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eBay Auction - Williams Pinball Machine 7 Digit Display Glasses

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Here's a deal for you....we have a good size amount of NOT WORKING 7 digit Williams display glasses still mounted to the green board. These are PERFECT for that game you are taking to an auction---put it in the 3rd or 4th players and keep the hard to find working ones!

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Re: Normally I like the folks at TNT, but today ... not so much ...
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2009, 10:13:26 am »
Classy!

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Re: Normally I like the folks at TNT, but today ... not so much ...
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2009, 10:22:07 am »

"Daddy, why does it say BAD in black marker on the fourth player display?"   :laugh2:

I have found the best game evaluating tool I have is my 9 year old.  In 2 minutes he'll have tested every function you can get to and have come up with more valid observations than most of the collectors I know would in a half hour.  It's awesome how fast he has picked this stuff up. 

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Re: Normally I like the folks at TNT, but today ... not so much ...
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2009, 01:38:51 pm »
I told that guy I wanted a used DMD for my Gottlieb Street Fighter 2, so he ships me one that doesn't work.

I ask him about it, he says, "put it in a Williams machine, they run at higher voltage, you should have known these don't work in Gottliebs".

No returns, no refunds, no nothing.

He's stuck a lot of people for a helluva lot more money.  People kiss his ass because he's got a warehouse full of junk and they want it.

 

Dude...he actually said that? Those are ass beating words, especially from a "reputable" dealer.

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Re: Normally I like the folks at TNT, but today ... not so much ...
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2009, 01:39:42 pm »

Doesn't work at all or doesn't work in a Gottlieb?  They're not the same thing.

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Re: Normally I like the folks at TNT, but today ... not so much ...
« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2009, 03:11:25 pm »

So you're saying he sold you an aging display that would work in a Williams/DE but not in your Gottlieb... I'll ask again:  was it dead or just didn't work in your Gottlieb?

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Re: Normally I like the folks at TNT, but today ... not so much ...
« Reply #6 on: March 10, 2009, 03:23:02 pm »
Things like this are why I always prefer to buy my machines from someone not in the industry.

I'd rather get a machine at a reasonable cost from an individual who knows noting of pinball (of course I know it will require $200 to be made perfect) or even buy one from a collector at market/above who has taken care of it rather than than pay over market for a machine that was assembled with trickery like many sellers do.

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