• Hack of the week

    From Dlej@Dlej@comcast.net to rec.games.pinball on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 13:53:44
    From Newsgroup: rec.games.pinball

    I haven’t seen a good hack up here recently so I decided to throw this up there:
    https://share.icloud.com/photos/0pv1PLDKlTs5a-i2E9V7kJK8g https://share.icloud.com/photos/0hAYAynHMyYtrPWBA0jW6up0g
    It is a Flight 2000 rectifier board. Someone has stripped wire off the wires that go to the female plug, soldered them in place and then wrapped the solder connection with tape. Whoever it was then used the molex connectors that Radio Shack used to sell to make a series of new connections. Jumpers were then soldered to the back of the board or directly to the pins. I think it would have been much easier to rep in the thing.
    Dan L.
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  • From chrishiblerpinball@chrishiblerpinball@gmail.com to rec.games.pinball on Friday, June 05, 2020 10:29:40
    From Newsgroup: rec.games.pinball

    Bally/Stern games of this era may have been the most hacked games ever. Maybe that is good since the operators were able to keep them going. Bally even issued service bulletins showing how to move a burned GI connection to the GI voltage test point.
    Chris Hibler - CARGPB #31
    http://www.ChrisHiblerPinball.com/Contact ... for board repairs http://www.PinWiki.com - The Place to go for Pinball Repair Info
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