Posts Tagged ‘pinball restoration’

RESTORER OF THE MONTH – JANUARY 2023

WILLIAM DENT – RICHMOND, KENTUCKY Q: Where are you located, and how long have you been restoring/working in the pinball sphere?A: I live in Richmond, Kentucky, and I have been repairing and restoring pinball machines for about 15 years. I have been playing pinball since I was 7 years old. Q: What is your current project?A: I am currently doing a playfield swap on a Williams Whirlwind, and next in line is a Gottlieb Haunted House. Q: Do you restore games to sell or to keep?A: I occasionally restore to keep, but most of my restorations are done for pinball read more…

Restorer of the Month – December 2022

Q: When did you get into actually restoring machines? A: “I’ve been working on Pinball machines since about 2000, I restored my first game Star Gazer in 2013. I have a background in painting and restoring classic cars, and I thought I could bring the same level to Pinball. So I did, and at first my take on fit and finish was met with optimism, as no one at TPF had seen such work on a machine before.” Q: What is your current project? A: “Currently I am working on a Getaway for a very good friend of mine. I read more…

Restorer of the Month – February 2022

This month’s laborer of love is Randy Walker – located in Maryville, TN between Knoxville, TN and the Smokey Mountains. A long time repair tech, Randy has begun to delve deeper into the restoration side of this hobby. I have only been doing [repair/restoration work] professionally for 3 years. Before that is was just for myself and a few friends Q: When did you get into actually restoring machines? A: “Well, I have been repairing and restoring pins for about 30 years. But I have only been doing it professionally for 3 years. Before that is was just for myself read more…