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The holiday season is here! Get ready for our Black Friday weekend deals! Marco Pinball Holiday Schedule: Thursday, Nov 26th – Closed for Thanksgiving Friday, Nov 27th – WE ARE OPEN!!! Black Friday + Cyber Monday = Marco’s Pinball Parts Weekend 2020 Christmas Eve & Christmas Day – Closed New Years Day 2021 – Closed – Please join us on FRIDAY, November 27th at 3PM Eastern for PinTech LIVE You can catch the livestream on twitch at Happy Flipping!

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: 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 user submitted Pinrepair – Clay’s great website full of information, if you can digest the walls of text Public read more…

Virtual Expos are Here!

Many Pinball and Arcade Shows/Expos have turned to “virtual” or “remote” get-togethers for their attendees this year due to not being able to host their weekend events in person. Check out the Virtual Pinball Events for this weekend, July 10th-12th: Southern Fried Gaming Expo Virtual Southern Fried Gaming Expo will be hosting their SFGE Event by providing tons of interesting content and livestreams on their Facebook, Youtube and Discord accounts. More Details about SFGE Virtual: Northwest Pinball Summer Camp Northwest Pinball Summer Camp will host a collection of livestreams and Zoom conference calls with everything from The Ultimate read more…

Flat Rate Shipping Rates

Here are the current rates for our domestic flat rate shipping: $6.99 USPS First Class (5-10 Business days) *currently up to 20 days* $9.99 Fedex Ground & USPS priority (3-5 Business Days) *currently up to 10 days* Current Shipping Status Update – 8/18/20 We apologize in advance for any shipping delays of our products. Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak and measures imposed by governments around the world, there are currently unavoidable service impacts on our outbound shipments. We are currently fully operational from a fulfillment standpoint; however, there may be delays on the delivery service providers’ end. We are read more…

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Demo Games Available for Midwest Gaming Classic Show!

We are pleased to announce this year’s Show Demo Game Sale for Midwest Gaming Classic 2020 in Milwaukee, WI with our partner Hemispheres Amusements is underway NOW! Take advantage of the best prices of the year on select models of brand new Stern Pinball Machines.

Demo Game Sales for TPF & MGC is here!

We have officially launched our demo game sale program for 2020 starting with Texas Pinball Festival (March 27-29th) and Midwest Gaming Classic (April 3-5th). We will be working with our local Stern Pinball distributors in each region to provide you with the best prices of the year for a New In Box Stern game! More details below…

Marco TV Interview with Project Pinball

We love working with and sponsoring Project Pinball! Project Pinball Charity is a non-profit charity organization that places pinball machines in Children’s Hospitals and Ronald McDonald Houses to introduce therapeutic benefits to kids. Here is a Marco TV interview where we catch up with their founder, Daniel Spolar to talk about ways people can help bring pinball to the kids at their local hospitals.

Marco Will be Open, USPS Closed for MLK Day.

Marco will be operating on Monday, Jan 18, during the Martin Luther King holiday. However, the US Post Office will be closed on Monday, so please note that USPS orders that are placed or are in transit on Monday will be delayed by a day. FedEx Ground and Express services will be operating normally, absent of any inclement weather!

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Orders for Northwest Pinball and Arcade Show

Going to be in Seattle this coming weekend? Need some parts and don’t want to pay shipping? Marco Specialties will be happy to carry all orders placed before 3:00pm, on Wednesday the 3rd of June, to the show. Pretty much everything except glass and legs is fair game. If we can fit it in our luggage, we can bring it with us! Call in at 803-957-5500 or email [email protected] with your order.

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DESIGN WORLD notes new pinball platform

The popular engineering magazine DESIGN WORLD published a new article by Stern’s Paul Mandeltort called Advanced networks make pinball games pop! It examines former and current electrical designs of pinball machines.  It’s a must read for the technophile pinhead.