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silverball mania question
« on: March 31, 2011, 06:33:29 AM »
I've got a line on a very nice one but have never played one, would like opinions on gameplay fun and price.   Thanks Bob

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Re: silverball mania question
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2011, 06:57:00 AM »
Awesome early Bally game, sounds and especially ARTWORK!!!

Have the BG on the wall.

Routinely wears on lower pf and also the horseshoe.  Also check to see if posts have been busted / redrilled in horseshoe area.

Hard to say on price, I sold mine a few years ago for $800.  Different market then, though.

Would guess good deal $500-$800 as long as BG was good and no acid on mpu.

Also, CPR is going to make a repro PF and has already done a BG.

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Re: silverball mania question
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2011, 08:17:26 AM »
Rich pretty much took the words right out of my mouth. I had one in my Bally line up. Unfortunately for me, CPR hadn't made any repros at that time and I had to shell out $400 for a NOS backglass. Mine sold local, so I wonder if this could be my old machine.
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Re: silverball mania question
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2011, 09:21:27 AM »
I've got a line on a very nice one but have never played one, would like opinions on gameplay fun and price.   Thanks Bob

Saw one in a tourney and it seemed the primary strategy was hit the horseshoe all day long. Hit it, drop catch, tap pass, shoot loop repeat over and over.  That's all I remember about the gameplay. 

If you can play it for a bit first, that would be a good idea.

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Re: silverball mania question
« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2011, 12:02:31 PM »
thanks guys, haven't seen it yet but it is supposed to have all new pop bumper caps, new dead bumper caps, prefect backglass, very nice cab and playfield, going to try to see it this weekend and bring it home, weather permitting

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Re: silverball mania question
« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2011, 03:35:21 PM »
thanks guys, haven't seen it yet but it is supposed to have all new pop bumper caps, new dead bumper caps, prefect backglass, very nice cab and playfield, going to try to see it this weekend and bring it home, weather permitting

i have one lined up as well. just need room. still don't have the room. SM is a cool classic Bally pinball.
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Re: silverball mania question
« Reply #6 on: March 31, 2011, 05:36:31 PM »
thanks guys, haven't seen it yet but it is supposed to have all new pop bumper caps, new dead bumper caps, prefect backglass, very nice cab and playfield, going to try to see it this weekend and bring it home, weather permitting

i have one lined up as well. just need room. still don't have the room. SM is a cool classic Bally pinball.
hope it's not the same one

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Re: silverball mania question
« Reply #7 on: March 31, 2011, 06:26:27 PM »
thanks guys, haven't seen it yet but it is supposed to have all new pop bumper caps, new dead bumper caps, prefect backglass, very nice cab and playfield, going to try to see it this weekend and bring it home, weather permitting

i have one lined up as well. just need room. still don't have the room. SM is a cool classic Bally pinball.
hope it's not the same one

even if it is, i'll just buy it off of you. :)
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Re: silverball mania question
« Reply #8 on: March 31, 2011, 07:37:28 PM »
ok, you have first dibbs. we are still allowed to take dibbs right? LOL

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Re: silverball mania question
« Reply #9 on: March 31, 2011, 07:46:11 PM »
Sure...cough cough flight2k cough cough  ;D
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Re: silverball mania question
« Reply #10 on: April 01, 2011, 12:57:13 AM »
so i call

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Re: silverball mania question
« Reply #11 on: April 01, 2011, 06:14:19 AM »
Sure...cough cough flight2k cough cough  ;D
I don't remember you saying anything, maybe because of laughing so hard at the pig story

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Re: silverball mania question
« Reply #12 on: April 01, 2011, 06:54:09 AM »
Your reply was, "Fred will kill me if I sell it." Of course, we were trying to make that beer come out your nose with the pig story.  ;D
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Re: silverball mania question
« Reply #13 on: April 01, 2011, 12:25:52 PM »
oops guess I'm busted, sorry

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Re: silverball mania question
« Reply #14 on: April 01, 2011, 12:37:17 PM »
its ok donny im young enough to rememeber what Bobby forgets, i got the wolfe's back :)
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