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Electromechanical Pinball Machine Restoration

The next meeting of the Amateur Radio Experimenters Group will have a topic that is a little different, but equally fascinating. We will enter the world of electromechanical pinball machine restoration thanks to Scott VK2JAX.

– Why a pinball for restoration?
– Tools required
– Different parts within a machine
– The Back Box clean up (Stepper units, Score Reels)
– Coin Door
– Bottom Panel (Relay Bank, Score Motor)

You will learn about challenges faced, and the relaxing journey of restoring an EM pinball machine!

Scott’s journey started in October 2019 when he was looking through Facebook Marketplace and saw a Pinball machine that was a little worse for wear. He couldnt resist purchasing it, and so began the long task of restoration. In this talk, he will go through the activities so far involved in restoring “Jungle”, an Electromechanical (EM) pinball from 1972.

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