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Author Topic: Ever seen a Skee Ball like this?  (Read 1115 times)

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Dr. Spa

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Ever seen a Skee Ball like this?
« on: April 19, 2016, 09:57:31 pm »
Ok, so it's highly unlikely anyone has. It was made in 1944, and I found it on it's way to the dump. It's only 7' long, takes nickels, and based on hours and hours of research, could be the last one on existence . Only going to run about a grand to restore ;-) *gulp*. Anyways, at the moment I'm trying to find correct netting for it. Cotton, 1-1/2" openings. Any ideas? Or, shot in the dark, ever seen one before?

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Re: Ever seen a Skee Ball like this?
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2016, 11:25:03 pm »
No, I had not, thanks for sharing that. Should be a fun restore, a museum piece for sure.

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Re: Ever seen a Skee Ball like this?
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2016, 12:14:08 am »
Thanks! It came out GREAT...and right on budget. Did a reproduction backglass. Couldn't find anything even close to the original green battleship linoleum used for the lane covering, so went with black rubber 1/4" floor covering. AND, I added a bell from and old pinball machine to give it a little more excitement.

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Re: Ever seen a Skee Ball like this?
« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2016, 12:28:12 pm »
Pics of the finished restoration?
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Re: Ever seen a Skee Ball like this?
« Reply #4 on: July 16, 2016, 01:18:28 pm »
here ya go

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Re: Ever seen a Skee Ball like this?
« Reply #5 on: July 16, 2016, 04:04:06 pm »
That is extremely cool!

  
 

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