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by max242
Sat Aug 01, 2020 8:50 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Website Moved
Replies: 17
Views: 617

Re: Website Moved

Ralph, Thanks for managing this site. It has been invaluable for me while repairing, also great to see pics of machines I haven't seen in years.
by max242
Wed Dec 25, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Tech Help, Teardowns, and Refurbishments
Topic: Space Odyssey/Mission Wiring Diagram needed - Fixed
Replies: 2
Views: 465

Re: Space Odyssey/Mission Wiring Diagram needed - Fixed

Found the ball count unit gummed up and not resetting. All cleaned and working like a champ.
by max242
Sun Dec 22, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Tech Help, Teardowns, and Refurbishments
Topic: Space Odyssey/Mission Wiring Diagram needed - Fixed
Replies: 2
Views: 465

Re: Space Odyssey/Mission Wiring Diagram needed - Found One

Found it is the ball count unit not resetting. Onto the web for info
by max242
Sun Dec 22, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Tech Help, Teardowns, and Refurbishments
Topic: Space Odyssey/Mission Wiring Diagram needed - Fixed
Replies: 2
Views: 465

Space Odyssey/Mission Wiring Diagram needed - Fixed

Well my family played the heck out of our games over Thanksgiving break. Mixed comments about which was favorite. Went down this morning to play a quick game of SO. 3rd game in it started only playing one ball. After you play the ball it jumps to game over. Would anyone have a copy of the schematic ...
by max242
Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade
Topic: Fireball pinball for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 293

Fireball pinball for sale

Hey All, Just an FYI - Just saw a Fireball pinball on the Burlington Facebook Marketplace. $250.00 Seems like a low price for a declared working machine.
by max242
Tue Nov 26, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Tech Help, Teardowns, and Refurbishments
Topic: NBA Fastbreak
Replies: 20
Views: 354

Re: NBA Fastbreak

Wow Ralph, that's quite a project. Can't wait to see the final. And guessing pictures won't do it justice
by max242
Mon Nov 18, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Tech Help, Teardowns, and Refurbishments
Topic: LW3 home, pictures attached diagnostic underway
Replies: 50
Views: 5294

Re: LW3 home, pictures attached diagnostic underway

Will do :D Looks like location D-5 below the eprom. And good call on a pic for orientation.
by max242
Mon Nov 18, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Tech Help, Teardowns, and Refurbishments
Topic: LW3 home, pictures attached diagnostic underway
Replies: 50
Views: 5294

Re: LW3 home, pictures attached diagnostic underway

Thanks Ralph - Just ordered - No Soldering, I am interested to see where it plugs in.
by max242
Mon Nov 18, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Tech Help, Teardowns, and Refurbishments
Topic: LW3 home, pictures attached diagnostic underway
Replies: 50
Views: 5294

Re: LW3 AA battery replacement question

All, AA Battery possible issue questions. No issues at this time. My LW3 has a AA battery setup mounted to the CPU board. I have seen other people post about battery leaking issues. I want to avoid this for the future. Been reading about remote mounting AA, Capacitors or CR2302. Looking for recommen...
by max242
Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Tech Help, Teardowns, and Refurbishments
Topic: LW3 home, pictures attached diagnostic underway
Replies: 50
Views: 5294

Re: LW3 home, pictures attached diagnostic underway

Well, I completed the repair and cleaning of my LW3. New display board, various connectors, ramp switch, contact and switch cleaning, playing field wax, new rubbers, bulbs, & balls. I may look to repair the original display board, not sure. The best thing is I was not in a hurry. Family is coming fo...
by max242
Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Tech Help, Teardowns, and Refurbishments
Topic: LW3 home, pictures attached diagnostic underway
Replies: 50
Views: 5294

Re: LW3 home, pictures attached diagnostic underway

All, Back to working on my LW3. Does anyone have a source for the ramp entrance switch 180-5087-00? including arm? Thank you Max
by max242
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: St Louis City Museum 22 EM machines to play and more
Replies: 2
Views: 220

St Louis City Museum 22 EM machines to play and more

Was on vacation last week, stopped into the St Louis City Museum. (highly recommended for families) On the 3rd floor I found a bunch of EM's. All plugged in and ready to play. Each game was $.25 & set up for 3-5 plays. I bet I played over 50% of them. Could have spent longer, but my family humored m...
by max242
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Tech Help, Teardowns, and Refurbishments
Topic: LW3 home, pictures attached diagnostic underway
Replies: 50
Views: 5294

Re: LW3 home, pictures attached diagnostic underway

Ralph, I have been reading that some guys are updating software on the on their CPU or display boards. The label on one of the chipsets for the CPU board is "LW3 C5 U 42.00 61692". Display board chipsets say A201 Rom 0 and DISP A201 Rom 1 on the 2 chips. My machine works and I am just starting the c...
by max242
Wed May 29, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Tech Help, Teardowns, and Refurbishments
Topic: LW3 home, pictures attached diagnostic underway
Replies: 50
Views: 5294

Re: LW3 home, pictures attached diagnostic underway

Ralph, starting on the cleaning. It is going to take a bit to complete with the weather changing, some outside projects are taking priority. I'll reply with pictures when I get closer. Thanks again - Max