Paul Hodges has shipped his restored machines to buyers from all over the world, as far away as California and even Australia.
Pinball wizard: Hesston resident sells, refurbishes machines
Lights flash. Music plays. A little ball flies around the electronic game and people score points. The person playing the game usually stands with arms spread wide and digits pressing buttons that move levers.
Best of KC 2021: Solid State Pinball Supply
When a new pinball machine arrives at Solid State Pinball Supply on Troost, they crack the case open to inspect it. Four hours and a three-page checklist later, they’re ready to start the restoration.
The Recorder – Keeping classic hobby alive, Greenfield man restores old pinball machines
Pinball is in the same class of things as rock ’n’ roll and comic books: “quintessentially America,” says Greenfield resident Ben Miner.He discovered pinball as a child, when it was not uncommon to find pinball machines in arcades, restaurants and…
That Bend kid sure plays a mean pinball; Teen may be Central Oregon’s youngest champ
That Bend kid sure plays a mean pinball; Teen may be Central Oregon’s youngest champhttp://www.bendbulletin.com/lifestyle/5624256-151/that-kid-sure-plays-and-fixes-a-meanGabe Schendel, 14, remembers when he fell in love with a pinball machine. It happened when his parents took him to Pappy’s Pizzeria in Bend. Eleven years old at the time, Gabe was intrigued by the […]
Pinball wizard brings old machines back to life
Pinball wizard brings old machines back to life – Elkhart Truthhttp://www.elkharttruth.com/hometown/elkhart/2016/06/21/Pinball-wizard-brings-old-machines-back-to-life.htmlThe building houses Elkhart Pinball, a repair, restoration and showroom for dozens of machines with flashing lights, kooky sound effects and pinging bells.