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Creature from the Black Lagoon

Bally
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Model: Creature from the Black Lagoon
Manufacturer: Bally
Order-No: P0400190
Year of Build: 1991
Production Run: 7.850
Balls: 3
Features:
  • 2 Flippers
  • 2 Ramps
  • 3 Pop bumpers
  • 2 Vertical up-kicker
  • 2 kickout holes
  • 2-ball multiball
  • Threediemensional creature-hologram
Condition Grade > D-Condition

Restoration Grade: Condition D:

professional technical restoration done

optical restoration done- see details

Game in good collector's condition

Stripped Playfield: We strip the complete playfield of parts,hand-clean them,Plastic & star post are new or hand-cleaned.  Metal parts are hand-cleaned and machine polished. Playfield plastics and ramps hand-cleaned and polished  Average Time: 6-14 hrs.

Game-Playfield: After it is completely stripped it will be hand-cleaned and hand polished  Average Time: 2-4 hrs.

Checking all technical parts on playfield: optos, boards, bulb boards, switches aso. will be checked for fully working and if needed get replaced with new ones  Average Time: 3-5 hrs.

Reassembling playfield: replacing all light bulbs, install metal parts (guides, plastics, bumpers, wire forms, screws. Replacing worn out parts. Installing plastics, metal posts, new rubber rings, light bulbs, metal ramps, toys, motors ...  Average Time: 7-14 hrs.

Cabinet: cleaning with a vacuum-cleaner and also by hand from the inside. After cleaning the interior and exterior touch up small nicks, scuffs and scratches in the cabinet finish if needed. There are still some scratches and little damages left at the end.  Average Time: 1-3 hrs.

Coin Door - It will be removed from cabin, disassembled and cleaned. It will not be cleaned perfectly from the inside. The Coin door receves a new painting and protection if needed. The Pinball will be set on "free-play", but get's also 1 Euro Coin Control. Coindoor will be new as possible from outside view.   Average Time: 1 - 2 hrs.

Backbox: will be cleaned from inside, we install new batteries, checking all boards and connectors, replace commutators and condensers  Average time: 1,5 - 4,0 hrs.

Painting: Several parts will be repainted. Area arround the legs, cabin head front, rough edges  Average time: 1 - 6 hrs.

New Cabin Parts: Legs, Screws, Bolts, Screw threds (if needed) playfield glass

New Playfield Parts: Flippers Assemblies, Bumper Adsemblies, wearing parts, bulbs, rubber, most of the screws, steel balls, some playfield plastics and posts if needed, motors, boards aso.

Electronic Parts: 
-checking all electronic parts and circuit boards manually or with analyzer, make sure they are functioning properly, cleaning the boards if needed,
-All wiring and wiring harnesses will be checked for defective wires or connectors
-Removing mounted battery holders and depending on the model install them separately on the inside of cabin
-Installing New Eprom Game Software or choosing the best version
-replacing commutators and condensers depending on the game model

average time: 2 - 5 hrs.

Technical Check and Gameplay Check:  Use all test programms for checking switches, optos, boards and processing things, bulbs and flashers tests, checking bumpers, flippers, displays, solenoids and all electrical and electronic components for long term working. If something fails the test the machine will be re-worked untill everything will work perfect. This full inspection is the most important thing after a new restoration and will be necessary many days before the shipping will be done.  Average time: 2 - 5 hrs. over a few days

Test gameplays: We will make about 20-40 test games before a machine is ready for sale. Fine adjustment will be done and the playfield mirror get's removed several times before the process will be finished. Sometime it could take weeks before we are 100% glad with the machine. We expect a perfect working machine better than new!  Average time: 5 - 10 hrs. over a few days

    Restoration Facts

  • 50 60 hrs. spend on technical (Electronic, Mechanic) restoration
  • 45 - 60 hours spend on optical restoration
  • Contacts and light barriers for functionality examined, adjusted, cleaned and if necessary replaced by new ones
  • most of the mechanical wear parts have beed replaced with new parts
  • All wearing parts replaced with new parts (see restoration points below)
  • NEW Flipper-Assemblies installed
  • Pop Bumper New, removed, cleaned and build up with new parts, justage for best play
  • Slingshots, and Outholes have been edited and justified
  • Handrail and Handrail attachment sand-radiated and polished, like new contion
  • Siderails new or in new condition
  • Metal Legs: sand-radiated and polished to good - very good condition
  • Coindoor tear downed, cleaned, polished and if needed new painted
  • All patch cords and construction units examined on the boards, if necessary after-soldered
  • Acrylic Ramps and Metal Ramps hand-cleaned with polish crme
  • New EOS Contacts installed
  • Playfield Metal-Parts, Metal-Ramps polished
  • New Receiver Board for Ball Assembly installed (only after build date mid of 1993)
  • New rectifiers (including BR1 and BR2) installed, or game specific new diodes
  • Wirecables cleaned
  • Ball Assembly: cleaned, full revision done
  • all air grids cleaned or replaced with new ones
  • LOCKBAR cleaned and polished, with new rubber inside
  • lockbar.holder cleaned
  • Battery case external fixed, also with 3 new Batteries
  • All boards (CPU, Sound, Power Supply, DMD Supply) checked for working perfect. Excessive labor done

    Extras

  • Contains NEW steel balls
  • New Playfield-Glass, safety protection certificated
  • New Feets, Bolts, Rubber shoes for noise reduction
  • Latest Game Software installed or Version with best gameplay

    Playfield

  • Playfield Artwork has a base of good to very good condition with no wear
  • All upper playfield plastic parts hand-cleaned All playfield plastics are complete
  • Contains completely (playfield and head) NEW bulbs Contains NEW rubbers
  • all LIGHT INSERTS hand-cleaned to perfect
  • Upper playfield completely tear downed, mayor cleaned, Playfield polished and waxed
  • most of the playfield metal parts have been polished
  • Glass-Plastic-Rim: in close as new condition or replayced with a new one
  • All under-playfield ramps disjointed, cleaned and new installed

    Cabin/Case

  • Cabin in good original condition
  • Frontside of Cabinhead painted with black color. It's typical with damages on all used machines
  • Cabin cleaned from outside and inside perfectly
  • Cabin outside has been cleaned

    Additional Facts

  • Contains a New or like new Dot-Matrix-Display with 2 years warrantee
  • Arch Apron in very good condition

    Options for Restoration

  • Alternative: High End Speaker System, 3 Speakers, Equlizer, Subwoofer (+ 285,00)
  • Cabin-Inside with metall-mirrors, looks brilliant (+ 245,00)
  • Coin Controls: Euro-Coin Controls possible or SFR, Dollar, other currencies (each of the 3 Coin Controls + 50,00)
  • Coinbox (+ 29,00)
  • Playfield Inserts with LED`s. Brighter lightning, special effect + (260,00)
  • Head Inserts with LED`s. Brighter lightning, special 3D effect depending on the pinball-model + (160,00)
  • LED Scorecards (2 pcs.) Special Effect (+98,00)
  • New Chromed Metal Legs. including new Leg Levelers + 95,00
  • Playfield Upper side with LED Lightning + 125,00
  • Surround Flash Kit: Cabin Bottom and Backside of the Cabin Head with LED lightning flashers. Great Action Effect ! + 235,00
  • Backbox Inserts with LED`s. Brighter lightning, special 3D effect depending on the pinball-model + (160,00)

    Warranty and Serviceparts

  • 12 Months warrantee on free spare party delivery (parts and shipment free)
  • 12 Months warrantee on technical Phone Hotline
  • Special Pictures Service. If you choose a pinball for ordering you will receive original photos of the machine in advance
  • Additional warrantee for sterreich, Schweiz, und Luxemburg. Ask for it.
  • Contains Gaming instructions and operation manual (no schematics)
  • Contains a Service package with bulbs, rubbers, special foam-spray for playfield
5.800,00
Options:
Condition
A-Condition (2.500,00)> Description of Condition
B-Condition (4.300,00)> Description of Condition
C-Condition (4.900,00)> Description of Condition
D-Condition (5.800,00)> Description of Condition
E-Condition (8.900,00)> Description of Condition
Special Deluxe Edition (11.500,00)> Description of Condition