Posts Tagged ‘Technician’

Crowdsourced Tech Database

In an effort to keep pinball alive and thriving, we are crowd sourcing pinball techs from all over the world to compile their contact information into an online database. This is version 0.1 of this resource. This database connects the pinball community with techs to keep pinball games alive, playable, and fun. Troubleshooting is now a click away!* Find a tech by accessing the beta version of our database here* (listed alphabetically by state) Are you a pinball technician? Would you like your business to be listed? Click here to submit your information to our database so customers can find read more…

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…

MAY TECH OF THE MONTH: THE PHIL’S PINBALL

Meet Phil Forrester Jr., located in Greenville, South Carolina. He, along with his dad (Phil Sr.) own and operate The Phil’s Pinball. We mainly refurb and rent pinball machines. We do some sales as well. We service mainly Upstate South Carolina and the surrounding areas. Phil says: “I got my start in pinball 4.5 years ago refurbishing a Gottlieb Charlie’s Angels with my dad. We caught the bug and have been working on machines ever since! Now we enjoy not only repairing them but playing them.” I dove head first into repair. The refurb, transformation, and bringing things back from read more…

Technician of the Month – February 2022

FEBRUARY TECH OF THE MONTH: EVAN BOOKBINDER Meet Evan Bookbinder, located just outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania who has been working on pinball machines under “Shoot Again Pinball Repair” for both residential and commercial customers. He services games for several Stern distributors. In terms of operating, Evan helps run the Pittsburgh Pinball Dojo, a collective of approximately 60 pinball and arcades owned by myself and several other folks well known to the Pittsburgh pinball community — all of us formerly associated with PAPA as well as having helped tech for Replay FX and Pinburgh! Evan says, “Believe it or not, I read more…

Technician of the Month – January 2022

JANUARY TECH OF THE MONTH: KERI WING Join us this year as we highlight a tech/operator every month in our effort to showcase one of the backbones of this niche community. With their skills, passions and love for this hobby Pinball continues to thrive. Meet Keri Wing, located in Overland Park, Kansas who has been working on pinball machines all around the Kansas City area. She is an operator at Pizza West and Knub’s Pub in Shawnee, Kansas, at the 403 Club in Kansas City, Kansas, and at Solid State Pinball Supply in Kansas City, Missouri. In total, she helps read more…