Posts Tagged ‘tech of the month’

JUNE TECH OF THE MONTH: UPKICK PINBALL

Meet our Tech of the Month, David and Elizabeth Dronet from Upkick Pinball! They offer pinball repair and restoration in Houston, Texas and they consider themselves ambassadors to the sport of competitive pinball. Together they work, play, and compete. Upkick is their way to spread their love of pinball by helping others get their machines looking and playing great again! Through the Space City Pinball League we have met several local competitors who also enjoy repairing machines.  Our community is fortunate to have people like Brian Foytek and Erich Stinson who selflessly give their time and talent to pass along read more…

APRIL TECH OF THE MONTH: RYAN MCNAMARA

Meet Ryan McNamara, located in Burbank, Illinois working under Midnight Arcade Repair & Service who has been repairing and tech-ing for 15 years now. Q: How did you first get into the hobby? Did you jump right into repairing machines or did you learn under someone else? Not one to mince words, Ryan said: “Worked for an old family friend and learned from others. “ Q: Some techs have a particular aspect they really enjoy working on or they have a specialized set of skills (ie: boards, EMs, new Sterns, restoring cabinet art, etc) — do you specialize in something? or read more…