Posts Tagged ‘Pinball’

Buying Your FIRST Pinball Machine

On Saturday, August 1st, 2020 California Extreme will host Tim Showalter’s presentation on “Buying Your First Pinball Machine.” Watch it LIVE on at Open the twitch link and click “Follow” with “notifications on” to get notified on when they go live! Marco Pinball presents: Buying Your First Pinball MachinePresenters: Tim Showalter, TJ Beyer, Kyle Spiteri all skilled pinball aficionadosModerator: Imoto Harney, Marco PinballJoin Tim, TJ, and Kyle as they teach us “almost” everything you need to know about buying and owning your first pinball machine! Besides our presentation, California Extreme plans to have a full day of digital read more…

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:— 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 8 – How to Solder

PRODUCTS USED ON EPISODE 8: Soldering Iron: Solder 60/40 Spool: Solder Sucker: Flipper Rebuild Kits: BFKIT88-1L2R – Flipper Rebuild Kit Bally 5/80-11/88 Triple Flipper 4008-01003-04 – Machine Screw 8-32 x 1/4″ p-ph-sems A-3711-4 – Flipper crank Bally linear left A-3711-5 – Flipper crank Bally linear right S-496-217 – Plunger – Bally linear flipper ASW-A20-34 – Switch – flipper EOS 3 blade w/lifter A-613-127 – Coil stop – flipper Bally C-649-53 – Flipper bushing Bally early SP-100-363 – Spring – extension flipper return 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, 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] Click on the Pinball News article below to see gameplay videos and pictures of the new TMNT pinball!

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 FACEBOOK LIVE YOUTUBE LIVE

Coil Substitutions and Equivalents

Here at Marco Specialties, we get a lot of questions from people asking about coil substitutions.  Let’s preface by saying we always recommend replacing a coil with the same part number as the original. Remember, a weak flipper probably won’t be fixed by replacing the coil with a stronger one, and changing to a non-factory recommended coil can cause damage to plastics, drop targets and ramps. Click “Read More” at the top right for more information.