color-rendering of miniature lamps. The #44 lamp is often the preferred lamp from the manufacturer – the main benefit being that it’s brighter than its #47 cousin. Never forget that a pinball machine’s first and foremost purpose is a commerical piece of equipment designed to attract casual users, so many design decisions are made pursuant to this goal. When a read more…
There are a wide variety of pinball technical help communities on the internet. rgparchive.com is an easy-to-use portal for the venerable rec.games.pinball USENET group. pinside.com is a user-friendly forum pinrepair.com has a lot of well-regarded repair guides pinwiki.com has a number of repair guides.