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Celebrating National Pinball Day 2021

FOR ORDERS OVER $99: Free Domestic Shipping &  $10 Off International Shipping COUPON CODE: PINBALLDAY21 Codes are CASE-SENSITIVE, use all caps to activate! Domestic orders receive USPS/FEDEX GROUND shipping. For International orders, input code on International Checkout Page. Offer valid for one day only on 8/1/21 (Eastern time) Do you know the history of National Pinball Day? Joe Ciaravino started this petition to U.S. Senate For nearly 100 years the game of pinball has been delighting generations of Americans and the rest of the world. It has been a unique form of American entertainment synonymous with Baseball, Jazz and Hollywood. Pinball not only serves as a reflection of read more…

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Crowdsourced Tech Database

In an effort to keep pinball alive and thriving, we are crowd sourcing pinball techs from all over the world to compile their contact information into an online database. This is version 0.1 of this resource. This database connects the pinball community with techs to keep pinball games alive, playable, and fun. Troubleshooting is now a click away!* Find a tech by accessing the beta version of our database here* (listed alphabetically by state) Are you a pinball technician? Would you like your business to be listed? Click here to submit your information to our database so customers can find read more…

Meet the Ladies of Marco Pinball

Meet the amazing ladies that help keep Marco Pinball running!   ASHLII WRIGHT Q: How long have you been working at Marco Pinball? A: I have been working at Marco since October 2020 Q: What do you do at Marco Pinball? A:  I am primarily a picker in the warehouse but have been cross trained in several different areas including pack/shipping, receiving, and customer service (soon). Q: What is your favorite thing about working at Marco Pinball? A: My favorite thing about working at Marco is the people I work for and with. It’s not often that you find a job read more…

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How to Remove a Playfield – Stern Spike 2

Here is a great tutorial from Charlie Danger of Dead Flip Pinball Streaming showing us how to remove a playfield from a new Stern Pinball game! Removing the playfield is sometimes necessary, do it with confidence and care. Watch the tutorial here! Another great tutorial video from Jack Danger, “Breaking Down a Pinball Machine for Transport: Follow Dead Flip on Youtube for more great tutorials!

TWIPYs Pinball Awards 2020

Congratulations to all the winners of the 2020 season TWIPYs Pinball Awards!! If you missed the show, check it out here: For more in-depth information about the TWIPY Pinball Awards results, check out the article on This Week In Pinball: We are proud sponsors of the TWIPYs, 4 years and counting and can’t wait to do the show LIVE again at the 2022 Texas Pinball Festival!

International Shipping Update

Update Jan 2021: There is a new ~25% Tariff on all USA imports to EU that affects pinball machines and parts purchases. To learn more about how the tariffs affects pinball, check out the Article: — Fedex Rate Changes:  We are pleased to announce we have recently expanded our partnership with Fedex and iGlobal delivery services. This results in drastically reduced international shipping charges and includes delivery with all duties and taxes paid. Also, there are expanded express options that can offer shipment directly to your door. This new program is operating in Canada, Australia, and multiple areas read more…

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APPLY NOW!! Pinball Technician Database

Every day, we have customers that need help with their games beyond their scope of knowledge. We decided to create a “Rolodex” of vetted pinball technicians from around the world, so when our customers ask for repair help, we can send them your way! Please join our Pinball Technician database, today. CLICK HERE TO APPLY Thank you for keeping pinball alive! — Are you a frequent Marco Pinball customer? You could qualify for a Commercial Account for big savings! How to Qualify for a Commercial Account: Spend $3,000/year to receive a 5% discount on all parts for one year. Spend read more…

Pinball Power Knowledge Links

An active and growing list of resources to help improve pinball knowledge. Includes information about parts, sizing, images and databases to help you find what you need.  Moll; resource for Williams/Bally parts: Internet Pinball Database – Need to look at a manual? Decent chance IPDB has a .pdf you can look at: WPC Pinball Parts Page: Backglass Sizes by Manufacturer/year: Playfield Glass Sizes by Manufacturer/year: System 11 Pinwiki: Pinball Flyers: Pinball Shooter Spring Cross Reference: Funwithpinball EM repair clinic: Pinwiki – Everything you need to know about pinball is here. All read more…

Learning about EOS Switches in Pinball

The end of stroke switch (EOS) is your pinball flipper assembly’s best friend. The End Of Stroke switch keeps the flipper in check, but it does have a hard job. It gets beat up; many times per game, and eventually, you will need to repair or replace that old end of stroke switch. Which EOS switch do you need, and what is an EOS switch for? Click “Read More” at the top right to read more.