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September 2016 – Star Trek 50th Anniversary

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the original Star Trek TV series, BBC America ran all the original episodes in the order they aired. I recorded them all and have been watching two or three per night (still have 40 … Continue reading

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September 2015 – Stern Game of Thrones

This week Stern Pinball and HBO announced the Game of Thrones pinball machine, which will start shipping later this month. Below is a sneak-peek of the upper playfield available only on the Premium and Limited Edition models. For more information … Continue reading

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August 2015 – A Letter from Australia

Well… an e-mail actually. The staff from Pinball Sales Australia wrote me to ask that I get back to regular blog posts and provided me with a blog post of their own. Top 5 Amazing Pinball Machines: http://www.pinballsales.com.au/top-5-amazing-pinball-machines/ The link … Continue reading

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March 2015 – In The Shop: Gottlieb Cue Ball Wizard

Pool-themed games never go out of date. Gottlieb Cue Ball Wizard is a fun game with a good mix of short and long shots and a bit of randomness thrown in by placing a cue ball on the playfield. While … Continue reading

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November 2014 – Incoming Pinball Machines for Sale

We have recently received a number of new used pinball machines for sale that we will be restoring and selling. Here is a list of the ones that we have in the queue for restoration Williams T2: Judgment Day – … Continue reading

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October 2014 – Planetary Pinball Medieval Madness Remake

On Monday, we visited the offices at Chicago Gaming to get an in depth look at the new Medieval Madness, which is being meticulously recreated by Planetary Pinball. The staff at Chicago Gaming was kind enough to spend some time … Continue reading

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October 2014 – Chicagoland Show

Midwest Pinball will be presenting at the upcoming Chicagoland Show at Pheasant Run Resort Hotel in St. Charles, IL from November 14th through November 16th. The Chicagoland Antique Advertising, Slot-Machine & Jukebox Show is the largest show of its type in … Continue reading

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September 2014 – Incoming Pinball Machines

In preparation for the upcoming holidays, Midwest Pinball has picked up a number of “new” used pinball machines for restoration and sale. Once we have restored a game, we will add it to the website. Below is a list of … Continue reading

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January 2014 – XPIN LED Displays

Midwest Pinball is now a dealer for the X-Pin LED displays. The X-Pin line includes replacement displays for most solid state Bally, Data East, and Williams games. These LED displays use less power and generate less heat than the original … Continue reading

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Work on Older Games

Recently Midwest Pinball has worked on a number of older games. In january 2009, we picked up an old game from a customer for repair and restoration. After a little research we determined that is was a 1935 Bally Traffic … Continue reading

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