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Your Pinball Machine: How to Purchase, Adjust, Maintain, and Repair Your Own Machine

B. B. Kamoroff, Bell Springs Pinball Alley, with Photographs from the Collection of the Pacific Pinball Museum

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Every person who owns a pinball machine, or who is thinking of buying one, will find a wealth of valuable information and step-by-step help in this thorough, updated manual. For electromechanical and electronic machines: choosing and buying a pinball machine; different types and vintages of machines; components and features; setup and game adjustments; how to maintain, clean, and service your machine; setting machines for free play; troubleshooting; repairs you can do yourself; keeping the flippers “hot”; sources for parts, tools, schematics, game manuals, and professional repairs; starting your own pinball business; and much more. Illustrated with more than 200 detailed photos and diagrams, including rare and beautiful machines from the Pacific Pinball Museum, one of the world’s largest collections of pinball machines, from the 1930s to today.

Size: 8" x 10" | 266 color and b/w images | 228 pp
ISBN13: 9780764361807

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B. B. Kamoroff owns and operates Bell Springs Pinball Alley, a pinball sales and repair shop in business for over 20 years. He has given seminars and classes on pinball repair at pinball expos and gatherings and was the editor of the Pinball Tips Newsletter. He has worked closely with the Pacific Pinball Museum, whose collection of over 1,700 pinball machines, bagatelles, and arcade games is one of the largest in the world and whose machines are featured throughout this manual. Mr. Kamoroff is also the author of several popular how-to books that together have sold over 750,000 copies. He lives with his wife, Sharon, in Willits, California, in the heart of the Mendocino Redwood Coast.