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Tell Paul I said hi! RIP OC Pinball League.
Ok will do sir. Will he recognize the handle Aurich? Paul invited me to check out the League around years ago, but I never got a chance to make it out.
 

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I'm vaccinated but busy this Friday, if you run another I may drop by to say hi! Thanks for the open invite fatherpain
 

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Ok will do sir. Will he recognize the handle Aurich? Paul invited me to check out the League around years ago, but I never got a chance to make it out.
Aurich (sounds like "Oric") is not actually a handle, it's my real name. He'll know. :)

I hosted a little get together last night, it felt really good to have some people over and the cabs get played again. What they're here for. Hope you have a blast tonight!
 

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Aurich (sounds like "Oric") is not actually a handle, it's my real name. He'll know. :)

I hosted a little get together last night, it felt really good to have some people over and the cabs get played again. What they're here for. Hope you have a blast tonight!

Message delivered. Paul says hopefully the OC Pinball League will be revived :)
 

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@fatherpain Thanks for hosting such a fantastic meetup. It was great catching up with friends after such a long time, and meeting some new people as well. Can't believe you added a Commando to your lineup, as if the arcade needed to get any more awesome. Pretty pumped that just as we are starting to return to normal you get your arcade poppin again. The games are just as I remember them from before and the arcade has some nice upgrades. Looking forward to filling that high score board and discovering some new games. Cheers to many more !!
 

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Spent several hours rearranging the games. Spy Hunter was moved to the center of the room while the 4p Track and Field CT went back in the house.


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With the extra room, was able to squeeze in a 3rd Candy cab and 3P Rampart. Bringing the total number of games in the garcade to (38).


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Zeke’s Peak got relocated as did the Neo Geo MVS. Altered the layout some. Will investigate the Zeke’s issue you encountered before the next meet. Should be an easy fix.


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Flipped Afterburner around for easier entry and turned Bank Panic and Burgertime to fit like this. Adjusted the monitor on Burgertime so it no longer scrolls intermittently like it was doing. With any luck Afterburner will be ready for the next meet also.

Waiting word from the missus when I can host again. Between now and then, will try to get more games back up and running. So much work to do, but it’s fun. Have had some offers of repair help so hopefully that will work out :)
 

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@fatherpain All you need is some blacklight carpet dood! Looking sick.
Thank you sir. Much appreciated. Yes black light carpet is something I’ve been looking into. So many tough choices...

Promised the wife, I’d replace our Raingutters first... after that, I may move forward on something like that :)
 

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Was able to get Afterburner Deluxe fully operational again.

Fixed the flight stick grip which had come apart due to vibration years and years ago. Re-soldered the trigger and missile wires and re-fastened the screws with Loctite.

The pitch motor rubber wheel was squealing and slipping... So applied 3M doublesided tape to the cradle surface the wheel makes contact with and left the backing on the other side of the tape. Increased the motor power level to (2). Max power level is (5). That seems to have fixed the issue.

My brother in law was my test pilot :)

Also fixed Track and Field 4P cocktail by swapping in a spare PCB. Will have to send the original out for repair.

Very happy to get (2) games working again. Still have about 15 games that need attention.
 

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Hmmm... just got some good news:

1. I’m not needed at work tomorrow so will have the day off to work on fixing games. Still have (15) not working, so if anyone is available to stop by and see if able get some of these running again please lmk :)

2. Wife gave the green light to host again this Saturday 6/12/21 from 7p-12p midnight. If interested in attending also please lmk.

Apologies for the short notice, but I usually don’t know whether I’ll be free until the last minute due to work (and sometimes family) schedule.

Attendees:
1. Paul Dean
2. Shadowkn55
3. kyosuke75
4. DewmanSNK
5. Gamer707B
6. Aux Switch
7. Rockhoward
8. Loegan43
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Oh wow, would love to drop by. It's a bit short notice, but I'll see what I can do. You're only 20 mins away from me!

*oh crap, Saturday. I misread that. For some reason I read Friday... I won't be able to make it, but would love to try to another time. Have fun all!
 
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