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Happy Inde-PIN-dence Day!

If you missed our Father’s Day promo, here’s an opportunity to get your parts order in before July 4th weekend! We are offering a limited time FREE SHIPPING* LINK for orders over $99. (*Ground shipping only) https://www.marcospecialties.com/control/addCouponCodeToShoppingCart?productPromoCodeId=4THOFJULY This link is valid for THIS WEEKEND ONLY, so don’t miss out. Click on the banner above! (Link available from Friday 6/26 through Monday 6/29.) Simply add items to your shopping cart and then click the link. The free shipping code will automatically be applied! 

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PinTech LIVE: Unboxing the NEW Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Pinball!

This Thursday is officially Marco Pinball’s TURTLES DAY!!!We have one of the first NEW Stern Pinball™ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Pro Pinball and can’t wait to unbox it and share it with everyone. Hosts: Imoto Arcade & Kyle Spiteri PRIZE GIVEAWAYS EVERY 30 MINUTES DURING LIVESTREAMS!!Sign up here to be added to the drawing list:https://bit.ly/316Xqzi— PINTECH LIVE // 3-5PM EST-Unboxing and Setup Etiquette & Tips-What’s in the Box overview with special Stern Pinball guest, Lead Mechanical Engineer, Elliot Eismin.-Gameplay & Development Overview with special Stern Pinball guest, Associate Game Developer, Mike Vinikour. MARCO AFTER HOURS // 8-10PM EST-Geeking out over read more…

PinTech LIVE – Episode 9 – Troubleshooting Data East Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

EP009 – Troubleshooting Data East TMNT Let’s dive into Data East’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles pinball with some live troubleshooting! 3:20 Kyle introduces the DE TMNT pinball machine 4:00 Closeup of TMNT playfield 4:29 Kyle opens the machine and grabs the head key 5:16 inside of the backbox 5:40 some common issues with boards in DE games 6:08 replacing batteries with NVRAM 6:35 burnt connectors are an issue in DE games and why IDC connectors should be replaced with Molex. 7:30 boards should be screwed down. 8:45 batteries might cause corrosion and what happens when you remove batteries and don’t read more…

In Honor of the Legendary Steve Epstein

We are all so heartbroken to hear the tragic news of Steve Epstein’s passing. He was such a beautiful soul that the entire pinball community cherished. He was a co-founder of all aspects of competitive pinball, and a fun, safe and inclusive pinball community advocate. Steve spent his entire life dedicated to growing pinball, and we will forever be grateful for him. Rest in peace, Steve. His family created a memoir page for him. If you have memories of Steve, please consider posting your story there, so that we can all remember the amazing life he led, and celebrate his life read more…

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PinTech LIVE – Episode 8 – How to Solder

PRODUCTS USED ON EPISODE 8: Soldering Iron: https://www.marcospecialties.com/pinball-parts/77-PN60L Solder 60/40 Spool: https://www.marcospecialties.com/pinball-parts/77-SPL100 Solder Sucker: https://www.marcospecialties.com/pinball-parts/77-DP Flipper Rebuild Kits: https://www.marcospecialties.com/pinball-parts/PLFD-FLIP-KIT BFKIT88-1L2R – Flipper Rebuild Kit Bally 5/80-11/88 Triple Flipper https://www.marcospecialties.com/pinball-parts/BFKIT88-1L2R 4008-01003-04 – Machine Screw 8-32 x 1/4″ p-ph-sems https://www.marcospecialties.com/pinball-parts/4008-01003-04 A-3711-4 – Flipper crank Bally linear left https://www.marcospecialties.com/pinball-parts/A-3711-4 A-3711-5 – Flipper crank Bally linear right https://www.marcospecialties.com/pinball-parts/A-3711-5 S-496-217 – Plunger – Bally linear flipper https://www.marcospecialties.com/pinball-parts/S-496-217 ASW-A20-34 – Switch – flipper EOS 3 blade w/lifter https://www.marcospecialties.com/pinball-parts/ASW-A20-34 A-613-127 – Coil stop – flipper Bally https://www.marcospecialties.com/pinball-parts/A-613-127 C-649-53 – Flipper bushing Bally early https://www.marcospecialties.com/pinball-parts/C-649-53 SP-100-363 – Spring – extension flipper return https://www.marcospecialties.com/pinball-parts/SP-100-363 20-8790-2 – Nyliner® 5/16 inch bearing read more…

MarcoTV – Episode 7 on PinTech LIVE – Rebuilding Bally Flippers

EP007: PinTech LIVE – Rebuilding Bally Flippers New studio, new gear, new game! Join Kyle Spiteri and Imoto Harney in the new Marco Studio. Today Kyle shows us how to do Bally flipper rebuilds on his Bally-Midway Lady Luck pinball machine.

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?

Stern Pinball Announces New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Pinball

Stern Pinball, Inc announced the newest game to their epic line-up, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles pinball! We are currently accepting pre-orders so if you’re interested in picking up this great title, email us at [email protected]

Pintech LIVE Launch

We are excited to announce that we are live-streaming our new Pintech series every Thursday at 3PM Eastern! Come join us in the live discussion while pinball technician Kyle Spiteri shows you the latest tips & tricks for pinball repair and re-builds! The first season will cover the steps you should take every time you bring a used pinball machine home, featuring Wiliams’ Rollergames. Our Pintech LIVE series will be available on multiple streaming platforms. TWITCH.TV http://www.twitch.tv/marcopinball FACEBOOK LIVE http://www.facebook.com/marcospec YOUTUBE LIVE http://www.youtube.com/marcopinball